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Jan 24, 2013 08:16 PM

Doh! McDonald's introducing "Fish McBites"

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  1. "The bite-sized morsels will come in three serving sizes, but most importantly, won't be preglopped in American cheese and tartar sauce...which makes it immediately more palatable to those who are still against the unholy union of cheese and seafood."

    That unholy union is one of the only reasons I ever go to McDonalds (the other is the sausage, egg and cheese biscuit meal with the unnaturally formed hash browns).

    I intend to try these, but I hope they don't mess with the tarter sauce and ruin it by trying to make it healthy. I appreciate McDonalds for the junk food that it is ;)

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    1. re: sedimental

      but if we could just convince them to serve hash browns throughout the day, then we could make our own gluttonous sandwiches.

      1. re: hill food

        Now yer talkin'.

        I eat healthy 90 percent of the time...when I want junk....I say...gimme junk!

        1. re: hill food

          Oh my gosh, I would eat that - fish/tartar sauce/between two hash browns. Sounds really delicious.

          1. re: jeanmarieok

            get there at the "magic hour" where breakfast fades into lunch. there are usually hash browns still available.

            1. re: Vidute

              Yeah, these are called the "10:50 Filet-O-Fish" sandwiches.


              1. re: ipsedixit

                Exactly sledge..

                Road trip and gonna try the fish bites..maybe bring the sambal mixed with the tartar..bada bing.

        2. re: sedimental

          I ordered them yesterday. $3.20 for 10 bites and the tarter sauce was a bit on the thin side so I opted for a few lemon wedges instead. Not something I would eat often but I liked the crisp fish bites enough to recommend giving them a try.

          BUT-they don't come close to replacing a Filet O Fish. Completely different menu choice.

        3. Perfect timing, especially with the lentin season approaching. Dunk in tatar sauce and viola!

            1. Sounds like something you should take with you when going fishing.

              "Got any bites?"

              "Yeah, still got a whole bag of them."

              Also, get ready for all the "This bites" jokes.

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                  1. re: ipsedixit

                    They had them a few months back but only for a few weeks. I really liked them and wish they were on the menu all the time. I hate their "cheese" on the Filet O Fish and they put way too much tartar sauce on the sandwiches.

                    1. re: randyjl

                      I agree on the cheese being weird on Filet O Fish, but the only thing that could possibly be described as too much tartar sauce is eating a vat of it straight off a spoon. And even there, I dunno, that might be fine.

                      1. re: Jacquilynne

                        Wow, spoken like a true champ. I think I'm in love.

                  2. re: olyolyy

                    Tried to today in Mill Valley, but they said -- Monday! -- so this early bird had to settle for the old standby FoF (sans cheese) -- not a bad consolation...