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Unhappy Holidays for Minimum Wagers

Martha Burk | Posted 11.24.2015 | Politics
Martha Burk

Love or hate it, shopping is our national pastime. It's even easier now that you can do it in your pajamas in front of your computer, or on the phone in between texting while driving. But for many, those new black shopping days signify a time of worry -- maybe even desperation.

The Lepers in America

René Zografos | Posted 11.24.2015 | Politics
René Zografos

While many Americans have two or three jobs on a daily basis, there are at the same time many people who are left outside of the daily working and soc...

The Weirdest Things People Have Ordered At Fast-Food Drive-Thrus

Thrillist | Posted 11.24.2015 | Taste

If you're a waiter or bartender, you've seen your fair share of horrors. But the brave souls manning the headset at fast-food chains aren't any safer, even if they have a wall separating them from the customers.

The Ultimate Guide To Hacking The In-N-Out Menu

Foodbeast | Posted 11.19.2015 | Taste

Get ready for the most extensive look at the In-N-Out menu you'll ever see, and get ready to try something new and delicious:

Chef Lidia Bastianich: The Feast of a Lifetime

Lauri Lyons | Posted 11.17.2015 | Fifty
Lauri Lyons

Lidia Bastianich is renowned as one of television's most popular chefs, a restaurateur, and cookbook author. Today, she reflects on her journey, passion for food, and the expansion of her empire.

14 Weird Pizza Toppings Around The World

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.17.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Photo Credit: iStock / Thinkstock Would you pick up a slice topped with smoked reindeer? Pizza is a magical word. Say it to elicit slow nods, meani...

What Chefs Actually Eat After They've Been Drinking

Thrillist | Posted 11.20.2015 | Taste

Because under-the-influence eating is a universal truth that no one is immune to, we asked several great chefs around the country to give us the scoop on what they eat after they imbibe. Even folks like Justin Warner can fall prey to 1am 7-Eleven taquitos.

What Foreigners Believe Is Wrong About America

René Zografos | Posted 11.13.2015 | Politics
René Zografos

The echo from most parts of the world is that "America is a country with the very best and the very worst." This article is about the very worst.

The Secret To Making In-N-Out Animal Style Grilled Cheese At Home

The Huffington Post | Lexi Tollefsen | Posted 11.11.2015 | Taste

Brace yourself. Your grilled cheese is about to get a seriously delicious upgrade.  Inspired by In-N-Out's famous animal-style fries, this cheesy...

Hillary Clinton Shows Her Support For The Fight For 15 Campaign

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.10.2015 | Politics

Fast-food strikers got a boost to their campaign on Tuesday morning, when Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton personally tweeted out...

Fast Food Strikes Hit Cities Throughout The Country

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.10.2015 | Business

Nearly three years after launching its first worker strike, the Fight for 15 was reaping the fruits of its labor on Tuesday. The union-backed ...

Turns Out Fast Food, Soda And Candy Are Not To Blame For Obesity

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 11.09.2015 | Healthy Living

A diet of soda, fries and gummy worms is certainly not an Rx for healthfulness. But according to a new study from Cornell University's Food and Brand ...

Chipotle Broke The Law When It Fired A Fast-Food Striker, Feds Find

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.05.2015 | Business

The National Labor Relations Board ruled in a decision released Thursday that fast-casual chain Chipotle broke labor law when management fired an emp...

The Best Gluten-Free Option At Every Major Fast-Food Chain

Thrillist | Posted 11.05.2015 | Taste

By: Kristin Hunt Credit: Flickr/m01299 Gluten intolerance can be a real jerk. Half your friends think you're lying about your convulsing tummy...

Calorie Labels Are Working, But Not In The Way You'd Think

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.04.2015 | Healthy Living

IHOP’s create your own pancake combo with bacon or sausage weighs in at about 1,000 calories per plate. Do you order the decadent dish, which ma...

Infamous Toy

Justin Curmi | Posted 10.31.2015 | Politics
Justin Curmi

Giving a toy to accompany a fast food meal may seem harmless yet if one considers what that toy represents to a parent; it starts to become evident that it may encourage dependence to the fast food.

Warning: Croissant Tacos Are Upon Us

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.27.2015 | Taste

There were waffle tacos, and there are biscuit tacos. Heck, even Cronuts continue to roam the land. But you've never seen anything quite like thi...

Homestyle Chicken Is in: Spicy Is Yesterday

BurgerBusiness | Posted 10.26.2015 | Taste

"One day you're in and the next day, you re out." Heidi Klum's fashion dictum applies to chicken sandwiches as well, it seems. Spicy chicken that was all the rage? Pushed aside and replaced by new down-home, country-style chicken.

McDonald's Is Testing Sweet Potato Fries

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 10.22.2015 | Taste

This just in: McDonald's might start selling sweet potato fries. Yes, you read that right.McD's told The Huffington Post that the fast food chain is t...

The Simple Mind Trick That Helped Me Lose Weight

Michael C. Bryan | Posted 10.17.2015 | Fifty
Michael C. Bryan

People who I haven't seen in 10 years say I look younger at 51 then I looked at 40. I always feel a little bad when they say that, and think to myself, "Did I look that bad back then?" The answer is, I didn't look bad, so much as unhappy. Or, I should say, not willing to embrace the secret optimist I was.

McDonald's All-Day Breakfast Is Hurting Franchises But Boy, Are Those Hash Browns Good

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 10.16.2015 | Business

Is McDonald's all-day breakfast a hit? Depends who you ask.  The global fast food chain rolled out its all-day breakfast option -- somethin...

10 Principles for a Better Food Future

Alessandro Demaio | Posted 10.15.2015 | Impact
Alessandro Demaio

In time for World Food Day today, the Norwegian-based multi-stakeholder initiative EAT has launched a new publication on the future of food. Entitled ...

New McDonald's School Curriculum Teaches Kids 'Nothing Wrong With Fast Food'

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 10.15.2015 | Parents
Bettina Elias Siegel

The company has created a new documentary for use in middle and high schools which promotes the McDonald's brand so aggressively, it can hardly be called "stealth" marketing. Instead, it's a veritable infomercial for the beleaguered fast food chain.

Is a Cramped New York City Falafel Shop the Next Chipotle?

Inverse | Posted 10.15.2015 | Taste

This article originally appeared on Inverse. By Colin St. John What fast casual trend or brand is batter-up? It's a common refrain. Chipotle went ...

Caught On Tape: Naked Woman Trashes Subway Restaurant (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 10.15.2015 | Weird News

If today's piece about a rodent sandwich at Subway wasn't hard enough to swallow, chew on this. A naked woman who was possibl...