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I will stick to the hash browns and apple pies, thanks anyway.

 

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44 minutes ago, kayb said:

I will stick to the hash browns and apple pies, thanks anyway.

 

Sure ... but they don't work as well with a cold Asahi :D

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48 minutes ago, Duvel said:

Sure ... but they don't work as well with a cold Asahi :D

There is certainly that!

 

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Posted (edited)

This appeared on a wall near my home yesterday.

 

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Allegedly it is breaded chicken leg meat and salad in a football-shaped bun to celebrate the football world cup in Russia.

 

10元 is $1.60 USD

 

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5 hours ago, liuzhou said:

 

10元 is 16cents USD

 

I know China is cheap but I thinK 10 RMB is more like 1.6 US$ ...

 

(which seems ok for a burger)

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26 minutes ago, Duvel said:

I know China is cheap but I thinK 10 RMB is more like 1.6 US$ ...

 

(which seems ok for a burger)

 

You are, of course, correct. Brain fart on my part. Have edited.


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Whew! I thought when I saw that 16 cents for something that McD's charges about $6 USD for here and thought, okay so it's 38 times more expensive to eat here and they might be using much better chicken over there. So now it's only 4 or 5 times as expensive to eat over here.

 

I feel better, I think? Still I know y'all have access to better mainstream chickens than we do, not to mention the cheap and well raised ducks. I feel better. I really do, I think? :D

 

I have been seeing a lot of ads for McDonald's Quarter Pounder here. They're saying they cook it up to order now, so it's hot and fresh. What a concept. *eyerolly* That is what they used to do years ago and what made them the behemoth they are. I haven't tried the new ones. The one and only Quarter Pounder I ever ate was borderline inedible. I don't believe I even finished it. This new strategy sounds like a step firmly in the right direction, though, and I hope it works for them and maybe expands into more of their items. Fresh and hot is good. Cold and stale, not so much.

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"McDonald's Is Unleashing a Big New French Toast Breakfast Sandwich"

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It's called the "McGriddles French Toast sandwich." As you've probably deduced, this new sandwich is a twist on the McGriddle, but instead of using pancakes for a bun, it features French toast. It's an innovation so simple that in retrospect seems obvious. But if it was obvious, why didn't you think of it? 

The brioche French toast will be sandwiching "a grade-A freshly cracked egg, melted American cheese, savory hot sausage, thick cut Applewood smoked bacon and brushed with sweet syrup." These are all good things.

Currently being tested in Minnesota. Are there any Minnesotans on the board who have tried one?

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1 hour ago, rotuts said:

MCD has something new , or 3 somethings :

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCKmmRpmMSko pics

 

no pics that I can find .   more salt , and more sat fat Im sure

 

 

There's a picture of the leaked document that prompted this story here at this link

"Triple meat" with 2 sausage patties plus bacon, cheese (apparently 2 slices) and egg on either biscuit, muffin or McGriddle breakfast sandwiches. 

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On 12/5/2017 at 9:25 AM, Kim Shook said:

Yup.  Southern convenience store store food can be a hidden treasure.  Some of the best fried chicken I've had has been in some wide place in the road with 4 visible houses, 9 Baptist churches and one tiny little store with one gas pump.  Oddly enough, the only other place that I've found excellent convenience store food was in England! 

 

First and best shrimo po'boy I ever had was from a gas station in Louisiana. I understand Japan has a pretty strong convenience store (7-11!) culture.

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McDonald’s offers a new breakfast sandwich.  Really?  Looks like just a double up on the old one to me.

 

Here.  

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6 hours ago, Anna N said:

McDonald’s offers a new breakfast sandwich.  Really?  Looks like just a double up on the old one to me.

 

Here.  

The biggest difference with this new breakfast sandwich (aside from the extra sausage patty) is you can choose what kind of bun/bread it's served on. You have a choice between the standard English muffin, a biscuit, or a McGriddle bun (which is a sweet tasting bread).

I like the fact that I can have it the way I want it. Choice is a good thing. :smile:

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But their sausage is SO nasty.

 

(There is a downside, I guess, to being raised on homemade Southern style breakfast sausage. We killed the hogs, neighbor made the sausage and cured the hams and bacon. I now have horribly high sausage standards.)

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3 hours ago, kayb said:

But their sausage is SO nasty.

 

(There is a downside, I guess, to being raised on homemade Southern style breakfast sausage. We killed the hogs, neighbor made the sausage and cured the hams and bacon. I now have horribly high sausage standards.)

 

McDonald's sausage has gotten better in the later years. It used to be horrible, but at least in my local outlet it is more meaty instead of the soy crap they used to serve. If you haven't tried it again in decades, like I hadn't, you might want to give it another shot.

 

Of course with free range hogs and the authentication of the origin of your available sausage, you might be better off sticking to your current path.

 

Just sayin' McDonalds seems to have cleaned up its act lately on the sausage offered on its breakfast sandwiches. It sure needed to. I remember when the sausage was abominable too. Of course the price has increased quite dramatically as well. McD's is no longer a cheap place to eat. 

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I agree with @kayb, the sausage is awful.  I tried it recently because someone else wanted to eat there and, unlike @Thanks for the Crepes experience, I found it just as nasty as ever.  Must be a regional thing.  Luckily, we have both a Hardee's and Bojangle's nearby and they have wonderful sausage and MUCH better biscuits than McD's (and Bojangle's serves theirs all day).  Never a need for me to go to McD's for breakfast again.  

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