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Reality Check: Burger King's Anniversary Whoppers and Sweet Potato Curly Fries

Reality Check Todd Brock 9 comments

To mark the 55th anniversary of the iconic Whopper, Burger King has rolled out a trio of limited-time offers two adaptations of their flagship sandwich and a sweet-and-savory side. But I wish their big celebration had done more to change my mind about the current state of fast food burgers. More

Burger King Celebrating the Whopper's 55th Anniversary With Limited Time Items

Robyn Lee 8 comments

Burger King is currently celebrating the Whopper's 55th anniversary with three limited time items—the Wisconsin White Cheddar Whopper, the Angry Whopper, and Seasoned Sweet Potato Curly Fries—served in commemorative retro-style packaging. More

WTF: A Whopper Topped with 1,000 Slices of Cheese

Robyn Lee 21 comments

From the people who brought you the Whopper topped with 1,050 strips of bacon, jello made of McDonald's burgers, and a Big Mac meal heated in a rice cooker comes a Whopper topped with 1,000 slices of cheese (aka, a bloated tower of cheese slices with Whopper ingredients on top and somewhere underneath). More

Burger King in Japan Celebrated 5th Anniversary with 5-Patty Whoppers

Robyn Lee 1 comment

To celebrate their 5th anniversary, Burger King in Japan offered quintuple-patty Whoppers for only ¥550 (about $6.95), half the regular ¥1,100 price, from June 16 to 18. ...Yup, the three-day promotion ended today (or yesterday, if you're on Japan Standard Time), and to make things even more limited, the price only applied to the first 10 customers in each location who ordered the burger. But would you really have wanted to eat a budget-priced five-layer stack of Burger King patties? If our substandard experiences are anything to go on, probably not. More

All You Can Eat Whoppers at Burger King in Japan for 2 Weeks

Robyn Lee 2 comments

Burger King in Japan is holding a two-week promotion from November 1 to 15 where customers who order a Whopper set meal can order as many extra Whoppers as they can eat within a 30-minute period, reports GaijinPot. You can read more about the "B"iking promotion in Burger King's press release (PDF in Japanese). More

Burger King Giving Away Free Whoppers Though DirecTV

Robyn Lee 4 comments

Burger King may be parting ways with their longtime advertising agency Crispin Porter + Bogusky, but CP+B unleashed one last campaign with Whopper Lust: Watch a spinning Whopper on DirecTV, channel 111, and get a free Whopper. More specifically, watch for 5 minutes, get one Whopper; 15 minutes, get two Whoppers; 20 minutes, get three Whoppers. To make sure people aren't leaving their spinning Whoppers unattended, viewers must respond to alerts that randomly pop up on the screen. Coupons will be mailed to the DirectTV subscriber's address in two to four weeks. More

Burger King's Whopper Bar Now Open

Robyn Lee 1 comment

Burger King opened their first Whopper Bar today in Orlando's Universal CityWalk. The Whopper Bar is dedicated to serving variations of the burger by offering 22 different toppings. [via Plantains & Kimchi]... More

Unfriend 10 People on Facebook, Get a Free Whopper

Robyn Lee 6 comments

In the continuing saga of Burger King's questionable marketing campaigns, Burger King is now offering a free Whopper if you unfriend 10 people on Facebook. Use the WHOPPER® Sacrifice application on Facebook to get started. Maybe you have 10... More

Watch Burger King's 'Whopper Virgins' Documentary

Robyn Lee 2 comments

Burger King's seven-minute Whopper Virgins documentary featuring taste tests between Big Macs and Whoppers in remote places around the world is now online. If you're not caught up on the documentary's controversy, read our previous coverage. There isn't a... More

Burger King's 'Whopper Virgins' Documentary Takes Whoppers to Remote Places

Robyn Lee 38 comments

Burger King's latest campaign, Whopper Virgins (by ad agency Crispin Porter + Bogusky) aims to determine the winner in the Whopper vs. Big Mac battle by taking both burgers to remote places around the world—such as areas in Thailand,... More

In Videos: Burger King's 'Polygameat' Ad

Erin Zimmer Post a comment

The practice of multiple meats, or "polygameat," may be offensive in some cultures, but I really don't think the bacon would get jealous if you skipped off with the pepperoni from time to time. It's the monogameat who really... More

No Whopper for You! Burger King 'Discontinues' Its Signature Sandwich

Adam Kuban 10 comments

Usually, when the major chains try to get into the whole viral video thing, the results are lame, lame, lame. But, OMG, this Burger King video is pretty damn good. In it, they outfit a Burger King with hidden... More

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