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Chick-Fil-A Free Breakfast Offer Week of September 9 Chick-Fil-A Free Breakfast Offer Week of September 9
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There may not be any such thing as a free lunch, but fast food chain Chick-Fil-A is offering customers a free breakfast menu item during the week of September 9. The only thing needed to score the free breakfast is …

Fast Food Workers Strike Largest Yet Fast Food Workers Strike Largest Yet
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Fast food workers across 60 US cities staged their planned walkout Thursday and while the day amassed the largest strike yet, actual turnout is yet to be determined. Protest goals involved the right to unionize without employer interference and $15/hr …

French Fry Burger To Be Added To Burger King Menu French Fry Burger To Be Added To Burger King Menu
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The fast food wars are gearing up, and enthusiasts everywhere are trembling in anticipation with drooling mouths and clogged arteries as the giants go head to head, sprucing up menus and trying new tactics to earn that precious, precious cash …

Minimum Wage Debate Strikes a Date Minimum Wage Debate Strikes a Date
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August 29 is the day you may want to pack a lunch.  Fast food workers are joining the social media stampede calling for a nationwide strike on August 29, four days before Labor Day.  Demands are for an hourly wage …

McDonald’s Franchisees are Furious About Costs of Doing Business McDonald’s Franchisees are Furious About Costs of Doing Business

A showdown of capital proportions is taking place in the fast food world, as if the constant striking by workers were enough for the industry: McDonald’s franchise owners are alleging that McDonald’s costs are too high, citing rent, remodeling and …

Taco Bell Waffle Taco Is Coming Soon Taco Bell Waffle Taco Is Coming Soon

Taco Bell just keeps coming up with ingenious ideas. A taco made with a giant Dorito? Check. A taco made with a giant Ranch Dorito? Check. A taco made with a folded-over waffle? Don’t stop, Taco Bell, because I WANT …

New Study: A Pricier Burger could mean a Living Wage New Study: A Pricier Burger could mean a Living Wage

The recent striking by fast food workers in many large cities has prompted an undergraduate student to publish a controversial study about McDonald’s food prices. The question has recently been repeatedly asked (particularly in the wake of a distressing financial …

Fast Food Workers Strike For Higher Wages Fast Food Workers Strike For Higher Wages
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Fast food is an intrinsic part of modern American life; most citizens eat or work at a various chain or franchise, and many wind up doing both. Despite the backlash targeted at fast food companies concerning health, obesity problems, and …

Wendy’s Photo: Employee In Trouble Over Frosty Incident Wendy’s Photo: Employee In Trouble Over Frosty Incident
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A photo of a Wendy’s employee has gone viral thanks to Reddit, and now he’s been fired. The picture shows the employee guzzling soft-serve ice cream directly from the Frosty machine, and after several Redditors commented negatively about his shenanigans, …

Wendy’s Frosty Licker Joins the Recent Trend of Fast Food Social Media Snafus Wendy’s Frosty Licker Joins the Recent Trend of Fast Food Social Media Snafus
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Who really knows what goes on behind the scenes at fast food restaurants? I mean, who really knows? Sure, we all just assume that the people handling our food aren’t deriving pleasure from making it as disgusting as humanly possible …

Krusty Burger Is Now Open For Business At Universal Studios Krusty Burger Is Now Open For Business At Universal Studios
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Krusty Burger never looked like an appetizing place to eat, but you can now see for yourself. Universal Studios Orlando opened the recently finished Fast Food Boulevard this past weekend. The section of the park contains faithful recreations of Krusty …

McDonald’s CEO Sheds 20 Pounds On A ‘McDiet’ McDonald’s CEO Sheds 20 Pounds On A ‘McDiet’
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Can you really lose weight while eating McDonald’s every single day? The company’s CEO seems to think that a “McDiet” is doable with proper exercise. Speaking at an analyst conference, McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson said that he’s lost 20 pounds …

Taco Bell Reacts to Employee Who Licked Tacos Taco Bell Reacts to Employee Who Licked Tacos

Earlier today, the internet went a bit crazy over an image of a Taco Bell employee licking a huge stack of taco shells. The image was posted to the Taco Bell Facebook page by a poster named Jj O’Brien Nolan, …

McDonald’s CEO Says, ‘We Don’t Sell Junk Food’ McDonald’s CEO Says, ‘We Don’t Sell Junk Food’
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This week, during McDonald’s annual shareholders meeting, McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson fielded a question about nutrition from a 9-year-old girl. The girl, who identified herself as Hannah, took issue with the famous fast food company selling food that isn’t good …

14-Year Old Burger Defies Science 14-Year Old Burger Defies Science
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A 14-year old hamburger has refused to comply with what we know of decomposition, according to a man in Utah. David Whipple says he bought a burger with pickles, mustard, and ketchup from McDonald’s in July of 1999 to use …

Burger King Delivery Expands to Chicago, L.A., and San Francisco Burger King Delivery Expands to Chicago, L.A., and San Francisco
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Gone are the days where food delivery consisted only of pizza or Chinese food. Restaurants over the past decade have begun offering a wide selection of cuisines that can be delivered right to customers’ doors. Now, even fast food restaurants, …

Carl’s Jr. Pop-Tart Ice Cream Sandwich Is Now A Reality Carl’s Jr. Pop-Tart Ice Cream Sandwich Is Now A Reality

Carl’s Jr. has a Pop-Tart ice cream sandwich. Yep. At least one restaurant in Newport Beach, California has them, though it is not on the Carls. Jr. website menu. A sign for the product has made its way onto Instagram. …

McDonald’s Chicken Wings Test Expands, Twitter Obviously Reacts McDonald’s Chicken Wings Test Expands, Twitter Obviously Reacts
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It stands to reason that by now, you’ve heard that McDonald’s has chicken wings at some locations (they’re called “Mighty Wings”). You may or may not have heard that they’re now offering them in more locations. According to the Associated …

Here’s What Wendy’s Is About To Look Like Here’s What Wendy’s Is About To Look Like
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Wendy’s is undergoing a transformation it says is aimed at “energizing the brand and dramatically improving the customer experience.” This includes a new logo that will debut in March. “Key initiatives of the transformation include reinventing the restaurant environment, unveiling …

Burger King Employee Puts His Nasty Feet in Your Lettuce, Posts Image Online Burger King Employee Puts His Nasty Feet in Your Lettuce, Posts Image Online
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True story: I stopped eating a Burger King over four years ago following a peculiar incident with one of the company’s drive-thru employees. Upon stopping at the first window to pay for my order, I was greeted by a woman …

Burger King Bacon Sundae: Twitter Reacts Burger King Bacon Sundae: Twitter Reacts
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Burger King’s bacon sundae doesn’t sound like something that is fit for human consumption. Although I’m a huge fan of bacon on just about anything, the idea of combining it with my dessert isn’t immediately appealing, though, apparently, there’s a …