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Food

Angus Burgers Being Tested at Six LA McDonald's

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Despite the fact that McDonald's has tried to palm off salads, wraps, grilled chicken, and other healthier options to its hamburger-based mainstay, Angus burgers have made their way onto the menu at a half-dozen area Mickey D's.

And we're just not talking one Angus burger that can be found in several McDonald's restaurant, like one found in South Pasadena, but three different burgers: Regular, Mushroom & Cheese, and Deluxe.

Clearly feeling the heat from its main competitor Burger King who has had an Angus burger for several years now, McDonald's says that they've gotten good reviews so far here in LA during their tests.

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Outsiders might think that Los Angeles, home of healthy lifestyles, vegan restaurants, and carb-obsessed nutritionists would be a poor choice for the test of this import, but LA has also successfully championed a wide variety of burgers from Tommy's, In-N-Out, Fatburger, Carl's Jr., Jack in the Box, just to name a few.

LAist recommends that if the fast food giant wants a sure winner for its new burger, they sponsor AC/DC's next tour, as Angus Young, their iconic leader, is one of the most revered guitarists in rock history and their catalogue of hits has sold over 100 million units. Put a code in each Angus burger value meal that would allow for a free download of a new AC/DC song and everyone would win.

photo via acdc central