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Burger King Pranks Customers With Chocolate Whopper For April Fool’s Day

April 1 is nearly upon us and we’re heading into the weekend with extra caution. The day of pranks usually leaves us second guessing what’s real news and what’s simply in jest.

Burger King Singapore created a Chocolate Whopper that appears to be a prime example of an April Fool’s Day prank that we should be on the watch for.

DesignTaxi reports that the all-dessert Whopper is made with chocolate cake buns, a chocolate “beef” patty, raspberry syrup for the ketchup, rings of white chocolate as the onions, milk chocolate as the lettuce (missed opportunity not using green matcha chocolate), vanilla frosting as what we presume is mayo, and candied blood oranges are in place of tomatoes.

All-in-all this was a pretty creative effort, despite making our glucose levels spike looking at it.

As one of the few Whopper fans in the Foodbeast office, I think this was a pretty creative celebration of the Prankster’s Holiday. Though if there are aspirations of adding this to Burger King’s official menu, I’d think again. Variations of the iconic burger usually aren’t that well received — Halloween Whopper, anyone?

So is this real or BK’s annual April Fool’s prank? While it’d be difficult to craft a dessert this intricate to order, Burger King could presumably pre-produce these in bulk for customers. At the end of their video, they mentioned it was “Coming Soon” and followed the words with a “Maybe.”

Guess time will tell, but we’re like 80 percent sure it’s fake.

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Humor Restaurants

Buffalo Wild Wings’ Wants You To Rub Hot Sauce On Your Face For April Fool’s

With April Fool’s Day only a few days away, restaurant chains and brands are going all out with their pranks. Buffalo Wild Wings’ entry into the foolish festivities is their “new” Rally Beard Sauce.

The new flavor is “scientifically designed to stimulate beard growth,” as well as help fans rally their March Madness teams back from the the brink of despair. Anyone longing for a thicker beard will want to slather some sauce onto their hands and apply it to your facial area.

For optimal results, gently rub the sauce in a downward 45 degree movement from the nose as beard-ready nutrients create a patented tingle that accelerates Rally Beard growth. After one minute, simply remove the sauce coat with Buffalo Wild Wings wet naps and repeat as necessary. Rally Beard Sauce guarantees long growth and subsequently, big wins for your team.

Aside from hair growth, the sauce also boasts a spicy garlic flavor.

Fellow Foodbeast and Hispanic Heathcliff, Isai Rocha, was sent a bottle of BWW’s Rally Sauce. While apprehensive with the idea of rubbing hot sauce on his face, he did express desire to have a heftier head of facial hair.

Note: In case it’s not obvious that you shouldn’t be rubbing hot sauce on your face, please do not actually rub hot sauce on your face. The only beard you’ll grow is one of pain and misery. 

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Fast Food

Back In The ’90s, Burger King Fooled Customers With A ‘Left-Handed Whopper’

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April Fool’s Day is only a few days away and we can’t get over how awesome this tale from Burger King was. So back in the ’90s, Burger King ran a gag promotion that boasted a Whopper designed exclusively for left-handed people.

As reported by Time, the fast food burger chain ran a full-page ad in USA Today where they announced the Left-Handed Whopper back in 1998.

Burger King claimed that, in this burger, all the ingredients were rotated 180 degrees so that left-handed patrons could crush the hamburger with ease.

Left-handed customers actually stormed the castle gates hoping to get their hands on the modified burger even going as far as double checking their food in case they were mixed up with ones for right-handed customers. Guess it didn’t click that all round burgers were pretty much set for any type of hand orientation.

Not a bad April Fool’s prank at all. Nicely done, Burger King.

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Features

Shakeless Tic Tacs, Cheetos Cologne and 7 More Heartless 2014 April Fools Pranks to Look Out For

Cheeteau

April 1st is upon us once again, so expect to be fooled. Nothing’s worse than finding wonderful news that you read on the internet, only to discover it’s nothing more than a cruel, heartless joke. Since today’s the day a majority of the internet will believe before they read, we hope this little roundup will save you some embarrassment. After all, Foodbeast cares.

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Captain Morgan Taco Rum

Captain Morgan Taco Rum

Taco Rum is crafted using fine white rum and Mexico’s freshest meats (beef), cheese (cheddar, jack, Chihuahua) and veggies (green chilies and tomatoes). It’s five times distilled, creating a smooth rum taste that carries an authentic taco flavor. Supposedly, it’s great when paired with tomato juice and garnished with a jalapeño pepper.

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Ginsters’ Caviar and White Truffle Pastries

Truffle Caviar

Ginsters announced on their Twitter page that they’ll be releasing their new Caviar and White Truffle Pastry snacks. Each pastry bag is “available” for £14.14 each. If this was real, it would definitely keep you classy on the go. Because no one has time to sit down and eat caviar with white truffle these days.

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Cheeteau – Cheetos Cologne

Cheeteau

Inspired by the popular snack, Cheeteau boasts buttery notes, accents of sharp cheddar and a touch of lemon to even things out. Apparently you can get a sample if you live the New York area. Just show up at Madison Avenue between 59th and 61st today.

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KFC Mighty Mouth Expander

Mighty Mouth Expander

KFC Australia came up with a device to increase the mouth capacity in order to promote the Mighty Burger. Sometimes your stomach longs for something your mouth can’t handle alone. Check the video promoting the Mighty Burger Mouth Expander, a device that extends your mouth to the appropriate size for tackling said burger.

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Shakeless Tic Tacs

Shakeless Tic Tacs

A new and innovative design completely removes the infamous “shake” from Tic Tac containers that alert people to bum a Tic Tac from you. Because no one really carries around Tic Tacs to share with others. Each mint contains less than 2 calories.

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Netflix Original Films

Sizzling Bacon Netflix

The homepage of Netflix is now sporting a couple “Original Films” entitled Sizzling Bacon and Rotisserie Chicken, respectively. Each movie is 20 and 70 minutes long, respectively, and chronicles the journey (albeit in reverse) of how each dish came to be.

Netflix Chicken

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Domino’s Edible Box

Dominos Edible Box

Domino’s UK announced that they’d be introducing their new Edi-Box. Called “A World First in Snackaging Innovation,” the box is made entirely out of crust. Dip it in the garlic and herb sauce and enjoy your double-crusted meal. Embrace the carbs, guys.

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Vegemite iDrink 2.1

Vegemite Drink

Australia’s  favorite yeast-based snack is now available in drink form. They brand announced on their Twitter today that their new drink will allow you to swap your toast for the beverage when you’re in a rush or on the go. Packed with B vitamins for vitality.

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Humor

Our Dreams Have Come True with Bacon-Flavored Mouthwash

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Bacon. It’s a gift from the breakfast gods. Try as you might, but there’s no way you’d find anything that compares to the greasy, mouth-watering strips. That’s why we think Scope’s latest invention, bacon-flavored mouthwash, is pure genius.

Seriously — is there anything better than starting your day with bacon breath? Naw, man! Somehow Scope has made that desired smell even easier for us to achieve with their meaty mouthwash. We assume it has lovely hints of nostril-pleasing grease aromas, AKA all we’d ever want.

OK, the jig is up. Happy early-April fool’s day! Are we still friends?  No? Ok, well, didn’t like you much anyway.

But really, can someone invent bacon mouthwash? Please?

See the brilliant concept in all its glory here:

H/T Mashable + PicThx Scope

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Fast Food

The Town of Bethel, Alaska is Not Getting a Taco Bell Anytime Soon

Taco Bell fiends in the town of Bethel, Alaska got a dose of a terrible hoax this past week.

You can imagine the frustration of your town’s population (a meager 6,080 residents) when you find out that those Taco Bell ‘Coming Soon’ signs were all a hoax. When the closest place to get a Cheesy Gordita Crunch or a Doritos Locos Taco is 400 miles away, you have a tendency to get excited for things like a Taco Bell being built in your town.

The pranksters went so far as distributing fake fliers, complete with a fake phone number and website, all over town.

Local radio station KYUK broke the news to the town as gently as possible:

 Sorry folks, in Bethel you won’t be able to munch on Cheesy Gordita Crunches or Grande Nachos anytime soon. That’s right, officially Bethel is not getting a Taco Bell. I repeat. Bethel is not getting a Taco Bell.

No word on who masterminded the prank, but KYUK informs the Taco Bell hopefuls in town that they can still travel to Anchorage for a Taco Bell experience — they just might need a plane ticket to get there.

[Via Eater]

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Fast Food

Chick-fil-A Middle Finger to the Haters With New “Steak Filet” Sandwich [APRIL FOOLS’ DAY]

Continuing our coverage of awesome April Fools’ jokes from some of the biggest names in the food service industry, we introduce Chick-fil-A‘s foray into the prankster day of celebration. The brand isn’t new to fun and witty advertisements, with their branding including the use of expressive cows that beg consumers to “Eat more chicken!”

With that in mind, while this particular April Fools’ of a product entry was indeed well thought out, it was quite easy to spot. Jokes on Chick-fil-A if they ever do decide to expand into a red meat market and want anyone to take them seriously. Until that happens, thanks for the laughs April Fools’ Joke: The New Steak Filet Sandwich.