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Quarter Pounder with a dark bun.

otps Jan 16, 2012 04:55 PM

Does anybody recall many years ago when McDonalds offered a Quarter Pounder on a dark bun for a limited time. I remember it being pretty good.

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    cwdonald RE: otps Jan 16, 2012 05:23 PM

    What do you mean by a dark bun? Whole wheat? Toasted?

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      otps RE: cwdonald Jan 16, 2012 05:46 PM

      More like rye.

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        Cathy RE: otps Jan 16, 2012 05:51 PM

        Sounds like a Brawny Lad from Big Boy; never had something similar from McD's...maybe a local offering?

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          otps RE: Cathy Jan 16, 2012 06:00 PM

          It could have been local here in Minnesota, and it was probably more than 15 years ago.

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      beachmouse RE: otps Jan 16, 2012 05:53 PM

      The French stores are doing a Darth Vader promotion with a very dark bun:


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        roro1831 RE: beachmouse Jan 17, 2012 02:27 PM

        That burger is not available at McD's its at another chain in France, and it's missing the key midddle pice of bread.

      2. love2bake RE: otps Jan 18, 2012 07:25 AM

        Are you talking about the Cheddar Melt? It had a rye bun.

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          aynrandgirl RE: love2bake Jan 18, 2012 12:44 PM

          When did McDonald's do a Cheddar Melt? Must have been a regional test item.

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            love2bake RE: aynrandgirl Jan 18, 2012 01:46 PM

            It must have been about 20-25 years ago. It was a burger on a rye bun with cheese sauce and grilled onions. I don't know if it was regional.

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              ttoommyy RE: love2bake Jan 19, 2012 09:38 AM

              Here's a pic of it.

              And a link to a blog post about it.

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                otps RE: ttoommyy Jan 19, 2012 08:16 PM

                Thanks ttoommyy, I am glad I am not the only one who liked it. I too would like it back, it was like a fast food patty melt.

          2. re: love2bake
            otps RE: love2bake Jan 18, 2012 04:35 PM

            Yes it was, did you ever try it? Thank you helping my old brain, it remembers taste's but not names.

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