Food & Nutrition

12 Things You Never Knew About the McDonald’s Apple Pie

It’s part of a Hong Kong wedding package Unkas Photo/Shutterstock Does McDonald’s have a special place in your heart? At Hong Kong, you can throw a wedding party at one, complete with rose-shaped balloons, an emcee, and apple pies stacked in a fancy-schmancy “cake” display. It’s one of McDonald’s healthier desserts Billion Photos/Shutterstock Sure, McDonald’s […]

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The Little-Known Reason McDonald’s Is Selling More Quarter Pounders

Robson90/shutterstock Hint: It’s part of the burger chain’s effort to incorporate healthier foods. People may be eating less fast food these days, but McDonald’s Quarter Pounder’s fortunes are on the rise. Executives at McDonald’s recently revealed that after five years of market decline, the company is once again gaining market share. McDonald’s sold 40 million […]

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This Could Be Why You Don’t See PlayPlaces in McDonald’s Anymore

Supannee_Hickman/shutterstock The McDonald’s venture into restaurant-adjacent playgrounds experienced a heyday from the 1970s to the ’90s. Their history is rich, there are several potential reasons why their numbers are dwindling today. If you spent a fair amount of time dining at McDonald’s in the 1990s and early 2000s, even if you didn’t have kids with […]

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12 of the Coolest McDonald’s Locations Around the World

Culture Your local McDonald’s has nothing on these architectural feats of fast food fandom. The Oversized Happy Meal James Kirkikis/shutterstock There’s no way anyone could mistake this building for anything other than a McDonald’s. The gigantic Happy Meal-shaped restaurant in Dallas, Texas, is covered with paintings of famous McDonald’s characters. Inside, you’ll find one of […]

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The Truth About McDonald’s Oatmeal

Just how healthy is it? Nutrition experts weigh in. HENADZI PECHAN/Shutterstock The history of McDonald’s oatmeal When you think of McDonald’s, you probably don’t immediately think of breakfast food. Even though the fast food franchise has expanded their offerings since their first-ever menu with these nine items, many people still associate the chain with their […]