Designed by a Michelin four-star general
March 24, 2014 For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the Department of Defense's imitation McRib. It's an MRE, Pork Rib flavor. "This meal disgusts me more before 8 a.m. than most meals disgust me all day."
December 17, 2012 For this week's Sandwich Monday, we look back at the time we tried McDonald's beloved and mysterious McRib. It's usually out in October, but it comes a little late this year, so it's better timed as a sign of the coming apocalypse.
McDonald's plans to delay the return of the seasonal McRib sandwich in the hopes it can help boost late winter sales.
September 19, 2012 Fans complain as McDonald's delays this year's pork-a-licious McRib sandwich to boost an anticipated slump in winter sales. The sandwich is a food engineering marvel of pork trimmings pressed into a boneless rib shape, topped with pickles and barbecue sauce, sandwiched on a bun.
Fast food giant McDonald's has brought back the McRib until Nov. 14. The sandwich has gained cult acclaim over the past three decades because of its limited availability.
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November 4, 2011 There's not a rib to be found inside the McRib sandwich, but that pork patty drenched in barbecue sauce represents one of the greater innovations in meat science of the last century.
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