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Fast Food Chains

America, These Are Your 10 Biggest Fast Food Chains

Posted 12.18.2014 | Taste

It's no secret that America loves fast food, but do you know just how much and just which restaurants? Fast food chains, known in the food industr...

Why Fast Food Can't Become the Two-Party System

Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.26.2012 | Home
Chris Gentilviso

Elected officials have a responsibility to speak for their cities. But preventing a restaurant from opening off words like Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy's alone is inherently problematic.

Did Jesus Eat Chick-fil-A at the Last Supper?

Domenick Scudera | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

I ate at a Chick-fil-A restaurant the other day and my life was transformed. You see, at Chick-fil-A you get so much more than mouthwatering, delicious fast food. In addition to chicken, you also get a whopping helping of evangelism.

Prejudice With A Side Of Fries: Chick-Fil-A Reportedly Donated $2 Million To Anti-Gay Groups In 2010

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Chick-fil-A is quickly becoming more well-known for its alleged anti-gay donations than for its fried chicken. As reported by Equality Matters and...

Fast Food Review: Popeye's Zatarain's Butterfly Shrimp

So Good | Posted 08.28.2012 | Home
So Good

One of our bloggers was on the ground at Popeye's HQ last week to cover the announcement that the chain is partnering with Zatarain's on a new menu item.

Panera Brings 'Pay What You Want' Model To Chicago

Posted 06.21.2012 | Chicago

After deeming their experiment in Missouri a success, Panera Bread Co. has announced plans to bring their non-profit cafe model to Chicago by transiti...

Subway Goes Vegan

Posted 06.14.2012 | Home

Subway is already the world's largest restaurant chain. Now, they're working on appealing to a whole new kind of consumer: the vegan. Animal advoc...

Fast Food Lies II: Meals That Disappoint in Real Life

The Stir | Posted 07.17.2012 | Home
The Stir

No one really expects their burgers to look exactly like they do in the commercial. But when you get the craving and buy the snack, wouldn't it be nice if they actually at least vaguely resembled what you've been fantasizing about?

America's 7 Favorite Fast Food Chains

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 05.10.2012 | Home

America's favorite fast food isn't deep fried or candy-coated, according to a new study by market research firm Harris Interactive. Subway topped ...

Say Cheese! An Adventure With Fast Food

Janice Harper | Posted 06.08.2012 | Home
Janice Harper

I mean, really. I said four or five times I didn't want any cheeseburgers. Was throwing them in some kind of insult? Later that night, we smelled something awful.

The Fast Food Chains Whose Customers Exercise The Least

Posted 03.23.2012 | Home

On the face of it, fast food chains and exercising seem like the left and right, the fire and ice, the protons and electrons, the Starks and Lannister...

Northeastern Scraps Planned Chick-Fil-A Franchise After Students Object To Chain's 'Anti-Gay' Support

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Northeastern University may be the latest in a series of colleges to raise concerns over Chick-fil-A's reported support of "anti-gay" groups, but scho...

These Workers Think Their Jobs Are Hurting The World

Posted 02.21.2012 | Business

They may feed millions of hungry consumers on a daily basis, but fast food workers say their job is hurting the world. More than 40 percent of fas...

Wendy's $16 Foie Gras Burger Marks Company's Return To Japan (VIDEO) | Posted 02.28.2012 | Weird News

For two years, Japan's fast-food lovers were forced to go without Wendy's, after the company shuttered its 71 stores there. Now the chain is back--wi...

America's Biggest Food Chains

Posted 10.09.2011 | Home

QSR magazine, a trade publication for the fast food industry, has released this year's QSR 50 list of the biggest food chains in America, as ranked by...

Catherine Pearson

Diet Sabotage: Nearly 1 In 5 Calorie Counts Wrong | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.18.2011 | Healthy Living

Scanning stated calorie contents before ordering a meal might seem like a good bet in terms of losing weight, but a new study suggests the numbers you...

Burger King, Starbucks, Sonic Now (Sometimes) Sell Alcohol

Posted 08.31.2011 | Home

A good chunk of high-end restaurants' profits have always come from booze, not food. Now, fast food restaurants are trying to get into the alcohol gam...

Fast Food Waffles On Dollar Menu Promotion

Posted 08.27.2011 | Home

The dollar menu is a good value for customers—but does it make sense for fast food companies? Ad Age notes that economic turbulence of the past few ...

Lucas Kavner

WATCH: Texans Wait In Line For Hours, Camp Overnight For Burgers | Lucas Kavner | Posted 07.12.2011 | Home

In-N-Out Burger, the extremely popular and fanatically-followed California-based burger chain, has long remained a staple of the western United States...

Sbarro: America's Least Essential Restaurant?

Justin Peters at Slate | Posted 07.04.2011 | Home

When the pizza chain Sbarro filed for bankruptcy in April, analysts speculated on the cause of the restaurant's problems. Industry expert Blair Chance...

Chipotle Grapples With 'Natural' Chicken Shortage

Slashfood | Posted 06.27.2011 | Home

Ay, caramba! Chipotle is running low on natural chicken, particularly at its restaurants in Southern California, reports the Orange County Register. T...

Burger King Targets Kids With New Online Campaign

Slashfood | Slashfood Editor, Posted Apr 26th 2011 @ 1:00PM | Posted 06.27.2011 | Home

TV commercials are so last century -- burger chains are now heading online in an effort to get kids (and their parents) more engaged with their brands...

French Fry Showdown: McDonald's vs. Wendy's

Slashfood | Posted 06.20.2011 | Home

You may or may not have heard the news: "In a national taste test, consumers said Wendy's fries taste better than McDonald's. When asked which they th...

Chain Restaurants Worth Visiting

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.19.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

The world has changed in some fairly huge and achingly obvious ways since milkshake-machine salesman Ray Kroc bought a small-scale restaurant franchis...

Taste-Off: McDonald's vs. Burger King's Chicken Nuggets

YumSugar | Posted 06.04.2011 | Home

"Crispy. Tender. New," the Burger King website declares of its latest menu item, BK Chicken Tenders. Funny: they might've been new on the BK lineup, b...