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Working At McDonald's Is Starkly Different In These 3 Countries

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 05.15.2014 | Business

No matter where you go in the world, you can rest assured that your Big Mac will taste basically the same: two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuc...

Jillian Berman

America's Terrible Fast Food Pay Has Gone Global, And Workers Are Fighting Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 05.15.2014 | Business

“It’s nice to see a little bit of America here.” That’s what Sherry Shipley, an American expat living in Vietnam, told USA Today upon the ...

The Case for a Basic Guaranteed Income for All

Carl Gibson | Posted 07.13.2014 | Politics
Carl Gibson

We can't call ourselves a free country until working Americans are freed from poverty wages and dead-end jobs.

The Most Popular Items On McDonald's Secret Menu

So Good | Posted 07.12.2014 | Taste
So Good

Gape in awe at the monstrous meat creations that are available with a little knowledge of the possibilities.

McDonald's Is Testing Out New French Fries

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 05.09.2014 | Taste

McD's is shakin' things up.

These "Americans" Are Trying McDonalds For The First Time Ever

Barstool Sports | Posted 05.08.2014 | Weird News

I was under the impression you couldn’t be a legal US citizen unless you crushed Big Macs on the regular. To NEVER have it? Not once? I ‘m not ...

Subway CEO No Longer Thinks Minimum Wage Hike A 'Bad Idea'

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 05.07.2014 | Business

The chief executive of the biggest fast-food chain in the world isn’t worried about a minimum wage hike anymore. In an interview published Wednes...

Ronald McDonald Gets the Call

Troy Johnson | Posted 07.06.2014 | Comedy
Troy Johnson

Two weeks ago, McDonald's announced that Ronald McDonald was making a comeback in the digital age. He'll be tweeting and taking selfies. What follows is a firsthand account of what happened with Ron got the call.

Worldwide Fast-Food Protests Are Coming

AP | By CANDICE CHOI | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Labor organizers say they're planning another day of fast-food protests next week, with coordinated actions expected in the U.S. and...

Is Dunkin' Donuts About To Ruin European Pastries?

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 05.05.2014 | Taste

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The doughnut, that classic deep-fried American snack, is going forth to do battle with European national treats in their homelands:...

Fast Food Pulls a Fast One

Michael Winship | Posted 06.30.2014 | Business
Michael Winship

Our tax dollars are subsidizing both the fast-food workers who need the help and the companies' CEOs who don't.

Jon Favreau Is 'CHEF'

Elsa Giannakoudaki | Posted 06.29.2014 | Taste
Elsa Giannakoudaki

Making a good film is art. Making good food is art.

Taco Bell Reveals What's Really In Its Beef

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 05.01.2014 | Taste

If you've ever wondered what all those unpronounceable ingredients are, Taco Bell is here to tell you. Sort of.

6 Things You Didn't Know About Chipotle Mexican Grill

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.29.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Chipotle was founded by Steve Ells, a Culinary Institute of America graduate, in 1993. He'd been inspired by the popular tacos and burritos he discovered in San Francisco while working there, and after securing an $85,000 loan from his mother, he opened the first Chipotle in a former ice cream shop near the University of Denver campus.

The Happy Meal: Fast Food's Greatest Invention

Troy Johnson | Posted 04.23.2014 | Comedy
Troy Johnson

Of all the fast food gimmickry in the world, the Happy Meal is the greatest. Other fast food chains tried to be clever and baroque with the name of t...

This Cheetos Burrito Is Now A Thing. Everyone Run

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 04.25.2014 | Business

Take a look at the burrito in the picture below. If you're wondering what those bloody fingers are doing there, you're not alone. We asked ourselves t...

Not As Much Value In Today's Value Menus

Menuism | Posted 06.25.2014 | Taste
Menuism

Value menus are offering less value than before. Adjust your wallet accordingly.

What Ronald McDonald Taught Me About Emotional Depth

Troy Johnson | Posted 04.18.2014 | Comedy
Troy Johnson

It was 1979. I was six. Mom said we were going somewhere special. I settled into the passenger seat and pulled out my portable video game. On the sc...

Dave Jamieson

Staggering Income Inequality Found In Fast Food Industry

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.23.2014 | Business

David Novak, the CEO of YUM! Brands, which owns Taco Bell and KFC, took home more than $22 million last year after exercising stock options, according...

McDonald's Profit Slides As Taco Bell Launches Breakfast Taco

AP/HuffPost | By CANDICE CHOI | Posted 06.22.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's said that its profit slipped in the first quarter as global sales remained weak for the world's biggest hamburger chain. ...

Chipotle Prices Are About To Go Up

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 04.18.2014 | Business

Your favorite Chipotle meal is about to get more expensive, but the chain’s executives are confident that your burrito addiction will keep you comin...

KFC Double Down Is Coming Back Day After 4/20

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 04.16.2014 | Business

KFC is doubling down on one of its most questionable menu items. The Double Down, a bacon and cheese monstrosity sandwiched between two fried chick...

The Next Chipotle? 12 Small Chains That Might Someday Dominate The World

Thrillist | Posted 06.16.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

There are few industries in America as glutted as the chain-restaurant market, but gluttony loves company.

Countries That Have Banned McDonald's

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.15.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

No matter what the reason for refusing to allow McDonald's to set up shop, these countries (at least most of them) are still holding firm against the fast food brand for now.

The Quick-Service Restaurants' Healthy Food War

John Dick | Posted 06.14.2014 | Healthy Living
John Dick

It's no secret that quick-service restaurant (QSR) chains face a growing threat as consumers become more educated, discriminating, and adventuresome i...