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McD’s Tries Tots Called Hash Brown Bites

McD’s Tries Tots Called Hash Brown Bites

Already finding itself a seat on the sriracha bandwagon, McDonald’s now is taking a shot at the other hot QSR food trend—tater tots—in its favorite test market, Australia. In Australia, where summer approaches, McDonald’s is offering a Summer Sides Box, a multi-person combination of three deep-fried items: eight Hash Brown Bites, eight Chicken McNuggets, 12 […]

Burger King Sides with Mac ‘n Cheetos

Burger King Sides with Mac ‘n Cheetos

From Burger King, which earlier gave us Chicken Fries, comes Mac ’n Cheetos, fried macaroni-and-cheese bites coated with that day-glo orange cheese-flavored powder that makes Cheetos addictive. Served five to a box, Mac ’n Cheetos are priced at $2.49 for this summer-long LTO. Combo meals with Bk burgers will be offered. Larger serving sizes aren’t […]

McDonald’s Testing Fry-Toppings Menu

McDonald’s Testing Fry-Toppings Menu

McDonald’s has made no secret that it is trying new ideas with its “core” menu items. It’s testing three sizes of the Big Mac. It’s trying out fresh ground beef for its Quarter Pounder with Cheese. But what about those “World Famous French Fries”? Here, McDonald’s is trying flavored Gilroy Garlic Fries in San Francisco, […]

Burger King Goes Native with Poutines in Canada

Burger King has borrowed a page from McDonald’s menu-localization playbook by promoting a three-item line of Canadian favorite poutine. Classic Poutine–cheese curds and fries covered with gravy—already was  on the menu, but now BK takes the dish upscale.  Newly added Angry Poutine plays off Burger King’s Angry Whopper and adds jalapeños, onions and the chain’s […]