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Old 06-15-2006, 12:36 PM   #1
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McDonalds Salad

My youngest daughter works for "gasp!" McDonald's restaurant. She brought home with her the other night, a sesame, chicken salad from the same establishment. She had me try it. I was truly blown away! It had just the right amount of sesame oil flavor. I don't remember what salad dressing she put on it, but it was sweet and tangy and went perfectly with the salad. It was amazing. The flavor was great. It was the first truly good food that I've ever eaten at McDonalds.

Ok, I'm gonna run and hide now.

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Old 06-15-2006, 01:40 PM   #2
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As well you might, Goodweed!

Sorry, couldn't resist that comment - but I've eaten in McDs only about 5 times in my life..... so I don't really have anything to add to whether their salads are 'good' or not!!!
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Old 06-15-2006, 01:50 PM   #3
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I commend you on your open mind and willingness to speak up about the subject.

I eat fast food on rare occasions. Not because I don't like it, rather because I cannot afford the fat and resulting calories, the trans fats and salt, etc.

I actually like fast food. I don't make the mistake of comparing a McDonald's burger to the burgers I make at home or can buy at a real burger joint. They are different things.

So I occasionally grab a Big Mac, Whopper or Spicy Chicken at McD, BK or Wendy's and feel guilty about it or feel like I'm "slumming". And besides, the fries are really good!
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Old 06-15-2006, 02:01 PM   #4
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I love McDonald's and would eat burgers and fries there all the time, except that I'd be enormous. I've never tried that salad (hey, if I'm in McD's, I'm going for the quarter-pounder with cheese and medium fries, you kidding me?) but I did hear that it's delicous, and this from a person who typically snubs all fast-food joints.

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Old 06-15-2006, 02:35 PM   #5
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I have tried the salad as well, and it is good. Fresh, very nice mix of greens, with edamame, almonds, and your choice of fried or grilled chicken with orange glaze sliced on top. Not your average fast food meal.

Now if they would just hand em out with real silverware instead of plastic!
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Old 06-15-2006, 03:54 PM   #6
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I actually like fast food. I don't make the mistake of comparing a McDonald's burger to the burgers I make at home or can buy at a real burger joint. They are different things.

So I occasionally grab a Big Mac, Whopper or Spicy Chicken at McD, BK or Wendy's and feel guilty about it or feel like I'm "slumming". And besides, the fries are really good!
Hey Mickey D's rocks man. But I wish they'd open up a White Castle on the West Coast. I'm really jonesin' for a sack of slyders.
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Hey Mickey D's rocks man. But I wish they'd open up a White Castle on the West Coast. I'm really jonesin' for a sack of slyders.

I've never had the pleasure...
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I'm with Andy M - I actually like McD's and Wendy's - but we don't visit their often - unhealthy ---- but when I do - watch out! Goodweed, I have tried that salad too - it was much better than I remember their salads being.
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Hey Mickey D's rocks man. But I wish they'd open up a White Castle on the West Coast. I'm really jonesin' for a sack of slyders.
I've never had the pleasure...
I've never had 'em either, but I've heard there ain't no pleasure!

Although if your desire is to give the system a heckuva cleaning, dropping a few slyders is a lot like calling Roto Rooter!
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I've never had 'em either, but I've heard there ain't no pleasure!

Although if your desire is to give the system a heckuva cleaning, dropping a few slyders is a lot like calling Roto Rooter!
I think the pleasure comes when you eat them at 2 am after alot of cocktails. At least that was true in my day - now I can't stand the smell (of course, that is when I am sober).
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