Just in time for Halloween, McDonald’s resurrects the McRib sandwich. Some think this machine-formed mechanically-separated pork product is the Frankenstein of fast food, but Francis Lam once praised it as an “important advancement in Postmodern Simulacra Cuisine.” Japan has Kanikama (imitation crab); America has McRib.
Image (“What McRibs Are Made Of”) by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com
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