What's happening to McDonald's?

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  1. prego

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    It seems like a breast or thigh part is never available. I've been to 2 branches in fort 3 separate times this week and they only offer rib or wing parts. I went to a kids party yesterday and there must have been 60+ chicken meals and every single one of them were wings. What's sad is that I saw 2 crew eating thigh parts. Is this happening in other fast food places as well? Sorry to vent here.
     
  2. madman101

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    not only that. i went to mcdo mckinley hill at 6pm (dinner time) to grab take-out for dinner. they said it will take 15 minutes to cook the chicken. what's the point in calling themselves a fastfood restaurant if they don't have them during dinner? i would understand a 5 to 10 minute wait during off-peak hours. but 15 minutes?!?!

    i drove away and went to jollibee petron along c5 and got my chickenjoy instantaneously.
     
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    i used to be sent wings all the time when i order for take-outs and delivery so i did the sanest thing to do when, time and again, i encounter such...get angry and send the package back to them.

    i also don't pay for delivery if the coke is spilled over, the box is crushed, or they come nearly an hour late (yes, and they always say they couldn't find my house, and yet i've been ordering from their regalado branch for nearly five years)

    i like mcdo because i like their chicken better, and it's the only fastfood branch nearest to the house...but their delivery service just sucks, their wings are all i get if i don't tell them so, and their call center agents are deaf
     
  4. prego

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    Maybe that's what they should put on the menu, Chicken Wings since that's all they ever serve these days. I don't mind paying a premium for a bigger piece but charging that much for a wing is pathetic.
     
  5. waks13

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    Their breakfast sucks too...they serve scramble eggs in chemical form.
    Sausage muffins makes you thirsty..
    Quarter pounder patties - dried as preserved meat.
    Fresh Garden salad - not fresh..looks just like scrap.

    Hope Mcdo can do it better.
     
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    Will forward comments, keep'em coming
     
  8. prego

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    Hi goriou812. How are you connected with them? Thanks.


     
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    Pa-cheese burger ka naman! Burger! Burger! :D
     
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    I noticed this happened when they launched the 99 peso quarter pounder and big mac. I'm not sure if it's because they are cutting costs to lower the price. Or if this is a result of the new packaging of the quarter pounder. Ever since it's been served in the box my quarter pounder's have always been dry.
     
  11. Lakan

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    Noticed that too when I was in Dumaguete recently and got myself the BigMac... only to be disappointed that it was kinda dry.
     
  12. waks13

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    Canteen foods in offices and schools are much better than Mcdo and they don't likely contain chemicals enhanced flavors and preservatives.
     
  13. gpo74

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    I think the reason why Big Macs and Quarter Pounder tend to be dry is mainly due to packaging. Since the box is not air tight it tends to get cooler faster hence it also dries out faster not like when it was still packed in wax paper the heat seem to retain longer. this of course is just my theory. Ever since this happend I always ask them to cook me a new burger I don't mind the wait as long as its juicy. Sometimes I would ask them to remove the catsup and pickle. So maybe if you guys don't mind the wait then just ask them to cook you a new burger. Another complain I have is there french fries. Its not as good as it used to be. And recently I found out that Mcdo does not use beef talo anymore to deep fry there fries.
     
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    last week i ordered for a cheeseburger plain (without veggies and condiments) in mcdonalds emerald avenue branch, and i saw a strand of hair in it. thank god i was able to check it out!!!! super ew. but anyway, still love their french fries. :)
     
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    Their french fries are way better than that of Jollibee. I rarely order chicken from McDonalds. For me its either KFC or Jollibee. I feel that their burgers have decreased in size or diameter. I buy quarterpounders but they do taste better when they are freshly cooked and haven't stood for quite a time in the counters behind the cashiers. On the other hand, a month ago I went to both a McDonalds and Jollibee for either a quarterpounder or champ. Both told me i had to wait 15 minutes for the burger. I ended up not being able to buy either. When it comes too juiciness, the Champ is champ. I rarely am able to eat it without having my hands or napkins full of grease :)
     
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    definitely mcdo french fries is way better than jollibee fries. I just miss the old fries of mcdo but still better than other fast food burger joints fries
     
  17. lawrencebosox45

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    hoy mga pinoy tayo! a little hair never stopped us (or me actually) from eating something!

    haven't you ever heard of the 5 SECOND, hair, RULE? either have i. now i'm embarrassed :redface:
     
  18. Nicky

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    That cuts back on unnecessary saturated fat, which is fine with me.
     
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    This makes sense! I'll probably take your advice and order a freshly cooked quarter pounder!
     
  20. philpangandian

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    I don't know if it's just me, but I always notice that their large fries is just about 10% more than their regular fries. And their price difference is a lot.
     

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