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Flying Solo

Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem | Posted 01.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem

Many people hesitate to publicly embrace solitude due to a number of factors, mostly because of the negative judgment of others as well as fear. But here are some reasons why we should enjoy lone events...

As Bad As You Think It Is, It's Worse: Wage Theft Comes to America

Les Leopold | Posted 01.10.2015 | Business
Les Leopold

In Denmark fast food workers make $20 an hour plus benefits, and the corporations who employ them are still profitable. Why there and not here? The answer is simple and painful -- wage theft.

Pizza Hut's New Menu Includes Sriracha, Curry Crusts And Balsamic Drizzles

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 01.10.2015 | Taste

NEW YORK (AP) — Pizza Hut is letting customers play mad scientist, giving them the freedom to make pies with honey Sriracha sauce or add curry flavo...

We've Never Seen A Happier McDonald's Drive-Thru Worker

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 11.07.2014 | Business

Every McDonald's worker should be this delightful.

Preparing Students for 21st Century Jobs at McDonald's

Alan Singer | Posted 12.30.2014 | Education
Alan Singer

On the NOCTI exam 13% of the questions on the test are on the identification of Hand Tools, Herbs, Spices, and Flavorings; 13% are on Knife Skills; and 74% are on Cooking Skills.

These Salads Have 1,000 Calories Or More

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 11.01.2014 | Taste

Never trust salad again.

Who Makes the Best Fast-Food Chicken Nuggets?

Thrillist | Posted 10.29.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

There is no doubt that they are an essential part of the fast-food experience.

The 16 Best International Restaurant Chains, Ranked

Thrillist | Posted 12.28.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

You probably haven't seen any of these hugely popular international chains.

Jillian Berman

Taco Bell Makes It Easier To Create Weird, Customized Orders

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 10.28.2014 | Business

“The ante has gone up for the demand of customization.”

Astoria Characters: The Two Cooks in the Kitchen

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 12.28.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Elbow to elbow. When Mariantonia and Guillermo Hung are working in the kitchen, that's how it is. Their husband-and-wife fast-food restaurant, Pao & Cha-Cha, is the size of a one-man food cart.

The Common Principles of Slow Food and Slow Medicine

Michael Finkelstein, MD | Posted 12.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Finkelstein, MD

In our mad dash towards instant gratification and easy comfort, we continue to consume empty calories that yield chronic diseases that we address pharmaceutical interventions.

Here's How McDonald's Cup Sizes Around The World Compare

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.27.2014 | Taste

Not surprisingly, cup sizes in the U.S. have boomed.

McDonald's Is Still Very Cheap, But People Don't Want To Eat There

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 10.24.2014 | Business

As sales and profits have crumbled at McDonald's recently, some observers have blamed low-income Americans, saying they must not be able to afford Big...

Top 10 Reasons McDonalds is in Deep Trouble

Seriously Skewed | Posted 12.21.2014 | Comedy
Seriously Skewed

McDonalds, that fast food giant that specializes in giving us both sensory ecstasy and heartburn at the same time, just announced that its earnings pl...

Hot Dogs, Chicken Boost Sonic Drive-In Sales

BurgerBusiness | Posted 10.22.2014 | Business
BurgerBusiness

Rhe chain said its sales would have been even stronger had it not encountered "glitches" with its new point-of-service technology.

Dave Jamieson

Jimmy John's Noncompete Agreement Comes Under Congressional Scrutiny

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats plan to send a letter to the Labor Department and the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday asking the federal agencies ...

McDonald's McRib May Be Harder To Find This Year

CNBC | Katie Little | Posted 10.16.2014 | Business

McDonald's McRib fans may have to hunt harder than usual for the popular sandwich this year. It will only be available at participating restaurants...

Disturbing Time Lapse Shows Fast Food Burgers Month-Long Decay

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 10.16.2014 | Taste

We've seen fast food meals that haven't aged in months or say, 14 years, but this particular timelapse video from Buzzfeed left us feeling like we don...

Dave Jamieson

Jimmy John's Makes Low-Wage Workers Sign 'Oppressive' Noncompete Agreements

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.15.2014 | Business

If you're considering working at a Jimmy John's sandwich shop, you may want to read the fine print on your job application. A Jimmy John's employme...

First World, Third World: A Travel Essay

Peter Van Buren | Posted 12.06.2014 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

You are all potential terrorists and will be treated as such. Here's half a Diet Coke as a reward for being compliant.

The North And South Are Seriously Divided When It Comes To Fast Food

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 10.06.2014 | Business

Regional differences permeate many aspects of American life, from speech patterns to sports loyalties to smoking rates. This new map allows us to visu...

Alexander C. Kaufman

Chipotle To Open A Second Pizzeria

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 10.04.2014 | Business

Chipotle wants a bigger slice of the pizza market. The burrito chain last December opened Pizzeria Locale, a gourmet pizzeria in Denver that specia...

Dave Jamieson

Pro-Union Burger King Worker Disciplined For Poor Pickle Placement

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.02.2014 | Business

In colorful fashion, a judge with the National Labor Relations Board ruled Monday that a major Burger King franchisee in Michigan had committed variou...

Bill Maher Mocks Californians Who Waited In Line For Dunkin Donuts

The Hufffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 09.25.2014 | Comedy

Planning on waiting in a long line because a new fast food chain is coming to town? Don't let Bill Maher find out. Californians' excited reactions ...

Why Are Fast Food Workers Being Vilified?

Dale Hansen | Posted 11.23.2014 | Politics
Dale Hansen

History shows that Henry Ford doubled wages and still managed to increase profits. Are we really supposed to believe McDonald's can't spend a single penny more on workers without going bankrupt or ruining the U.S. economy?