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McDonald's Corporation

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2014

    McDonald's Testing New Pastries on South Floridians Starting This Week

    The words "McDonald's" and "experiment" can conjure some intimidating images -- like some kind of Frankenburger or other alarming mutated food item. Don't get ready to let out a blood-curdling scream just yet; the fast-food chain is testing out inane (but probably equally unhealthy) treats in just ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2014

    Watch Redacted Tonight Show's "What a McDonald's Commercial Should Look Like" (Video)

    If you want to know what's in your Chicken McNuggets, you can find the ingredients online...though McDonald's doesn't make it easy for you. The ingredients are listed on page eight of a 20 page PDF document on the company's website, making it difficult to just search for without having to hunt for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2014

    Broward-Based Spirit Airlines Is the Most Complained About Air Carrier, Study Finds

    Extra bag? Hand over the credit card. In-flight soda? Fork it over again. On time? Ha. Right. Need to use the bathroom in flight? Gimme that card again. Ladies and gentleman, welcome to Spirit Airlines. If you've booked a flight on the fast-growing discount airliner in the past few years, no dou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2014

    Consumer Group Tells LeBron James: Drop McDonald's Sponsorship, Stop Enticing Kids to Eat Junk Food!

    Corporate Accountability International is asking LeBron James to end his affiliation with McDonald's as part of a campaign it is calling "Slam Junk." In an open letter to LeBron, CAI asks him to end his partnership with the fast-food titan in an attempt to set a better example for kids. CAI has also ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2014

    St. Paddy's Day Secret Menu Items: McDonald's McLeprechaun Shake, Starbucks Shamrock Frappuccino

    Happy St. Patrick's Day. This evening is all about the green beer and corned beef and cabbage. But some of us have jobs to go to that require thinking and motor skills. That means that we'll have to save the Irish whisky and Guinness for later and head over to McDonald's or Starbucks for a little Sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2014

    Fort Lauderdale Police Release Video of McDonald's Robbery (Video)

    The Fort Lauderdale Police Department has just released video of an armed robbery that occurred at the McDonald's located at 1600 South State Road 7 in Fort Lauderdale. According to police, on Sunday, February 2 at approximately 10:30 p.m., two armed and disguised suspects entered the restaurant, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2013

    Heinz Ketchup Hires Former Burger King Exec, McDonald's Ends 40-Year Relationship

    The 40-year partnership of McDonald's and Heinz Ketchup has been one of the longest relationships of our time. With the rise of super-short Hollywood marriages like Kim Kardashian's 72-day marriage to Kris Humphries, McDonald's and Heinz Ketchup was something Americans could rely on. All high-prof ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    Chicken McNuggets Allegedly Found to Contain Fibers, Hairs, "Red Stuff" (Yuck)

    If you stopped by the Mickey D's drive-thru for a quickie lunch at your desk, you might want to put down those nuggets. We know they're tasty (especially slathered in barbecue sauce), but a health blog is reporting some very un-chicken-like substances found in their nuggets. Natural News' Forensic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    McDonald's in Palm Beach Offering Free Breakfast For Kids Taking FCATs

    Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. The famed Mayo Clinic says that eating breakfast could promote weight loss by jump-starting an adult's metabolism.Eating breakfast is even more important for children. The Mayo Clinic says that children who eat breakfast are more likely to concentrate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2012

    McDonald's Launches Fish McBites Video Contest: Win $16,500

    In an effort to lure consumers with even more ways to get obese, McDonald's is launching their Fish McBites. Basically, pieces of every Grandma's Mickey D's staple on acid, these are little nuggets of battered and deep fried Alaskan Pollock with lots of fattening tartar sauce to dip them into.The nu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    Is McRib Planning a December Return?

    Forget the milk and cookies this year. If rumors are correct, you could leave Santa a snack he really wants to eat by the chimney this Christmas -- a tasty McRib sandwich.According to Advertising Age, McDonald's is planning on releasing the pressed pork sammy in late December. The sandwich is usuall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2012

    McDonalds McCafe Fusion Tour: Free Chillers In WPB Today

    If you look at the calendar, you'll notice it's the end of another work week.  Instead of the usual, McDonald's wants you to say "thank God it's Free-day" if you live in West Palm Beach.McDonald's McCafe Smooth Fusion Tour is hitting West Palm Beach today, bringing free samples, interactive gam ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 19, 2012
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    March 27, 2012

    PBSO Would Really Like to Catch the Guy Robbing Burger Kings in a Barack Obama Mask

    ​Somewhere in Palm Beach County, there is a man with red gloves, a Barack Obama mask, a silver handgun, and a pile of money that smells like French fries.The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office sent out another news release yesterday about the string of four fast-food robberies that started in Dece ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2012

    My Shamrock-Shake Obsession: When a Food Fixation Doesn't Pay Off

    ​A few years ago, a roommate and I Netflixed a portion of the first season of Punky Brewster. It was one of those months-later arrivals in which you open the red envelope and stare at the little white sleeve with zero recognition until Ah, yes -- alcohol and the Netflix queue. In a fit of nos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    McDonald's Gets Me High

    ​One of my roommates is a highly driven young entrepreneur raised in Asia by American parents, and he is an enthusiastic consumer of all ingestibles, be they solid, liquid, or smoke. Like me, his favorite foods are uni and foie gras. Like me, he loves excellent craft beer, appreciates delicate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    Ten Stories From McDonald's Twitter Fail

    ​You might think twice before hitting up the drive-through for this morning's McMuffin.The New York Observer, Huffington Post, and others reported how a McDonald's twitter marketing ploy has gone awry. Two dipshit tweets from McDonald's with the hashtag #McDStories -- "When you make something ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    Not Just For Dessert, Fast Food Minis Are A Whole Meal

    ​USA Today reports on the mini-dessert trend, which includes today's rollout at Baskin Robbins of the four bite cake-and-ice-cream dessert that fits in the palm of a hand. While fine and mid-range dining restaurants have featured mini sweets for decades, the trend is finally hitting the mass ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    The Ten Worst Food Tattoos... Ever

    Forget Mom....we love meat more!​The 16th-annual South Florida Tattoo Expo takes over the Marriott Coral Springs Hotel and Convention Center this weekend, filling the center with a cornucopia of talented ink artists and painted ladies and gentlemen. Tattoos are a thing of beauty. Dating back to th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    McDonald's Customer Throws Ice Cream Cake at Employee

    ​A McDonald's customer in Indiana was a little displeased by the state of her ice cream cake. And by a "little displeased" we mean that she went into a rage about the state of her melted cake, threw the dessert at an employee, and then slapped the employee in the face.The Huffington Post posted th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    McDonald's to Serve English Pub Burgers: Is Fillet of Fish and Chips Next?

    Burger Business The new McPub...Wonder if they'll be a McGuiness to go with it???​Burger Business has reported that a new McDonald's English-style pub burger is in the works. The English Pub Burger is an Angus third-pound burger, garnished with hickory-smoked bacon, white cheddar and Ame ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    Will Remodled McDonald's Restaurants Invite Customers to Hang Out?

    McDonald's makeover underway in Fort Lauderdale​McDonald's recently began a billion dollar renovation project to update their stores to a more inviting, modern look, as reported in USA Today. The refurbishment project, which began with stores in Tampa, is the largest in the chain's history.  ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Shops of Boca Center Mall to Get Brio Tuscan Grill

    Brio Tuscan Grill in Tampa​Upscale casual Brio Tuscan Grill, part of the Ohio-based Bravo Brio Restaurant Group chain, is slated to debut in the Shops of Boca Center mall sometime this fall.  The 8,400-square-foot Brio will be the chain's fourth SoFla location, joining fellows in Hallandale B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    McDonald's Looking to Hire 50,000 New Employees, Brings Back Ronald McDonald

    McDonald's Corporation McDonald's is looking to hire 50,000 people​On April 19th, Mc Donald's is having a one-day hiring blitz. During that day, the fast food giant is looking to hire 50,000 full and part-time employees in almost 14,000 restaurants. People interested can apply at any ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2011

    Subway Beats McDonald's for Title of Largest Fast-Food Chain

    ​Subway is beating the crap out of McDonald's to win the title of largest fast-food restaurant chain. According to the Wall Street Journal, at the end of 2010, Subway had 33,749 restaurants worldwide, compared to 32,737 for McDonald's. The number of McDonald's stores was disclosed in an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2010

    Time Is McRunning Out to Enjoy a McRib!

    Jamie LongConglomerate of tasty confusion​Less than three weeks remain to get your fill of McDonald's mysterious McRib sandwich. The saucy sensation returned for a limited amount of time after a 16-year hiatus. It will be sold through Sunday, December 5.Most of the drive-through chowhounds we k ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Anti-McDonald's Ad Snubbed by South Florida Newspapers and TV Stations

    South Florida's two largest newspapers, the Sun-Sentinel and the Miami Herald, ran stories on their websites yesterday about local TV stations refusing to run an anti-McDonald's ad. Oddly, the stories, written by a Herald reporter, both lacked something obvious: the actual video. Or at least a link ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2010

    Five Gluten-Free Fast Food Options

    Flickr: dannyrayv​Fast food restaurants still haven't caught on to offering gluten-free options.  P.F. Chang's can coat their lemon chicken in a GF breading, but McDonald's still smothers their nuggets in wheat.That poses a problems to celiacs on the run. But never fear! You may not have a wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2010

    "Ew, You Ate at McDonald's??!!" Ten Ready-Made Excuses

    ​What could be worse than eating at a McDonald's?In this post-Fast Food Nation, post Super-Size Me, anti-corporate clime, there's hardly anything less PC than taking your jalopy through a Mickey D's drive-through for a greasy gut-bomb. Especially now that the Indie Burger Revolution has rolled thr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2010

    "I Ate the KFC Double Down" and 25 Other Reasons to Hate Myself

    John LinnInto the belly of the beast...​I did it. In the interest of the blog (and curiosity), I tried the new KFC Double Down.  The "sandwich," featuring fried chicken breast strips in place of buns, is being marketed as an excessive, meaty, egregious offering. And it is. I ate one for lunch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2010

    Are There More Pain Clinics in Broward Than McDonald's?

    C. Stiles​Everyone has heard some of the startling statistics about the scourge of pain clinics in South Florida: that a new clinic opens here every three days, that doctors in Broward alone dispense nearly 10 million Oxycodone pills a year, that more than half of the illegal prescription pills in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 25, 2009

    The Decade in Meat: From the McRib Comeback to a President Obama Meat Blunder

    Photo from Flickr user Cap'n SurlyThe decade brought us many great meat products, like the Bacon Explosion.​Growing up, I was always a fan of those ubiquitous "best of the year" stories that news outlets put together every December, so I thought it fitting that I give a little something back this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    Weekend Blog Watch

    via Stephencooks.com​Although Clean Plate Charlie is the only food blog you really need to read daily, some people just can't get enough. Here are some highlights of other food blogs.By now, you're probably checking out Burger Beast regularly, thanks to its reviews of Checker's' Baconzilla Burgers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    The McDonald's Rationalization

    "Where you been, bitch?"Last week, I did something bad. Really, really bad. It was Wednesday, and I was very hungry. But I was also very busy, and short on cash. And so I decided, with a sorrowful resignation, to do something I hadn't done in ages: I went to McDonald's.  It was $.59 cheeseburge ... More >>

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    October 17, 2008
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    February 18, 2008
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    July 11, 2007
  • News

    November 30, 2006

    Irish Eyes are Smiling, Compadre

    Mexicans and Irish proclaim our columnist the patron saint of leprecanos.

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2006

    Notes from the Weekend

    -- This little ditty by the Palm Beach Post's Andrew Marra may be the worst news City Place has had. Not because a woman hanged herself out in the open. But because nobody even noticed until the afternoon. After the jump: McDonald's fighting obesity, Reinhard, Bigoney, Venezuelan ant-Semitism, a ... More >>

  • Foodstuffs

    May 12, 2005
  • Music

    December 9, 2004

    Dirty Vegas

    One (EMI)

  • Music

    September 16, 2004
  • Film

    May 27, 2004

    McRibbing

    A man eats fast food for a month -- guess what happens

  • Nightlife

    May 13, 2004

    Best Dive

    Curly Sue's Hideout

  • Foodstuffs

    May 13, 2004

    Best French Fries

    Ronnie B's Taste of the '50s Diner

  • Foodstuffs

    May 15, 2003

    Best French Fries

    Argentango Grill

  • Music

    February 28, 2002

    Maniac Rocking

    Where there's a Willis, there's a cult icon who can whup rock's geniuses

  • Dining

    January 24, 2002

    Comida Rapida

    If only all fast food joints were as good as Baja Fresh Mexican Grill

  • Foodstuffs

    May 17, 2001
  • News

    January 21, 1999

    Chute to Kill

    In October a skydiver named Mike McDonald made a fatal leap. He was the third client of Skydive Palm Beach to die in a year.

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