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New $12 Burger Lands at McDonald's in Switzerland...or Does It?

Erin Jackson 8 comments

In Switzerland, McDonald's debuted a new premium line-up of items, including a burger topped with "traditional mountain cheese" bacon, coleslaw, arugula and special sauce. More

McDonald's Testing Bacon Clubhouse in Michigan

Erin Jackson 19 comments

This new burger from McDonald's is the first sandwich that includes "special sauce" since the Big Mac. More

Photo (and Videos) of the Day: 'Scary' Ronald McDonald From 1963

Erin Jackson 8 comments

If you think the modern-day Ronald McDonald is creepy, feast your eyes on the circa-1963 Ronald, portrayed by Willard Scott, who later became the weatherman for The Today Show. More

We Try the Diner Double Beef, a '50s-Themed Burger From McDonald's Japan

Reality Check Jeremy Goldberg 22 comments

As part of their American Vintage campaign, McDonald's Japan released the Diner Double Beef burger, their image of a 1950s diner steak plate in hamburger form: double 100 percent beef patties with a fried egg, a slice of cheese, onions, Chicago-style steak sauce, and a mashed potato sauce on a classic whole wheat bun. More

Petition for McDonald's to Add a Healthy, Meatless Item Reaches 90,000+ Signatures

Erin Jackson 29 comments

Health and wellness author Kathy Freston hopes her petition on change.org will convince McDonald's to add a "mainstream meatless option" to their permanent menu. More

McDonald's Debuts 'Adventure Time' Happy Meal Toys...for Boys

Erin Jackson 23 comments

Six new toys featuring characters from Adventure Time will be available in Happy Meals at McDonald's starting January 17. More

McDonald's Testing Custom Built Quarter Pounders in California and Illinois

Erin Jackson 10 comments

McDonald's locations in Laguna Niguel, CA and Romeoville, IL are testing a brand-new idea: allowing diners to custom-build their Quarter Pounder using an iPad. More

The Big King Is a Whopper of a Disappointment

Reality Check Dennis Lee 30 comments

I couldn't even eat half of the Big King, Burger King's clone of the Big Mac. More

Jalapeño Kicker Sandwiches Could Be Coming to a McDonald's Near You

Erin Jackson 9 comments

Four spicy new sandwiches topped with a triple-hit of jalapeños might be coming to a McDonald's near you. More

Introducing a Burger Made With the Entire McDonald's Dollar Menu

Erin Jackson 17 comments

Ever wonder what a sandwich made from everything on the Dollar Menu at McDonald's would taste like? The gang at Thrillist found out. More

Banksy's Ronald McDonald Sculpture Makes its Way Around NYC

Erin Jackson 5 comments

Banksy is sparking social commentary about McDonald's with a frowning fiberglass sculpture of Ronald McDonald accompanied by barefoot actor who sits at his feet, solemnly polishing the clown's oversized red boots. More

Reality Check: New York Beef from McDonald's in Norway

Reality Check Robyn Lee 9 comments

For a limited time, McDonald's in Norway offered the New York Beef made with a 100 percent Norwegian beef patty topped with cheese, bacon, shredded lettuce, mayo, slices of tomato, diced onion, and ketchup on a sesame seed bun. As for what makes that New York-themed, I don't know. But being a New Yorker, I had to try it. More

New Mexican Festival Burgers Come to McDonalds Japan

Erin Jackson 2 comments

McDonald's Japan recently added three new salsa topped (and spicy jalapeño cheese sauce smeared) burgers to their menu, as part of a "Mexican Festival" promotion. If you can take the TV spot's word for it, they're "Rrrrrico!" More

Reality Check: McDonald's New Quarter Pounders

Reality Check Dennis Lee 27 comments

McDonald's recently upgraded their Quarter Pounder with three new variations: Bacon Habanero Ranch, Bacon and Cheese, and Deluxe Quarter Pounder. But despite the nice makeup job, that sad, tired beef still shows through. More

McDonald's Japan Giving Away French Fry Holders for Cars

Robyn Lee 5 comments

Starting next Wednesday, April 24, McDonald's Japan is giving away french fry holders for cars as part of their "potato holder" campaign. But the "potato holder" can do more than just hold potatoes. So much more. More

New at McDonald's China: German Sausage Double Beef Burger

Robyn Lee 16 comments

Available for a limited time at McDonald's China is the German Sausage Double Beef Burger featuring two beef patties, two sausages, and mustard. More

'Tastes of America' Menu Now Available at McDonald's Australia

Robyn Lee 23 comments

This week McDonald's Australia came out with a limited-time "Tastes of America" menu featuring sort-of-America-themed burgers, sandwiches, desserts, and more. More

Reality Check: Prosperity Burger from McDonald's Hong Kong

Reality Check Robyn Lee 18 comments

To celebrate Chinese New Year, McDonald's Hong Kong released the limited-time-only Prosperity Burger featuring an elongated beef or chicken patty coated in pepper sauce on a sesame seed bun. More

Burger King's Twitter Account Hacked to Look Like McDonald's

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Yesterday, hackers got a hold of Burger King's Twitter account and changed it to look like McDonald's account while flooding it with joke tweets, some with racial epithets and references to drug use. More

Staff Picks: Our Favorite Fast Food Burgers

The Serious Eats Team 55 comments

Our favorite fast food burgers—which we defined as burgers you can order at a counter or drive-thru—include good old McDonald's, fast casual SmashBurger, lots of In-N-Out, and more. What are your favorite fast food burgers? More

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