Tag Archives: McDonald’s

McDonald’s ‘Boliviarian’ Menu Replaces Fries with Yuquitas

You know things are tough in Venezuela when hundreds of local McDonald’s restaurants decide to drop French fries from their menu. Per the local press, more than 100 McDonald’s establishments in Venezuela have pretty much taken off French fries from their combos, claiming a nationwide … Continue reading

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♪ ♫ Ojalá que llueva ( McCafé ) en el Campo ♫ ♪

Hispanic Heritage Month is in full swing, and with it comes the flurry of pandering Hispanic marketing opportunities to reach my people. From culturally relevant print publications and invitations to celebrate our heritage by eating pizza and drinking Pepsi to … Continue reading

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McDonald’s German Mariachi Will Steal Your ‘Herz’ and Make you ‘Lieben’ Chili con Carne

Turns out the Germans are not only fond of Mexican food, but they get all festive and dress up in mariachi costumes and all to celebrate a good ‘chili con carne,’ which is actually not a Mexican dish, but who … Continue reading

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Sadly, McDonald’s Denies Being Behind Awesome Stop & Frisk Meal Giveaway

UPDATE: Predictably (i.e. sadly) McDonald’s denied being behind this awesome idea. This blogger continues to urge the NYPD to launch such an effort and include Mexican fare in their meal offering (I mean, in case the stopped and frisked happen … Continue reading

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Farmer Frank Martinez Loves Growing Potatoes for McDonald’s. Eats them Raw

Meet Frank Martínez (alas, not a relative,) a potato grower from Saddle View Farms, WA, who thinks his potatoes are much better after they get peeled, chopped, fried and chemically manipulated by McDonald’s. (Presumably because he has a tendency to bite … Continue reading

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Make-Believe ‘Latin’ Food Can -and Will- Kill You

You can only thank the Center for Science in the Public Interest for its latest advisory against certain “meals” that will most likely kill you or, at least, leave your arteries as congested as the Periférico on a rainy Friday … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Puts The Big Mac in a Tortilla. Seriously

Move over, McSkillet Burrito. Your favorite fat fast-food chain is testing the Snack Wrap Mac in several markets. The new culinary work of art is nothing but half a beef patty, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions –wrapped in a flour tortilla. … Continue reading

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