Help Make Our Really Big Guide To Secret Menu Items Even Bigger

Help Make Our Really Big Guide To Secret Menu Items Even Bigger

It’s been more than four years since we first posted The Really Big Guide To Secret Menu Items, in which readers shared their inside scoops on how to score hidden fast food gems like “Naked Chicken” at Popeyes or take advantage of TGIFriday’s Five Easy Pieces policy. There have been several requests to update and expand the list, so we’re going back to the source: you. [More]

KFC Has An Opening For Dwyane Wade

KFC Has An Opening For Dwyane Wade

Some NBA players who fear an extended lockout are already looking into their options, including playing in Turkey or Greece. Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat now has the option to work with chicken and grease, thanks to a publicity stunt in which the fast food chain offered a job to the star. [More]

User-Generated KFC Ad More Likely To Inspire Serial Killers Than Sales

User-Generated KFC Ad More Likely To Inspire Serial Killers Than Sales

I kind of love this very unofficial ad for KFC made by comedian Peter Serafinowicz. It juxtaposes a loop of a 70’s father cutting a chicken for his family with a staticy voiceover instructing how to serve a chicken. An ominous drone pulses underneath. At the end you feel like you’ve just witnessed the mental filmstrip of a serial killer right before he creatively dismembers his latest victim. Pass the mashed potatoes! [More]

Science Confirms In-N-Out Burger Is The Best And McDonald's The Worst

Science Confirms In-N-Out Burger Is The Best And McDonald's The Worst

Almost a year ago, our survey-loving siblings at Consumer Reports asked several thousand readers to rate burgers from 18 burger chains and to no one’s surprise, McDonald’s came in dead last. Not satisfied with merely finding the best and worst beef-on-a-bun, CR decided to go for the super-sized option, rating 53 restaurants in five categories to find which ones provide the best food, service and value to customers. [More]

Utah KFC: Buy Humongous, Sugary Drink And We'll Contribute $1 To Diabetes Research

Utah KFC: Buy Humongous, Sugary Drink And We'll Contribute $1 To Diabetes Research

A promotion at a Utah KFC seemingly gives customers the opportunity to aid diabetes research while doing their best to make themselves possible patients. [More]

Gag Me Or Gimme More? KFC China's Irish Cream Chicken

Gag Me Or Gimme More? KFC China's Irish Cream Chicken

Add this to the growing list of menu items available only to our overseas fast food friends: KFC chicken doused or somehow flavored with an Irish cream liqueur, only available at KFC China. [More]

KFC Customer Gets Money Bag Instead Of Drive-Thru Order

KFC Customer Gets Money Bag Instead Of Drive-Thru Order

All those morons sitting in jail right now because they got caught trying to rob a fast food joint are going to feel silly when they hear about the guy in Kansas who drove off with a bag full of KFC’s cash when all he wanted was some fried chicken. [More]

Bride Celebrates Wedding At KFC — 2 Decades After Mom & Dad Did The Same At McDonald's

After getting hitched at the register office in the English city of Bristol on Saturday, a pair of newlyweds and their party of 30 strolled on over to KFC to chow down on various forms of fried food. But for the new bride, having her wedding reception at a fast food joint wasn’t just an inexpensive way to celebrate, it’s also a family tradition. [More]

The Colonel Is Kicking Ronald's Ass In The China Fast Food Wars

The Colonel Is Kicking Ronald's Ass In The China Fast Food Wars

Though KFC is struggling stateside, in China it is dominating over all other fast food rivals, even global juggernaut McDonald’s. In some parts of the country, the image of Colonel Sanders is more ubiquitous than Mao’s, reports Bloomberg Markets magazine. That’s no mean feat in a country that has proven resistant to foreign penetration. The secret, is in the sauce, using local ingredients in the food as well as its management team, building up partnerships with local suppliers and catering menus to include regional dishes. [More]

Long John Silver's, A&W Up For Sale

Long John Silver's, A&W Up For Sale

Yum! Brands, the fast food company so excitable it requires an exclamation point, is about to trim some fat from its lineup up eateries. The company has announced its intention to put its Long John Silver’s and A&W All-American Food chains on the market. [More]

KFC Employee Suspended For Screaming At Customer In Australia

KFC Employee Suspended For Screaming At Customer In Australia

We can all get a little bit ornery at KFC, but an employee at one of the Colonel’s halal friendly eateries near Sydney, Australia got positively enraged the collar when a customer requested bacon on his burger. [More]

Consumerist's Most-Read Stories Of 2010

Consumerist's Most-Read Stories Of 2010

From strange sandwiches to even stranger luggage, from rude receipts to corporate misdoings, here’s a look back at the 10 most read stories on Consumerist for 2010. [More]

Study: We're Getting Fatter Because We Can't Resist Combo Meals

Study: We're Getting Fatter Because We Can't Resist Combo Meals

It’s becoming more and more rare for customers to walk into a fast food restaurant and order individual meal components off the menu. Why do that when you can just order a #4 and get the sandwich, fries and drink together? It makes sense, but a new study says our penchant for buying bundled meals is causing us to eat more than we should. [More]

Forget The Double Down, This Is The Double Kill

Forget The Double Down, This Is The Double Kill

Every time I look at a KFC Double Down, I think to myself, you know what this is missing? Onion rings, mac and cheese, beef patties, and of course, buns. Thankfully the boys of “Epic Meal Time” have rectified this significant oversight. And then they ate it. [More]

UK Asks McDonald's, Pepsi, KFC To Help Write Health Policy

UK Asks McDonald's, Pepsi, KFC To Help Write Health Policy

In a move that seems as sensible as asking your creepy uncle who just got out of jail to babysit for the weekend, the UK is looking to such luminaries in the health food industry as McDonald’s, KFC and Pepsi for assistance in writing government policy on obesity and other health problems. [More]

Should A Kid's Meal Have 973 Calories?

Should A Kid's Meal Have 973 Calories?

McDonald’s may be the fast food chain most are associating with the recently approved kid’s meal regulations in San Francisco, but when it comes to calories in meals targeted to youngsters, the Golden Arches is nowhere near the worst. [More]

Which Is Worse To Find In Your KFC: Chicken Brain Or Kidney?

Which Is Worse To Find In Your KFC: Chicken Brain Or Kidney?

A KFC customer in the UK is fuming mad — and claims to have missed days of work due to mental distress — after he bit into his order of fried chicken only to find a bit of mystery material that appeared to be some sort of organ. [More]

KFC, McDonald's, Wendy's, Taco Bell And A&W Combine To
Make The World's Worst Pizza

KFC, McDonald's, Wendy's, Taco Bell And A&W Combine To Make The World's Worst Pizza

In June, we wrote about the Frankenburger, an experiment in which the Village Voice attempted to form a Voltron sandwich from the best bits of many fast food burgers. But the folks behind this video seem to be on the hunt for the most atrocious combination of fast foods — and they just might have succeeded. [More]