I don’t eat at McDonalds too much these days, but I was tempted when these “Southern” Chicken biscuits came out because I love Chik-Fil-A’s chicken biscuits, however, their restaurants are too far away and are closed on sunday – the day when I’m most likely to want this.
I hit the drive through and scored this biscuit and a hash brown for 2.98. a fair price for a breakfast if you ask me. Despite being a little too greasy, it was good. McD’s biscuits themselves are pretty tasty, so no qualms there. The chicken was fairly generic, however it was at least a real piece of breast meat and not reformed chunks like a McChicken. I did not find the breading terribly “Southern”, neither was it as good as Chik-Fil-A’s.
One side note – halfway through the biscuit, I ate my hash brown. When I resumed eating the biscuit, it tasted weird. I’ve only experienced similar taste clashes with taco bell (steak or chicken before ground beef makes the ground beef taste gross) and I’d assume that a company that engineers all their flavors like McDonalds would make sure this wouldn’t happen.. So I don’t know whats up there.. Maybe I’m just over sensitive, but I’d save the potatoes for post biscuit if I were to do it all over again.
All in all, a reasonable sandwich. Get Chik-Fil-A instead if you have the option, but if not, this will do.
Southern Chicken Biscuit – 7/10 stars
A Sonic drive in has recently landed in my neck of the woods. I love sonic. I used to drive 2 hours to go to the closest one. So, I was in a rush to visit the local Sonic as soon as it opened.
On my second trip I thought I’d stray from my normal fare of double cheeseburger and cheesy tots, and tried the breakfast burrito. I got mine with bacon because often times, fast food sausage grosses me out. (I will sample sonics in the future and report back)
This is a simple menu item, so my description wont be super in depth, but I think for products like this, it’s worth telling you what you really get, as opposed to the dressed up menu photo.
There were two big differences from the picture:
1. the burrito innards were not all scrambled up in the eggs. the eggs were in the form of rectangular sheets, as fast food eggs often are, and the cheese and bacon were just on top of the egg.
2. it was about half the size that I perceived from the photo.
That said, it was a tasty burrito. I fear most breakfast offerings of the sort (I can’t take more than one bite of a McD’s burrito), but this was pretty good. i got the combo with tots, and I’d say it was a “right size” meal for me. The price wasn’t an awesome deal, but it was acceptable.
A “Super Sonic” breakfast burrito is also offered, which appears to have potatoes, onions and peppers.
Sonic Breakfast Burrito – 7/10 stars