McDonald's McRib Sandwich

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    May 14, 2014

    St. Louis (and Gut Check) Taste Test McDonald's New Shakin' Flavor Fries

    Those crazy guys over at McDonald's are always coming up with new, questionable ways to clog our arteries (ahem, McRib). Usually things make their way from the coasts out here to the heartland, but this time, we got it first. McDonald's is testing its new "Shakin' Flavor Fries" in St. Louis and nort ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2012

    McDonald's McRib Returns to St. Louis Today, Get One For Free From Gut Check

    Usually McDonald's (multiple locations) brings its popular seasonal McRib sandwich back to menus across America in the fall. However, in September, Advertising Age leaked a memo from the McDonald's Operators National Advertising Fund stating the sandwich won't hit menus till December to boost end-of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2012

    Cheesy Bites Pizza, Cheeseburger Stuffed Crust Pizza and Other Pizza Hut Horrors

    It has been an eventful few weeks for pizza gimmicks. First, Gut Check reported that Pizza Hut UK had introduced a hot dog stuffed crust pizza. This week, two pizza-related events have clocked on our radar: cheesy bites pizza at Pizza Hut US (USA! USA! USA!) and Pizza Hut Middle East debuting cheese ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2011

    McRib Targeted by the Humane Society

    Wikimedia CommonsMcRib judgement got you down? Disguise it! ​It's the most wonderful time of the year - McRib season! But not everyone's thrilled with the pressed pork patty's annual appearance. The Humane Society of the United States has filed a complaint against pork giant Smithfield Foods, ... More >>

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    June 6, 2011

    McDonald's Introduces the UK to Incorrect Tastes of America

    burgerbusiness.comMcDonald's brings the U.S.A. to the UK.​ Because mediocre fast-food burgers aren't nearly American enough, UK McDonald's restaurants are in the midst of their annual Great Tastes of America promotion. Each week for five weeks, McDonald's outposts in England and Ireland featur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    Send Out the Clowns? 10 Potential Replacements for Ronald McDonald

    Image via​This week, a letter signed by some 550 health professionals appeared in several major newspapers, urging McDonald's to drop Ronald McDonald as its mascot.McDonald's response? Hell, no.Still, like any successful Fortune 500 company, McDonald's has a contingency plan should circumstances f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    Top 5 Fast Food Frankensteins

    Alllllllrighty, folks! The theme of this post: These foods shouldn't exist.​Creators of the following high-calorie, mixed-metaphor monstrosities flew a little too close to the sun (remember what happened to Prometheus?), and yet their charred and grease-soaked bastard children of Fast Food Nat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    Stephen Colbert on the McRib and Election Day

    On last night's episode of The Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert tackled the unlikely intersection of the two biggest news stories of next week: Election Day and the return of the McRib sandwich to every single McDonald's in America.The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30cThe McRib Is ... More >>

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    October 11, 2010

    Wall Street Journal Explores McRib Mania​Next month, McDonald's will bring back its infamous McRib sandwich -- which, as you likely know, is made not from actual pork ribs but from pork pressed into the shape of a rib -- at every one of its U.S. locations. Today, the Wall Street Journal looks inside the st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    One Critic's Take on "The Locavore's Dilemma"

    Image viaWhy bother?​On Monday, St. Louis Magazine restaurant critic Dave Lowry posted "The Locavore's Dilemma: One Critic's Take" on the magazine's food blog, Relish. The piece is a merciless and often quite funny critique of the locavore movement. The preoccupation with "local" foods is, at bes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    The Morning Brew: 5.20

    Can't eat as much since having weight loss surgery? According to Eater, a Pennsylvania smorgasbord joint is issuing discount cards to patrons who've had gastric bypass procedures. With proof of surgery and a doctor's signature, customers get half-priced all-you-can-eat for the first year and ten per ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2010

    Epic Advertising Fail: Kindergarten Stabbing, Babies and NPR

    Sometimes news website ads are automatically matched with a few keywords in the story on the screen. Sometimes that turns out to be a horrible, horrible idea. For instance, this combination of a heinous school massacre in China and the Mother's Day cute-fest Babies might surpass the blood-spattered ... More >>

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    November 7, 2007
  • Dining

    November 7, 2007

    McRib Value Meal

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  • News

    September 8, 2004

    Look! A Freeway!

    Unreal checks out the Lou from a fast-moving tour bus, learns the essentials of RV'ing and eats waaay too many Chilitos