Japan is a land of many weird things, and as such, its fast food creations tend to be dependably curious. The newest menu item at Japanese McDonald’s, for instance, involves french fries covered with multiple types of chocolate. They’re called “McChocolate Potatoes.”
Hong Kong is now home to the newest and neatest McDonald’s around. Say hello to McDonald’s Next, the McDonald’s of the future.
It doesn’t look nearly as appetizing as a Big Mac does in your head right before you step inside a McDonald’s but this Big Mac turned sushi roll is a true culinary masterpiece. Every ingredient is in there: the buns act as the rice, the patty acts as the fish, and the sauce and french fries act as the fixins. I almost…
I was never a pillowcase kid. Fill the sheets that I put my head on with the goods, risking an errant Mr. Goodbar besmirching my sleeping quarters? No thanks. Besides, a pillowcase would need to go in the wash eventually. My plastic pumpkin was a dedicated trick-or-treating device. And somehow, it managed to stay…
Millennials are a large and powerful bunch, but they’re also very lazy: They’d rather swipe their sweaty hands on anything than lift an actual finger. That’s according to Lewis Black, who says brands are falling over themselves to attract their touchy-unfeely ways. Even he has sunk to a new low by joining Snapchat.
When you first bite into a Big Mac, it is absolutely glorious. The two patties sandwiching the chewy bread in the middle with the lovely thousand island sauce mixing in with the pickles and lettuce, the taste is iconic. Add in fries and a sip of Coke in between bites and you have reached Fast Food nirvana. But after…
When McDonald’s decides to make a change in its suppliers, it moves markets. The American fast food giant just announced that it would shift to cage-free eggs. That’s a big deal since McDonald’s purchases accounted for “more than 4 percent of the 43.56 billion eggs produced in the United States last year.”
It’s been just over two years since Gizmodo wondered publicly why McDonald’s didn’t serve breakfast all day. And that was already years after hungry citizens everywhere wondered why they could eat Egg McMuffins for dinner. Now, McDonald’s has heard our call: All day breakfast will be available across America on…
Parents are outraged about the new Minions-themed Happy Meal toys at McDonalds. How could anyone be upset by those cute little guys from the new Despicable Me movie? Well, one of them appears to say “What the fuck?!” repeatedly.
Today is a momentous day. Just by existing, this deep fried Big Mac has brought humanity forward. Because the only thing missing from the poster child of fast food, a Big Mac, is the key ingredient to most junk food goodness: getting deep fried. That mistake by mankind has been corrected. And here it is.
You can say what you want about McDonald’s food, but the one thing you can’t argue is the fast food giant’s mastery at marketing itself to an incredibly diverse demographic. The company is now even specifically targeting cyclists with some very clever bike-friendly takeout containers.
Lego is still easily the world’s most popular building toy, but Nanoblocks have gained a surprising amount of ground over the past few years, especially outside North America. That’s why McDonald’s in Hong Kong recently teamed up with it for a collection of custom food-themed sets available exclusively from its…
What’s the biggest problem with fast food? Its terrible quality? Its contribution to the obesity epidemic? Obviously it’s the fact that diners have no place to put their food after removing it from the takeout bag.
McDonald’s new Create Your Taste menu lets you make your own completely customizable and *gasp* delicious looking, gourmet McDonald’s burgers. The set up is simple: you hop on a kiosk and select whatever toppings you like on a burger and McD’s will whip it up for you with better ingredients. But that’s not fun! Fun is…
McDonald's announced today it will begin only sourcing chickens raised without medically important antibiotics in the U.S. When a juggernaut like McDonald's makes such decisions, the food world listens—and sourcing only antibiotic-free chicken is a big deal.
At the dawn of the world wide web, early adopters were scooping up domain names like crazy. Which led to quite a few battles over everything from MTV.com to McDonalds.com.
If you have ever eaten a McDonald's McRib you probably have wondered about the same just like the rest of us: How the hell they make these weird ribs that are not ribs and taste so delicious? What kind of sorcery is this? Wonder no more. This is how they do it, from raw materials to finished sandwich—in 10 steps.
Holy crap, look at this thing. Believe it or not, this delicious vision is a real life McDonald's burger ordered by some dude in Australia, not a marketing photo. It is one of their new gourmet burgers that you can fully customize using a cool touchscreen app. Check it out: