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$15 Minimum Wage In LA Is Great. But It Was Only Necessary Because A Democratic Congress Blew It

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 05.27.2015 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

It's great that the White House and congressional Democrats are out there now calling for $12 an hour. But national Democrats failed to get out in front of the issue of a living wage when they had the chance. They missed a perfect opportunity to show Americans which party not only fights for them, but delivers for them.

Taco Bell & Pizza Hut Axing Artificial Ingredients

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK (AP) — Taco Bell and Pizza Hut say they're getting rid of artificial colors and flavors, making them the latest big food companies scrambli...

Leaving the "Twilight Zone" and Embracing Ethical Eating

Samita Sarkar | Posted 05.26.2015 | Green
Samita Sarkar

"And after all this, no one ever mentions vegetarianism," said my mom, after we finished watching the 2006 dramedy Fast Food Nation. I stumbled to come up with a response. "At least Avril Lavigne's a vegetarian," I said finally, referring to one of the film's stars.

Affordable Fast Food That's Good for You? What a Concept

Richard Zombeck | Posted 05.24.2015 | Business
Richard Zombeck

The fast-food industry is constantly complaining about how they can't afford to serve unprocessed food or raise workers' wages. According to them, pri...

10 Things You Didn't Know About Burger King

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.22.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

We bet that there's a lot you didn't know about this legendary company.

The First Alcohol-Serving Taco Bell Will Have A Bouncer At The Door

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran & Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.31.2015 | Taste

Alcohol has never been hard to find at Taco Bell, at least during the Mexican fast food chain's signature Fourthmeal period late at night. It courses ...

10 Things You Didn't Know About Cinnabon

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.15.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

No trip to the mall is complete without a visit to that shrine to the noble cinnamon bun: Cinnabon.

The 'Most American Thickburger' Is An Entire Backyard BBQ Crammed Into 1 Bun

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 05.14.2015 | Taste

Eating hotdogs and hamburgers prepped on the grill is one of the most American things one can do. Add some potato chips to your plate and you can expe...

Insider Hacks for Your Next Trip to McDonald's

Quora | Posted 05.11.2015 | Taste
Quora

I've heard from people that asking for fries with "no salt" will get you fresh fries. Yes, this is true, but also a pain in the ass.

When the Default Isn't Fries and Soda

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 05.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

What would kids eat if salads and strawberries replaced French fries on the menu? Most of them would order the salad and strawberries, finds a new study.

Olive Garden Will Start Selling Breadstick Sandwiches, Unlimited Breadsticks Still Included

AP | By CANDICE CHOI | Posted 05.11.2015 | Taste

NEW YORK (AP) — Olive Garden's plan to win back customers? Take the breadsticks it's known for and make sandwiches out of them. The r...

These 6 Fast Food Burgers Have More Than 1,000 Calories Each

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 05.08.2015 | Healthy Living

Fast food joints rarely make a promise to help you be healthy, so it would be slightly delusional to expect a nutritionist-approved offering at any re...

Aspiring Rapper Orders McDonald's Feast With Blistering Rap, Impresses Lil Wayne

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 05.06.2015 | Weird News

This McDonald's cashier had no idea what was coming. In a video aspiring rapper Hi-Rez posted to YouTube and Facebook on Sunday, he strolls into a...

Wendy's Experiments With Veggie Burgers

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 05.07.2015 | Taste

Vegetarians and vegans have traditionally had it pretty rough at most fast food restaurants. The menu at McDonald's, for example, includes only one en...

The Best Fast-Food Coffees, Ranked

Thrillist | Posted 05.06.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

We put six of the biggest fast-food brands' coffees to a taste-test.

A McDonald's Location Is Now Breathalyzing Customers To Deter Drunkards

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 05.05.2015 | Taste

Bad things can happen when you walk into a McDonald's while you're drunk. If you're lucky, you might get away with just ordering way more food than yo...

Chipotle going GMO-free matters -- for the wrong reasons

Metro | Posted 05.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Metro

The American diet is under the microscope. Beyond the obesity epidemic, scientists are linking the foods we eat to everything from the quality of our ...

America's 75 Best Tacos

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.01.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

So what makes a taco great, exactly? It all depends -- but here are 75 from around the country.

Pennsylvania McDonald's Bans Unaccompanied Minors

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 04.30.2015 | Taste

The teens of Altoona, Pennsylvania, can now add McDonald's to the list of places -- like R-rated movies and liquor stores -- at which they're not allo...

What Wine Pairs Best With a Big Mac?

Quora | Posted 06.29.2015 | Taste
Quora

Two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions -- all on a sesame seed bun -- create some challenges, due to the vinegar in the pickle and sauce, the fats in the patties and cheese and the high sodium content.

McDonald's Employee Knocks Rowdy Customer Unconscious On Camera

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 04.28.2015 | Crime

Police were called to a McDonald's in East Lansing, Michigan, at 2 a.m. Thursday after an employee punched a rowdy Michigan State University student i...

Guacamole Is Coming To Subway

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 04.27.2015 | Taste

Ordering a sandwich at Subway can be a dizzying experience: Do you want mustard on that? Mayo? Vinegar? Salt and pepper? Lettuce? Do you want a Footlo...

Taco Bell Returns To Japan After Decades-Long Absence

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 04.23.2015 | Taste

Taco Bell opened its first Japanese location in decades on Tuesday -- and the area's residents ate it up. Hundreds of people lined up at the entra...

Chipotle Will Now Deliver Burritos To Your Front Door

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 04.23.2015 | Taste

Do you love Chipotle's huge, environmentally conscious burritos, but hate walking along the counter to order? Do you often find yourself craving barba...

Shake Shack Just Announced A Huge New Move

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 04.22.2015 | Taste

Shake Shack announced plans on Tuesday to open its first Los Angeles-area location in 2016. The location will be the first on the West Coast for the b...