The Huffington Post reported that a former McDonald’s employee shot a cell phone video of a live mouse in a bag of Big Mac buns at a McDonald’s in Philadelphia. The employee alleged that mouse droppings were often found on buns at the fast food restaurant, and the manager ordered workers to serve the buns after wiping off the droppings. Check out the video below.
According to International Business Times, French fast food chain Quick is harnessing “the force” with its new Darth Vader burger, complete with a black bun. The menu item was created in honor of the upcoming release of Star Wars 1: The Phantom Menace 3D.
In addition to the Vader, burger, Quick is also featuring the Dark Burger, a tribute to Darth Maul which features a red-colored bun and the Jedi Burger in honor of Yoda which includes white mozzarella cheese cubes underneath the top bun.
After the new year, McDonald’s is planning on launching a campaign featuring four of its U.S. food suppliers in an attempt to put a face on its food. The marketing strategy was developed in part to cash in on the local movement, which has consumers more interested in where their food comes from.
McDonald’s recently dumped its egg supplier after reports surfaced about animal cruelty, but the fast food giant insists that this event did not motivate the new campaign.
Huffington Post recently released it’s ‘Naughty & Nice’ list of this year’s seasonal restaurant items, which includes everything from a gingerbread martini to red velvet hot chocolate. While some of these concoctions look rather tasty, some should go straight to the top of the naughty list.
The State Fair of Texas has crowned its latest Most Creative winner for its annual Big Tex Choice Awards: deep-fried bubblegum. Creator Justin Martinez dips a marshmallow in bubblegum-flavored extract, covers it in bubblegum flavored dough and deep fries it before covering it in blue icing and chiclets. Take a look at the video to see how he does it.