McDonald's Is Releasing an Adult Happy Meal Complete with Toys

It's a collaboration with Cactus Plant Flea Market.

Courtesy of McDonald's
Courtesy of McDonald’s
Courtesy of McDonald’s

Note: Unfortunately, this Happy Meal isn’t available in Australia.

McDonald’s iconic Happy Meal isn’t just for kids anymore.

The chain is rolling out a new collaboration with streetwear brand Cactus Plant Flea Market, releasing a limited-edition box that builds on McDonald’s classic Happy Meal. Customers can choose from a Big Mac or a 10-piece Chicken McNugget, and the box also comes with fries and a drink. But what would a Happy Meal be without a toy, right?

Thankfully, the brand delivers with a series of figurines featuring unique takes on McDonald’s classic characters Grimace, Birdie, and the Hamburglar, as well as a new character named Cactus Buddy. Each meal comes with one figurine, so you’ll have to buy a couple to collect them all.

The new McDonald’s x Cactus Plant Flea Market box will be available at all participating restaurants, at the drive-thru, by delivery, or on the McDonald’s app starting October 3 while supplies last. There’s even a treat for app users. Anyone who purchases a box via the McDonald’s app will be automatically entered to win exclusive merch every week, including Cactus Plant Flea Market and McDonald’s collaborations like t-shirts and a Grimace chair. Plus, there will be even more merch available on this website once the boxes are released.

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Mad Mex’s New Menu Item Is Inspired by a Popular Mexican Street Food

mad mex chicken al pastor

Mexican restaurant chain Mad Mex has dropped a new protein, and it’s one of the most popular street foods in Mexico.

Enter, Chicken Al Pastor. It’s traditionally made with pork and grilled on a spinning rotisserie with a pineapple sitting a top, but Mad Mex has put its own spin on it, serving chicken bathed in an Al Pastor marinade with a touch of juicy pineapple.

You can order the protein-packed filling in your favourite burrito, bowl, quesadilla, nachos, or in a taco.

As always, these things are here for a good time, not a long time. Pop into your local Mad Mex restaurant, order delivery or through the Mad Mex app today.

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