Ever since April 1, 1922 when our print forerunner, The Consumerist Bugle-Gazette, ran an April Fools’ Day cover story that unwittingly — but accurately — announced the death of exiled Austrian Emperor Charles I, we’ve not tempted fate and avoided such tomfoolery. But others aren’t burdened by these ghosts of Aprils gone awry. [More]
Back in 1921, when Edgar Waldo “Billy” Ingram and Walter Anderson imagined what their legacy would ultimately be, they probably didn’t believe that the country’s first fast food burger chain would become the subject of a movie about two pot-smoking pals caught up in a raunchy quest for a sack of small, square White Castle burgers. [More]
Though the McDonald brothers opened their first restaurant in 1940 in California, the McDonald’s Corp. company that came to dominate the fast food market was born on April 15, 1955, when Ray Kroc debuted his first McDonald’s in Des Plaines, IL. But as the Golden Arches turns 60, the competition at Burger King is reminding people that it’s a few months older. [More]
You think you love White Castle sliders, but do you love them enough to wait in line for hours to get your hands on one (or 12, as the case may be)? Stalwart fans in Las Vegas celebrated the opening of the city’s first White Castle by standing outside in line for reportedly up to four hours to get inside.
White Castle Changes Everything You Think You Know About White Castle, Puts Veggie Sliders On The Menu
What do you think of when you think of White Castle? If it’s “steamed meat,” you’re not alone. Thus, friends, we can get through this together: In a direct challenge to those who thought they knew a little something about White Castle, the home of the steamed meat slider has gone ahead and added veggie burgers to the menu.
Have you ever been hungry late at night, but unsure whether you wanted to get burgers or pizza? Your dilemma has been solved, and not by that Pizza Hut monstrosity with tiny cheeseburgers in its crusts. No, this time it’s White Castle that has you covered: their “Slider Italiano Fest” features a pizza slider: that is, a slice of pepperoni, marinara sauce, and mozzarella cheese on an original (beef) slider. There are also chicken-based sliders. [Brand Eating]
Some days, it’s like the world just opens its floodgates of knowledge and you have no choice but to stand there and let the waves crash over you, whether you want this new awareness or not. As such, we are now in possession of the knowledge that not only does White Castle have a hall of fame for a precious few dedicated customers, but rocker Alice Cooper has gained entry. [More]
Make your Valentine’s day STEAMY! Take your Valentine to White Castle on Wednesday, February 14 between 5 and 8 p.m. and enjoy hostess seating, candlelit dining and your own server. Reservations are required, so check the list below for participating Castles near you!