Does Illinois’ Favorite Fast Food Breakfast Surprise You?
In a land where liberty and fast food reign supreme, it's no surprise that America has developed an undying love for the most important meal of the day: breakfast.
And when it comes to quick morning bites, one name stands out above the rest—McDonald's.
With a staggering 30 states swearing their allegiance to the golden arches, it's safe to say that Ronald McDonald is the real breakfast champion.
McDonald's may rule the majority of the United States with an iron spatula, but Chick-fil-A has managed to steal the hearts and stomachs of 13 states, a handful in the South and into the east coast.
There's something about those crispy chicken biscuits that speaks to the Southern soul, I guess?
The weird thing involves the cold expanse of Alaska, where a conundrum has unfolded. The battle for the state's favorite fast-food breakfast is inconclusive.
Maybe the Alaskans are too busy wrestling with grizzly bears or fishing for salmon to decide. Or perhaps they're just too spoiled for choice in the land of the midnight sun, where everything seems a little different and wonderfully quirky.
There's a McTwist in Illinois
Illinois, the Land of Lincoln, might be the home of deep-dish pizza but their fave fast food breakfast spot is the home of the golden arches, according to Casino.org.
This is where irony strikes the fryer because, despite Illinois' undying love for McDonald's, their top three favorite menu items are not even breakfast-related.
The Big Mac takes the crown, followed closely by the Happy Meal and the McChicken. It seems that the Land of Lincoln prefers to have their burgers and chicken in the morning. Who needs eggs and bacon anyway, right?
Americans don't like spending a lot on breakfast, it seems
Did you know that a staggering 55% of Americans regularly skip breakfast? It's a tragedy of epic proportions. But fear not, for there is hope. 10% of Americans choose to indulge in breakfast on the go.
These brave souls spend between $5 to $10 each time, satisfying their cravings with a warm, greasy embrace that only fast food can provide.
Are we losing our love for coffee?
Now, let's not forget about that precious liquid gold that fuels our mornings—coffee. America's favorite breakfast companion has always been the trusty filtered coffee.
However, in a shocking twist, it seems that filtered coffee is losing popularity. Are we witnessing the rise of tea? Or perhaps the advent of exotic, artisanal blends? Only time will tell