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Jillian Berman

Why That Controversial McDonald's Ad Might Actually Work

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.13.2015 | Business

McDonald’s latest strategy to get more people in the door: Pull at your heart strings. The chain, plagued by a rut of sluggish sales, unveil...

Jillian Berman

Kim Kardashian's BFF Is Launching A Shake Shack Rival

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.08.2015 | Business

Before he was palling around with Kim and crew on "Keeping Up with The Kardashians," Jonathan Cheban had a dream: to open a burger joint. “I hav...

Taco Bell Fiercely Petitions For Taco Emoji

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 01.05.2015 | Taste

A taco emoji could change everything.

Dave Jamieson

More States Than Ever Will Raise Their Minimum Wage On New Year's Day

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.31.2014 | Business

If you're a minimum wage earner and of drinking age, be sure to raise a glass when the ball drops Wednesday night. There's a decent chance you'll be g...

White Castle Puts Veggie Burgers On The Menu!!

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.17.2015 | Taste

Vegetarian prayers have been answered.

Shake Shack IPO Proves It's Possible To Make Money And Pay Your Workers Well

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.29.2014 | Business

Here's proof that it’s possible for a burger joint to both pay its workers well and still make money. Shake Shack on Monday declared its intenti...

Alexander C. Kaufman

9 Restaurants Open On Christmas 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 12.24.2014 | Business

Chinese food is the classic Christmas-Day fallback for anyone who's not cooking. But if you're looking for more options, you've got them. A slew of...

Fast Food May Be Linked To Lower Grades For Kids

Posted 01.13.2015 | Parents

(Reuters) - Eating fast food may lead to lower student test scores in math, science and reading, a recent study of U.S. school children said. A...

Dave Jamieson

Jimmy John's Gets More Heat For Outrageous Noncompete Agreements

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.23.2014 | Politics

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman plans to send letters to Jimmy John's sandwich shops on Tuesday asking them to hand over information re...

Red Robin's 'Cure Burger' Is Supposed To Relieve Your Horrible 2015 Hangover

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 12.22.2014 | Taste

It is served with bottomless steak fries...

Dave Jamieson

What A Fired Qdoba Worker Tells Us About The Fast Food Strikes

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.18.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON -- On Dec. 4, Rosa Velasquez went on strike to protest low wages in the fast food industry. The following day, the 52-year-old grandmother ...

The Spiciest Eats At 15 Fast-Food Chains, Ranked

Thrillist | Posted 02.15.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

Fast-food joints aren't usually known for spicy food, but nearly every big chain has one heartburn-inducing diamond in the rough.

The 13 Most Horrifying Fast Food Menu Items Of 2014

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 12.15.2014 | Taste

2014: The year of fast food nightmares.

McDonald's Sales Just Continue To Decline In America

AP | By CANDICE CHOI and MICHELLE CHAPMAN | Posted 02.07.2015 | Business

McDonald's says a key global sales figure fell 2.2 percent in November as U.S. sales continue to decline.

Jillian Berman

Fast Food Protesters Take To The Streets On 2-Year Anniversary Of Campaign

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.05.2014 | Business

"I’m the one who feeds my family, and even working two jobs, it’s not enough."

11 Facts About Arby's That America Deserves To Know

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 12.01.2014 | Taste

We answer all the questions about Pharrell's hat.

Slow Living Is Healthy Living

Michael Finkelstein, MD | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Finkelstein, MD

Across time and throughout the world, human beings have swung a pendulum from one end of the spectrum to another in an attempt to find balance. It's p...

12 Things You Didn't Know About Taco Bell

Thrillist | Posted 01.20.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

Somewhere in doggie heaven, Gidget the Chihuahua is whispering, "Yo quiero Taco Bell" with pride.

Mapping America's Most Popular Burger Chains

Thrillist | Posted 11.19.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

Which of America's biggest burger chains are most beloved? And what parts of America love them?

What Is it With That White Sauce?

Laila Alawa | Posted 01.14.2015 | New York
Laila Alawa

It's a common sight in New York City: the long lines, persistently crowded even on the chilliest of nights, stretched around the block in front of the iconic red and yellow awnings.

Urban Agriculture: A New Kind of Fast Food

Tara Campbell | Posted 01.14.2015 | Green
Tara Campbell

Co-authored with Emily Rodgers For many of us, we fly through our jam-packed days with hardly any time for breaks - let alone healthy meal planning. ...

The Secret Life of Fruit: Five Startling Things Your Grocer Won't Tell You

Eva Longoria | Posted 01.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Eva Longoria

The 21st-century customer knows more than ever about which farmers are good to the environment and good for the health of shoppers. But there's one thing that promo ads won't tell you: whether farmers are good to their employees.

The McRib Is More Elusive Than You Even Thought

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 11.12.2014 | Comedy

Good news! The McRib is back! Wait, no it's gone! And now it's back again! Nope. Never mind. Gone. If you've always thought the McRib seemed like t...

Fast Food Marketing Disproportionately Targets Kids In Black Neighborhoods: Study

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 11.13.2014 | Business

Kids are a lucrative prize for the fast food industry: Studies have found that kids can form strong bonds with certain brands, and that those bonds ca...

Pizza Hut's New Menu Makes Us Cringe

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 11.11.2014 | Taste

It's just bad taste.