Not loving it

McQuinoa, anyone? McDonald’s is adding the trendy ingredient kale to some menu items. The fast-food giant is testing a Turkey Sausage &Egg White bowl that uses the dark leafy green.

I’ll eat it, but only if I can put it between two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun.

Burgle, burgle: After a long hiatus, the Hamburglar has returned to McDonald’s ads. The sirloin purloiner, shown flipping burgers on a backyard grill, apparently has been living in suburbia.

Life hasn’t been as kind to Ronald McDonald’s other friends during their absence. Mayor McCheese was indicted on bribery charges. Grimace is being treated for seasonal affective disorder. And the Fry Guys lost their job to the Kale Whale.

Day 1: Loaves and fishes. Day 2: Repeat: Best-selling pastor Rick Warren won the Christian Book of the Year Award for his new weight-loss book, “The Daniel Plan,” based on the biblical story of Daniel refusing to eat meat from the king’s table.

We didn’t realize Babylonia had Burger King restaurants at the time.

—Jon Bauer, Herald staff

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