Burger King to Create ‘Peace Day Burger’ With or Without McDonald’s

09/02/2015 at 11:04 AM ET

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It looks like Burger King’s call for fast food harmony is moving forward with or without McDonald’s participation.

Last week, BK tried to squash the beef with their biggest competitor by proposing a “McWhopper” hybrid burger to celebrate International Peace Day on September 21  a stunt that was immediately shot down by McDonald’s CEO (with a more than slight hint of shade).

Well, now they are doubling down on the offer, issuing a new open letter calling for a larger team of rivals to create a “Peace Day Burger” with restaurants that have reached out to them following the McDonald’s incident.

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“We’ve received a significant number of responses from other restaurants, both large and small, each expressing an appetite for peace and enthusiasm to help spread the Peace One Day message,” the letter reads.

Among the specific chains they mention: Denny’s, Krystal, Wayback Burger, Giraffas, and, at the risk of seeming desperate…McDonald’s.

“Our idea would be that we all come together to create a burger that combines a key ingredient from each of our signature sandwiches,” they continue.

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“We already have a pop-up restaurant under construction, so all we need from you guys is a simple ‘yes’ plus your cooperation and a donation to Peace One Day.”

Denny’s immediately took to twitter to announce that they’re on board.

No word yet on exactly what the burger will consist of, but based on previous experience we’re going to guess that Big Mac sauce will not be on the ingredient list.

—Shay Spence

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On a clear day, you can see forever—or at least that’s the wicked thought behind L.A. designer Agi Berliner’s transparent idea: see-through jeans. Exhibitionists notwithstanding, most folks wear them over bathing suits or as attention-getting evening wear with halters, garter belts and body stockings. Created for the disco crowd, the $34 jeans are selling like, well, hot pants. In just six weeks, 25,000 pairs have already been sold in such major department store chains as Macy’s, Bonwit’s and Saks.

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Whatever the discomfort and despite the problem of Saturday night feverishness, discomaniacs report one major advantage of the plastic pants: no laundry bills. To keep Berliner’s see-through jeans clear, all the wearer needs is a little Windex.

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Competition for the King of Crap

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I think McDonald’s is upset that they didn’t think of it first

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Grilled Texas Toast, an eight ounce square shaped patty, large thick slices of grilled sweet onion, grilled multi-colored bell pepper chunks, one slice of white cheese on each piece of toast, dark green lettuce or spinach, cucumber slices, banana pepper slices, and fresh ground pepper.

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I’m coming late to the party. What the heck is this all about? Are all these companies planning to serve the same burger? Are the proceeds going to some worthy cause? Please…someone…fill me in.

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