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Maccas, Burger King Or Hungry Jacks?

Thu Sep 21, 2000 11:32 am

Just wondering which of the following burger chains do you prefer?

McDonalds
Burger King
Hungry Jacks

mb
 
seven_fifty7
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RE: Maccas, Burger King Or Hungry Jacks?

Thu Sep 21, 2000 11:43 am

I don't like any of those. Especially "Maccas".

I prefer Kelly's Kangaroo Kafeteria. ...Home of the authentic Kangaroo soup and burger.

 
 
AC_A340
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RE: Maccas, Burger King Or Hungry Jacks?

Thu Sep 21, 2000 11:51 am

I've never heard of Hungry Jacks. I myself kind of like McDonalds.
 
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RE: Maccas, Burger King Or Hungry Jacks?

Thu Sep 21, 2000 11:53 am

Wendys all the way, but I also like Burger King
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RE: Maccas, Burger King Or Hungry Jacks?

Thu Sep 21, 2000 1:14 pm

BEEF PATTY: 100% USDA beef.

BUNS: Enriched flour (niacin, iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, and folic acid), water, sugar (sucrose or high fructose corn syrup), sesame seeds, vegetable shortening, salt, wheat gluten, yeast, yeast food (calcium sulfate, potassium iodate, potassium bromate*, and/or ammonium sulfate), dough conditions (polysorbate 60, calcium peroxide [oxidant], calcium salts, sulfates, phosphates, and ammonium salts), dough strengtheners (sodium and/or calcium-2-steroyllactylate or ethoxylated mono- and diglycerides), dough softeners (mono- and diglycerides, and/or protease enzyme), mold inhibitor (calcium propionate), preservative (potassium sorbate), oxidation/reduction additives (ascorbic acid, potassium/calcium bromate*, potassium/calcium iodate, alpha-amylase, azodicarbonamide), leavening agent (monocalcium phosphate). *Note: Bromates are not used in the state of CA.

CHICKEN BREAST PATTY: Boneless chicken breast with rib meat, water, seasoning (salt, chicken stock, flavoring, maltodextrin, and autolyzed yeast), partially hydrogenated soybean oil and sodium phosphates. Glazed with water, seasoning (maltodextrin, salt, chicken stock, hydrolyzed soy protein, flavors, modified food starch, methylcellulose gum, monosodium glutamate, soy sauce (wheat, soybeans, salt) chicken fat, hydrolyzed wheat gluten, xanthan gum, natural smoke flavor, partially hydrogenated soybean oil, butter (cream, salt) hydrolyzed corn gluten, autolyzed yeast extract, buttermilk, corn syrup solids, thiamine hydrochloride, citric acid, latic acid, caramel color, disodium inosinate disodium guanylate vegetable stock (carrot, onion, celery), paprika and tocopherol) and partially hydrogenated soybean oil.

CHICKEN PATTY 1: USDA inspected boneless chicken breast with rib meat, water, salt, and monosodium glutamate. Breaded with: bleached wheat flour, salt, spices, partially hydrogenated soybean oil, dried whey, monosodium glutamate, yeast, dehydrated sweet pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, dextrose, leavening (monocalcium phosphate, sodium bicarbonate). Battered with: water, bleached wheat flour, leavening (sodium acid pyrophosphate, sodium bicarbonate), salt, corn starch, oat flour and natural flavoring. Prepared in partially hydrogenated vegetable shortening.

CHICKEN PATTY 2: Chicken breasts with rib meat, water, modified food starch, seasoning, [chicken flavor (contains maltodextrin, salt, hydrolyzed casein, sugar, flavors, hydrolyzed soy protein, modified corn starch, autolyzed yeast extract, wheat flour, sesame oil, citric acid, partially hydrogenated soybean oil, corn syrup solids, thiamine hydrochloride, lactic acid, disodium inosinate, disodium guanylate, caramel color, and tocopherol)], sodium phosphates, seasoning (partially hydrogenated soybean oil, polysorbate 80, artificial flavors and tocopherol). Breaded with: bleached wheat flour, water, rice flour, salt, modified food starch, yellow corn flour, spices, sugar, leavening (sodium bicarbonate, sodium aluminum phosphate, sodium acid pyrophosphate, monocalcium, phosphate), partially hydrogenated soybean oil, yeast, cream flavor (maltodextrin flavor), onion powder, garlic powder, mono and diglycerides, nonfat dry milk, spice extractive and whey. Breading set in vegetable oil. Prepared in partially hydrogenated vegetable shortening.

CHICKEN 3: USDA inspected breaded chicken breast strips with rib meat, water, salt, sodium phosphate, modified food starch, and flavoring. Breaded with: bleached wheat flour, water, modified food starch, salt, yellow corn flour, spices, monocalcium phosphate, partially hydrogenated soybean oil, dextrose, sugar, garlic powder, yeast, monosodium glutamate, buttermilk powder, and natural flavors. Prepared in partially hydrogenated vegetable shortening.

FISH: Selected USDC inspected fish portions (cod or pollock), water, wheat flour, enriched bleached wheat flour (niacin, iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin and folic acid), bleached wheat flour, modified food starch, yellow corn flour, partially hydrogenated soybean oil, salt, yeast, sugar, onion powder, garlic powder, spice, oleoresin paprika to enhance color. Prepared in partially hydrogenated vegetable shortening.

FRENCH FRIES: Potatoes, partially hydrogenated vegetable shortening (soybean oil), modified potato and corn starch, rice flour, dextrin, salt, leavening (sodium acid pyrophosphate, sodium bicarbonate), corn syrup solids, xanthan gum, dextrose.

ONION RINGS: Rehydrated onion, bleached wheat flour, partially hydrogenated soybean oil, water, yellow corn flour, sugar, contains 2% or less of the following: gelatinized wheat starch, corn starch, calcium chloride, modified food starch, methylcellulose, salt, fructose, guar gum, sodium alginate, yeast, sodium bicarbonate, glucano delta lactone, sodium tripolyphosphate, sodium acid pyrophosphate, sodium aluminum phosphate, natural onion flavor, garlic powder, hydroxy propyl methylcellulose, sorbitol. Prepared in partially hydrogenated vegetable shortening.

VANILLA SHAKE: Partially skimmed milk (milk and skim milk), sugar, high fructose corn syrup, corn syrup, sweet whey, artificial vanilla flavor, guar gum, mono- and diglycerides, cellulose gum, carrageenan, potassium phosphate or disodium or di-potassium phosphate, sodium citrate, sodium carbonate, annatto and/or caramel color.


Yuck,

I can't believe people eat the crap from fast food companies. This is a sample ingrediants list of some of food items these fast food companys use as their products.

"100% Beef is ok" - I hear you scream - well which part of the cow is it from?

Double Yuck! Next time you chow down on your fast food rubbish think of the garbage you are eating. Thanks America for providing us with such wonderful food.

mb (*you are what you eat*)
 
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RE: Maccas, Burger King Or Hungry Jacks?

Thu Sep 21, 2000 1:24 pm

Never been to Hungry Jack's or Maccas, but I think Burger King has really improved and I would take it over McDonalds and most other fast food chains any day.

Not to say that I would prefer other, more nutritionally fulfilling meals!

Aaron G.
 
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RE: Maccas, Burger King Or Hungry Jacks?

Thu Sep 21, 2000 1:46 pm

Maccas = McDonalds

Hungry Jacks = Aussie Burger King (Although they operate both stores here with similar products and different advertising.)

mb
 
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RE: Maccas, Burger King Or Hungry Jacks?

Thu Sep 21, 2000 1:49 pm


1. Wendys
2. KFC
3. Burger King
 
NJTurnpike
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RE: Maccas, Burger King Or Hungry Jacks?

Thu Sep 21, 2000 9:15 pm

I don't recommend any of 'em. In two weeks time I'll be in a chippie on the south coast of England, throwing a large cod and chips down my throat. Pass the vinegar!  

But if I really did have to choose, it'd be

1 - A classic hoagie from Wawa (if you don't live in the Philly area, you'll be none the wiser)
2 - See 1
3 - See 1 + 2

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LGW
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Wimpy's

Fri Sep 22, 2000 3:13 am

In the U.K we have Wimpy's YUM-YUM  
 
c72
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RE: Maccas, Burger King Or Hungry Jacks?

Fri Sep 22, 2000 4:38 am

In California U.S.A. we have In-N-Out Burger! Some of THE BEST burgers around!!!

Steve
 
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RE: Maccas, Burger King Or Hungry Jacks?

Fri Sep 22, 2000 8:40 am

1. Checkers
2. Wendy's
3. McDonalds (i really like the fries!!)
4. Taco Bell
5. Kentucky Fried Chicken!
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DeltaRNOmd-80
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RE: Maccas, Burger King Or Hungry Jacks?

Fri Sep 22, 2000 8:48 am

In no particular order...

Wendy's
Burger King
Jack In The Box
Steak 'N Shake (in the southeast and maybe east coast)
Hardee's

Those are my favorite fast food burger chains
 
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RE: Maccas, Burger King Or Hungry Jacks?

Fri Sep 22, 2000 9:28 am

I really dont eat fast food...only sit down...
 
DeltaRNOmd-80
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RE: Maccas, Burger King Or Hungry Jacks?

Fri Sep 22, 2000 9:46 am

McDonalds used to have the best fries. Then they got cocky about it and they have gone downhill. They are all soggy and limp now. Nobody really has EXTRAORDINARY fries now, but I like Burger Kings the best. Also, Burger King actually puts lettuce on their cheeseburgers, something McD's doesn't. No wonder they sell em for $.39, They dont put anything on em.
 
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RE: Maccas, Burger King Or Hungry Jacks?

Fri Sep 22, 2000 11:12 am

McDoodoo's if I can, otherwise Booger Fling.

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LH423
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RE: Maccas, Burger King Or Hungry Jacks?

Fri Sep 22, 2000 11:18 am

I can't decide. I don't eat it that often, but I think BK's burgers are better, but MickeyD's has better fries, But BK has better Chicken Tenders, so I guess Burger King wins it by a fry length.

LH423
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RE: Maccas, Burger King Or Hungry Jacks?

Sat Sep 23, 2000 4:52 pm

I can not eat them, they give me the runs, probably
the MSG.
 
andrew
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RE: Maccas, Burger King Or Hungry Jacks?

Sat Sep 23, 2000 7:44 pm

Burger King takes the cake, guys.

Anyone ever tried their Mushroom Swiss burger? Ooooohh.......heaven!!!


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RE: Maccas, Burger King Or Hungry Jacks?

Sat Sep 23, 2000 9:05 pm

Hardees!

AVION
 
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RE: Maccas, Burger King Or Hungry Jacks?

Sat Sep 23, 2000 10:03 pm

I refuse to eat garbage from fast food chains with the exception of Subway, so, if I was on a desert island and all I could do was choose from the three you have quoted it would be Burger King.

McDonalds is absolute crap in every country that I have eaten it in.
 
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RE: Maccas, Burger King Or Hungry Jacks?

Mon Sep 25, 2000 8:32 am

CC,

I agree, I prefer a nice salad sandwich to processed crap. And I mean an Aussie salad sandwich which has all different types of salad on it and no revolting mayonaise.

mb
 
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RE: Maccas, Burger King Or Hungry Jacks?

Mon Sep 25, 2000 8:40 am

Don't Aussie's like mayo as a rule ?

I thought it was loved the world over.
 
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RE: Maccas, Burger King Or Hungry Jacks?

Mon Sep 25, 2000 9:10 am

CC,

Put it this way. If you buy a sandwich from a take away store for lunch they don't automatically slather mayo on it. Usually people have mayo on a chicken snitzel & lettuce sandwich. But if someone is having a salad, ham & cheese, etc etc they don't usually have mayo on it.

I think the only time we ever used mayo (and this goes for my friends and others I know) was to make potato salad or coleslaw.

There may be some aussies out there who slather it on everything, but I never see it here in Sydney.

mb

 
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RE: Maccas, Burger King Or Hungry Jacks?

Mon Sep 25, 2000 10:33 am

My favorite is Chick-fil-a (hope I spelled that right). They have great food. Second is Taco Bell.
 
DeltaRNOmd-80
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RE: Maccas, Burger King Or Hungry Jacks?

Mon Sep 25, 2000 12:42 pm

I like Chick-fil-a (yes you spelled it right) too. I have only ate there once but it was good. They only have them in the southeast, which is why I have only ate their once. Anybody like Arby's? I like their roast beef sandwiches. Taco Bell is alright, not a favorite though. I ordered a mexican pizza there once and the cheese and everything else was in a puddle on the top and there were a grouping of the chives and tomatos off to one side covering maybe 2 inches squared instead of covering the whole thing. looked like they took all the ingredients and poured it on at the same time, only they missed.

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