10 fast foods that have disappeared

Fast-food restaurant chains are constantly rejiggering their menus in the hopes of luring new customers and coming up with the next buzzworthy food item. But often, when restaurant chains swing for the fences, they miss. Here are some of the most memorable fast-food failures of the past few decades.

4. McSpaghetti

Chain: McDonald's

Launched: Late 1970s, still available internationally

Back in the ‘70s and ’80s, the fast-food industry was still relatively new and trying to figure out where it fit into the larger marketplace. As a result, many restaurants tried for a time to be everything to everyone, a strategy that led to a lot of the items on this list. Case in point: McSpaghetti.

McSpaghetti was part of McDonalds’ short-lived dinner menu, which also included fettuccine Alfredo, pizza, and lasagna. It’s still a popular menu item in the Philippines, where it is typically served with McNuggets. 

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