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Chocolate Shamrock Shake Makes Leap From McDonald’s Secret Menu To Real Menu

For a while now, some folks familiar with “secret menu” items at McDonald’s looked forward to Shamrock Shake season because it meant they could talk McD’s staffers into making a combo mint/chocolate version of the frozen treat. Now the fast food chain is putting this DIY option on the actual menu, at least for the next few weeks. [More]

Readers Share Secrets Of The Starbucks ‘Undertow,’ Or Whatever They Call It

Readers Share Secrets Of The Starbucks ‘Undertow,’ Or Whatever They Call It

Earlier this week, we sent one of our editors on a mission: to find out whether something billed as a Starbucks secret menu item exists at all the chain’s stores. The short answer: no, but if you describe the drink, any store will make you one, even though they’re kind of a pain and usually reserved for special occasions. [More]

The folded egg-like thing on the biscuit sandwich (left) can be replaced by the fresh-cooked egg usually reserved for the McMuffin. (Photos: Morton Fox, Morton Fox)

Just about everyone knows that the fresh-cooked egg on an Egg McMuffin is superior to the squarish, folded yellow thing you find on other breakfast items under the Golden Arches. But not everyone knows that you don’t have to take the lesser egg option just because you’re not going the McMuffin route. [More]

Guide to Secret "Off The Menu" Items/ Call for Entries

Guide to Secret "Off The Menu" Items/ Call for Entries

We’ve been hearing rumblings of secret menu-items at various restaurants and fast food places. Here’s a round up of the most interesting ones: