You've prolly seen the ads on yer teevee announcing with varying degrees of faux excitement that the "McRib is back!" Well, I'd never had one before so I tried one today. I'm of the opinion that the McRib should have stayed wherever the hell it went; it had no bid'niz comin' back. I'm told (by reputable sources recommended by Mr. Google) that the "meat" in the McRib is genuine pork and not some sorta mystery meat but ya coulda fooled me. The "meat" has a rubbery consistency and such a complete lack of meat flavor that it reminded me of the canned substance found in C-rations long ago and far away. That stuff was allegedly meat, too.
My bottom line: I couldn't finish the McRib; one third of it went down the garbage disposal. What's worse yet is I bought TWO of those abominable thangs; the second sandwich followed the remnants of the first into the disposal.
I agree with this guy:
McDonald's would be much wiser to serve actual smoked rib meat pulled off the bone with a better tasting and spicier BBQ sauce. Short of that, they could easily offer a REAL pulled pork sandwich made from one of the popular brands like Curly's or Lloyd's.
What he said.
So I went lookin' for a suitable image for this post and found a truckload of Mickey Dee's adverhype. And this lil thang: