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Burger King takes over newspaper covers across the country to promote its new hot dogs


By Minda Smiley, Reporter

February 23, 2016 | 2 min read

Burger King took over the covers of the New York Post, Houston Chronicle and the San Francisco Examiner among other newspapers on Tuesday to promote the launch of its flame-grilled hot dogs.

The full-page cover ads feature the brand’s King mascot along with the text: “The King’s Got A Whopper…and we’re not talking about burgers.”

Earlier this month, Burger King announced that its grilled hot dogs would hit menus on February 23.

According to the chain, the added menu item means that Burger King “will serve hot dogs in more restaurants than any other restaurant chain in the US.”

Other newspapers that were covered with the fast-food chain’s ad on Tuesday include the New York Daily News, the Chicago Redeye, Metro Philly, and Express DC.

See two of the ads below:

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