For a limited time, NYC area McDonald's restaurants will carry Fish McBites, a fishy answer to Chicken McNuggets. They're "poppable, crispy pieces of Alaskan Pollock and come in three sizes--Snack (3 oz.), Regular (5 oz.), and Shareable (10 oz.) "Fish McBites will be the first menu item offered by ... More >>
McNugs on the left, McBites on the right Did it seem strange to you that McDonald's, with McNuggets looking over its shoulder, decided to sire another chicken offspring? Maybe it was hoping for a baby like the full-piece fried chicken sold at Roy Rogers or KFC. But no, the baby turned out strange, ... More >>
The placid scene last night at the McDonald's on West 3rd Street where the beating occurred. The McDonald's just off Sixth Avenue in the Greenwich Village tenderloin was quiet last night, with patrons routinely entering and buying their Big Macs and Chicken McNuggets seemingly oblivious of ... More >>
Awful Gift #10: Stonerware Apron With Marijuana-Leaf Imprint, Broadway Panhandler Everyone knows that chefs like to get stoned (or "baked" as the apron has it), which helps relieve the tedium of chopping vegetables for hours at a time. But this guy doesn't need to wear an apron to show us he' ... More >>
Coming at you: the McDonald's Angus Deluxe Snack Wrap Few things are as relentlessly flogged on TV as the new product roll-outs of fast-food chains. We've been exposed to two in particular over the last few months: the BK Breakfast Bowl and McDonald's Snack Wraps.
This pink extruded substance, known as MSC, is precursor to many manufactured chicken products. Last night, Gizmodo's Casey Chan put up a post showing what the goop looks like that chicken nuggets are made of. Notice he didn't say "Chicken McNuggets," but it's not too hard to extrapolate.
This week's Where Am I Eating challenge was a toughie, and we had to offer another clue this morning, after Danny got pretty close to guessing the truth -- the burger is a McDonald's Quarter Pounder, although customized by removing the cheese, and putting honey mustard sauce on top, the alt ... More >>
Picky eaters, who have long stumped medical experts because their behaviors don't fit the traditional eating disorder profile, can now report on their unusual eating habits with the first national public registry of picky eating. [Wall Street Journal] A new study reveals that children are se ... More >>
This we'll defend?It looks like deep-fried butter and McDonald's Extra-Value Meals are doing what anti-war protesters in the '60s could have scarcely dared to dream would one day be possible: They are making people too fat to serve in the military.
This "culinary abomination" incorporates one large McDonald's chocolate milkshake, half (yes, half) a bottle of vanilla-flavored vodka, two packets of McDonald's barbecue sauce, and a couple of Chicken McNuggets for garnish. Sound disgusting? Wait till you see its creators take their first sip. [ ... More >>
Hey, our hometown Bridgeport, Connecticut is in the news! Let's see what that's about -- hm, looks like a kid threw his unpeeled banana in the garbage and his teacher took it out and made him eat it. The banana, we mean. Apparently the kid hadn't eaten his lunch and the teacher says she was worried ... More >>
all photos by Sam Horine Last Sunday, Banksy quietly opened the Village Pet Store and Charcoal Grille. I went yesterday, twice. (I was really hungry.) I wrote down the complete menu.
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