McDonald’s Brazil releases special World Cup sandwiches

McDonald’s Brazil releases special World Cup sandwiches

(Relaxnews) – If the US were a burger, it would surely be made with a double patty of Angus beef, barbecue sauce, bacon and cheddar. That’s according to McDonald’s Brazil, which has created seven team sandwiches for the World Cup. Only available across Brazil, the limited-edition sandwiches have been created for fans of Argentina, Brazil, […]

How to celebrate Valentine’s Day on a fast-food budget

How to celebrate Valentine’s Day on a fast-food budget

(Relaxnews) – Valentine’s Day isn’t just a greeting card or chocolate holiday. It’s also an occasion for the fast food industry to capitalize on the very edible holiday by turning their foods into the shape of a heart or offering their restaurants as wedding hall venues for couples on a low —  very low — […]

French flipping over burgers: study

French flipping over burgers: study

(PARIS-AFP) – The hamburger may be a quintessentially American food, but is fast winning over the French who increasingly choose a beef patty wedged into a bun over a baguette sandwich. Research by the Gira marketing and consulting firm found that nearly one of every two sandwiches sold in the country last year was a […]

07.02.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Less fatty ‘Satisfries’ hit Burger King menus in US

Less fatty ‘Satisfries’ hit Burger King menus in US

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Fast food giant Burger King introduced a lower-fat, fewer-calorie French fry to US patrons Tuesday, allowing customers to order a side of “Satisfries” with their meal. The new fry, which is being sold alongside the old classic, has one-third the fat and 20 percent fewer calories. And a small-size order contains 270 calories […]

25.09.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
World’s stinkiest fruit turned into wine

World’s stinkiest fruit turned into wine

(Relaxnews) – A fruit so stinky it’s been banned in public buses and trains in Singapore has been turned into wine. It’s a formidable feat pulled off by a team of student researchers at the the National University of Singapore who hope to commercialize their durian wine and see the product on store shelves. Known […]

28.07.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
Singapore gripped by Hello Kitty frenzy

Singapore gripped by Hello Kitty frenzy

(SINGAPORE-AFP) – Tempers flared and police had to be called in Thursday as anxious Singaporeans rushed to McDonald’s outlets to buy Hello Kitty plush toys being sold by the fastfood chain as a promotion. Hundreds had begun queueing from Wednesday night to get their hands on a kitten in a skeleton outfit, depicting a character […]

29.06.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat, Online ·