Not To Dash Your Hopes & Dreams Or Anything, But The McRib's Return Might Be Delayed

Not To Dash Your Hopes & Dreams Or Anything, But The McRib's Return Might Be Delayed

Anyone out there looking at the calendar and salivating at that special time of year between late October and early November, the time when the McRib returns to McDonald’s, might need to sit down for a second. According to reportedly leaked internal memo, McDonald’s wants to score a home run in the fourth quarter of the year and is going to delay the McRib’s return until the second half of December. Commence screams of rage. [More]

McDonald's Menu Boards To Reveal How Many Calories Are Going Along For The Ride With That Big Mac

McDonald's Menu Boards To Reveal How Many Calories Are Going Along For The Ride With That Big Mac

You’re going to have a lot harder time avoiding the plain truth of how many calories you’re ingesting along with that Big Mac and fries at a McDonald’s near you soon. The company announced that it will now be posting the caloric content of all its items on menu boards and drive-thru menus across the U.S. It’s a big move for the fast food industry, one that other chains could feel compelled to follow its lead. [More]

McDonald's Learns It Shouldn't Trust Free Web Translators When It Comes To Its Billboards

McDonald's Learns It Shouldn't Trust Free Web Translators When It Comes To Its Billboards

So far as the needs of an average person who say, needs an approximate translation of a YouTube video summary that’s in another language, turning to the free Internet tools is just fine and dandy. But McDonald’s is learning the hard way that it maybe should’ve coughed up the dough to hire a real professional after biffing two billboards aimed at the Hmong population in St. Paul, Minn. [More]

Tim Hortons Coffee Pods Hitting A Kitchen Near You In Deal With Kraft

Tim Hortons Coffee Pods Hitting A Kitchen Near You In Deal With Kraft

Tim Hortons is brewing up a scheme to boost its sales and up the amount of its coffee you’re able to guzzle on a daily basis. The Canadian company has hooked up with Kraft’s Tassimo single-cup coffee makers and will be offering pods (known as T-discs) of its coffee for consumption at your leisure. [More]

Man Accused Of Impersonating Cop For Free McDonald's Can Afford His Own Burgers, Okay?

Man Accused Of Impersonating Cop For Free McDonald's Can Afford His Own Burgers, Okay?

A Pennsylvania security guard is insulted, frankly, that local police are accusing him of acting like a police officer just to score some free burgers at McDonald’s. Cops cited him on a misdemeanor charge of impersonating a public servant after they say he demanded food from staff at the restaurant, but he says that’s just an inside joke he’s got going with employees. [More]

McDonald's Tries To Open Up The Elusive 2 To 5 A.M. Breakfast Market

McDonald's Tries To Open Up The Elusive 2 To 5 A.M. Breakfast Market

I do most of my writing between 2 A.M. and 5 A.M. Even if I wanted to, I couldn’t drive over to the nearest 24-hour McDonald’s and order up an Egg McMuffin or a breakfast burrito right now. Breakfast food in the most wee hours of the morning? Who could imagine such a wondrous thing? McDonald’s, of course. They’re currently testing out very, very early breakfast service at their 24-hour locations in Ohio. [More]

McDonald's Equates Support For Team USA With Chowing Down On Egg McMuffins

McDonald's Equates Support For Team USA With Chowing Down On Egg McMuffins

Did you know that in addition to an angel getting its wings every time a child sings, an American Olympic athlete gets a boost every time you eat a McDonald’s breakfast? While we won’t presume to know anything about angels, we’re pretty sure the latter isn’t true. That hasn’t stopped one McDonald’s franchise from linking support for Team USA to eating Egg McMuffins. [More]

High Level Government Employee Or No, Walking Up To Drive-Thru Drunk Won't Fly At McDonald's

High Level Government Employee Or No, Walking Up To Drive-Thru Drunk Won't Fly At McDonald's

Clout — we all want it, and if we’ve got it, we might wield it when we shouldn’t. Or hey, why not just tell the McDonald’s drive-thru workers that you’re a really big deal in the government sector and as such, deserve food even if you’re maybe intoxicated and trying to walk through without a car. One Chicago woman touted her status as a “level 14 government employee” to try and wheedle her way into some late-night grub in Wisconsin, but all she got was arrested. [More]

Working For McDonald's Is Apparently Good Training For A Job At Volkswagen

Working For McDonald's Is Apparently Good Training For A Job At Volkswagen

Fast food jobs have been the butt of easy jokes since the first person asked if you’d like fries with that. But the volks at Volkswagen say that people who’ve worked behind the counter at McDonald’s are ideal for staffing the assembly lines at the company’s plant in Tennessee. [More]

McDonald’s Flirting With Deep-Fried Chicken Wings

McDonald’s Flirting With Deep-Fried Chicken Wings

McNuggets, you might have a little brother soon, so get used to the idea of not being an only child anymore. While McDonald’s is rolling out its whole “look at us we’re very healthy” menu of low-calories items, the company is simultaneously dipping delicious chicken wings into vats of fried oil and testing out the results on customers in Atlanta. [More]

McDonald’s Pushing Its Healthier Items On Menus Just In Time For The Olympics

McDonald’s Pushing Its Healthier Items On Menus Just In Time For The Olympics

Even though its head chef says there’s nothing unhealthy on the menu in the first place, McDonald’s is going to be highlighting its healthiest items anyway, just in time for the Olympics and the wave of healthful inclinations sure to follow. The menus and drive-thru boards will soon showcase items with under 400 calories. [More]

Olympic Sponsors McDonald’s & Coca-Cola Assure Everyone They Won’t Cash In With Tax Exemptions

Olympic Sponsors McDonald’s & Coca-Cola Assure Everyone They Won’t Cash In With Tax Exemptions

While plenty of people were getting bees in their bonnets over U.S. companies McDonald’s and Coca-Cola taking advantage of UK tax exemptions offered to sponsors of the London Olympic games, both corporations have said they’ll waive their rights to any such exemptions on their earnings. [More]

Man Wearing Computer Vision System Says He Captured Images Of 3 Men Who Assaulted Him At French McDonald’s

Man Wearing Computer Vision System Says He Captured Images Of 3 Men Who Assaulted Him At French McDonald’s

While we’ve never seen someone wearing a computer vision system in person, we’ve had the chance to imagine what it would be like, with recent examples like Google’s planned goggles. One man who invented and wears such a device to help him see says he was assaulted by three men at a McDonald’s in Paris, and managed to capture photographs of those involved. He’s known on the web as the “father of wearable computing.” [More]

Make Your Own Big Mac: Internal Marketing Video Reveals Exactly What’s In McDonald’s Special Sauce

Make Your Own Big Mac: Internal Marketing Video Reveals Exactly What’s In McDonald’s Special Sauce

While McDonald’s special sauce is copyrighted, it isn’t quite a secret — the recipe has been bandied about on the Internet for awhile now, apparently — now we’ve got the list of makings from the mouth of Executive Chef Daniel Coudreaut himself (aka the man who found nothing unhealthy on McD’s menu). The ingredients are discussed in what is reportedly a marketing video out of the company’s Canada arm. [More]