Who’s up for Shamrock Shakes?
by Thom Yee
I remember this one time when I was a kid and McDonald’s was selling their hamburgers on promotion for something like 25 cents a piece. This was the ‘90s mind you, well before the days of McCafé or McDonald’s salads, well after the days of the McDLT, and probably around if not just before the all-too-brief age of McDonald’s’ pizzas, so it was right in the heart of when we knew how bad fast food was for us, but hey, where else were we gonna eat (plus we always ordered the Diet Coke, so whatevs)? And the place was just packed. People were buying the maximum number of hamburgers, ten at a time, and getting their friends to come in with them to order more, as if there were some kind of hamburger shortage, as if they were struggling to feed their tired, hungry, huddled-mass families, as if their very lives depended on it. But who am I to talk; after all, I was there too. I got a McChicken. Man, I miss how good those used to be. Continue reading