(All Over Albany)

Is The New Donut, Bacon, And Egg Sandwich At Dunkin’ Donuts Any Good? Not Really

If there’s anything we love at Consumerist, it’s feats of fast-food audacity. We’re not sure that the Glazed Donut Breakfast Sandwich at Dunkin’ Donuts even qualifies, though. Not anymore. Sandwiches on a donut might be a departure for Dunkin’, but everyone else has been putting burgers on them for years now. Yet some brave souls had to try it for themselves and find out.  [More]

(Great Beyond)

More Than 40% Of All Lucky Charms Cereal Eaten By Adults

Back in January, venerable sugary-cereal brand Lucky Charms launched a new ad campaign aimed at a novel demographic: adults. Adults? Don’t grown-ups eat cereals filled with wheat bran and nuts and dried fruit? Well… no. [More]

(Bill Binns)

McDonald’s Inches Closer To 24-Hour Breakfast Menu

Some 24-hours McDonald’s restaurants have been offering “Breakfast After Midnight” menus for a while, but now some folks’ dreams of being able to get an Egg McMuffin at 2 a.m. are coming true, with the fast food chain saying it will expand the post-Witching Hour breakfast menu outside of the regions where it’s been being tested. [More]

IKEA, Where Every Day Is Father’s Day

IKEA, Where Every Day Is Father’s Day

Fathers are pretty awesome. So we wouldn’t question it if IKEA chose to give free breakfasts every day to dad, or even to every parent or guardian who came in the store. That isn’t what this sign advertises, though, and that’s why we’re kind of confused. [More]

Ever had a CEO cook breakfast for you?

Forget The Mc10:35, CEO Says Breakfast All Day May Come To McDonald’s

McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson (not to be confused with Ron Johnson) appeared on CNBC last week to talk about the company and be seen making an Egg McMuffin on camera. More importantly, he discussed the possibility that they could expand the breakfast menu to all day long. [More]

Taco Bell, Where 'Mountain Dew A.M.' Is A Breakfast Drink

Taco Bell, Where 'Mountain Dew A.M.' Is A Breakfast Drink

Taco Bell has been flirting with breakfast for years and only recently decided it was something that all its restaurants should eventually serve. But ever the food innovators, the folks at the Bell have apparently come up with the perfect drink to accompany its breakfast burritos, something called Mountain Dew A.M. [More]

You Can Now Eat IHOP's Pancake-Wrapped Sausages In Private

You Can Now Eat IHOP's Pancake-Wrapped Sausages In Private

Craving IHOP’s stuffed french toast or sausages wrapped in pancakes but would prefer to have breakfast in the comfort and anonymity of your own home? Now’s your chance. The restaurant’s new “IHOP at Home” line will bring Griddle n’ Sausage wraps, French Toast Stuffed Pastries and Omelet Crispers to 3,000 Walmarts nationwide. [More]

Concept Of Emerald Nuts Breakfast Pouches Fry Robots' Circuits

Concept Of Emerald Nuts Breakfast Pouches Fry Robots' Circuits

Emerald Nuts have a series of new ads pitching their pouches of breakfast nuts as more “human” than a traditional breakfast bar. To convey this message, “Cubebot,” “Mombot” and “Commuterbot” disdainfully decline the nut blends offered by their human counterparts, preferring instead to force a breakfast bar through their wood-chipper-like mouth-grinders. Pretty high concept for pre-packaged trail mix! [More]

"Shocked" That It's Not Healthy, Mother Sues Nutella

"Shocked" That It's Not Healthy, Mother Sues Nutella

A mother of a four-year old child has filed a class action lawsuit against delicious hazelnut spread Nutella. In her complaint, the mother says she was as “shocked to learn” from her friends “that Nutella was in fact not a ‘healthy,’ ‘nutritious’ food,” as advertised, “but was instead the next best thing to a candy bar.” [More]

Man Orders McMuffin, Shoots Self, Doesn't Realize It

Man Orders McMuffin, Shoots Self, Doesn't Realize It

Here’s what you might call an unlikely sequence of events. A man enters a McDonald’s in the Florida Keys. The man orders breakfast. The man shoots himself in the leg. The manager asks the man to leave the restaurant, then calls police. Police pull the man over and only then does he realize he shot himself. [More]

Are You Prepared For McOatmeal?

Are You Prepared For McOatmeal?

An anonymous tipster whom we’ll call Deep Oat forwarded us a shot of this memo, which reveals that McDonald’s — at least in Indiana — is readying oatmeal servings at $2 a pop. [More]

My Frozen Waffles Stink, As Does Company's Response

My Frozen Waffles Stink, As Does Company's Response

Brad says a breakfast-befouling chemical odor emits from his Eggo waffles when he opens the package. When he brought up the issue to Kellogg, he says the company tried to satisfy him with some coupons, which he used to buy more waffles, only to experience the same problem. He sent a package to Kellogg and is waiting to hear back, and has also gone to the Food And Drug Administration. [More]

Dunkin Donuts Launches Meat Munchkins

Dunkin Donuts Launches Meat Munchkins

This has been a great year for fast food innovations and Dunkin Donuts continues the “I’m broke so I’ll just take a staycation in my mouth” trend with the new Sausage Pancake Bites, aka meat munchkins. [More]

Times Square Pop-Tart Emporium Doesn't Open Until After Breakfast

Times Square Pop-Tart Emporium Doesn't Open Until After Breakfast

When do you eat Pop-Tarts? They’re supposed to be a breakfast food, aren’t they? So why does the new Pop-Tarts World store in Manhattan’s Times Square not open until 11:00? That’s lunchtime, people! [More]

Carl’s Jr Breakfast Burger Tops List Of 11 Scariest Fast Food Breakfasts

Carl’s Jr Breakfast Burger Tops List Of 11 Scariest Fast Food Breakfasts

Activist site Care2 has come up with a list of what it calls “11 Scary Fast Food Breakfasts,” based largely on sodium and saturated fat content. Leading the list is the Carl’s Jr Breakfast Burger. “How do you turn a regular burger into a breakfast burger?” Asks Care2. “By adding not only an egg-but an egg, bacon, American cheese and hash brown nuggets too!” Yes, it’s a hamburger, with eggs, bacon and hash browns, all cohabiting happily on a bun. [More]

Competing Breakfast Nook Owners Spit Upon, Punch Each Other

Competing Breakfast Nook Owners Spit Upon, Punch Each Other

Two diner owners in Boston area, firmly locked in a battle for breakfast dominance, have come to blows, reports the Boston Globe. [More]

Actual Children Taste-Test Generic Cereals, Declare Them Delicious

Actual Children Taste-Test Generic Cereals, Declare Them Delicious

Personal finance blogger Len Penzo doesn’t have a minivan full of highly trained tasters at his disposal like our siblings at Consumer Reports. When he set out to compare generic and name-brand cereals, he found something even better. He rounded up the small children of his neighborhood, and subjected them to a blind cereal taste-test. [More]

Subway Adding Breakfast Menu Nationwide

Subway Adding Breakfast Menu Nationwide

As reported a few weeks ago, Subway has been testing a breakfast menu at various North American markets in recent months. And it must have gone well, because in the next few weeks the sandwich chain will be rolling out breakfast menus in 25,000 locations. [More]