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2014 Burger Trends: Freshness & Loyalty

BurgerBusiness | Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste
BurgerBusiness

Burgers are culinary survivors: They can adapt no matter where mainstream tastes flow.

The Drive-Through Killing

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty
Rob Hiaasen

I looked at the girl in the drive-through window. She was crying. I wondered if my mom was crying. I looked at her. I saw her straighten up in the front seat. She started the Mercury, and we went back home. I never got my hamburger and vanilla shake.

Fast Food Logos Make It Harder To Feel Happy

Alison Spiegel | Posted 11.19.2013 | Business

Golden arches, red pigtails, a smiling Colonel Sanders -- these iconic fast food symbols may seem harmless enough, but new research reveals a darker t...

McDonald's Testing "Build-Your-Own Burger"

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 11.15.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's is looking to give people a little more wiggle room to customize their orders, as they can at chains such as Chipotle, Fi...

McDonald's Tries To Fix Drive-Thru Sluggishness

Posted 11.15.2013 | Business

McDonald's has announced it will add a new window to its drive-thru in hopes of speeding up the process and improving its customer service. More fr...

McDonald's Tries Build-Your-Own Quarter Pounders

BurgerBusiness | Posted 11.14.2013 | Taste
BurgerBusiness

Why shouldn't the Golden Arches try it?

Major Pizza Chain To Eliminate Controversial Practice

Posted 11.14.2013 | Green

Papa John's has pledged to stop raising sows in gestation crates, the Humane Society announced on Thursday. Gestation crates confine pregnant sows...

Frozen McRib Photo Will Make You Question Everything In Life

Posted 11.14.2013 | Business

The McRib is once again back on certain McDonald's menus. And while fans are clamoring to track down the much-coveted pork sandwich, a Reddit user rem...

Subway's Sriracha Sauce Goes National

Posted 11.07.2013 | Taste

Mayo + sriracha? We don't hate it.

Denny's New Menu for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

GrubGrade | Posted 11.06.2013 | Taste
GrubGrade

Launching nationwide tomorrow at Denny's is the new menu for the next installment in the trilogy... The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, hitting theaters December 13th. The menu will consist of some returning items, like Hobbit Hole Breakfast and some interesting new items as well.

How Cooking At Home Helps Fight Hunger

Alison Cayne | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Alison Cayne

Demand for SNAP benefits is proof that we are living in a time of long-term unemployment and a very deep recession. Moreover, we have a food system that artificially makes healthy, simple food more expensive than processed non-food.

LOOK: Children And Fast Food Explained In Two Graphs

Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living

Over the past few years, fast food chains have touted the benefits of their healthier options, especially for children. But are all those McDonald's A...

Usain Bolt Ate INSANE Number Of Chicken McNuggets During Olympics

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.05.2013 | Sports

What does it take to power an elite athlete to Olympic gold? If the athlete in question is Usain Bolt, known as the fastest man alive, the answer i...

Pepperoni Pizza Casserole Recipe Is the Perfect Anytime Treat

The Stir | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
The Stir

There's one surefire way to lift your family's spirits when one or more of you happen to be having a bad day: announce that it's pizza night.

McDonald's To Invade Your Supermarket

AP | Posted 10.31.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Fans of McDonald's coffee will soon be able to brew a cup of it at home. The world's biggest hamburger chain says it wi...

The Best Chain Sandwich Shops in America

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.25.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Is this the golden age of sandwiches?

Clowning Around With Charity: How McDonald's Exploits Philanthropy and Targets Children

Michele Simon | Posted 12.29.2013 | Business
Michele Simon

Pop quiz: Who do you think funds the hundreds of Ronald McDonald Houses around the nation? McDonald's, right? Sort of, but not really. Confused? Wondering how a corporation that raked in $27 billion last year can be so stingy with its own charity? You're not alone.

Here's a Sandwich Made of EVERYTHING on the McDonald's Dollar Menu

Thrillist | Posted 10.29.2013 | Taste
Thrillist

The apocalypse is upon us: McDonald's just announced it's gonna kill off its beloved Dollar Menu. In a state of panic, and in order to fuel future nostalgia for a lost delicacy, we raced to the nearest Mickey D's and ordered everything on the Dollar Menu, then made this McMonstrosity.

The Greatest Fast Food Raps On Youtube

The Huffington Post | Nile Cappello | Posted 10.29.2013 | Taste

Why say your drive-thru order when you can RAP it?

So Apparently, Burger King's 'Satisfries' Are Satisfrying

AP | CANDICE CHOI and MICHELLE CHAPMAN | Posted 10.29.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Burger King says it's attracting more customers with its new lower-calorie fries but is being careful not to call them a...

The Fast-Food Chains Costing Taxpayers The Most Money

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 10.29.2013 | Business

24/7 Wall St.: The fast-food industry is one of the nation’s largest employers of low and minimum wage workers. According to one group, often the in...

McDonald's Drops Heinz Ketchup

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 10.29.2013 | Business

In what is sure to be the divorce of the century, McDonald's, the world's largest quick-service chain by sales, is ending its longstanding relationshi...

The Wildest Fast-Food Secret Menu Items

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.24.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

The 14 best menu hacks at all your favorite fast-food restaurants.

Got Road Trip Munchies?

Posted 10.25.2013 | Travel

Road trips and fast food go hand in hand. But making the right choices when deciding where to pull off and eat can be tricky. Do you go with a rel...

Psyched Out by McDonald's: The Psychological Phenomena Behind McDonald's Latest Commitment to Health

Sonya Bentovich | Posted 12.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Sonya Bentovich

Hold your applause for fast food giants like McDonald's -- call them out on their ineffective commitments and hold them to a higher standard.