Weekend Roundup

‘Ketchup Leather’ Is Not as Gross as You’d Think
Imagine, if you will, tucking into a tasty burger, without an array of condiments slashing down your chin and arms and onto your favorite “Mr. Bubble” tee shirt. Ketchup leather is here, and it’s changing everything. [Extra Crispy]

McDonald’s Official Big Mac Merch Is Surprisingly Stylish
McDonald’s has rolled out some stylish new clothing and merch overseas (though the Japanese company selling this stuff will ship internationally), in limited runs of just 300 pieces per design. Most surprising? The designs are kind of understated and cool. [Food & Wine]

McDonald’s Truck Driver Illegally Sold $20,000 Worth Of Food To Outside Restaurant
If you’re running a deli in Harlem, and curious about how to get some more customers, selling hijacked McDonald’s inventory seems like a good place to start. [Foodbeast]

So You’re Dating a Sandwich Enthusiast
Remember, it’s not always as glamorous a lifestyle as you might expect. [Hatewich]

Dominique Ansel Made an Oreo Cookie Spread
The world renowned pastry chef has made an Oreo cookie butter…and he’s giving it away for free next weekend. If you live in NYC, you’re going to want to make time to pick up a jar of this stuff. [Food & Wine]

Written by Malcolm Bedell

Malcolm is the author of "Eating in Maine: At Home, On the Town, and On the Road," as well as a frequent contributor to Serious Eats,, Eat Rockland, Down East Magazine, The L.A. Weekly, The Guardian, The Huffington Post, and more. When not poisoning his body with garbage and then posting sardonic commentary about it on the Internet, he also owns and operates the 'Wich, Please food truck, named's "Hottest Restaurant in Maine" for 2015.

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