For the last few years, McDonald's has given its fans an annual holiday present: the McRib, a porkorific product that returns to menus across the country for a few weeks. But this year, the fast-food chain has decided against a national rollout; instead, local franchises can decide whether they want to offer the sandwich. The company had "other national priorities" this year, such as its new Mighty Wings, a McDonald's spokeswoman told USA Today. And there's no question those Mighty Wings, which Jenn Wohletz discovered are mighty expensive, need help.
Still, we have our fingers crossed that local stores will be in a giving spirit this year and wrap up the McRib. And to help inspire them, we're reprinting our Ode to the McRib:
See also:Happy McRibmas! Five fun-in-a-bun facts about the McDonald's McRib