CosMc Launches: In a surprising move, McDonald’s has unveiled its much-anticipated spinoff restaurant, CosMc’s, in Bolingbrook, a Chicago suburb. The mysterious concept, shrouded in secrecy, quietly welcomed customers on Thursday, with an official launch celebration extending into the weekend. The vintage-inspired CosMc’s introduces a “small-format, beverage-led” dining experience, positioned as a limited test.
Embracing nostalgia and featuring a menu of bold beverages and delectable treats, CosMc’s aims to transport patrons into an otherworldly culinary journey. The restaurant seamlessly combines new, celestial drink creations with a curated selection of food, including a few beloved McDonald’s classics. The menu boasts items like Egg McMuffin sandwiches, M&M McFlurry, Creamy Avocado Tomatillo Sandwich, Spicy Queso Sandwich, Savory Hash Brown Bites, Pretzel Bites, blueberry lemon cookie sundae, and caramel fudge brownies.
CosMc’s beverage menu takes center stage with “brand-new, otherworldly, beverage creations.” From specialty lemonades and teas to espresso drinks, blended beverages, and cold coffee, the offerings include the Sour Cherry Energy Slush, Tropical Spiceade, and S’mores Cold Brew. Customers can customize their drinks with options like boba, flavored syrups, energy boosters, vitamin C shots, and more.
The intriguing name, CosMc’s, draws inspiration from a vintage McDonaldland mascot named CosMc, an alien character featured in ads during the late 1980s and early 1990s. The restaurant’s theme and offerings reflect a nod to McDonald’s commitment to innovation and a playful return to its roots.
The launch of CosMc’s follows McDonald’s trend of vintage revivals, showcasing the brand’s ability to blend nostalgia with contemporary culinary exploration. As customers flock to experience this unique concept, the mysterious allure surrounding CosMc’s adds an element of excitement to the fast-food giant’s ongoing evolution.