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Bitter fry's at Mc D's?

jword2001 Sep 24, 2007 08:33 PM

my last two trips to Mc Donalds were about 2 to 3 weeks apart, but i noticed a strong bitter aftertaste from the French fry's...is it just me ,or has someone else noticed this?

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    bubbles4me Sep 24, 2007 09:05 PM

    I had not been in 10 years and was craving the fries a few months ago...I don't remember bitter but the relentless lard layer that formed in my mouth was almost industrial! I had to wash my mouth out with Sauvignon Blanc to break it free...gastly, unwholy film. Never again.

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      CrazyOne Sep 25, 2007 06:18 PM

      Any chance they are testing some trans-fat-free oil on you? Wendy's is all trans-fat-free oil now for fries, all across the chain, but McD's is not there yet as far as I know, so they could be testing....

      1. podunkboy Sep 25, 2007 07:41 PM

        I had heard they were "test marketing" the new oil formulation, but they won't say where and they won't say when it's being rolled out, so no one knows when it's been done.
        I hate food police -- I WANT my french fries to be bad for me. That's the whole point of french fries.

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          kennedy1025 Sep 28, 2007 08:03 AM

          as someone with an unfortunate amount of fast food experience - you probably just frequented a McD's that doesn't change its fry oil often enough.

          maybe try a different location.

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