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KFC's New Facial Recognition Software Is Troubling For A Few Reasons

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 01.17.2017 | Taste

KFC just reached finger lickin’ levels of freaky. The fast food chain recently debuted facial recognition technology at a restaurant in Beijing, Ch...

Taco Bell's Latest Creation Is A Monstrosity (But We'd Totally Try It)

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 01.12.2017 | Taste

When we heard about the Cheetos Burrito last year, we thought Taco Bell had reached peak levels of food mashup insanity. Now, a mere week and a half i...

Dos and Don'ts for Millennials That Want to Be Thin and Healthy

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 01.11.2017 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Millennials are the first cohort to be born into an obesogenic world - from birth, they have been surrounded by cheap, highly processed, high-calorie ...

Wendy's Twitter Account Feasts On Trolling Comments For Sustenance

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.05.2017 | Comedy

Every few years a social media account comes along that changes the game. And perhaps Wendy’s Twitter account is that game-changer. Like Skynet beco...

6 Things Fast Food Companies Actually Did Right In 2016

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 12.27.2016 | Taste

There’s a lot of wrong that fast food companies do. Year after year, they shock us with new creations that we know aren’t doing any of us any good...

Trump's Labor Pick Should Know Workplace Safety Laws. His Company's Been Fined For Breaking Them.

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.13.2016 | Politics

In July 2013, a manager at a Carl’s Jr. restaurant in California told an employee to mop the floors using extremely hot water. The worker had to fil...

Donald Trump Chooses Fast-Food CEO To Be His Labor Secretary

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.09.2016 | Politics

In a rebuke to President Barack Obama’s work on the labor front, President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday chose a fast-food executive to be the nati...

Donald Trump Reportedly Considering Fast Food CEO For Labor Secretary

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.07.2016 | Politics

President-elect Donald Trump famously loves fast food. But does he love it enough to put a fast-food executive in charge of the Labor Department? On F...

Workers Across U.S. 'Fight For $15' In Strikes For Wage Hikes

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.29.2016 | Business

In 2012, Alvin Major was earning the minimum wage of $7.25 per hour when he went on strike at his KFC restaurant in New York City. Four years later, h...

A Brief History of McDonald's Customers' Wacky Incidents and Lawsuits

The Fresh Toast | Posted 11.15.2016 | Entertainment
The Fresh Toast

By Brendan Bures Some days, you're just not loving it. That is the case for many specifically disgruntled McDonald's customers over the years. There'...

A moving story of big business, big love, and big giving

Michaela Haas | Posted 11.07.2016 | Books
Michaela Haas

Did you know that McDonald`s started out as an innovative restaurant with good food, locally-sourced potatoes and fresh milkshakes made from scratch? ...

McDonald's Drops 'Create Your Taste'

BurgerBusiness | Posted 11.04.2016 | Business

Operational simplicity has prevailed over customization. McDonald's said it has ended its "Create Your Taste" customization platform in the U.S. in favor of the simpler "Signature Crafted Recipes" platform.

These Two Top Notch Chefs Found A Way To Elevate White Castle Sliders To The Absolute MAX

Foodbeast | Posted 10.28.2016 | Taste
Read More: Fast Food, Taste News

When we picture fast food comfort menu items, White Castle's famous sliders are pretty high up on that list. There's something about a beef patty, gri...

Eric Trump’s Possible In-N-Out Lemonade Heist Has The Internet Going Crazy

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.24.2016 | Comedy

A billionaire pinching pennies? Maybe. Eric Trump and his family decided to hit up In-N-Out Burger in Las Vegas following the final debate Wednesday ...

McDonald's Regular Gets Free Meals For Life On 100th Birthday

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.18.2016 | Fifty

We never thought that Mickey D’s would be the secret to longevity, but eating at the hamburger chain seems to be working out well for centenarian Na...

Gregg Valentino Interview: McDonalds, Dorian Yates KO, And Trump

Generation Iron | Posted 10.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Generation Iron

Gregg Valentino talks Trump -- from one loud mouth to another. Every week, Iron Cinema will connect you with Generation Iron director Vlad Yudin. Giv...

To the Golden Arches in a Lamborghini

Supercar Advocates | Posted 10.03.2016 | Comedy
Supercar Advocates

"Bloody hell Lee, wake up! Your alarm bells are ringing", I shake myself into consciousness and recall dreaming about my wife kicking me into gear to ...

Donald Trump Loves Fast Food. It Hasn't Loved Him Back.

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.23.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Donald Trump loves to eat fast food, and he isn’t embarrassed to say so. A Filet-O-Fish. A Big Mac. A Quarter Pounder. A bucket of fr...

Single Mom Turned Organizer Won't Sit in the Face of Injustice

Center for Community Change Action | Posted 09.21.2016 | Impact
Center for Community Change Action

Cherri Delesline organized her neighborhood against the Ku Klux Klan. Photo source: Cherri Delesline By Marisol Bello Cherri Delesline does not quie...

A Taco Stand On Every Corner: How Lucky Can We Foodies Be?

Dr. Ruth Nemzoff | Posted 09.21.2016 | Politics
Dr. Ruth Nemzoff

Maybe our bodies or tastes are telling us something. Maybe they're showing us the way that we can learn from each other to everyone's benefit. Maybe our palates should lead the way on immigration policy--welcoming newcomers from around the globe will continue to enrich our culinary options. Weight Watchers beware!

Fast Food & Fast Cars

Supercar Advocates | Posted 09.28.2016 | Comedy
Supercar Advocates

Alright here goes... I decided that after buying a brand new Ferrari 488 Spider, that I will take it through a few fast food drive thru's. My choices ...

Burger King Has Cheetos Chicken Fries Because Life Is A Nightmare

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 09.13.2016 | Taste

It’s official. Burger King has descended into Henry VIII-levels of madness. The fast food giant has crowned itself King of Menu Items No One Asked F...

Do Restaurant Calorie Counts Really Change Our Minds?

Menuism | Posted 09.06.2016 | Taste

by Justina Huddleston, food writer for the Menuism Blog Photo: Jason Lander / Flickr We've all been there. You're at a restaurant and finally sett...

Experts Say McDonald's Preservative-Free McNuggets Are Still Full of B.S.

Grub Street | Posted 09.01.2016 | Taste
Grub Street

By Clint Rainey McDonald's has once again dumbfounded health advocates, this time with a TV ad promoting the new preservative-free McNuggets. The spo...

Panera Has Cleaned Up its Kids Meals and Challenges Other Chains to Do the Same

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.18.2016 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Would Happy Meals be happier if they were healthier? Panera has cleaned up its kids menu, eliminated artificial colors and preservatives, banned "gimmicks and distractions," and focused on nutritious options paired with water and apples.