• McDonald's Asked Chef Edward Lee Not to Put the ‘Ed Mac' on the Whiskey Dry Menu

    10 days ago - By Eater

    The mega-chain said it was too similar to the Big Mac Whiskey Dry, chef Edward Lee's long-awaited Louisville, Kentucky whiskey bar , finally opened this week. It debuted with 200 varieties of whiskey and a menu of burgers, but thanks to McDonald's, the “Ed Mac” isn't one of them. The corporate food giant sent the chef a cease and desist when it heard he planned to name a burger after the chain's signature Big Mac, the Courier Journal reports .
    McDonald's thought the Ed Mac was too similar to the Big Mac. The resemblance was intentional. “I'm definitely doing something that feels or tastes...
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