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Angie Kassabie, Ph.D.: How Fast Food Can Help You Lose Weight

Red Room | Posted 08.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Red Room

By Angie Kassabie, Ph.D. You've heard about them: the Twinkie diet, the drive-through diet, the chocolate diet. Eating fast food or high-calorie proc...

States With The Most Taco Bells And What It Means

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.12.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Do states with higher Hispanic populations really have more Taco Bells?

Shake Shack Vs. In-N-Out: An East Vs. West Coast Burger Brouhaha

Thrillist | Posted 08.11.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

We decided to state our cases on both sides of this hot burger issue. In the end, there can be only one winner.

The 5 Best Burgers In America

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.10.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Are there any foods that are more quintessentially American than the burger?

Fast Food Twitter Accounts

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 06.11.2014 | Taste

Ranked from mind-numbingly awful to hilariously entertaining.

How Seattle's $15 Minimum Wage Victory Began in New York City's Zuccotti Park

Peter Dreier | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

On Monday, Seattle struck a blow against rising inequality when its City Council unanimously adopted a citywide minimum wage of $15 an hour, the highest in the nation. This dramatic change in public policy is partly the result of changes brought about by last November's Seattle municipal elections. But it is also the consequence of years of activism in Seattle and around the country.

Taco Bell Is Adding The Menu Item We've All Been Waiting For

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 06.06.2014 | Taste

It's a burrito wrapped in a quesadilla, and it's happening.

The Threat of CEO-to-Worker Pay Disparity and How to Change It

Keith Mestrich | Posted 08.05.2014 | Business
Keith Mestrich

The new record of already stratospheric executive pay is another sign that the staggering growth in the CEO-to-worker pay gap we've seen over the last half-century isn't changing anytime soon -- unless we step up and take action.

New York City Businesses Do the Right (Green) Thing

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 08.05.2014 | New York
Marcia G. Yerman

It's easy to get overwhelmed by the challenges facing the environment. However, it's crucial to remember that we can all have an impact as individuals...

Burger King's Needle-Filled Sandwich Case Heads To Trial

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 08.02.2014 | Business

HONOLULU (AP) — A former soldier's lawsuit alleging he bit into needles in a Burger King sandwich purchased at Hawaii's Schofield Barracks is headed...

Michigan's Minimum Wage Bill Trounces Democracy and Shortchanges Low Wage Workers

Reverend Charles E. Williams II | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics
Reverend Charles E. Williams II

The Republican-led legislature and the Governor of Michigan passed a watered-down anti-democratic semblance of a bill to increase the minimum wage recently, and critics wonder why no one is jumping for joy.

Firehouse Subs Is the Home to a Gentle Giant

Joshua Estrin | Posted 07.28.2014 | Impact
Joshua Estrin

While I wanted to understand the man behind the sandwich that uses close to a pound of meat I never expected it would take me to Great Falls, Montana, where I spoke with Sorensen on a 9,000-acre ranch that he co-owns.

A Sneak Peek At McDonald's Special World Cup Sandwiches

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 05.28.2014 | Taste

A McBrazil, anyone?

Deceptive minimum wage rhetoric won't help working poor

Dale Hansen | Posted 07.28.2014 | Detroit
Dale Hansen

Over the past year there have been many discussions surrounding the minimum wage, and whether now is the time to raise it. Fast food workers went on s...

TGI Fridays' Artisanal Food Trucks Are A Giant Bummer

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 05.28.2014 | Taste

The end of food trucks and the end of days.

TV Commercials Just Got Worse

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 05.27.2014 | TV

A popular restaurant chain is giving us a new reason to hate commercials. Arby's, the fast food joint famous for its beefy sandwiches and cowboy h...

13 Powerful Photos Of McDonald's Workers Protesting For Better Pay

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 05.23.2014 | Business

Hundreds of protesters descended on McDonald's headquarters in Oak Brook, Illinois, this week to demand the right to unionize and a $15 minimum wage, ...

Where Your Favorite Fast-Food Chains Began

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.23.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

How did these chains first get off the ground?

For Here

Marc Trujillo | Posted 07.20.2014 | Arts
Marc Trujillo

'TN7' 11"x 15" oil on panel This is a painting I did of an in-flight meal, the title is the flight number I was on when I had the meal. I wanted to d...

McClimate Change With A Side Of Fries

Stephanie Feldstein | Posted 07.22.2014 | Green
Stephanie Feldstein

Polls have shown that Americans are eating less meat than they used to, and that's good news for the environment and wildlife. It could be good news for McDonald's, too, if the company finally decided to add a meat-free sandwich to its line-up.

9 Food Chains With The Most Recognizable Scent, In Order

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 05.22.2014 | Taste

You know it when you smell it.

McDonald's CEO Under Pressure In Wake Of Protests

AP | By CANDICE CHOI and TAMMY WEBBER | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business

OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — McDonald's CEO Don Thompson sought to address a growing chorus of critics on issues including worker pay and marketing to chi...

McDonald's Protesters Arrested Outside Corporate Headquarters

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware & Jillian Berman | Posted 05.23.2014 | Business

OAK BROOK, Ill. -- Police arrested a rabbi and others who took part in a protest on the campus of McDonald's headquarters on Wednesday afternoon. ...

More Fast Food Unrest Coming

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2014 | Business

By Lisa Baertlein May 21 (Reuters) - Fast-food workers from three dozen U.S. cities on Wednesday will protest at the headquarters of ...

'Fast Food Folk Song' Will Make You Laugh And Crave Tacos At The Same Time

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 05.20.2014 | Good News

This musical drive-thru order will put a smile on your face, and, if you try it yourself, maybe even a burrito in your mouth. The "Fast Food Folk ...