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Pringles x Wendy’s Collab Introduces Limited-Edition BACONATOR Chips

In an unexpected move, Pringles has partnered with sassy fast food burger chain Wendy’s to create a line of limited edition chips based off of the ever-popular menu item: The Baconator.

Pringles new Baconator Chips is said to boast just that, the taste of its namesake.

For those unfamiliar, the Baconator is made with a half pound of beef, American cheese, Applewood smoked bacon, ketchup, and mayonnaise. The idea was to capture the flavors of the iconic Wendy’s sandwich while making it as accessible as reaching into your pantry.

Looking forward to getting my hands on a can and seeing if this rings true.

You can find the new flavor of Pringles now at participating retailer snack food aisles nationwide for a limited time. Wonder if Pringles plans on collaborating with other fast food brands in the near future? Would love to see a Filet-O-Fish can in the future.

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Wendy’s Top Secret 9-Patty ‘T-Rex’ Burger Spotted In The U.S.

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Wendy’s famed T-Rex burger was first spotted in Canada back in 2013, as people lost their minds at the idea of a burger with nine beef patties and nine cheese slices. As fast as it started trending on Reddit, Wendy’s nixed it, killing the dreams of adventurous carnivores everywhere.

Well, the Shaquille O’Neal-sized burger has been recently spotted in the U.S. over the last couple of months, which means you can start panicking.

Looks like I’m in Kentucky! #kentucky #wendys #hypertension #trumpcare

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There have been several sightings of this behemoth being sold at a Wendy’s inside the Pilot Travel Center in Peden Mill, Kentucky.

When Foodbeast contacted the Wendy’s location, the employee over the phone said they do not have a T-Rex burger, so they’re either trying to keep it really secret or someone in Kentucky is trolling us.

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When it was spotted in 2013, the advertised price was $21.99 a-la-carte and $24.99 for a combo, so it doesn’t come cheap.

Instagram user @Akeem365 came with receipts, though, being charged for 3 Baconator’s for a total of $25.17, before taxes. It does look like he put this together himself, so we won’t get too excited over this specific picture, although it looks like the greatest heart attack, ever.

Even if it isn’t on their “secret menu” yet, you could probably just pay for the nine patties and cheeses, and build it yourself, but run the risk of the entire staff hating you.

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Fast Food

Go Big or Go Small — Wendy’s Introduces ‘Son of Baconator’ to Menu

Ah yes, the Baconator – one of the original fast food items that made us realize just how much we Americans love bacon.

With two quarter-pound beef patties, two slices of American cheese, mayo, ketchup and slices of applewood-smoked bacon between each patty, the Baconator was teeter-tottering the ‘I don’t want to die by eating this burger’ line at the time of its release.

If you’re like me and wanted to avoid the Baconator because there was just so much meat (pause), Wendy’s has a smaller alternative. Dubbed the Son of Baconator, the burger is exactly what you’d imagine if the Baconator were able to have children.

Featuring two 2.25-ounce patties instead of two 1/4-pound patties, the Son of Baconator features all the same ingredients of the original, just in a more compact form.

Oddly enough, the classic Baconator already comes in a single patty form that features one 1/4-pound all-beef patty, which is equivalent to 4 ounces. Compared to the combined 4.5 ounces of beef found in the Son of Baconator, the Baconator Single is essentially the exact same burger.

Although it’s only a half-ounce different, this might be a way to up the sales of the Baconator and to put it in a better spotlight. By appealing to an audience who might not have felt adventurous enough for the real deal, the Son of Baconator offers almost half the amount of beef than the original.

Maybe because the bacon craze is still driving people nuts across the country, introducing a mini-Baconator was probably a better marketing ploy than going viral with a Baconator Single, which just definitely doesn’t sound as cool.

Over the past couple weeks, Wendy’s has been having a little fun promoting the Son of Baconator through the Baconator’s Facebook and Twitter pages. Expect to see Tweets and pictures like the ones seen here:

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Will you go big or go small? Now with the Son of Baconator, looks like there are double bacon cheeseburgers for every size!

[Thx: Huffington Post]
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Epic Meal Time Creates Fast Food Chinese Food [VIDEO]

An entire Chinese food meal made of other fast food items, and thanks to Epic Meal Time, we’ll probably never look at ordinary Chinese take out the same. Imagine Taco Bell Dumplings, Peanut Butter Baconator Dumplings, General Tao McNuggets, Macaroni Salad Egg Rolls and Custom Dominos Pizza Egg Rolls. 3,657 grams of fat and 80,966 calories later, you have the latest Epic Meal Time episode:

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Fast Food

Wendy’s Says Breakfast Is Coming — Seriously

Now that The Wendy’s Company has shed the weight of the floundering Arby’s brand from their corporate portfolio, the brand has reissued their focus on new systemwide Wendy’s breakfast push. The analyst call that took place earlier today showcased the brand’s looming “Redhead Roasters” program, the name for the restaurant’s upgraded coffee platform. Part of the new initiative will be a new Iced Coffee.

Wendy’s Breakfast Challenges

The company now faces the challenge of getting its franchisees to share the corporate excitement about these future breakfast and coffee opportunities. Wendy’s in Manhattan is noted to be adding breakfast this quarter, hoping to test baked goods including muffins, sweet rolls and bagels. Wendy’s is offering low-cost loans to its operators to help with the $25,000 per-unit investment needed to accomodate the availability of breakfast offerings in 1,000 locations by year-end.

Wendy’s fans, are you excited for the chance to have breakfast and coffee before your baconator?

 

 

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Epic Meal Time Makes a Fast Food Lasagna

Courtesy of Epic Meal Time, we are witness to one of the world’s most obscene renditions of lasagna…the Fast Food Lasagna. Made from bacon, 15 Big Macs from McDonald’s, 1L of Big Mac Sauce, 15 Wendy’s Baconators, 15 Teen Burgers from A&W, Onion Rings, Cheese and Jack Daniel’s Meat Sauce, this entire meal will cost you 5,463 grams of fat and allot you 71,488 calories. Who’s mad though? We’re definitely not. Enjoy these guys as they show you how to put the entire dish…tray…errr…troth, together:

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Double Bacon Down-a-nator

We’re looking at a Wendy’s Baconator  stuffed with a KFC Double Down. If this sandwich were a math problem, we’re pretty sure the properties of the KFC Double Down and its bun-less properties are theoretically nullified by its usage in this fan-made sandwich. (Via ThisIsWhyYou’reHuge)