When did French fries stop being good enough? For almost 300 years, people have been slicing good old white spuds into batons and deep-frying them, serving them with burgers, hot dogs, chicken strips, steak. You name it, people have offered it with a side of fries. They taste fantastic with just a ... More >>
McDonald's just isn't real food. So, it would make sense that something so fake, so artificial, and so full of preservatives would not be able to house mold. So, we at the OC Weekly, being as eager to jump on the McDonald's hating bandwagon as everyone else - decided to put this rumor to the test.
Taco Bell customers aren't the only fast-food restaurant patrons that get on the news for behaving badly. The Smoking Gun obtained a police report that a 26-year-old man in Massachusetts has been arrested for "assault and battery with a dangerous weapon." The weapon? McDonald's fries.After going thr ... More >>
In the hierarchy of fast-food fries, Burger King's offerings have never been at the top of the batch. They've long wilted beneath McDonald's fries, which are awesome if consumed within 48 seconds, and In-N-Out fries, which taste cardboard-y to me, but are generally loved by the masses. Well, ... More >>
Earlier this year, Freebirds World Burritos opened its first location in Orange. In case you haven't heard about this Santa Barbara-by-way-of-Texas chain, it competes in a very specific niche of the fresh-Mex quick-serve restaurant industry against Chipotle Mexican Grill: the sort-of-naturally r ... More >>
The McDonald brothers, Mark and Brandon, run Old Vine Cafe in Costa Mesa in a Manichean fashion: be nice, they treat you like gods. Be mean, they'll let the mick in them take over. I like them--otherwise, we wouldn't have named them the best restaurant in OC for 2009. And I'm glad to say they're ... More >>
A pigs-eye view of the Happiest Place on Earth
Stolen French-fry carts, nude torsos and pissed-off Dutchmen