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Why Your Fast Food Order doesn’t arrive as pictured

Readers spoke, we listened. After we published a report about supermarket foods that bear no resemblance to the photo on their packaging, some of you said that we had missed a similar annoyance: fast foods that are less attractive in person than in their ads or on menus, billboards, or websites. Continue reading Why Your Fast Food Order doesn’t arrive as pictured


China surpasses America with “Pork McNuggets”

Having already surpassed the U.S. in education, trade, Jackie Chan amusement parks, and soon maybe overall economy, China is now solidifying its bid to become the world’s foremost superpower by surpassing us in the compression of meat stuffs into McNugget form. As reported by Kotaku, McDonald’s China recently introduced the Spicy Pork McBite—or, as translated by Shanghaist, the Crispy Spicy Piggy Ball, as the Chinese have also surpassed us in hilariousness. And as you might gather from the name, the Spicy Pork McBite is a deep-fried ball that is approximately the size of a human bite, consisting of ground meat that is approximately the texture of pork.  Indeed, while McDonald’s America wastes needless hours forming its pork mush into the shape of fake rib bones, McDonald’s China simply rolls it into a ball and gets on with its day of dominating global industries. Continue reading China surpasses America with “Pork McNuggets”