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2011-01-12 11:56:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, January 11, McDonald's crowned DJ Jake "JayCeeOh" Osher as the winner of the McDonald's Flavor Battle. The New York native who represented the Big Mac(TM) won the $10,000 grand prize beating out competing DJs Leon "Hella Yella" O'Neal III and Stephan "Steph Floss" Williams in front of a packed audience in New York City. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110112/CG29120-a) (Photo:...

2010-09-16 10:05:00

DENVER, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans celebrate National Cheeseburger Day, September 18, 2010, with classic beef cheeseburgers, a favorite American tradition. As a preferred topping on the burger, 44% choose American cheese, 38% like Cheddar and 23% also say they sometimes put Swiss cheese on their burger, according to a recent survey by IPSOS Public Affairs for The Beef Checkoff. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100914/CG64802) (Photo:...

2009-09-29 14:58:35

U.S. hamburger giant Burger King said it would go national with the $1 double cheeseburger promotion, a move that may put competitors on high alert. The price for Burger King's double cheeseburger is $1 in 40 markets, but the corporation will go national with the price Oct. 19, The Chicago Tribune reported Tuesday. Television ads for the new price often focus on the double cheeseburger sold by McDonald's Corp, which is smaller and priced at $1.19. Then there's CKE Restaurants Inc., owner of...

2009-09-28 16:27:43

A British fast-food restaurant is hailing its signature dish, the Super Scooby, as the country's largest and most fattening burger. Officials with the Jolly Dryer restaurant in Bristol, England, said the 2,645-calorie burger includes four 1/4-pound beef patties, eight strips of bacon, eight cheese slices, 12 onion rings, three sauces and a generous serving of lettuce, Sky News reported Monday. Nick Lomvardos, 42, owner of the restaurant, said the 3.3 pound sandwich has yet to leave a customer...

2009-09-21 12:00:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- CTA, Metra and South Shore (NICTD) commuters will board with more than they bargained for Wednesday, September 23 when McDonald's makes Chicago the fifth stop on its national "Try Free, Ride Free" tour. In Chicago, the promotion includes distributing more than 5,000 pre-paid transit fare cards and 5,000+ coupons for free Angus Burgers to morning commuters at 10 CTA El, three Metra commuter rail and one South Shore rail stations throughout the...

2009-09-09 07:10:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Commuters riding some of the nation's busiest public transit systems will get more than they bargained for courtesy of McDonald's -- a free ride and a coupon for a free Angus Third Pounder premium burger. Beginning September 13 and running throughout the month of September, McDonald's will offer commuters in Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, and Washington, D.C. a free transit pass and a coupon for a free Angus Third Pounder while...

2009-07-09 15:57:11

Fast food chain Burger King has apologized to Hindus for an ad run in Spain that depicted an Indian goddess with a beef burger, which the religion forbids. Burger King pulled the advertisement after receiving complaints from Hindus around the world about the depiction of Lakshmi, the Indian goddess of wealth, with a Texican Whopper burger containing an all-beef patty, a beef chili-con-carne slice and an egg-based Cajun mayonnaise, which are all foods banned by the Hindu religion, The Daily...

2009-07-09 14:30:21

Fast food giant Burger King is asking its franchises to consider selling double cheeseburgers for $1 apiece, a Memphis-area franchisee said. John McNelis, president of the real estate division of Mirabile Investment Corp., which owns about 40 Burger Kings, said the company is proposing a double cheeseburger price cut to $1 for about four months and franchise owners are expected to vote on the measure in the near future, the Chicago Tribune reported Thursday. The double cheeseburgers are...

2009-06-22 10:05:00

New Steakhouse Burgers Bring More Flavor To Summer Grilling MINNEAPOLIS, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the fourth of July, No Name(R) premium meats and seafood introduces three new No Name Steakhouse Burgers that can go from freezer to grill to great in less than 15 minutes. Made with real steak, these thick and juicy steakburgers come in three delicious varieties: Mushroom & Swiss, Roasted Peppers, Onions & Mozzarella Cheese and Cheddar & Bacon. No Name Steakhouse...

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2009-06-20 12:35:00

McDonald's plans to offer its new pricier Angus burger throughout the United States in August, despite the sluggish economy, a company report reveals. The one-third pound burger is made of a higher grade of beef than McDonald's other burgers and has been tested in markets in Southern California, Illinois, New York and Ohio. The Angus burger is the fast-food chain's most expensive U.S. sandwich, selling for about $4. The Angus burger is expected to debut nationwide in August and be part of...