Fast Foods Tricks: What they sell you…And what you’ll eat

Ads vs. Reality
Have you ever been lured into visiting a fast-food restaurant thanks to an advertisement that showcases a mouthwatering meal you might not otherwise buy, only to be disappointed when the item you bought looks nothing like the item you were marketed? You’re not alone.

A segment from the popular series “Buy Me That.” We’ll meet a “makeup artist for food,” who surprises us all with this behind-the-scenes look at how burgers (and fries) are made to look their best for television.

Burger King Whopper
The advertised burger vs. an actual Burger King Whopper.

Burger King Whopper

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Burger King Whopper Jr.
The advertised burger vs. an actual Burger King Whopper Jr.

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Taco Bell Crunchy Tacos
The advertised taco vs. actual Taco Bell Crunchy Taco.

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Jack In The Box Tacos
The advertised taco vs. actual Taco Bell Crunchy Taco.

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McDonald’s Angus Deluxe Third Pounder
The advertised burger vs. an actual McDonald’s Angus Deluxe Third Pounder burger

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McDonald’s Angus Deluxe Third Pounder
Dario D. illustrates how the advertised burger wouldn’t even fit in the actual box it’s served in.

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McDonald’s Big Mac
The advertised burger vs. an actual McDonald’s Big Mac burger.

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McDonald’s Big Macs
Dario D. illustrates how the advertised McDonald’s Big Macs burger wouldn’t even fit in the actual box it’s served in

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McDonald’s Big N’ Tasty
The advertised burger vs. an actual McDonald’s Big N’ Tasty burger. This item is the one that closest resembles its advertisement.

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