The Burger Wars of the ’80s Were a Real Thing

When you think about beef, plenty of things come to mind before burgers. Perhaps a personal rivalry of yours from way back, a grudge that you’ve held onto forever, or perhaps The Notorious B.I.G.’s “What’s Beef,” a classic song from his Life After Death album that defined beef as, among other things, “when I see you, guaranteed to be in ICU.” But for anyone who followed the burger wars of the 1980s, beef came in the form of McDonald’s, Burger King, and Wendy’s competing to be number one in the fast food industry.

Whether you prefer the Big Mac, Whopper or Dave’s Single Cheeseburger (or if you’re on Twitter embroiled in a heated argument about Shake Shack vs. In-N-Out Burger), there’s no arguing that McDonald’s—founded in 1940—has long been the front-runner when it comes to fast food chains… read more >

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