Tag: Vkusno & Tochka

New Russian ‘McDonald’s’ Doesn’t Start Off Well: Moldy Breads and Insect Legs Served to Customers
Russia & Caucasus, Opinion

New Russian ‘McDonald’s’ Doesn’t Start Off Well: Moldy Breads and Insect Legs Served to Customers

The start-up of the new McDonald's restaurants in Russia, now known as Vkusno & Tochka, or “Tasty and ready” has not gone well: in some of the 50 restaurants opened in Moscow and the surrounding area last June, hamburger buns were served with mold, as reported on Tuesday by Knesia Sobchak, popular television celebrity and the most prominent female politician in the Russian opposition – “insect legs” were also found in hamburgers. “Vkusno & Tochka sell moldy hamburgers,” Sobchak posted on the social network ‘Telegram’, adding: “It seems they don’t live up to McDonald’s standards, at least in terms of product quality control. Today, at least three cases of hamburgers with moldy buns sold to customers have been recorded.” Other complaints from the new Russian fast-food chain are t...