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In Defense of Food: Michael Pollan on Eating Out

Lawrence Williams | Posted 12.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Lawrence Williams

We have an incentive structure that promotes the wrong type of foods, which have come with an enormous cost to all. It is difficult to overstate the implications of the current American diet.

Chefs Tell Us 2015 Food Trends That Need to Be Retired

Thrillist | Posted 12.28.2015 | Taste

By: Dan Gentile Credit: Laura Hayes/Thrillist Food trends come and go, but then there are those that linger on menus, hogging the semi-bitter leafy...

These 15 Restaurant Chains Are Switching To Cage-Free Eggs

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.15.2015 | Business

Call them birds of a feather. One by one, the country's major restaurant chains are promising to use only cage-free eggs. Just this year, McDonald's,...

6 Fast-Food Veggie Burgers That Are Worse Than A Big Mac | Posted 12.11.2015 | Healthy Living

There's a good chance your favorite bean or mushroom patty is a lot less healthy than you think. And by less healthy, we mean it has more calories, lots more sodium, and more saturated fat than a McDonald's Big Mac.

Congress May Have A Big Christmas Gift For McDonald's This Year

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.10.2015 | Politics

Republicans in Congress have been trying for months to roll back one of the most liberal reforms to labor law in the Obama era, and they may finally h...

Fast-Food Burgers: $6 Is the New $5

BurgerBusiness | Posted 12.10.2015 | Taste

Chains that are issuing warnings about price hikes that higher wages might require have been steadily increasing burger prices over the years. And customers keep buying.

What I Learned From 4 Years Working At McDonald's

Kate Norquay | Posted 12.04.2015 | Business
Kate Norquay

McDonald's is gross and greasy. But my humiliation, and that of my friends and my family, wasn't because I made burgers. It was because I was supposed to be "better" than that. I realized this attitude was way more gross than shoveling fries. Because I am not better than a McDonald's worker.

Aia Vecchia Defines the Wines of Bolgheri

John Mariani | Posted 12.02.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

You can tell from his enthusiasm and energy that 26-year-old Elia Pellegrini (far left) must have made a great pro soccer player in the Italian League...

NSFW Buffalo Chicken Finger Will Command Your Attention

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.01.2015 | Weird News

Is it just us or does this buffalo chicken finger look really phallic? Redditor DonnyGeeseGuy spotted the X-rated finger food over the weekend at the ...

Man Accused Of Killing Dad For Not Getting Him Fast Food

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 11.27.2015 | Crime
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Authorities say a man faces charges in Louisiana accusing him of killing his father and stabbing his mother because they ordered ...

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, meanin...

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 AND ...

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 campaign...

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 empl...

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 makes ...