Apologies in advance for the triteness of this post, and warn... yes this is yet another post bashing McDonald's. I just can't help myself. A few days ago we stopped at McDonald's for 2 reasons. 1) We were hungry and 2) my son wanted the "Surfs Up" happy meal toy they had been advertising. So I walk up to the counter and ask for a happy meal with hotcakes and orange juice. Reply: "Our breakfast happy meals only come with a sausage biscuit and hash browns". Me: "That sounds gross, can't I sub out an egg McMuffin or hotcakes or something that would only kill a small mouse as opposed to a cow?". Them: "No". So I asked for a copy of their "nutrition facts" flyer, and pointed out that the "happy meal" they proposed packed 590 calories, 40 grams of fat, and ten trillion grams of cholesterol. The "happy meal" that we proposed had 340 calories, 8 grams of fat, and probably only a little cholesterol. Their reply: "NEXT..."
So to get this straight...ya bathe your childs circulatory system in cholesterol and ya get a toy. Hmmmm... tough decision. Felt kind of like a stick-up. Every time we go to McDonald's I swear it will be our last. If anyone sees me there again, please, just slap me!