The largest McDonald’s in the world – expected to seat 1,500 – is being built in the Olympic Village for the London 2012 games. McD’s will be the only brand name food sold in the village.
On the one hand, it’s a strange juxtaposition between fast food (remember SuperSize Me?) and finely tuned Olympic athletes. From a practical standpoint, an Olympic Committee spokesperson says “Without our partners such as McDonald’s, the games simply wouldn’t happen.”