McDonald's Corporation

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2014

    McDonald's Florida Burger: Only in France

    McDonald's has created some new American-based sandwiches, including a new Florida beef sandwich. They only catch? So far, they're available only in France. According to the website, the sandwich was inspired by Florida, with "two chopped steaks and summer sauce." What's summer sauce? Your guess is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2014

    Ten Best Burgers in Broward County

    Take a drive through western Texas and it'll be as clear as the never-ending expanse of sky: America is a country of beef eaters. When it comes to a primal craving for meat, here in the U.S., it's all about the burgers. Our love of ground-meat-patty sandwiches stems from deep-seated childhood memor ... 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 7, 2014

    Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day is Tomorrow

    Back in 1978, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield opened an ice cream shop in a converted gas station in Burlington, Vermont. Their only experience? A $5 correspondence course in ice cream making. On their first anniversary, the two were so elated that the little shop was still in business, they decide ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2014

    Ten Best Late-Night Eats in Broward County

    The saying goes, "Nothing good happens after 2 a.m." We say "good" is an awfully subjective word. In any case, we don't believe it. Whether leaving a concert, a fun night out at the bars, a long day of work, or whatever other entertaining (but socially unacceptable) activities you may have been eng ... More >>

  • Film

    January 16, 2014
  • Blogs

    December 23, 2013

    McDonald's Mighty Wings: Ten Million Pounds Sitting in Storage

    Once in a while, even what seems like a great idea turns out badly. Take, for example, McDonald's Mighty Wings. We can imagine the discussion over at the Mickey D's R&D lab. "Everyone loves chicken wings. We have to introduce these on our menu. They'll be the new McRib!" Well, maybe not, because ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2013

    Florida Woman Gives Birth to Son at McDonald's

    It's no surprise that McDonald's can whip up a Big Mac five minutes after ordering, but this Lake Wales Micky D's can also deliver a baby boy in that time too. On the way to a doctor's appointment last Monday, 20-year-old Shardonnay Hill asked her grandmother to quickly stop at the McDonald's on C ... More >>

  • Music

    September 5, 2013
  • News

    August 22, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 13, 2013

    McEngagement Photo: There Are Worse Places to Get Engaged

    Ah. Twitter. What glorious news we find on thee? Yesterday, Fort Lauderdale Hard Rock Improv posted a picture on Twitter of an engagement ring stuffed into the top bun of some sort of McDonald's sandwich -- fish, fried chicken, who knows -- with the headline "Somebody got McEngaged!" At first, we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    Anonymous Hacked Burger King Twitter Yesterday Because of Horse Meat

    The hacker group Anonymous -- that sallow group of individuals ensconced somewhere in their parents' basements -- yesterday took down the King of Burgers. Sometime in the afternoon, Anonymous assumed control of Burger King's Twitter feed, putting up a McDonald's logo, tweeting that the company had b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2013

    Lacey Byrd Allegedly Beats Down Husband, Does His Laundry, Drops Out Of Riviera Beach City Council Election

    So that was fast. One month after Lacey Byrd, a West Palm Beach fashionista, announced she was running for Riviera Beach City Council, she thrashed her husband, got tossed in jail for a night, and upon her exit last Saturday immediately dropped out of the race. "After careful consideration, I hav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2012

    Wheelchair-Bound Man Stabbed at Orlando McDonalds

    Are we safe anywhere anymore? Orlando's is reporting a wheelchair-bound man was stabbed a handful of times in the abdomen at a McDonald's restaurant late Christmas Day.

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    Another Burger Chain? Burger 21 Sniffing Out South Florida Market

    Google the terms "burger" and "Fort Lauderdale" and more than four million results pop up. Even if you don't count the Big Three burger chains -- McDonald's, Burger King, and Wendy's -- there's still Five Guys, CG burgers, Energy Kitchen, BurgerFi, the soon-to-open Shula burger, Elevation burger in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2012

    Voluntary Recall of Fast Food Sliced Apples

    The company that supplies fresh apple slices to many fast food outlets, including Burger King and McDonald's, has voluntarily recalled several products after finding traces of Listeria monocytogenes on equipment at the Missa Bay, LLC processing plant.Missa Bay's parent company, Ready Pac, has issue ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2012

    Patrick Davis, Man With "Super Strength," Fights BSO Deputy; Two Old Guys Help Take Him Down (VIDEO)

    ​Broward Sheriff's Office Deputy Kevin Meyer arrived at a Pompano Beach McDonald's this morning in response to a report that a man had tried to steal a backpack. The suspect, 29-year-old Patrick Davis of North Lauderdale, had for some reason decided to stick around and was just standing near the r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2012

    Are McBites the New McRib?

    ​McDonald's has released McBites, made of chicken breast -- and rib -- meat, nationwide, along with 20 additional ingredients, not including breading. The chain's version of popcorn chicken debuted in Fort Lauderdale about three weeks ago.Served in a Chinese-takeout-inspired container, they're ava ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Ashamed To Admit Your McDonald's Addiction? Try The Shame Mask (Video)

    McDonald's: Billions and billions of shameful eaters.​We admit it. Clean Plate Charlie eats fast food. We're human, too.  Even with all the good food that we eat and write about, sometimes we're in a rush...or on the turnpike...or dreadfully hungover.When that happens, like you, we don't want ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2011

    Chipotle Versus McDonald's: Why Chipotle is Kicking Ass

    ​​Why is Chipotle growing at three times the rate of McDonald's?

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2011

    Lady Gaga's A Very Gaga Thanksgiving: A Preview

    ​Here are a list of things we thought would never happen:Wildebeest found on MarsMcDonald's turns all-veganLady Gaga Hosts a Thanksgiving SpecialGuess McDonald's is going veg and NASA's going to find animal tracks any day now, because Lady Gaga's A Very Gaga Thanksgiving is airing tonight (Thanksg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    Happy Hour: Duffy's Sports Bar On University Drive

    ​Duffy's on University Drive is the mega-center for mega-sports. Upon entering you're smacked by flat screens everywhere you look. I counted thirty, got dizzy and gave up (a hostess saw me struggling and informed me there are 70 ). Its decor is clean combination of football fanatic frat boy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2011

    No Reservations: Anthony Bourdain's Radioactive Trip to Ukraine

    Travel ChannelAnthony Bourdain and friends at the radioactive wonder wheel.​In last night's episode of No Reservations, Anthony Bourdain once again goes to places people only dream of going (if you happen to dream about nuclear holocaust).Our intrepid traveler, always in search of a good meal and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2011

    Buy One, Get One Free Smoothies and Frappes at McDonalds!

    flickr/terraforthewin​Summer is calling, or maybe it is just that talking lemon.

  • Film

    June 9, 2011
  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Increasing Numbers of Newborns Are Born Addicted to Pain Pills

    via Damon Winter/The New York TimesA nurse administers methodone to a newborn, 4 weeks old.​This week, the New York Times called attention to a largely overlooked demographic of pain pill addicts -- newborn babies. The Times reports that as pain pill abuse "ravages communities across the country," ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    Four Things to Drink on St. Patrick's Day Instead of Green Beer

    SpaceAgeSage via Creative CommonsMmmm...delicious FD&C Green No. 3. ​Green beer - the defacto and decidedly non-authentic Official Drink of St. Patrick's Day - is the liquid equivalent of shouting "Whoooo!!" when your favorite song comes on in the club: innocent fun, but a little amateurish.Un ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    Chef to Chef: Q&A With Raoul Valle, Owner of Green Wave Cafe

    Photo provided by Green Wave Cafe Over the past few years, there has been a heightened focus on food and where it comes from. Books like Fast Food Nation and Kitchen Confidential have been huge popular hits. If you're having nightmares about where your food comes from and how it's been proce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    Fort Lauderdale Police Erect Surveillance Tower in Homeless-Friendly Park. What's Next?

    Lots of people who happen to be homeless eat, sleep, and socialize in the shady comfort of downtown's Stranahan Park. But the city is constantly trying to send them elsewhere, spurred by the complaints of business owners. A recent move by the Fort Lauderdale Police Department seems downright si ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    McDonald's Robbery: I Am So Not Lovin' This

    ​It's shaping up to be a bad month for national fast-food franchises. First Pizza Hut gets a visit from a pair of towel-wearing banditos. Now this.A very similar crime happened Monday at the McDonald's just west of I-95: Another dude with a gun places his order, as in orders a cashier to give him ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    Tal Ronnen Interview: Q&A with The Conscious Cook (Part 1)

    ​Tal Ronnen made history when his book The Conscious Cook -- the first full-color vegan cookbook to be published in North America -- hit the New York Times bestseller list last fall. Since hitting the big-time (thanks also to Oprah, who had Ronnen develop a 21-day vegan cleanse for her), Ronnen ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2010

    Prized South Florida Recruits Create Quandary for College Coaches

    Flickr: JonathanBachmanPhotography.comCousins and Wall won't be wearing Kentucky colors next year.​Maybe the best high school basketball players in the country come with a curse. Those elite players tend to stay in college for only one year, which isn't much time to develop the kind of team dynami ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2010

    How to Convert a Vegetarian by Hiding the Meat in "Authentic" Dishes

    Photo by Flicker user JadydangelHide your meat in baked ziti.​It's no secret that I'll eat pretty much anything made from, made with, or made in the same room as a meat or meat byproduct. Oddly, not everyone feels the same way. Occasionally, someone around here whom I won't name because she knows ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    Reviewing the Chains: The Cheeburger Cheeburger Classic

    via Flickr user newsongNY​It's about three hours into a four-hour road trip, so I'm finally hitting the home stretch, but I can't wait another hour to get home and eat. So I pull off the Florida Turnpike into the Lake Worth Rest Stop (mile marker 94 for those deranged enough to follow along my gas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Are Animal Rights Activists -- and Local Multimillionaire -- Behind the McDonald's-Causes-Cancer lawsuit?

    flickr user: nukeit1​Today, newswires were abuzz with the information that a Washington-based nonprofit group called the Cancer Project, on behalf of two plantiffs in Connecticut, filed a class-action lawsuit against Burger King, McDonald's, and Friendly's.  The lawsuit alleges that chicken s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2009

    Weekend Blog Watch

    via Good Is​Although Clean Plate Charlie is the only food blog you need to read every day, some people just can't get enough. And some people don't like to read at all. This post is for you! This week, we're highlighting food blogs which focus on pretty pictures.Fast Food Ads vs. Reality puts the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2009

    McJunque Goes Upscale: A Taste Test of the McDonald's Angus Burger

    Photos by Bill CitaraThe world's most omnivorous, omnipresent purveyor of junk food is now crashing the rather more upscale salons of junque cuisine.  That would be McDonald's, which last week spat up a trio of 100 percent Angus beef burgers. Launched to compete with the tonier patties of eater ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2009

    Rich Man Seeks Gold-Digger Wife. Welcome to Palm Beach.

    Flickr user: diamond girl 77You, too, could be a gold digger.He's rich. He's getting on in years. And he seems to have no idea that The Bachelor thing is sooo 2003.Meet Palm Beach millionaire Tom Feltenstein, the man behind the "Have Maid... Have Money, Would Love a HONEY!" billboard that recently b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2009

    Live Blogging Heat Playoff Game Two

    So I'm finally getting settled in the press box my living room to call a fantastic evening of live basketball television watching. Our target demographic tonight: the lost souls who somehow have access to the internet, but not a television; and the very bored. A few months ago Thomas "I Heart Ro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2009

    For Ponzi Victim, One Last Luxury: A Trip to Fort Lauderdale

    Yeah, depressing isn't it? Today's Houston Chronicle reports on one victim of that slightly lesser (alleged) Ponzi, the Stanford Group. A North Carolina man named William Allen couldn't close his Stanford account before the Feds froze it. Among the last things he bought before the company went Madof ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2008

    Everybody's Kung Food Fighting

    We used to joke about serving a "knuckle sandwich" and washing it down with a cool "can of whoop-ass" (pictured above). But no more. Not since this rash of cuisine-related crime struck Florida. This past week, we've been too scared to enter a Dunkin' Donuts, and only now that our brave sheriff has a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2008

    Fast Food Fiascos!

    The fast food news is as hot and heavy this Monday morning as a Big Mac with a side of fries. In England, the Sunday Sun reports an exploding rat population (there are currently more rats than people living in the Queen's Realm) explained by fast food trash thrown in the street. Rats are becoming no ... More >>

  • Film

    November 16, 2006

    There's the Beef

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

  • Dining

    July 29, 2004
  • News

    December 25, 2003

    Xmas Spirit

    Folks at Happy Times get the news just like the prez: with the ugly

  • Music

    November 27, 2003

    Iggy Pop

    Skull Ring (Virgin)

  • News

    October 16, 2003

    Who Ya Gonna Call?

    Anybody but Wayne Huizenga's Maroone, says one unhappy buyer

  • Foodstuffs

    May 16, 2002

    Best Thai Restaurant

    Try My Thai Café

  • Culture

    November 22, 2001

    Dont Get Holidazed!

    Holiday Gift Guide 2001

  • Dining

    September 21, 2000


    Charlie's Bar-B-Q

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