'Whoppers' on Serious Eats

Burger King in Japan Celebrated 5th Anniversary with 5-Patty Whoppers

To celebrate their 5th anniversary, Burger King in Japan offered quintuple-patty Whoppers for only ¥550 (about $6.95), half the regular ¥1,100 price, from June 16 to 18. ...Yup, the three-day promotion ended today (or yesterday, if you're on Japan Standard Time), and to make things even more limited, the price only applied to the first 10 customers in each location who ordered the burger. But would you really have wanted to eat a budget-priced five-layer stack of Burger King patties? If our substandard experiences are anything to go on, probably not. More

Candy a Day: Whoppers

I grew up in a heavily sugar-regimented household, where candy was only allowed at special occasions, movie outings, and every kid's favorite holiday, Halloween. Thus, the fleeting sugar highs of my childhood were major occasions, and I still remember the first time I had Whoppers. On a whim, I decided at the movie theater concession stand to cheat on my tried and true favorite, Sour Patch Kids, in favor of the malty miracles that are Whoppers. More

Burger King Giving Away Free Whoppers Though DirecTV

Burger King may be parting ways with their longtime advertising agency Crispin Porter + Bogusky, but CP+B unleashed one last campaign with Whopper Lust: Watch a spinning Whopper on DirecTV, channel 111, and get a free Whopper. More specifically, watch for 5 minutes, get one Whopper; 15 minutes, get two Whoppers; 20 minutes, get three Whoppers. To make sure people aren't leaving their spinning Whoppers unattended, viewers must respond to alerts that randomly pop up on the screen. Coupons will be mailed to the DirectTV subscriber's address in two to four weeks. More

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