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McDonald's Corporation

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2014

    Boisterous Brunchers Can't Bog Down Miami Chefs

    A 50-pound pig is pumped full of brine for four days and then -- around midnight on a Saturday -- placed in a large wooden box just behind the Four Seasons Hotel in Brickell. The box is closed, covered in hot charcoal, and left for hours beneath a tent that's shrouded by foliage. Around dawn, two co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2014

    Man Biking to Miami to Propose to Girlfriend Stabbed To Death in Vero Beach

    Kevin Adorno wanted to combine his bucket list with his engagement. The 28-year-old graphic designer from Uniondale, Connecticut, always wanted to bike down the East Coast from Maryland to Miami, and he decided that once he arrived here he'd propose to his girlfriend. Unfortunately, Adorno met a s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2014

    Former Barry University Soccer Player Nicholas Potts Stabbed to Death in Colorado

    Around 4 a.m. last Sunday, neighbors of suburban Grand Junction, Colorado, were awakened by a man desperately running from house to house and knocking on doors, pleading for help as he tried to flee another man. The two eventually ended up in a front yard, where the man who had been fleeing was late ... More >>

  • News

    May 29, 2014
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    January 30, 2014

    Miami's Five Most Outrageous Burgers

    When it comes to meat stuffed between buns, Miami has it all. In the past, we've shared our picks for the city's top ten burgers. We even found the most expensive one -- it's $65. But now, it's time to think beyond the bun. Grab some napkins: What follows are the five most outrageous burgers in Mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2014

    Ten Best Restaurant Chains Missing in Miami

    Miami is not missing much. About 363 days of beach weather? Check. European tourists in Speedos plucking up overpriced designer items? Check. Damn near every taste, flavor, and kind of restaurant you can think of? Check. There are, however, a few things we lack. Domestic restaurant chains that litt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2013

    Burger King and Ronald McDonald Rap Battle For Better Pay: Watch Here (Video)

    Yesterday afternoon, the Burger King and Ronald McDonald got together in a show of solidarity in an old school rap battle against their employees. Why would the clown and the king team up with each other? Well, they've got a lot in common. They're both the faces behind giant mega fast-food corporat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    Green Garden Organics Opens Juice Bar, Lunch Spot in Coral Gables

    Eating clean ain't easy. And what with the limited number of hours in the day and convenience of fast food, it's no wonder you opt for McDonald's more often that not. Ain't nobody got time for preparing a week's worth of meals from Whole Foods. But with the addition of Green Gables Organics to the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2013

    Israel Hernandez Killing: Reefa Tributes Show South Florida's Street Art Scene Is Flourishing

    On the second Saturday night in August, Wynwood was a blur of booze and beats. Thousands had descended upon the district for the neighborhood's monthly Art Walk. Drinks in hand, they moved in mass from one gallery to the next. But the piece drawing the biggest buzz wasn't behind glass, or even insid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    Two Miami McDonald's and a Taco Bell Hit By Armed Robbers This Week

    Chances are, if you're in a fast food restaurant around midnight on a weekday then you're probably not having the best day already. So masked men with guns barging into the restaurant and demanding your money and cell phone just seems like karmic cruelty. Yet, that's exactly what's happened three ti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2013

    McDonald's Accused of Cheating Worker By Paying With ATM Card

    Over the past several years, frightening statistics have been released revealing that minimum wage earners working 40 hours per week cannot afford to live above poverty level -- meaning they cannot afford rent on their own, their food budget is negligible, and of course, cable and WiFi are out of th ... More >>

  • News

    May 2, 2013
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    March 12, 2013

    St. Pat's Sweets: Shamrock Shakes, Irish Creme Donuts, Pot of Gold Cupcakes

    It's no secret that St. Patrick's Day (March 17) revolves around consuming copious amounts of distilled beverages, but even for the most hardened Irish imbiber, Jameson and Guinness can get old after a while. So when you want to pay tribute to Irish tradition but you're over the Irish Car Bombs, s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2013

    Five Reasons Publix Isn't the Best Grocery Store Ever

    Like Coke versus Pepsi or McDonald's versus Burger King, some business battles will be waged forever. After all, people have strong opinions about what they put in their pie-hole. The same goes for supermarkets. Some people are die-hard Whole Foods junkies; others (as former Northeasterners know) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2012

    Ten Flavored Vodkas We'd Like to See in Stores

    Arguably, 2012 was the year that flavored vodka jumped the shark. Once limited to simple, (semi) natural flavors like cherry, vanilla and citrus, this year the industry made inroads into liquid flavors we never thought possible. From salted caramel and chocolate covered cherry to Fruit Loops and PB& ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Wash U.: Gain Weight and Get Paid

    Would you eat a dozen churros every day for pay?Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine are paying participants to eat, particularly fast food from McDonald's, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Burger King, Taco Bell, and Pizza Hut.Participants are being compensated up to $3500 depending o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    Red Robin at The Falls Now Serves Ghost Peppers On Its Burgers, Wants to Destroy Your Mouth

    Never mind Miami Spice, you want spice? Red Robin, the gourmet burger chain, will soon be the first national chain to have the ghost pepper on its menu. Keep in mind that the ghost pepper, or Bhut jolokia, is one of the world's hottest peppers, measuring anywhere between 855,000 to more than 1,000,0 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2012

    Burger King to Go Cage-Free by 2017

    Miami-based Burger King Corporation has announced that its eggs and pork products will be cage-free by 2017.The company is catching onto a national trend. Wendy's and McDonald's are making similar plans. Hormel and Smithfield Farms plan to end the use of cages in the same time period as BK. Already ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2012

    Pink Slime No More: Three Factories Suspend Production

    ​Pink slime, that ammonia-treated concoction used in ground beef that has offended the sensibilities of so many people, might finally disappear.The Associated Press reports that three of four factories belonging to Beef Products Inc., which produces much of the popular but hazardous slime, ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2012

    Dunkin' Donuts Opens on Calle Ocho: Freebies and Salsa Dancing

    ​Dunkin' Donuts is probably one of the few fast food chains that still draws a crowd when one of their locations open. (Come on, when was the last time you cared about a McDonald's grand opening?)Dunkin' is celebrating its newest shop, located directly on Calle Ocho this Saturday, March 24. Taking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2012

    McDonald's to Drop Club Bangers and Quarter Pounders at Cameo on Thursday

    ​Simultaneously reviving the clubland economy and refueling America's obesity epidemic, fast food giant McDonald's is damn near ready to crown this year's "hottest DJ" at a hamburger party inside South Beach's Cameo Nightclub. But first, three mix-masters will have to woo a panel of judges compr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2011

    Free Food at Hogzilla's Inspired Barbeque Grand Opening Party Tonight

    Photo by Omar AmadorHogzilla's Inspired Barbeque​Hogzilla's Inspired Barbeque wants to feed you, South Beach, so tonight at its grand opening party, the chow is on the house. From to 7 to 11 p.m. guests can enjoy bites and signature cocktails with just a simple RSVP to info@hogzillas.com.The man b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    Marlins Season Goes from Crap to Crappy to Unbe-f***ing-lievable

    ​The Florida Marlins' sad, sad season has gone from merely pathetic to positively ridiculous. Yesterday, the interwebs were atwitter with speculation over why the team suddenly sent closer Leo Nuñez to his native Dominican Republic only hours after helping the Fish defeat the Atlanta Braves.Well, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2011

    Consumer Reports: Chick-fil-A, Wendy's, Papa Murphy's Tops

    Five Guys scored highest among burger chains linked to Miami​Advice culled from a fast food survey among Consumer Reports readers in the August issue: "Next time you have a craving for fast food, think twice about slowing down for Burger King, KFC, McDonald's, or Taco Bell."These big names f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Sonic Beer: Now You Can Get 25 Types With Your Burger

    via wfyurasko's Flickr​We pretty much have to be drunk to find ourselves eating hydrogenated oil and FD&C Blue #1-infused grub at fast food chains like Sonic or Burger King. But maybe that's the strategy some greasy food peddlers are banking on: that lots of people are down to order trip ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    Listen Up Gov. Rick Scott: On Food Stamps? No Fast Food For You!

    ​I don't think everyone on public assistance is a lazy bum, but I'm happy about the welfare drug-testing bill (the only move Rick Scott has made that I approve of). More importantly, I don't think food stamps should be used to buy fast food. So far, California, Michigan, and Arizona allow the ... More >>

  • Film

    March 3, 2011
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    December 27, 2010

    How Robert Siegmann Sent a Bomb Through the TSA Checkpoint

    Photo by Riki AltmanSiegmann and Landini show off their Bomb and gado gado. Hmm, that sounds a bit obscene, huh?Read the first part of this interview with Icebox Café's owner Robert Siegmann and chef Andrea Landini here. C'mon--surely you have time. We know you aren't really working today, anyhow.S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    BK Employee: The 261 Lay-Offs Were Just Fat Cats

    via Flickr nicksarebi3G Capitol's Board of Directors ​By now you may have heard of the 261 Burger King employees that were laid off in South Florida. Well, the private equity firm 3G Capital, which took over our beloved BK (McDonald's = Death), has decided that it was in the best interest of their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    The 15 Most Colorful Restaurants In Miami

    Photo by Andrea F.The color yellow has been proven to increase the appetite.​​In alphabetical order:Acqua in the Four Seasons Hotel MiamiAqua connotes greenish-blue. Acqua connotes the restaurant helmed by chef Patrick Boucher in Miami's Four Seasons Hotel. The Life Acquatic is a movie with Bill ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    McDonald's-In-The-Morgue Ad Coming To Miami

    As our sister Houston Press blog reports, The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is running a television ad that comes right out and says it: McDonald's food is so unhealthy it can kill you. The ad opens with an obese man on a gurney in the morgue, a half-eaten burger in his dead hand. As ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2010

    The McRib: A History of McTeasing

    Farewell tour our arse!The sordid tale of the McDonald's McRib sandwich is little known, little discussed. This tasty nugget is simultaneously the laughing stock of the fast food world (and that's saying something -- remember the Mc-Lobster Roll?) and a product that inspires cult-like devotion ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2010

    Concert Review: Aretha Franklin Performs Short, Occasionally Sweet at Hard Rock Live on March 16

    Photo by Tom Craig/Seminole Hard Rock ​Aretha FranklinHard Rock Live, HollywoodTuesday, March 16, 2010What doesn't become a legend the most? Well, for starters, a certain behavior pattern that leads the public to wonder if an artist has dived face-first off a 12-story balcony without considering a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2010

    Chad Ochocinco Appears to Be Enjoying This Week's Miami Festivities

    Yes, he's wearing a Snuggie.​We've long known Cincinatti wide receiver and Miami native Chad Ochocinco has a somewhat colorful personality -- we were sort of tipped off when he legally changed his last name to a bad Spanish translation of his jersey number -- but he seems to be really coming into ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    Slave Grown Tomatoes - Happy New Year From Immokalee

    If you buy your tomatoes at a major supermarket or eat at McDonalds, Burger King, Taco Bell or Subway, then you may well be biting into the blood-and-sweat product of forced- labor-induced plantation agriculture, a.k.a. slavery, from the fields of Immokalee, where crack-cocaine meets whips and chain ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2008

    News Roundup

    Barack Obama and his wife Michelle will be holding a rally tomorrow in Bicentennial Park. [Obama] Former Sec. of State Colin Powell endorsed Obama over the weekend. [Politico] The Miami Herald did too. [Herald] Ravens beat Fins. Boo. [ESPN] Canes beat Duke! Yay! [ESPN] Troy beat FIU. Boo. [ESPN] Ser ... More >>

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    October 17, 2008
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    April 10, 2008
  • Dining

    August 23, 2007

    Wishful Shrinking

    One of the Beach’s best is just getting by

  • News

    January 4, 2007

    Crime Calendar

    If its strange and illegal, this must be Miami

  • News

    July 27, 2006

    Scare Premium

    Def Jux makes a stand, Tara Reid a comeback, and Lycra is more flexible than Beach egos

  • News

    November 13, 2003

    Q&A

    Why novelist Alberto Fuguet likes free trade

  • Culture

    November 22, 2001

    Dont Get Holidazed!

    Holiday Gift Guide 2001

  • Dining

    June 29, 2000

    Franks for the Memories

    Various concessions at Pro Player Stadium

  • Dining

    December 30, 1999

    Side Dish

    Karetnick takes a sip-sip after the snip-snip

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    August 28, 1997
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    June 20, 1996
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    February 9, 1994
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    June 3, 1992
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    October 9, 1991
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