'McCafe' on Serious Eats

We Try the New Cherry Berry Chiller at McDonald's

You know how when you're having a bad day, you're likely to hate whatever you come across? A wrong-way-over-the-bridge day, can't-believe-this-traffic day? When you're in that sort of mood, you're not exactly predisposed to love whatever's handed to you at the rest stop McDonald's. But the Cherry Berry Chiller I had this weekend was surprisingly good. More

Free Coffee Alert: Mocha Mondays at McCafe

McDonald's McCafe is starting a summer promotion called Free Mocha Mondays in which you can get a free seven-ounce iced mocha or an eight-ounce hot mocha. Offer good at participating locations nationwide, July 13 to August 3. Find a McDonald's here.... More

The Coffee Wars Continue

If you haven’t seen a McCafé commercial in the last few weeks, you haven’t turned on your television. McDonald’s $100 million marketing blitz was their biggest since the launch of the Egg McMuffin, back in the 1970s. And it seems to be paying off. According to the Boston Globe, McDonald’s is now the second-most preferred coffee brand in America—unseating Dunkin’ Donuts, and coming up behind Starbucks. But both Starbucks and Dunkin’ have cut prices and launched specials in response. What do you think? Have recent ads, product launches, and price cuts changed your morning coffee routine? Or are you set in your caffeinated ways?... More

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