Haute-N-Ready: The McRaclette

Our Correspondant flies to Switzerland.Ich bin ein Schweizer Burger


Food & Drink
Welcome to Haute-N-Ready, in which John Locanthi, Willamette Week’s trencherman of leisure, tastes the hastily made, modestly priced food of the common man.About mid-way through the month I spent in Zurich last year, a peculiar feeling—some would call it homesickness—came over me. Here I was in this strange land 10 time zones away, nary a complaint about the fine kalbsbratwursts, Neapolitan-style ...   More
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 JOHN LOCANTHI

Blazers Replace Chalupa with McMuffin

Fans greet their new fast-food overlords: "MICK-E-DEES, MICK-E-DEES"


Cry no more for the chalupa. The Portland Trail Blazers have summoned a new fast-food promotion to reward  fans for watching the team score 100 points.It's a McDonald's sausage egg McMuffin. The deal, first reported by Chris Haynes of CSNNW, is for five years. The team will debut the breakfast promotion at the Nov. 2 home opener against Dallas. The Blazers are encouraging fans to replace the notorious ...   More
Monday, October 7, 2013 by Aaron Mesh

Spiked Shamrock

What's the best way to spike a McDonald's Shamrock Shake?

Shamrock Shakes are not delicious. Please don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. The green concoctions McDonald’s rolls out about a month before St. Patrick’s Day—regular ol’ vanilla-fla   More
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR


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