McDonald's locations start offering breakfast items for sale at midnight in select markets

NEW YORK , August 7, 2012 () – McDonald's Corp. is turning breakfast into a late-night meal.

The Oak Brook, Ill.-based fast food chain says some of its locations are offering items from the breakfast menu — such as Egg McMuffins, Sausage McMuffins and hotcakes — starting at midnight.

Danya Proud, a spokeswoman for McDonald's, said in an email that several markets are adopting the program, but that it isn't being done nationwide yet. She did not have specifics, but added that Boston and Denver are among markets either participating or exploring the option.

The way the program works can vary, too. Proud said some restaurants are offering the full breakfast menu, while others are offering only select items.

The Columbus Business First reported that most of central Ohio's 127 McDonald's restaurants are offering "Breakfast After Midnight," with the only exceptions being those that aren't open 24 hours a day.

McDonald's breakfast menu also includes oatmeal, fruit and yogurt parfait, hash browns and a sausage burrito.

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