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We are here to tell you all about the return of the McRib. It’s a sandwich that always seems to leave our lives just when we are getting used to its presence.

We are more than happy to spread the good news here. The McRib is about to return, just in time for fall. In fact, it is slated to return to the menu on November 1. This cult-favorite sandwich has been gone for a long time now and will be making its way back to participating locations across the country.

Photo: flickr/Jerry Hudleston

The “participating” part is doing a lot of heavy lifting here. You are going to have to contact the McDonald’s in your area to find out if they are going to be offering up these sandwiches. The last thing that we want is for you to get in the car and drive all the way there, only to find out that the McRib is not even available.

This is a fate that we would not wish on our worst enemy. Don’t get your hopes up without checking in first. Of course, the seasoned McDonald’s veterans know that this is not anything new. The restaurant has been offering them on a periodic basis for at least 40 years now. That’s longer than we have been alive!

We are just glad to see that tradition still lives on. The seasoned boneless pork patty is drenched in BBQ sauce before being topped with tart dill pickles and slivered onions.

The BBQ sauce offers the perfect mixture of sweet and tangy and it pairs very well with the pickles and onions. There’s no crunch like the crunch you experience when you bite into a McRib and we’re sure you agree.

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If we had to guess, we think that the McRib will be gone again before the calendar flips over to 2022. However, we fully expect to see it again next year.

All we know is that we are going to be making as many McDonald’s runs as possible before they take this glorious sandwich away from us again.

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