McDonald's said Wednesday that it would unveil a new burger and dessert in a few weeks as the season's "It" combo, but fans are already
complaining. According to a Reddit debate, adding new features to a Quarter Pounder and McFlurry is hardly innovation.
On Nov. 21, the Smoky BLT Quarter Pounder with Cheese will replace ketchup, mustard, pickles, and onions with a mysterious smoky sauce
"What happened to McDonald's? They used to release new dishes often; now it's just sauce.
The chain didn't say what makes the sauce "smoky," but fans think it was lazy. "This looks like large mac sauce, presumably with liquid smoke for flavor.
McDonald's isn't even making a "new" Oreo Fudge McFlurry. People say the combo already exists, therefore they're not deceived. You can add
hot fudge to any McFlurry. I think the update is worthwhile." That's if you can acquire one at your location, as ice cream machines are always broken.
One admirer said, "at least now you don't have to pay 30 to 50 cents for it," while the new McFlurry's pricing is unknown.
Some criticize McDonald's lack of creativity, but others say the staff struggles to learn new products. "Every time I've gone inside any