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Amanda Seyfried recently appeared on 'Late Night' with her dog, an Australian shepherd named Finn. Skip to the 2:00 mark and watch as he performs a clever trick: balancing a burger on his head for what must have been an absolutely agonizing 14 seconds. Hey, that's longer than I could last.
Epic Meal Time's latest culinary creation is a 27,100-calorie burger with an orange beef patty and two giant egg rolls for buns. Care to see how this monstrosity comes together? The video is right this way.
The Big Mac Index isn't meant to be a serious currency-comparison tool, but if you're interested in comparing Big Mac prices around the world and how much those prices undervalue or overvalue a country's currency against another, check out The Economist's nifty interactive Big Mac Index, which was updated last week.
Behold the latest fast food burger tower monstrosity from Japanese blog RocketNews24: Lotteria's new Ramen Burger topped with 10 extra servings of ramen.
The second season of Richard Blais's YouTube cooking show is starting with a New Orleans-inspired mash-up: the Spicy Po' Boy Muffaletta Burger.
Dump a busload of American nerds, jocks, and cheerleaders in the middle of nowhere in Europe. What could possibly go wrong? Eh, they might get chased down by murderous butchers who want to use their flesh for burgers.
In their latest video, Epic Meal Time stuffs a monstrous pile of a beef patty with chocolate bars and marshmallow cream, coat it with Nutella, top it with marshmallows and bacon, and sandwich everything between custom graham cracker sheets.
David S. Kime Jr. loved Whopper Jr. sandwiches so much that during his funeral last Saturday in Manchester Township, Pennsylvania, his family included a stop at Burger King as part of his funeral procession. Each mourner received a Whopper Jr., along with Kime, who was buried with one of the burgers.
In the first episode of his new YouTube series Burger Lab, Top Chef: All-Stars winner and burger restaurateur Richard Blais shows you how to make his barbecue-inspired Smoking Gun Burger.
What is a cheeseburger ice cream sundae? Cheddar and caramelized onion-flavored ice cream (enhanced with beef stock) topped with candied beef bacon and drizzled with ketchup-bacon-caramel sauce, according to this interpretation by Food Deconstructed.
To show that their burgers are so good customers can't wait to unwrap them before digging in, Brazilian fast food burger chain Bob's wrapped their burgers in edible "paper" as part of a recent marketing campaign.
Raise awareness about healthy eating by making a short video of a talking junk food puppet? That's what My Food My Way, a nutritional campaign for students in Toronto, is trying to do with Foodagram. Choose one of the five puppets, record up to 10 seconds of audio, and Foodagram will automatically create a video of the puppet "saying" your message.
In McDonald's Canada's latest "behind the scenes" video answering customers' questions, they show you how their fries are made, from growing the potatoes to salting the fries in the kitchen. They start at one of the farms that supplies their potatoes, then head to the McCain processing plant that turns the potatoes into fries, and end at a McDonald's kitchen to show how much salt each basket of fries is seasoned with
McDonald's Canada has previously answered customers' questions about why their food looks different in ads compared to real life and what goes into Big Mac sauce. One of their latest videos answers questions about the quality of their beef and what goes into their patties by giving you a look around the processing plant that makes their patties.
It's been a long time since we've seen Burger King's creepy King mascot—BK cut him out of their ad campaigns last year—but thanks to Atlanta-based "surreal comedy group" The Woodcreek Faction, your nightmares may be reignited by this video of a prancing King handing out free Whoppers at a McDonald's in Rome, Georgia.
In this fun video, YouTube member The Ming Thing (sort of) explains Malaysia's widely varied food culture by the common language of "ordering at a fast food burger joint," showing how complicated ordering would be if Malaysians had discovered burgers first.