While some locations never saw the McRib again this year, others that did see the McRib are now seeing it fall from the menu. In some places the sandwich is already gone. In other markets, there is a push to have all advertising removed by Christmas. Perhaps McDonalds is going to leave a stack of McRibs for Santa, or perhaps the Hamburglar is buying out inventory to get as many as he can for himself.
As inventory drops, it is important that we hear from you if you find the McRib still offered. Some fans have been known to freeze McRibs for the long offseason, others may have been holding out that the McRib would get closer. In either scenario, McRib fans need your help to get their last chance McRibs. If you find a McRib at your local store, make sure to report it on the McRib Locator website and send us a photo to confirm the date of purchase, location, and proof that the sandwich was purchased. Fans everywhere thank you for your assistance.
With the continued absence of the McRib in some portions of the country, many are asking “What can I do to get the McRib back?” The single best piece of advice we offer in response to this question is that you should let your local store manager know you want the McRib back. Some stores are independently operated, some work with others in a geographical region on advertising campaigns to best pool their budgets, and some are corporately owned. In any of the three cases, the store managers that hear a lot of requests should be able to pass this upstream and hopefully get some encouragement to a return in your area.