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International Restaurant Chains That Could Take Over America

Thrillist | Posted 04.21.2016 | Home
Thrillist

By: Dan Gentile Credit: Giraffas Regardless of what your reclusive uncle tells you at Thanksgiving, the US has always been a country that welc...

A Ranking Of McDonald's Breakfast Items

Thrillist | Posted 03.03.2016 | Home
Thrillist

By: Wil Fulton Credit: Cole Saladino/Thrillist Ever since McDonald's allowed its flood of breakfast foods to flow at any time, day or night, I...

Which Fast-Food Cheeseburger Is the Healthiest?

Thrillist | Posted 01.25.2017 | Home
Thrillist

By: Lee Breslouer Credit: Dustin Downing/Thrillist Cheeseburgers aren't exactly health food, even though the lettuce and tomato they (sometime...

The Most Underrated Order At Your Favorite Fast Food Chain

Thrillist | Posted 01.15.2017 | Home
Thrillist

By: Dan Gentile Credit: Dan Gentile/Thrillist Hidden among every fast-food chain's glossy limited-time offerings and tenured combo-menu favori...

Why Won't the Media Admit That New York's New Minimum Wage Policy Will Be Good for Business?

Aaron Pacitti | Posted 08.04.2016 | Home
Aaron Pacitti

In an economy where corporate profits are at record highs while average wages have stagnated for decades, we don't have to choose between economic justice and common economic sense. It is possible to improve living standards for workers without bringing business to its knees.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Dairy Queen

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.27.2016 | Home
The Daily Meal

Dairy Queen is truly as American as apple pie.

The War on Sugar and How We Can Win It

Jose Aristimuno | Posted 05.19.2016 | Home
Jose Aristimuno

Today, nearly 70% of American adults are either overweight or obese. For decades, Washington has been focusing on fighting the obesity epidemic without properly picking the right battles.

Fast Food Chains Are Allowed Inside Hospitals In These 15 States

Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.16.2015 | Home

Florida and Texas earn a dishonorable mention for being the states with the most fast food locations inside of hospitals, according to a recent report...

Youth Must Fight for 15

Hannah Weintraub | Posted 06.01.2015 | Home
Hannah Weintraub

Young people have taken it for far too long. The exploitation of my generation began quietly with brutal standardized testing and increased rates of childhood poverty. It crescendoed with raising university tuition prices until the stage was set for the grand finale.

All 22 McDonald's Sandwiches, Ranked

Thrillist | Posted 05.25.2015 | Home
Thrillist

The issue for most people who are not McDonald's connoisseurs is that they don't try new things.

Reframe the Way You Look at Food

Sarah Liddle | Posted 05.23.2015 | Home
Sarah Liddle

Food should be a spiritual practice. Have you heard that before? But, just as I have heard it before I too have never really known what to make of it...

Chipotle Adds Another Pizzeria To Its Empire

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 01.30.2015 | Home

Chipotle is expanding its new pizzeria chain eastward, a sign that the fast-food giant has national ambitions for pizza. The company said Thursday ...

Shake Shack Will Be A Fast-Food Role Model - If It Doesn't Lose Its Way

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.30.2015 | Home

Shake Shack has a chance to be known for more than just burgers: It could also be a role model for the fast-food industry.

Love Making Choices? Hate It? McDonald's Caters To Both

Menuism | Posted 03.28.2015 | Home
Menuism

Don't be surprised to see competitors start to do the same.

What Is it With That White Sauce?

Laila Alawa | Posted 01.14.2015 | New York
Laila Alawa

It's a common sight in New York City: the long lines, persistently crowded even on the chilliest of nights, stretched around the block in front of the iconic red and yellow awnings.

Alexander C. Kaufman

Chipotle To Open A Second Pizzeria

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 10.04.2014 | Home

Chipotle wants a bigger slice of the pizza market. The burrito chain last December opened Pizzeria Locale, a gourmet pizzeria in Denver that specia...

5 Things You Didn't Know About Tim Hortons

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.11.2014 | Home
The Daily Meal

Who exactly was Tim Horton? How long have his outlets been sneaking over the border? And what happened to the apostrophe?

Dave Jamieson

House Republicans Go To Bat For McDonald's In Fast-Food Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.09.2014 | Home

WASHINGTON -- A legal dispute over whether McDonald's can be held accountable for the labor law violations of its franchisees spilled into Congress on...

PHOTOS: Demonstrators Arrested At Fast Food Protests In Cities Across The Country

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 09.04.2014 | Home

Dozens of people participating in fast-food protests were arrested in New York, Chicago, Miami and other cities Thursday, according to police and orga...

Dave Jamieson

Fast Food Strikes Coming To 150 Cities, Organizers Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.04.2014 | Home

If Irvin Ortega doesn't show up for his scheduled shift at an Oakland McDonald's this week, it will mark the third time in the past year and a half th...

Why Are We Getting Fatter And Fatter?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 10.28.2014 | Home
Marta Ibarrondo

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McDonald's Says Russian Officials Shut Down 12 Locations

Reuters | Posted 10.29.2014 | Home

MOSCOW, Aug 29 (Reuters) - McDonald's said on Friday that a total of 12 of its branches in Russia had been temporarily closed over the state food sa...

Jillian Berman

This Is What The Future Of Fast Food Looks Like

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 09.04.2014 | Home

When your grandchildren go out to lunch many years from now, they'll probably still be able to order fast-food burgers and fries, but the meal -- and ...

Dave Jamieson

Fast Food Companies Just Lost A Big Fight In California

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.15.2014 | Home

Delivering a blow to McDonald's and other fast-food chain owners, the California State Assembly on Thursday passed a bill that would expand the rights...

Fast-Food Workers Could Face Robot 'Armageddon'

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 09.09.2014 | Home

For three decades now, the idea that robots will replace fast-food workers has been more of a pipe dream of tightwad business owners than a reality. B...