Wednesday, August 20, 1975
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Wednesday AugustT0,r975/TE MICHIGn rrTDAILY - \ " r7 ir
By TIM SCHICK tinctive taste" than the other
Almost everyone has been in two competitors. What this bur-
a fast food eatery at one time ger needs, the panel added, is
or another. But despite the ex- softer bun.
istence of three such establish-sotrbn
ments a short distance from A toss up was declared be-
each other, no effort has been tween the other two super bur-
made to find which of the cam- gers since individual taste rath-
pus quicky food shops has the er than quality of the product
best burger' wasnthe deciding factor on the
bEsth bftebtre(urger panel. The panel prefered the
Each of the big three (Burger Whopper for the load of veggies
King, Gino's and McDonald's) under the bun. Had a slice of
offers regular hamburgers, and tomato been added to the unique
some sort of super burger as cheese flavor of the Big Mac,
'well as fries, it would have been the favorite.
A PANEL of five Daily staff- IT WAS the hamburger which
ers was gathered to sample the started the fast food chains in
food products of these fast food the first place, so the panel
operations. Each store was fre- thought it only fair to return to
quented at about 2:30 p.m. yes- the roots of the industry.
terday with similar food being All three burgers weighed
selected at each. about the same and cost slightly
Once the food was gathered different amounts. McDonald's
and the panel of eating experts was 30 cents, Gino's 33 cents
assembled, the super burgers and Burger King 35 cents. 'All
were sampled. In the running had a dab of mustard and cat-
were the Gino Giant, the Whop- sup, a pickle and the McDo-
per and the Big Mac. ald's burger had onion.
The weight of each sandwich It was this onion which gave
was determined and compared the golden arches the hands
to its price. The Whopper tipped down lead. "This burger has a
the scale at 10 ounces while the flavor in the White Tower tra-
other two weighed only seven dition," remarked one panel
ounces. This makes the 80 cent member. The Burger King Bur-
Whopper the most economical ger was well received by the
buy at only eight cents an See FOOD, Page 9
ounce. The Mac cost 70 cents
and the Giant 75 cents.
ACCORDING to the May issue
of Consumer Reports, however, Open regular hours
the Big Mac contains less
meat than the Whopper but has all this week
sufficient protein for a healthy
The Gino Giant was quickly
removed from competition by a and BOW L ING
unanimous vote of the panel. It at the UNION
was concluded the sandwich
was "dry and has a less dis-
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ERROL FLYNN, BASIL RATHBONE and
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Trade union protested
(Continued from Page 1) marched to a Communist - con- al political situation."
Later, some 510 protesters trolled pharmaceutical firm and It made no mention of Gen.
marched on the offices4 of the burned a Communist flag. Corvacho's removal but said
giant union, shouting, "No to Communist party leader Al- that under current conditions a
Moscow" and "Out with the var Cunhal had planned to at- rally could open the field for
Communists." Insults were ex- tend a show-of-strength rally in a monstrous provocation by the
changed with the unionists in- the conservative city of Porto, most reactionary political-mili-
side and the building was pelt- 175 miles north of Lisbon, but tary forces."
ed with stones, it was called off. A party com- N R T E R N PO-
AFTER TWO hours the crowd munique said "the situation in NTUGALisTthemostconserva-
went away, allowing 25 persons the northern military region is a t he o st oseha
trapped in the headquarters to factor that renders serious, am- tive and anti-Communist ofthe
1 e a v e. The demonstrators biguous and unstable the gener- country's three military regions.
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