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Rt66Mike
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McRib - Wed, 08/3/05 11:11 PM
Are there any Mickey D's that carry the McRib year round? Where I live about 65 miles from St. Louis, they only seem to trudge out the McRib about once a year, usually near christmas time.

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RE: McRib - Thu, 08/4/05 12:05 AM
From what I have seen at all the McDonald's I have seen...it is just a yearly thing...I have never found one that has had it year round on their menu.

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RE: McRib - Thu, 08/4/05 12:59 AM
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Originally posted by Rt66Mike

Are there any Mickey D's that carry the McRib year round? Where I live about 65 miles from St. Louis, they only seem to trudge out the McRib about once a year, usually near christmas time.


I'm not trying to be a wiseguy here, but do you actually eat those things, or are you just curious about them?

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RE: McRib - Sat, 08/6/05 3:16 PM
Far as I'm concerned it could be a Haley's comet timing kind of thing.

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RE: McRib - Sat, 08/6/05 3:19 PM
I just got ill thinking about it!!!!!

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RE: McRib - Wed, 08/10/05 11:30 AM
More like Haley's vomit!!!

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RE: McRib - Tue, 08/16/05 8:06 PM
You people talk about Mickey D's bad food but someone must like it since it is the biggest restaurant in the world

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RE: McRib - Tue, 08/16/05 8:58 PM
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Originally posted by iambac

You people talk about Mickey D's bad food but someone must like it since it is the biggest restaurant in the world


It IS cheap--it is fast--and it is everywhere---but that dont make it good. Lots of folks like masochism and self abuse too! Personally--i live in an area where i can get a good bbqed pork sandwich year round--its a little more $ then McD's--but ONE fills me up!-abd the sides come with it!

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RE: McRib - Wed, 08/17/05 2:23 AM
McRib = McAwful.

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RE: McRib - Wed, 08/17/05 4:46 AM
I like Mac's but the McRib is something i don't like.

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RE: McRib - Wed, 08/17/05 6:49 AM
I'll forever associate it with the 'Simpsons' version at Krusty Burger. Krusty's ringing endorsement: "*I* don't mind the taste!"

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RE: McRib - Wed, 08/17/05 7:28 AM
I'm sure they have reformulated the the McRIb, but when I worked at McD's in CA ('81'-'83), the McRib was actually good. It was a chopped pork patty formed in that stupid fake rib shape, but just chopped pork. We had to dedicate a separate grill to it because of the cooking time and temps -- If I remember correctly, we used 4-1 computer and went through 2 cycles to get them cooked. They then HAD to marinate in the hot BBQ sauce for a minimum of 1 hour before being ready to serve. Toast the bun, pickles and q-pounder onions on the bun, then the meat. It wasn't my favorite, but it was not bad food at all.


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RE: McRib - Wed, 08/31/05 9:19 PM
Yes...I like the McRib. To me, its by far the best thing at McDonalds when it is available.

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RE: McRib - Mon, 09/19/05 4:50 AM
I used to work at Mc Donalds and yes the McRib is a very hard product to have on the menu...yes you have to dedicate a separate grill for it, and you have to have the BBQ sauce set up to where you can get to it quick but not mess up all the kitchen with it, not to mention cleaning up the McRib mess............augh HOURS in the deepsink

But On topic....I think the McRib is yummy! especially with extra pickels and a lil big mac (thousand island dressing) sauce on it


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RE: McRib - Tue, 09/20/05 7:42 PM
IMO, if there were only one McDonald's in the world and if it had the present range of products and same prices, then Roadfooders would have found it for the fries, McGriddles, and maybe the premium salads. People would go some miles out their way for those items.

Several of the other fast food chains also have well developed items that deservedly draw customers.

So far as the McRib is concerned, when all is said and done its a beefless hot dog in sauce.

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RE: McRib - Tue, 09/20/05 8:03 PM
To hell with the McRib. Give me two double cheeseburgers & a large order of fries prepared the "original" way. No food police needed, thankx.


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RE: McRib - Tue, 09/20/05 9:14 PM
quote:
Originally posted by Adjudicator

To hell with the McRib. Give me two double cheeseburgers & a large order of fries prepared the "original" way. No food police needed, thankx.




Pray tell! What are food police? There are fastfood junkies posting here and there are people that voice their opinion on patronizing these dreadful fast food joints. You give your opinion and I will give mine.....thank you for your consideration.[|)][|)]

In the meantime, My favorite name for the place mentioned is McPoop's. I do have another word but do not want to be too crude.

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RE: McRib - Tue, 09/20/05 10:29 PM
*laff*

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RE: McRib - Wed, 09/21/05 2:08 AM
quote:
Originally posted by chezkatie
In the meantime, My favorite name for the place mentioned is McPoop's. I do have another word but do not want to be too crude.


I don't think that would look good on the arches. Them MicRibs is great. Not all yucky like that barbeq on the bones in Kansas City. Bones are for dogs, not human beans.

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RE: McRib - Wed, 09/21/05 7:29 AM
WOOF!

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RE: McRib - Wed, 09/21/05 7:31 AM
Actually--i have never eaten this sandwich--the burger was bad enough---but i will try it---the day after i read Jane and Michael Stearns review telling me how great it is!!

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RE: McRib - Wed, 09/21/05 9:33 AM
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Originally posted by kneecapr


Not all yucky like that barbeq on the bones in Kansas City. Bones are for dogs, not human beans.


I didn't know that human beans hated bones? What kind of beans are human..........Ooooooh never mind

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RE: McRib - Wed, 09/21/05 10:50 AM
B&S,
Human beans...gives a WHOLE new meaning to the kidney bean, no?


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RE: McRib - Sat, 10/15/05 7:12 PM
When the McRib first came out it was the best. Now, ????. I can take it or leave it. I remember the days when Mc would cook your hamburger fresh if you just ordered it with out Ketchup. Now they just pull the patty out of the steamer tray and "here you go". Digusting. I used to order my burgers plain and well done and my fries with no salt. Then just dress them in the car or at the table. That way you get the food fresh of the grill. Nice and hot.

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RE: McRib - Sat, 02/11/06 8:26 PM

This is too funny. I worked in A McD's in CA in 1982. I used to cook the McRibs. It took a long time and there was a lot of grease but I liked the finished product. I have not had one since 1982 or even seen one since. I live in DC and would love to try one again.

quote:
Originally posted by Willly

I'm sure they have reformulated the the McRIb, but when I worked at McD's in CA ('81'-'83), the McRib was actually good. It was a chopped pork patty formed in that stupid fake rib shape, but just chopped pork. We had to dedicate a separate grill to it because of the cooking time and temps -- If I remember correctly, we used 4-1 computer and went through 2 cycles to get them cooked. They then HAD to marinate in the hot BBQ sauce for a minimum of 1 hour before being ready to serve. Toast the bun, pickles and q-pounder onions on the bun, then the meat. It wasn't my favorite, but it was not bad food at all.



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RE: McRib - Sat, 02/11/06 8:38 PM
Chunked, formed and pressed pork.

McWhy??

I remember when they came out. I really wanted to try one. I took two bites and realized I was forcing myself (had to ask parents to get it).

I never really understood how anyone could eat pressed meat.

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RE: McRib - Sat, 02/11/06 9:08 PM
quote:
Originally posted by Catracks

Chunked, formed and pressed pork.

McWhy??


I never really understood how anyone could eat pressed meat.


Have you ever seen hotdogs being made??

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RE: McRib - Sat, 02/11/06 9:19 PM
I think you can buy them in the grocery store. I do believe I have seen them by Banquet or something like that.
Have not tried them, will NOT try them, but if you like them, thats all that matters.

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RE: McRib - Sat, 02/11/06 9:45 PM
quote:
Originally posted by plb

quote:
Originally posted by Catracks

Chunked, formed and pressed pork.

McWhy??


I never really understood how anyone could eat pressed meat.


Have you ever seen hotdogs being made??


Hotdogs are a processed product, not pressed.


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RE: McRib - Sun, 02/12/06 12:09 PM
quote:
Originally posted by Catracks

Chunked, formed and pressed pork.

McWhy??

I remember when they came out. I really wanted to try one. I took two bites and realized I was forcing myself (had to ask parents to get it).

I never really understood how anyone could eat pressed meat.


I don't care for McRibs either. As far as pressed meat goes you must not eat hamburgers either.

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RE: McRib - Sun, 02/12/06 12:40 PM
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Originally posted by Scorereader

B&S,
Human beans...gives a WHOLE new meaning to the kidney bean, no?


It AIN'T "Human beans". It's Human "be-ann-s". Where you folks frum? NORTH Gawjia??? (Or worse...)... Lawdy have mercy; you nawtherners have no class.


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RE: McRib - Sun, 02/12/06 1:11 PM
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Originally posted by Adjudicator

quote:
Originally posted by Scorereader

B&S,
Human beans...gives a WHOLE new meaning to the kidney bean, no?


It AIN'T "Human beans". It's Human "be-ann-s". Where you folks frum? NORTH Gawjia??? (Or worse...)... Lawdy have mercy; you nawtherners have no class.




Or, Human bee-uns...
I must start getting used to the "twang", now that I have conquered the Yankee accent.. thankfully I am very adaptable to regional speech, and can fit in most places in this bee-yooo-tee-full country!
Now that I will be leaving Maine in 2 weeks, I can say I have lived from one end of U.S. 1 to the other.

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RE: McRib - Mon, 02/13/06 10:01 AM
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I don't care for McRibs either. As far as pressed meat goes you must not eat hamburgers either.


Hamburgers are not pressed meat either. They are ground meat. Pressed meat is a whole different animal. Pressed meat is what you will find as the chicken fried steak in cheap frozen meals or the turkey in Buddig and other cheap deli meats. Chicken McNuggets are also pressed meat (althoghth the new ones are pressed white meat).

I suppose my favorite Buon Gusto Salami is technically pressed meat, but that is my exception.

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RE: McRib - Mon, 02/13/06 1:21 PM
Tried one many years ago w/ the understanding that if I didn't like it they would refund my money. One bite and I had my money back. They were cheerful and there was no problem but that puppy was terrible, IMHO.


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RE: McRib - Mon, 02/13/06 1:36 PM
is this where the shamrock shake topic belongs??? Never had one but are they still served? what did they taste like?

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RE: McRib - Mon, 02/13/06 2:27 PM
quote:
Originally posted by subseeker


I live in DC and would love to try one again.




With DC's plight to be recognized as a BBQ town, you have shamed our fair city. There's only one way to redeem yourself...
Become Mayor, get caught smokin' cocaine with a prostitute, go to jail, get out, run for public office, win, and then fail another drug test. Only then will you be a true Washingtonian again.


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RE: McRib - Fri, 02/17/06 1:47 PM
quote:
Originally posted by CatracksI never really understood how anyone could eat pressed meat.


I like pressed meat with cucumbers, tomatoes, onions, and some better stuff than yellow mustard. Most of you call them hot dogs. On a poppy seed bun with pickle relish (but not pickles, that's what cukes is about) and some peppers, that's Chicago Style.

I like McDs because they're a damn fine corporate citizen, and they're not bad if I'm in a hurry. A McRib is close enough to barbecue when I'm strapped for cash or time, but not if I have the power to choose something else.

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RE: McRib - Fri, 02/17/06 1:50 PM
quote:
Originally posted by shen

is this where the shamrock shake topic belongs??? Never had one but are they still served? what did they taste like?


Driving by our local McD today I noticed a sign for the shamrock shake, I think it's a seasonal thing.

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RE: McRib - Fri, 02/17/06 2:34 PM
quote:
Originally posted by Scorereader

quote:
Originally posted by subseeker


I live in DC and would love to try one again.




With DC's plight to be recognized as a BBQ town, you have shamed our fair city. There's only one way to redeem yourself...
Become Mayor, get caught smokin' cocaine with a prostitute, go to jail, get out, run for public office, win, and then fail another drug test. Only then will you be a true Washingtonian again.


And never, under any circumstances pay your taxes.

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RE: McRib - Fri, 02/17/06 3:57 PM
Shamrock Shake is seasonal, for St. Paddy's day (funny, how come no McCorned Beef & Cabbage Sandwich?).

I recall having one, maybe about 35 years ago, when I was still a kid and liked disgusting sweet crap. It was mint flavored, sweet, and even I thought it was disgusting.

Would have preferred a corned beef shake. Haven't had one since.

Funny, had a McRib, in it's first go around to my knowledge, guessing about 20 years ago. Haven't had one of those since, either.

McDs has a web site claiming McRib is gone for good, but then offering a petition to revive it. Gee, that wouldn't be a marketing ploy would it?

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RE: McRib - Sat, 02/18/06 10:20 AM
St. Pat's day I'm gonna get the McGuinness Extra Stout Shake. Mmmmmm.

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RE: McRib - Mon, 02/20/06 10:47 AM
quote:
Originally posted by jimcor

St. Pat's day I'm gonna get the McGuinness Extra Stout Shake. Mmmmmm.

How about some Corned McBeef and McCabbage?

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RE: McRib - Wed, 02/22/06 7:20 AM
Oooo the McRib in its fake molded shape! It's always reminded me of "Creepy Crawlers" --- where you put the gloopy stuff into molds and made spiders, snakes, etc.? Yech!

Andrea

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RE: McRib - Wed, 02/22/06 12:20 PM
Last year at this time and through St. Patrick's Day, my wife and I were in the throws of house hunting and bidding on properties.
St. Patty's Day arrived and we were so tired and in no mood to go to a crowded Irish Pub and get smooshed all night by the throngs of people, that we opted to sit in McDonald's and share a Shamrock Shake.
Not nearly as good as I remember them as a kid (but then, my memory fades with time, as all of our memories do) but, nevertheless, we were relaxed, enjoyed our shake/ice cream and didn't wake up with a hang over!

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RE: McRib - Thu, 02/23/06 7:36 AM
We signed the closing documents on our house last St. Patty's Day.

So this year will be a celebration of sorts...

We have to make it meaningful for our 2 boys - who only know that you get pinched if you don't wear "green" to school.

It is on Friday this year - better get yer money's worth!


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RE: McRib - Thu, 02/23/06 8:55 AM
I am not a big fan of McDonalds. Their McRib sandwich was tasty for me. I do not make it a position to buy often but the taste was OK with me.

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RE: McRib - Sat, 11/13/10 9:34 PM
Was the McRib originally round?  I didn;t remember tbhat it always was on a sub roll.
Thanks-

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RE: McRib - Sun, 11/14/10 12:24 AM
McSpam
 
 

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RE: McRib - Sun, 11/14/10 7:15 AM
Yo, Mods!  Prime candidate for the Fast Food forum!

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RE: McRib - Sun, 11/14/10 8:51 AM
 
The McRib can celebrate being number eight !!!
http://www.lunch.com/that...y_3_On_This_List_.html

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RE: McRib - Sun, 11/14/10 11:17 AM
Deconstructing the McRib...I don't have enough posts to include the link but at foodfacts dot info backslash mcrib is some interesting albeit unsettling pictures and details.
 
 

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RE: McRib - Sun, 11/14/10 12:29 PM
I McSpotted the McRib yesterday while coming home from visiting the Belterra Casino in Indiana -  McDonalds was nearby and was really  the only thing nearby on the way home  other than a Subway which is in the same roadside  complex - it's a nice Casino but they basically  have you trapped there food-wise.  I haven't sampled Belterra's food, but it looked okay. 

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RE: McRib - Sun, 11/14/10 4:55 PM
Robotoy1


Was the McRib originally round?  I didn;t remember tbhat it always was on a sub roll.
Thanks-

Don't know, but it should be shaped like a t..d, since that's what it is!

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RE: McRib - Mon, 11/15/10 7:34 AM

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RE: McRib - Mon, 11/15/10 12:05 PM
If you cannot make a round piece of meat oblong forget it. simple. Think how others form things. Bakers, Cooks, Metal Workers. You just do not pound straight down.  as the mallet strikes the the piece you slide sideways. develop this and can make a great BPT. how do you think they do this. go to school. LOL
Loin in Bulleyes BBQ Sauce for 6 Hrs in a slow Cooker . Bun of your choice. Onions -pickles your choice.
I throw 1/4 C Chopped onion in the sauce
 
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RE: McRib - Mon, 11/15/10 2:55 PM
the new commercial makes me ill. Watching people eat it with the sauce coming out of their mouth - it totally grosses me out. I don't like watching people slobber on food or lick fingers.
 
 

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RE: McRib - Mon, 11/15/10 3:41 PM
Score has a point about that commercial. I just turn my head. And I'm not known to be tha squeeemish sort.
Joe