Consumer Reports Names the Best and Worst Fast-Food Restaurants in America, and the Results are Surprising
Last week we published an article about good, old-fashioned, roadside-style Texas burgers, and in this story, we might have insinuated that there are a lot of crappy fast-food burgers out there. One commenter called us out on it, writing: "I would also argue that McDonald's does not serve a poor excuse for a cheap burger. They serve the gold standard for cheap burgers. The McDouble is a good burger, especially for $1.19."
Is this the best fast food burger in the country? Voters seem to think so...
Well, friend, I'm sorry, but the latest study by Consumer Reports begs to differ.
The online shopping resource conducted a study in which they asked readers to rank fast food meals on a scale of one to ten (ten being the best thing they've ever eaten). According to the report, readers ate "53,745 burger chains' burgers, chicken chains' fried or roasted chicken, Mexican chains' burritos, and sandwich chains' sub -- or heroes, hoagies, grinders, or wedges, depending on where you call home."
In the burger category, McDonalds came in dead last, and not by a narrow margin.
More surprising, though, is the burger category's winner...More »