The McRib Is Returning to McDonald’s After Last Year’s ‘Farewell Tour’

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  • McDonald’s McRib sandwich will make its return in November at choose places.
  • The sandwich combines boneless pork, barbecue sauce, onions and dill pickles on a hoagie-style bun.
  • The McRib went on a “Farewell Tour” in 2022 however a McDonald’s consultant says “not everybody was able to say goodbye” so that they determined to reintroduce the merchandise.

The McRib is making a comeback — once more. 

After the well-known sandwich – consisting of boneless pork slathered in barbecue sauce and topped with slivered onions and dill pickles on a hoagie-style bun – went on a  “McRib Farewell Tour” final October, the quick meals chain has determined to convey the beloved menu merchandise again for a restricted time solely. 

“It seems not everybody was able to say goodbye to the McRib after final yr’s Farewell Tour,” McDonald’s mentioned in a press launch.

The model confirmed that the restricted version menu merchandise will solely be accessible in choose shops, saying, “whereas it will not be accessible nationwide, some fortunate followers might discover their favourite elusive saucy sandwich at their native McDonald’s eating places this November.”


The elusive sandwich first made its debut in 1981 at a McDonald’s location in Kansas Metropolis. Following an preliminary flop, being overshadowed by the manufacturers McNuggets, which launched a couple of years earlier, the sandwich has since garnered a following due to its restricted version runs on the chain. 

It rose to prominence in the summertime of 1994, when the pork sandwich was introduced again to McDonald’s menus in honor of the theatrical launch of the live-action Flintstones movie starring John Goodman, Elizabeth Perkins, Rick Moranis and Rosie O’Donnell.

The McRib earned a everlasting spot on the menu for the rest of the ’90s and into the early-2000s earlier than being pulled from the chain’s choices. 

McDonald’s held its first McRib Farewell Tour in 2005, however continued to supply the sandwich yearly throughout a unique tour for the next three years. 

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The McRib went on a brief hiatus earlier than the model introduced the sandwich again as soon as once more for a limited-time earlier than disappearing from menus in 2012. 

Eight years later, in Dec. 2020, the chain introduced the sandwich again, kicking off the McRib’s multi-year journey to bid prospects adieu. 

The sandwich got here again to shops to rejoice its fortieth anniversary in Nov. 2021, and went on its most up-to-date “Farewell Tour” in November 2022.

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