It's hard to say what you can get at a McDonalds these days.
After I moved I got to experience a whole new slew of fast food locales with more visits then I have in teh past. The more I ate at them, the more I realized that McDonalds can't cut it for me in my fastfood diet anymore.
Sure they're fries are okay, and only okay. Compared to the freshness of In N Out fries or the beefiness of Wendy's and Jack in the Box fries there is no comparison anymore.
The burgers and chicken is only okay and it's hit and miss on the quality. There are days when I can get a fresh and yummy Double Chesseburger that goes down easy and other times I get a literal greaseball burger that slimes it's way down my throat and makes me run for an antacid.
Not much to say about their dollar menu other then if I'm not mistaken, McDonalds is the one that kicked off this trend which is another anomoly of sorts. Some parts of the country have 5 piece McNuggets as a permanent place holder and other parts don't.
The thing that they have going for them is speed. You get your food FAST, even when they're busy.
I guess the only other thing to mention is that McDonalds is going a long way to try and enhance it's image and dining experience. The last few McDonalds I've been to all have unique looks to them. Some I've seen with roman pillars and others have a lighthouse built into the sides of them.
Bottom line, if your not looking for anything special or need familiarity then McDonalds can fit the bill. And a dollar is all it takes to buy yourself a McDouble, the Double Cheeseburger with only one slice of cheese.
I like McDonald's especially when I crave for fried food. French fries is good but I only like them with chilli (especially the sweet and hot version; like Thai chilli) sauce and not ketchup. The only burger I eat is Filet-O-Fish and nothing else (oh, may be once in a blue moon the McChicken). McDonald is also great to have when I'm broke! Other than that, I've no idea what the rest of McDonald means ;-) Oh, I do love its hashbrowns! Matter of fact is, … more
There's nothing I can find appealing about McDonald's, as I think they're the epitome of cheap, processed garbage passing as food. Hell, just thinking about their name and image is enough to make my skin crawl. Don't get me wrong, I like fast food when it's done right, but McDonald's and quality are like antonyms. I haven't been to one in five years, and the only things I ate there were the chocolate shakes and fries (which I didn't eat frequently). Ever since … more
The French Fries at McDonald's are about all I will eat there. They are probably one of the better fast food fries around. Otherwise, watch out for the chicken nuggets which are made of sketchy excess chicken parts that are turned into paste, dyed and re-modeled into what resembles a nugget. Yum, yum.
Personally McDs makes me sick to eat anymore except for the occasional breakfast sandwich, but they do serve their purpose. As a person that home cooks most of my children's meals, happy meals now and then can be effective tools for treats for them and they can burn off most of the crap they eat playing on the play structure until they are worn out.
...someone said that once, hopefully in jest since it would be both libelous and untrue. The only questionable thing I know about is the butane-type chemical in their McChicken sandwich, which apparently acts as a 'stabilizer'. Of course, you know you're kind of screwed when you eat in places that need food stabilizers, but then reading the labels of almost anything you buy these days is really alarming. All that aside, the Sausage and Egg McMuffin Sandwich is where it's at. Some very … more
Born in Wausau Wisconsin. Move at an early age to Ventura California and lived for 8 years. Growing up in a big city landscape didn't prepare me for my next move: Archbold Ohio with a population of … more
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McDonald's is the world's largest fast food chain, serving more than 47 million customers daily, and having more than 31,000 locations worldwide. The restaurant serves traditional American foods like burgers, fries, shakes, and chicken, and has branched out into other foods in recent years, such as salads, Mexican cuisine, and snack wraps.
McDonald's has come under heavy criticism in recent years for its role in contributing to growing obesity trends in many nations. As a response, the company prints nutrition information on many food wrappers, in addition to serving healthier fares such as salads.
The company was founded in San Bernardino, CA, in 1940, and is currently headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois. As of 2008, the company had over 380,000 employees worldwide.