All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘fast food’

Google Now Displays Fast Food Nutritional Info

Google Now Displays Fast Food Nutritional Info

Google has displayed nutritional information in search results for about two years now – making it easy for you to quickly pull up the calorie counts for a head of cauliflower, or a bunch of grapes, for instance. Now, Google is expanding this to include nutritional info on popular fast food items. If you search “calories in big mac”, for …

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In-N-Out Faces Stiff Competition, Shake Shack Is Coming To LA

In-N-Out has recently been voted as America’s favorite “limited-service” restaurant by the Consumer Picks survey for the third year in a row. But it might soon be facing some pretty tough competition when Shake Shack finally reaches California’s shores. The trendy burger chain recently announced that it will soon be plying its wares on the corner of Santa Monica Boulevard …

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“Pay With Lovin”: McDonald’s Gives Away Free Food To Customers Who Show Love

As announced on their latest Super Bowl ad, McDonald’s is launching a new campaign called “Pay with Lovin’”. Beginning on Monday, February 2, from 6 a.m. to 6p.m., McDonald’s will be offering random customers a chance to pay with an act “lovin’” instead of cash. Such acts include a fistbump, a phonecall to a loved one, a kiss, etc. Deborah …

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Type 2 Diabetes, Obesity Linked to Fast-Food Proximity, Shows Study

It should come as no surprise that unhealthy foods such as those commonly served at fast-food restaurants are related to medical problems such as obesity, high blood pressure, and diabetes. A new study has gone even further, however, finding that the number of fast-food restaurants in a community can be seen as a predictor of such symptoms. The study, published …

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You’ll Soon Be Able To Pay With PayPal At Burger King

PayPal announced that Burger King customers will soon be able to pay for their meals using PayPal thanks to a collaboration between PayPal and Tillster and one between Tillster and Burger King. This is in the U.S. “Tillster worked with Burger King Corporation to develop the Burger King app (available for iOS and Android), which offers customers increased convenience and …

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McDonald’s Plane Crash Sends Pilot To The Hospital

It was a very close call for one Northern Louisiana McDonald’s restaurant on Tuesday. According to airport officials, a small plane that was preparing to land at the Monroe Regional Airport, crashed into the McDonald’s parking lot on Desiard Street in Monroe, barely missing the building, and sending the pilot to the hospital. Ron Phillips, the airport’s director, explained that …

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‘McScary': Twitter Users Not Happy About New McDonald’s Mascot

McDonald’s will be introducing their new Happy Meal ambassador on Friday. The new mascot is said to bring “fun and excitement” to children, but comments on social media say otherwise. Users on Twitter said that the new mascot is scary and is bound to make children have nightmares. The new mascot is in the shape of a red happy meal …

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Happy Meal Mascot for McDonald’s is Nicknamed “McScary”

Have you always thought that Ronald McDonald was a bit on the creepy side? If so, you aren’t alone, and now it appears that McDonald’s has taken creepy to a new level with their new Happy Meal mascot named “Happy.” The Happy Meal mascot debuted on the Facebook and Twitter pages for McDonald’s on Monday and has since been renamed …

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Taco Bell Breakfast Is No Contender

Well, it sounded good in theory. McDonald’s was going to get some more stiff competition for their title as reigning fast food breakfast king. Once you see such a thing actually in writing, it all sounds kind of absurd. But there is, indeed, a market for eggs poured from a carton, artificially flavored pancakes, hydrogenated butter substitutes, and substandard coffee …

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Subservient Chicken Is Back After 10 Years To Haunt Your Dreams Again

Subservient Chicken is one of the strangest marketing campaigns to have ever existed. Back in 2004, Burger King introduced us all to a man in a chicken suit that would respond to commands typed into a web page. It was kind of creepy and all kinds of voyeuristic. It was even weirder when its sole purpose was to sell chicken …

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Ronald McDonald Gets New Look For Social Media

The image of Ronald McDonald is iconic throughout the world. The McDonald’s mascot has been selling happy meals in nearly every country in the world for decades. Now, with the internet bringing companies closer than ever to consumers, Ronald McDonald is receiving a significant makeover and hopping into social media. McDonald’s this week officially unveiled the new image of Ronald …

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Drumstick Corsage: KFC’s Prom-Worthy Offering

What’s stylish, romantic, floral, and finger-lickin’ good? It’s the Chicken Corsage from KFC, and it’s the real deal. KFC went up in arms—or rather, drumsticks—with Louisville-based florist Nanz & Kraft to come up with a killer accessory for prom season. The two Kentucky companies’ limited-edition corsage kit costs $20 and comes with a KFC gift card worth $5 that can …

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