All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘fast food’

Taco Bell Breakfast Menu Edges Out McDonald’s in Survey

Maybe it’s just the novelty of having new breakfast items to choose from, but in the less than three weeks since Taco Bell launched their breakfast menu, the fast food chain is winning the breakfast game. According to a survey conducted by Citi Research, consumers prefer Taco Bell’s breakfast menu over McDonald’s. “The initial indications are positive for Taco Bell,” …

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Chick-Fil-A is Outselling KFC With Fewer Restaurants

Despite being closed on Sundays and fueling an gay marriage controversy in the summer of 2012, Chick-Fil-A is now the leading fast food chicken chain. While it’s hard to imagine any other chicken chain surpassing KFC, Chick-Fil-A did just that with $5 billion in sales last year. Chick-Fil-A has more than 1,700 restaurants in the United States, compared to KFC’s …

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Taco Bell Breakfast Menu to Launch on Thursday

If you’ve been anxiously awaiting the day that you can purchase breakfast, lunch, and supper from Taco Bell, the wait is almost over. After announcing plans to start offering breakfast last month, the Taco Bell breakfast menu will launch on Thursday, March 27 at participating locations. Many Taco Bell customers are thrilled that the chain is finally offering breakfast, as …

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Fast Food Protests Focus on Wage Theft

Hundreds of McDonald’s employees took to the streets on Tuesday to protest a variety of complaints, not the least of which is wage theft. The Associated Press reports that protests were originally part of a larger effort to focus on what some see as a need to increase the minimum wage in the U.S. Minimum wage currently stands at a …

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Most Customers Ignore New Food Menu Items

With the constant variety of new foods to try in fast food restaurants across the country and the major ad campaigns touting the quality of inventive new sandwiches, it would be easy to conclude that new menu items attract customers to restaurants. Based on other data, though, it seems that most restaurant customers are scared of or simply don’t want …

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Man Sues McDonald’s for $1.5M Over Napkin Issue

What is a man to do when he receives only one napkin with his Quarter Pounder Deluxe from McDonald’s? Sue for more than a million bucks, apparently. A California McDonald’s finds itself the target of a lawsuit after a man claims he experienced mental anguish relating to an incident that occurred after asking for extra napkins. McDonald’s is no stranger …

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Taco Bell Will Start Serving Breakfast On March 27th

Step aside McGriddle, your days are numbered just like your chubby consumers – Taco Bell is stepping up and serving it fresh in the morning with a new national breakfast menu. Originally going in for test runs in roughly 800 outlets in 10 states, Taco Bell is attempting to take a bite out of the breakfast market that McDonalds dominates; …

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Waffle Taco: Taco Bell Offers Breakfast Menu To Compete With McDonald’s

McDonald’s and Burger King have enjoyed great success with their breakfast menu for years, and Taco Bell has finally jumped on the bandwagon with their latest creation, the waffle taco. The waffle taco is essentially what it sounds like, a taco made out of a waffle that contains ingredients that one is likely to find at breakfast. In addition to …

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Science Teacher Loses 37 Pounds on McDonald’s Diet

Remember the Super Size Me documentary with Morgan Spurlock that showed the side effects of eating nothing but McDonald’s for one month? Spurlock gained 24.5 pounds in 30 days, proving that eating McDonald’s for every meal probably isn’t the best idea. As an answer to that documentary, a science teacher from Iowa ate nothing but McDonald’s menu items for 90 …

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Fast Food Workers Across America Continue Strike

Across the United States, fast food workers have been striking in an effort to draw attention to their low wage problem. Minimum wage in America is currently $7.25 an hour. According to fastfoodfoward.org, the website built in support of the strike, this amount is far too little for anyone to survive on. “While fast food corporations reap the benefits of …

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Fast Food and Retail Workers Strike Over Low Wages

Americans employed in the fast food and retail industries have stated their disdain for their low wages several times in the past. However, this time, they’ve decided to take things a step further in an effort to get their point across. Thursday, thousands of workers from both sectors went on strike across the United States to signal the growing demand …

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Customer Finds Marijuana In Wendy’s Cheeseburger

A customer, who has remained anonymous in the press, found something very startling in her cheeseburger from Wendy’s on November 1. Sitting right on top of her pickle was a half-smoked blunt. The customer immediately called 911 to report the extra ingredient found in her burger. Police showed up at the Lovejoy, Georgia location, and arrested Amy Seiber on the …

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