McD’s Tries Tots Called Hash Brown Bites

December 8, 2016

Already finding itself a seat on the sriracha bandwagon, McDonald’s now is taking a shot at the other hot QSR food trend—tater tots—in its favorite test market, Australia.

In Australia, where summer approaches, McDonald’s is offering a Summer Sides Box, a multi-person combination of three deep-fried items: eight Hash Brown Bites, eight Chicken McNuggets, 12 Chicken McBites and three sauces, including Big Mac Special Sauce.

This box of sides is itself an interesting idea (tried already at McDonald’s in several European markets), but more intriguing are the Hash Brown Bites. These are, in essence, McDonald’s hash brown patties from the