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McDonald's

Love it? Hate it? Talk about all things McDonald's with the Chowhound community, from current controversies to favorite menu items.

Big Macs Around the World, From Least to Most Healthy

We're talkin' Big Macs around the world, from the least healthy to most. But wait, I always thought a Big Mac is a Big Mac is a Big Mac. Isn’t that McDonalds’ whole thing? No matter where you are, or...
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Can the McRib Survive in the Viral Food Culture It Created?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 days ago

" . . . For decades, the McRib has served as the blueprint for fast food brands hoping to cultivate fan participation, weaponizing a short supply to trump up demand. The retirement tours eventually...

McDonald's Happy Meal Cookies

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by mbCrispyBits 7 years ago

McDonald's stopped serving their happy meal cookies and the animal cracker-like cookies that were sold separately in a small box. I'm trying to recollect the flavor of those cookies, and the best I...

What's the difference between a Big Mac and the Bob's Big Boy Classic burger?

ipsedixit
by ipsedixit 9 years ago

This recent thread on the Los Angeles board on a recent opening of a Bob's Big Boy http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/684870#comments not only brought back fond, nostalgic memories, but also got me ...

Fury towards McDonald's Is at an All-Time High

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

" . . . Workers at a McDonald’s on Chicago’s South Side filed a complaint with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Monday, alleging that McDonald’s has done nothing to implement sa...

How are McDonalds hamburgers cooked

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by cstumiller 7 years ago

I know they are in holding bins prior to serving but do they arrive at the location pre-cooked? Where does the raw 100% beef first cook because it certainly no longer looks like on a griddle i...

McDonald's has revived deep fried pies

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by gfr1111 2 years ago

Back in the seventies McDonald's created the most incredibly unhealthy and delicious hand held pies. These were pie fillings surrounded by a dough which was then deep fried. The dough was pretty ...

McDonald's Ice Tea -- What brand is it?

alkapal
by alkapal 6 years ago

Do you know what brand of tea McDonald's uses for its iced tea? (Or what type of tea they use?) I really like the clean, straightforward & refreshing flavor. They showed me a teabag (I guess f...

Has anyone tried the Grand Big Mac? comments?

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by stratford 1 year ago

They're advertising the McDonald's Grand Big Mac a lot now. Anyone try it yet and have comments on how fantabulously superior this delicacy is compared with the original Big Mac?

McDonald's Iced Coffee ?

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by Bigtigger 11 years ago

Was at McDonald's the other day and had already ordered my usual large Diet Coke when I noticed the new iced coffee offering - the counter girl told me one could order it with or without sweetening...

McDonald's Sweet Tea -- Not as Sweet?

alkapal
by alkapal 11 years ago

Should I panic? I haven't had this tea in about two months. Just got some today, and it tasted less sweet, and more like instant iced tea. It USED to be darn near perfect. Is this a one-off sit...

Five Guys Burgers Vs McDonald's

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by sanchezkk 2 years ago

I live in Southern Indiana. I wanted to know the pros and cons of Five Guys Burgers Vs McDonald's. What do you guys think of each restaurant's service and food overall and which do you think has ...

The Founder Trailer: Michael Keaton as Ray Kroc

patsully
by patsully 3 years ago

Keaton's been the lead in the last two Best Picture winners. We'll see if he can get three in a row.

McDonald's test marketing snow crab sando

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

The Merc reviews the $8.99 snow crab sandwich that McD's is currently testing at four South Bay locations in San Jose and Santa Clara. If successful, it will be rolled out to the Greater Bay Area. ...

McDonalds' Breakfast Bagel Sandwiches - Where can they be found??

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by DarkRose 9 years ago

Does anyone know which markets are still selling the Steak, Egg and Cheese bagels at breakfast? Or why they aren't offered everywhere? I moved from Ohio to California in 2008 and was exceedingly di...

Chain Reaction II: How Top Restaurants Rate on Reducing Use of Antibiotics in Their Meat Supply

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

"...Now, the results of this year’s report (PDF) are in, and there has been some improvement: nine of the 25 fast-food restaurants have made such commitments. Restaurants have made particularly goo...

No more orange drink at Mcdonalds :(

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by epfx 10 years ago

Well corporate stupidity wins out again . Mcdonalds in Canada has stop serving their orange drink. As you all know this non carbonated beverage has been around a loooong time , and was pretty much...

McDonalds quarter pounder vs. double cheeseburger

Lindseyup67
by Lindseyup67 11 years ago

I recently decided to forego my usual $1.00 double cheeseburger purchase and order a quarter pounder w/ cheese instead. What a dissappointment! IMO, the biggest difference between the two was that ...

Favorite McDonalds Item

jracpa
by jracpa 4 years ago

Want to get a thread started for positive thoughts on McDonalds menu items. Please keep comments on topic.

Olympic athletes are gorging themselves on free McDonald’s

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

"...It also happens to be free, at least for athletes and coaches. The orders can get prodigious. You see weightlifters grasping multiple bags in each mitt and pixie gymnasts balancing armfuls of c...

McDonald’s kept its promise to use fewer antibiotics

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

". . . The spring of 2015 was a tipping point for corporate pledges: Around that time, just about every U.S. food company that uses poultry (with one defiant exception) made a commitment to stop us...