Tag: McDonald's

Fast Food Avengers: The Chicken Wars (Part 1)

Fast Food Avengers: The Chicken Wars (Part 1)
To understand the current fried chicken sandwich battle (also known as “The Chicken Wars”), one must go deeper into history and study the origin story of our iconic fast-food restaurants. Like a greasy version of The Iliad, this epic poem sets “the table,” so to speak, for the fast-food universe. This, my friends, is how... Read more »

We let sandwich prices get out of control (part 4/finale)

We let sandwich prices get out of control (part 4/finale)
Disclaimer: You don’t have to read these posts in order, but it will make way more sense if you start out with “We let sandwich prices get out of control: Part 1 followed by Part 2 and Part 3.  The basic premise is that sandwich prices have gotten out of control and our only hope to avoid the inevitable $20 price... Read more »

We let sandwich prices get out of control (part 3)

We let sandwich prices get out of control (part 3)
Disclaimer: You don’t have to read these posts in order, but it will make way more sense if you start out with “We let sandwich prices get out of control: Part 1.” followed by Part 2. The basic premise is that sandwich prices have gotten out of control and our only hope of avoiding the inevitable $20 price... Read more »
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We let sandwich prices get out of control (part 1)

We let sandwich prices get out of control (part 1)
There was a time in America when eight out of ten people were humming the same song. This tune became a national anthem of sorts and was more popular during it’s prime than the peaks of MMMBop, Who Let the Dogs Out, and I’m Blue (Da Ba Dee Da Ba Die). During this time period, if you were... Read more »

McDonald’s, can we get one more mozzarella stick?

In my hometown, there were two distinct restaurant roads. We had “Fast Food Lane” by the high school with McDonald’s, Burger King, Wendy’s, Arby’s and ol Long John Silver’s. By the mall, there was “Nice Dinner Avenue” with Damon’s, Fazoli’s, Bennigan’s, Applebee’s and Logan’s Roadhouse. A date on Fast Food Lane carried different weight versus... Read more »