There’s no word on whether the McRib’s farewell tour will be coming to Canadian restaurants.
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For McDonald’s fans who have been waiting for the return of the McRib, it’ll be back in time for you to say “trick or treat.”
Does that mean this will be the last time the McRib will grace McDonald’s locations ever?
Or does it mean once you have a McRib, you won’t be eating one again because it’s that terrible?
One person posted a photo of the promo that reads “McRib Farewell Tour. This could be your last bite.”
She captioned it, “That’s a heck of a tagline.”
She has a point, considering it sounds almost like a threat.
Since the announcement, people have taken to Twitter to share their thoughts on the boneless pork sandwich’s final (?) comeback after someone posted a video of one being made.
“Can this even be considered food?” Mike Sington captioned the video.
Rex Chapman explained, “McRibs are primarily made of ground boneless pork shoulder emulsified with water, spices, dextrose sugar, and preservatives to refine its flavor and texture.”
He added: “The meat’s smoky flavor comes from liquid smoke, a benign distillate of smoky vapor.”
It is unknown which location the footage was being filmed at since there are a handful of days left before the McRib returns, but many people weighed in on the sandwich.
While some were equally grossed out, calling it “nasty” and saying it resembles “a fried kitchen sponge soaked in BBQ sauce,” there were more McRib defenders who simply asked, “what did you expect?”
“Not saying these are fine dining or anything, but … that’s just what frozen ground meat looks like,” one person tweeted. “Yeah, it’s shaped and molded to resemble (ish) pork ribs, but I’m unmoved by this. McRibs taste pretty good for what they are.”
Another person added: “As someone who really doesn’t like the McRib, I watched that entire video waiting for some gotcha moment where they like…milked the barbecue sauce from a living genetic experiment or something, but frankly after watching that I’m *more* likely to eat one than I was before?”
A third person, dripping with sarcasm, asked, “Were you under the impression they were actually smoking and de-boning ribs back there?”
The company did not reply by press time, so there’s no word on whether the McRib’s farewell tour will be coming to Canadian restaurants.