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McDonald's Corporation

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2014

    LYFE Kitchen Is Open in the West Village

    Amid the competing tortilla smells of Mi Cocina and Taco Diner, LYFE officially opened in the West Village yesterday, holding a special event last evening for media and food bloggers. I sneaked in during lunch service earlier that afternoon, half because I was curious about the place Mark Bittman ca ... More >>

  • Culture

    August 29, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 5, 2013

    Making Pie Out of Your Favorite French Fry Comments on Facebook

    Burgers get so much attention that the french fries served alongside them seem to get a cursory mention at best. That's a shame, because when cooked properly they are probably the most delicious way to eat a potato. When the insides are soft and pillowy, the outer crust has a little snap and the pla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    Sweet Ballz Brand Cake Balls Are a Real Thing

    I was sure it was a parody. A news release touting Sweet Ballz, a Dallas-based company specializing in marble-sized confections read like a Saturday Night Live sketch. Co-founders of the company had been making cake balls for friends and family for years and had recently found a way to manufacture t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 9, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 1, 2013

    McDonald's is Still Considering Making Breakfast an All-Day Thing. STILL.

    Good job, McDonald's. You're kicking around the idea of making breakfast available all day, finally catching up with every single person who's ever had breakfast and realized it should be eaten all day every day. It's taken you long enough, and frankly we're not sure why you've kept such a reactiona ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2013

    McDonald's Reels in a Big One with Sustainable Fish at All US Locations

    There's something fishy going down under the golden arches. In February McDonald's will officially launch a new item on the Dollar Menu, Fish McBites, which will pair nicely with the Filet-O-Fish sandwich. In both items, the catch-of-the-day is always wild-caught Alaskan pollock. With 14,000 store ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2012

    US News Says Fast Food Is Good For You. Kinda.

    A news story on US News suggests that fast food could actually be good for your health, but before you run off to McDonald's and pound a double Filet-O-Fish with fries and a large Coke, super-sized, you should read the fine print. The article describes a generic "Sharon's" choice to go to Chili's i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2012

    McDonald's Is Going Vegetarian. Seen Wearing Skinny Jeans.

    McDonald's purists (yes, they are a people), you may want to sit down. The fast food giant is set to open not one, but two of their first entirely vegetarian concepts in India next year. The first location will be in the holy city of Amritsar, near the Golden Temple. The vegetarian menu is a somewha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2012

    McDonald's to Add Calorie Counts to Menus To Remind You You're Eating McDonald's

    This coming Monday, McDonald's will let you know just how many calories you're throwing down. (If you read that sentence like the movie trailer voice-over guy it gets more ominous). According the release, the menu won't change other than you'll see a bunch of scary numbers by the chain's burgers and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2012

    There Will Be a Bloodied, 10-Foot-Tall Pig at Walmart Today. Just So You Know.

    Speaking of pork, the nonprofit, one might say PETA-like, organization Mercy For Animals, is none to happy with where Walmart gets theirs. Which at least partially explains why the group plans to have a caged, bloody pig at the Walmart Neighborhood Market at Central and Hall Street this morning at 1 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2012

    Twitter Report: Inspired By Epic Athletes, Line at McDonalds in Olympic Park Wraps Around Building

    The McDonald's sponsorship at this year's London Olympic games and their subsequent massive Olympic Park restaurant has been one of the most hotly contested issues. Well, other than that whole fencing debacle and, of course, who the hell decided the trampoline is an event but baseball isn't? Regardl ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 2, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    On Meatless Monday, Defending Chipotle

    Nearly every time I knock the food at a chain restaurant, a few commenters jump to and tell me why chains are great. Often those comments brand me as a chain-hating snob who only wants to eat trendy food, served by a waiter with bad facial hair and a fedora. But that's not true. Mostly I just want t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    McDonald's To Phase Out Gestation Crate Pork, a Victory for McRibs Everywhere

    ​Last November we reported that Smithfield, the world's top pork producer, had recommitted to phasing out gestation-crate confinement at all of its facilities by 2017. Soon they could have incentive phase the questionable practice out more quickly. McDonald's announced yesterday a new initiat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2011

    Grand Canyon Burger: The Latest in Japan McDonald's Ridiculous Big America Campaign

    Burger Business​Earlier this year we approximated the possible future of Japan McDonald's bizarre Big America 2 campaign, which features four Hulk-fist sized America-themed burgers (the "Texas 2" burger featured "flavors of the Lone Star State with spicy chili beans"). Our own product pitches ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    Sweet Sue Diner: Friendly, Cheap and Lots of Thongs -- That's a Sue to Love

    Alice Laussade​Each week, the Cheap Bastard goes looking for a new place to eat a meal for less than nine million dollars. This week, she's full of sugar at Sweet Sue Diner, 3813 Bird St., 469-734-1864. At least, we think it was sugar. Something beginning with an "S" anyhow. Other times in my ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    Yes, The McRib Is Back. And It's Still a Shitty Sandwich

    ​The McRib is back. Again. The sandwich with a cult-like following will be released nationally through November 14. McDonald's official website is pimping out McRib's return by describing the sandwiches with brazen alliteration -- tantalizingly tart pickles, sensationally savory onions, magnif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    Scenes From Frisco At the Arrival of In-N-Out Burger

    Photos by Patrick MichelsNever a dull moment in Frisco.As Alice related earlier this afternoon, there was a serious crowd out in Frisco for this morning's In-N-Out Burger grand opening. Covered in In-N-Out gear, giving friends a play-by-play while they stood around in line, they all had pretty much ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    10 Fast Foods That Sound Like Sex Positions

    Paris Hilton dives into a very 'Big Carl.' (Western bacon style)​Just about anything can take on a sexual connotation, and while efforts are being made to sex up food, what of the unsexiest of all edibles: fast food? Nope, there are still fuck-tastically named items on every drive-through menu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2011

    Chick-Fil-A Goes Green, but Keeps the White Napkins

    Chick-fil-A's first store designed to meet environmental design standards, opening this week in Fort Worth, will feature energy efficient appliances, low-flow restroom fixtures and a cistern for plant irrigation, but the fast food chain's still isn't ready to institute unbleached paper napkins.  ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    Super Disappointed: NYT's Praise for Mac's BBQ Gets Chilly Reception

    ​The mess of wintry weather that roared through Dallas this week couldn't have been worse timed for Billy McDonald, the legendary pit master whose Deep Ellum joint made the highlight reel of New York Times restaurant critic Sam Sifton's four-day DFW eating tour. In a story outlining area eats ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    Five Horrible Novelty Burger Trends

    Via EaterWe'd like to six-shoot that Nacho Whopper outta here.​Dear Burger King, we'd like to request to live outside test markets. The fast food chain currently is testing its "Nacho Whopper" (comes in a double) in the Netherlands, and we couldn't be happier. Keep that nacho thing away from us. Y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    Cold "Oatmeal" is Hot With Trendy Breakfast Eaters

    Oatmeal, once derided as dull, is now so trendy that at least one Dallas-based restaurant chain's slapped the name on a dish of uncooked rolled oats, yogurt and fruit. ​The sweet breakfast snack is officially muesli, but - after nearly a decade of name-tweaking --Corner Bakery now sells it as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    Those Burger Commercials of Yore

    It's still National Burger Month, so we here at Days Gone Bite are celebrating the ultimate meat sammich with a look back at some of the more memorable fast food burger commercials.Feel free to link to your faves in the comments, as we're really just hitting the Biggies that crop up here in the Lone ... More >>

  • Music

    April 29, 2010
  • Blogs

    February 4, 2010

    The Top 10 Best Super Bowl Commercials in the History of My Memory

    No Cowboys? No problem. We're still watching Sunday's Super Bowl, right? Still ingesting chips, dips, beer, bets on the coin flip and, of course, commercials. The ads had better be good. At $3 million per 30-second spot, you'd think they'd be great. That's right, three friggin' millio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    Rules To Eat By

    ​An American style milkshake in part requires a blend that will stand a spoon but can be sipped from a straw without much trouble. Response to last week's ranking of ten different milkshakes, however, suggests some people really don't consider the difference between a milkshake and stirred up ice ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 16, 2009

    Extremely Big D

    Take an insanely historical tour

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    Which End Is Up?

    A couple good things have come out of the recession, when you stop and think about it. Some of the high end restaurants trimmed their prices, for one thing. Prix Fixe menus have become the rage. Places like Blue Collar Bar and Kent Rathbun's new place celebrate the depression era 'blue plate specia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009

    Food For Thought 3.20.09

    "Dunkin' Donuts has always appealed to the 'Everyday Joe.' We really appeal to a broader psychographic and not so much a demographic--everyone from a company CEO to a construction worker." (Casey Corrigan, spokeswoman for the doughnut chain, on the continued popularity of their coffee. While Starbuc ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 25, 2008

    What About Bob?

    Laugh openly at Robert Hawkins

  • Calendar

    August 28, 2008
  • Blogs

    November 18, 2007
  • News

    August 16, 2007
  • Film

    November 16, 2006

    There's the Beef

    Richard Linklater's ensemble polemic may just turn you off burgers for good

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2006

    The Cowboys Smell a Rat

    And, for once, it ain't T.O. Dallas' Only Daily has two fascinating Cowboys-related tales today, one featuring Terrell Owens and the other inviting punch lines about the volatile receiver's alter ego. On a semi-serious note, a special advertising section insert (for the life of me I can't find it on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2006

    The Man Who Couldn't Sell The Iron Giant

    Brad Ball was in charge of selling The Iron Giant. Couldn't. Then the Iron Giant squished him and sent him to Dallas' Moroch ad agency. The best movie of the summer of 1999 was The Iron Giant, which about 328 people saw in theaters. It has rightfully accured a reputation as a beloved kids' film at t ... More >>

  • News

    May 12, 2005

    Irrelevant? Us?

    Does anybody listen to the media?

  • Calendar

    December 9, 2004

    A Blue Christmas

    The MAC's cool yule

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004
  • Calendar

    June 10, 2004

    Dem Bones

    Learning can be a real workout

  • Music

    June 19, 2003
  • Dining

    October 17, 2002

    Eschewing the Fat

    Interest groups battle over your next meal

  • Calendar

    August 19, 1999

    Yankees, go home

    Hate is such a strong, strong word

  • News

    May 8, 1997
  • News

    April 24, 1997

    McFugue, no cheese

    Beethoven and the Dead European Males clean up a notorious street corner

  • News

    February 20, 1997
  • Dining

    October 3, 1996

    What's in a name?

    Hunky's serves up a great burger--hot buns, too

  • Dining

    May 30, 1996
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