Fast Food Thread

Free medium french fries no purchase necessary McDonald’s app. Today only.1/31/24

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I gave Raising Cane’s another shot. Bought a la carte only because I did not want to be let down by the toast/fries.

6 tenders and sauces came out to some $13. There’s a lot of other fast food that I would rather eat for $13. Were the tenders good? They were fine for fast food tenders, but I would rather eat Churchs/Popeyes/any korean fried chicken place over this.

I just do not understand why the lines are so long for this place.

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as a raising canes evangelist, i believe the advantage raising canes has over other fast food is that its tenders are fried to order, theoreticaply ensuring a more consistent result. fresh popeyes is better than raiaing canes, but popeyes thats been sitting under the heat lamp for an hour is significantly worse…

i have a theory that raising canes is also somehow signficantly better when in a small town/city w/population <500k. maybe they more strictly adhere to frying to order in these places… the fact that you found the toast and fries bad also suggests the location you went to is signficantly cutting corners - ive always found the toast to be great and the fries surpisingly good - competitive with mcd’s

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TOTALLY agree!!! The texture when they are super fresh is good, but to me, they are boring. Totally bland. A tasteless vessel for their Cane’s sauce.

In addition to the other places you mention to get better tenders, the similar Chick-Fil-A tenders are WAY better also IMHO. Not bland at all, no sauce required.

Canes sauce is what makes them good.

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I love how scientific this is.

Raisin’ Cane’s is great when they are hand-battered well and fried to order…and dunked in the sauce. Granted, I haven’t had them in a while because I’ve been to a few locations in the last 5 years where the batter has been wildly inconsistent and uneven…I need the fried chicken crunch with the sauce.

But in actuality, I’m good with 1 chicken finger now…so probably another reason why I don’t go looking for them too often.

But fresh Chick-Fil-A and Popeye’s is definitely superior.

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They’ve been available for a couple weeks in my area but they’re almost $7 each. And no steak? :disappointed: Damn, that was my favorite!

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neat map of big mac prices by location
https://pantryandlarder.com/mccheapest

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The steak was my favorite too! May have to try one of their current offerings for research purposes.

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Got one this morning. Was out in Camarillo and that location had it.

Not as good as I remembered. The steak was more like a patty. Needed more onions. Maybe it was the folded egg, it is more spongy than it used to be.

I don’t know. Still good! $6.50… hmmm.

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Do you do the diy Cane’s sandwich. Texas toast, fries, tenders, and lots of Cane’s sauce? That hits so hard

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How is Jollibee?

We like the spicy chicken better than the regular chicken. I think it’s still kinda weird to dip in gravy. Our kids love it. The sides and spaghetti are all kinda forgettable.

I would rate Jollibee better than KFC and Popeyes for fast food bone on chicken. But for a little more we would always opt for bbq chicken.

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Basically agree on the chicken, but I might put Popeyes over Jollibee. If you like McDs apple pies, try the peach mango pie.

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I just had a Popeyes spicy fried chicken sandwich a week ago and it was as good as when it first came out. But I did have to wait 10 minutes because they were sold out and had to make a fresh batch.

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to your advantage that it was maximum fresh-out-of-the-fryer!

fried chicken is at its best when it scalds the roof of your mouth

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Truly a glutton for punishment :rofl:

I hated this so much. Didn’t even finish it. Tasted of cheap fish. Would rather have a FoF.


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Anyone created a triple Big Mac yet? Now that a double is available, in the app you can add a couple slices of cheese and a patty and make it a six patty burger.

comes out to a little over $10, but if you use the 20% off a $10 or more purchase…

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