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Test Drive: Sriracha Big Mac

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Test Drive: Sriracha Big Mac

It has to start here: TWO ALL BEEF PATTIES SPECIAL (SPICY) SAUCE LETTUCE CHEESE PICKLES ONIONS ON A SESAME SEED BUN. Okay then, today is the first day that the Sriracha Big Mac made its appearance at local McDonald’s. As is now the custom, Columbus eaters are helping the company test market its newest offering. […]

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Ohio’s Own: A to Z BBQ Flavored Rib Shaped Pork Patties

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: A to Z BBQ Flavored Rib Shaped Pork Patties

Although the appeal of the famous McDonald’s McRib has been personally elusive, there are people, good people, who love it. Mental Floss has called it a “cultural obsession”, and there is an online McRib locator to help the hungry find the sandwich. It says the closest one to us right now is in Florida. But […]

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Test Drive: New McDonald’s Chicken McGriddle

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Test Drive: New McDonald’s Chicken McGriddle

Say what you want about McD’s, there are a couple things that it’s always done right: french fries and pancakes. The fries are reliably skinny, crispy and salty; pretty much everything french fries need to be. And the pancakes? They’re universally functional, fluffy, circular sponges for syrup. So, if the new Chicken McGriddle is built […]

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Dish Deathmatch: Drive-Thru Breakfast Battle Royale

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Dish Deathmatch: Drive-Thru Breakfast Battle Royale

When Wendy’s pulled back from the breakfast marketplace last year, pundits blamed the mega-force which is McDonald’s for the local chain’s failure to thrive. Diners were just too entrenched in the McMuffin’s goodness to venture elsewhere and try new things. But there’s another locally-based chain that’s taking a whack at McDonald’s morning market share, and […]

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Columbus to host McDonald’s All American in 2010

 BrentLaLonde

McDonald’s Corp. announced today that Columbus, Ohio, will host the 2010 McDonald’s All American High School Basketball Games March 31, 2010 at Value City Arena, home of The Ohio State University basketball teams. The McDonald’s All American Games are recognized as the premier showcase for the top high school basketball talent in the country. Annually, […]

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Will McCafes’ java lure Columbus coffee lovers?

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Will McCafes’ java lure coffee lovers? Tuesday, July 8, 2008 BY BILL CHRONISTER What with fuel prices, food costs and the onset of summer doldrums, you deserve a break today — or so McDonald’s would like you to think. The fast-food giant has, for the past three months, been installing espresso-based coffee […]

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