McDonald's currently offers 43 different types of sandwiches and blogger Nick Chipman has tasted every one-all at the same time.
Chipman says he's dreamed of ordering what he calls a McEverything since he first launched his blog, DudeFoods a few years ago, but he was worried about annoying the servers. "I felt like if I went to into McDonald's and ordered every single sandwich, they would hate me," he tells Yahoo Shine.
But sometimes, like Sir Edmund Hilary, Neil Armstrong, or Geronimo, a man's gotta do what a man's gotta do.
On Tuesday, Chipman gathered his courage-and his appetite-and marched into the franchise on the corner of 66th and North Avenue in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin to place his mega-order. He strategically arrived at about 10 a.m., just after the morning rush and well before the noon crowd would come pouring in. Not only would the staff be in a lull, both breakfast and lunch sandwiches would also be available. No wonder the assault took three years to plan.
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"I'm happy to report that the entire crew at the McDonald's…was more than accommodating," he writes on his blog. "They even seemed a little excited to see just how tall the McEverything turned out to be." How tall, indeed? While he anticipated his monster sandwich would measure less than 24 inches, it actually stacked up to be a soaring four-feet. And the bill was lofty as well-his McEverthing meal rang in at $141.33. "Actually, I should correct myself," he writes. "The price of the sandwiches was $140.33…the extra dollar was for the Diet Coke that I added to my order."
During the 20 minutes or so it took for two employees to make all 43 sandwiches-Chipman says, "I poked my head into the back a few times and apologized, but they were awesome." He then got busy himself, unwrapping and skewering together the layers like a giant bun-and-patty kebab. The other customers, who he says were "mainly senior citizens having coffee" quizzed him on his motivation and "tried to take pictures on their cell phones that they didn't know how to use."
After eating three of the breakfast sandwiches, he disassembled the whole thing and took the rest home. Chipman assures Yahoo Shine that's he's in good health and "has a really fast metabolism." He adds, "The best part was that my wife planned to go grocery shopping later that same day and she texted me saying, 'ummmmmm, we don't have any room for groceries since the entire refrigerator is full of McDonald's sandwiches.'"
While some commentors on his blog have chided him for dropping over $140 on a single McDonald's meal, Chipman points out that, "The way I see it though is that with all the leftovers I have, I've got all my breakfasts, lunches and dinners covered for the next week…!"
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