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Retroist McDonald’s Breakfast Podcast
We did some voting on Patreon for which episode would be the next supporter-only podcast. To no one’s surprise, another fast food topic dominated the voting, and McDonald’s Breakfast won.
I start off talking about my early experiences with fast food breakfast and how one McDonald’s breakfast item became a family tradition. It’s amazing that such a big part of McDonald’s menu took so long to develop, but the planning around it helped with its longevity.
I talk about the birth of new items at McDonald’s and reference both the Big Mac and Roast Beef sandwiches. Then I discuss the person who grew McDonald’s into the company we know, Fred Turner.
Breakfast food is special. I am not sure why, but it feels more special than other meal foods. In all its amazing forms, I hope you enjoy and celebrate it with the people around you.
This podcast will only appear in the feed given to Patreon Supporters. If you are interested in this show and voting on other Supporters-Only episodes, please check out the Retroist Patreon.
This is the eighth of the Supporter Only Podcast for Patreon Supporters. I am posting it here to help boost awareness of what is happening over there. Regular episodes will continue, but extra shows and content are also being posted there.
This won in Patreon voting by a wide majority. Sorry Mannequin.
I have also been released lots of scans and audio bonus tracks with other episodes, this is the third full episode that was chosen by voting.
Voting will start up soon for the next Supporter Episode. This vote should be a tough one.
I love the breakfast biscuit, but those McGriddles are excellent as well.
Fred Turner should be more of a household name. He might be the “Founder” but he is the architect of the McDonald’s of the restaurant we all grew up with.
I wish McDonald’s did more regional food in the United States. A few options exist, but I think they could find options for every state and it would be exciting.
I had more audio in this episode, mostly commercials, but I took about 3 minutes out.
Removed some details about food I ate in other countries at McDonald’s. Didn’t feel needed.
Music as always is by Peachy. Normal stuff below the story, outro and theme song.