The Eat More Kale guy, as see on EatMoreKale.com.

Chick-Fil-A Loses Its Trademark Crusade Against “Eat More Kale” Slogan

The last we heard from the “Eat More Kale” guy in his battle to bring veggie-themed T-shirts to the masses, he’d lost a round to the Goliath that is Chick-fil-A after the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office gave him a preliminary “no” in 2013. But it looks like David will still come out on top in this situation, as he was just granted the trademark for his phrase. [More]

(frankieleon)

Chick Fil-A Customer Sues Chain Over Milkshake She Claims Led To A Heart Attack

How can a milkshake lead to a heart attack? Not through the arteries in the long run, but by way of a maraschino cherry, according to one Chick Fil-A customer’s new lawsuit. [More]

(frankieleon)

Chick-Fil-A Customer Buys $1,000 Worth Of Food For Customers In Drive-Thru Line Behind Him

The one and only time it’s probably great to still be in the drive-thru line instead of already through it? When someone in front of you decides to shell out $1,000 to pay for the orders of all the strangers in line behind him, like one generous Chick-fil-A customer did this week. [More]

(Alan Rappa)

Former Chick-fil-A Worker Accused Of Robbing KFC Drive-Thru Window At Gunpoint

Either something’s afoot in the world of chicken fast food restaurants, or it’s just a coincidence that a man accused of robbing a KFC at gunpoint happened to be an ex-employee of another chicken joint, Chick-fil-A. [More]

(Mark Turnauckas)

Chick-Fil-A Pay-It-Forward Chain In Florida Lasts For 36 Cars

Very few things other than kittens warm the cold, hard hearts of Consumerist editors like in-store pay-it-forward chains. You know, where each customer in a drive-thru line offers to pay the bill of the person behind them in line. This miffs some people, but most take it in the spirit of community and awesomeness with which it’s intended. It’s happened yet again, at a Chick-Fil-A in Florida. [More]

The Consumerist Quiz: Test Your Fast Food Calorie IQ

(Scott Lynch)

Earlier this week we told you about the most calorific appetizers, entrees, and desserts at the nation’s biggest sort-of-but-not-really Italian chain restaurants. While most of those dishes were well into 4-digit territory, most of us chow down on fast food more than we do at casual dining restaurants. [More]

Silly Americans, Super Chix isn't for you.

Yum! To America: Pay No Attention To Our New Chicken Restaurant, It’s Not For You

On the one hand, it’s kind of odd that Yum! Brands, parent corporation to one chicken establishment already with KFC, quietly opened up a new chicken shop in Arlington, Texas with little to no ado. On the other hand, the company says it pulled the sneak-opening of Super Chix because it’s not like you’ll be able to eat there elsewhere in the country anytime soon, if ever. [More]

Chick Fil-A To (Eventually) Stop Using Antibiotic-Filled Chicken

Chick Fil-A To (Eventually) Stop Using Antibiotic-Filled Chicken

In a move that could (hopefully) have a positive ripple effect on the rest of the fast food industry, Chick fil-A announced today that it will phase out the use of chickens raised using medically unnecessary antibiotics over the next five years. [More]

Which Other Restaurants Have Dough Conditioner Azodicarbonamide On The Menu?

Which Other Restaurants Have Dough Conditioner Azodicarbonamide On The Menu?

Last week Subway announced that it would stop using azodicarbonamide, an ingredient known as a dough conditioner that’s also a chemical found in yoga mats, shoe rubber and other synthetic leather. It’s recognized as a safe ingredient in the U.S., but is banned in Europe and Australia as a food additive. But of course, Subway isn’t the only fast food restaurant to use it. So where else can you find azodicarbonamide? [More]

Someone Cutting You In The Chick-Fil-A Drive-Thru Line Is No Reason To Shoot At Their Car

Someone Cutting You In The Chick-Fil-A Drive-Thru Line Is No Reason To Shoot At Their Car

When did the humble fast food drive-thru morph from a quick way to pick up some grub to the hot spot for bad consumer activity? In the latest case of inappropriate drive-thru behavior, police in Florida say a customer was so mad at the driver of another car that cut in front of him that he opened fire on the vehicle. [More]

(EatMoreKale.com)

“Eat More Kale” Guy’s Trademarking Attempt Denied In Battle Against Chick-Fil-A

In the ongoing battle between fast food chain Chick-fil-A and a Vermont folk artist trying to spread the green word with his “eat more kale” T-shirts, the vegetable loving crowd suffered a hit this week. The kale man says the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has given him a “preliminary no” in his effort to protect the saying against Chick-fil-A’s complaints. [More]

(catastrophegirl)

Chick Fil-A To Offer Kitchen Tours To Customers Who Ask

UPDATE: Chick fil-A has confirmed the tours to Consumerist and provided a few additional details. [More]

(PhiladelphiaPhotos)

Survey Says: McDonald’s Customers Aren’t Satisfied But They’re Likely To Return Anyway

Do you have that one friend who you don’t like very much, but who is at least always available when you feel like doing something? That seems to be the way a lot of people view McDonald’s. [More]

Has Chick Fil-A Stopped Funding Anti-Gay Marriage Groups?

Has Chick Fil-A Stopped Funding Anti-Gay Marriage Groups?

If you can remember all the way back to early August, then you’ll recall that the head of fast food chain Chick fil-A had stirred up a hornet’s nest of controversy by publicly stating his stance against same-sex marriage. The eatery came under further scrutiny by some because a non-profit funded by Chick fil-A has reportedly donated a significant amount of money to groups opposed to same-sex marriage. But an LGBT rights group out of Chicago now claims that these donations will cease. [More]

Setting Cheerios On Fire Outside General Mills Office Is Maybe Not The Best Way To Voice Opinion On Same-Sex Marriage

Setting Cheerios On Fire Outside General Mills Office Is Maybe Not The Best Way To Voice Opinion On Same-Sex Marriage

Whatever your opinion on same-sex marriage (and the companies whose executives may oppose or support it), you certainly have the right to express your beliefs. However, we are pretty sure that only bad things can happen if your protest involves an attempt to ignite a bowl of Cheerios in public. [More]

Berating A Chick Fil-A Employee On Video Is Not A Good Way To Get Your Point Across

Berating A Chick Fil-A Employee On Video Is Not A Good Way To Get Your Point Across

As we’ve mentioned before during this whole Chick fil-A standoff thing, it’s the fast food chain’s employees who have been unfairly drawn into a cultural tug of war. For example, there’s the Tucson, AZ, executive who thought it would be a hilarious idea to post a video of himself berating a Chick fil-A staffer. Not only did he fail to effect any change, he’s the one who is now out of a job. [More]

Wendy’s Says Pro Chick Fil-A Sign Is Fake, Except It’s Not

Wendy’s Says Pro Chick Fil-A Sign Is Fake, Except It’s Not

Late last night, some readers tipped us to this photo of a Wendy’s restaurant that supposedly had posted a sign saying “We Stand With Chick fil-A,” which we assume refers to that company president’s stance against same-sex marriage and not the restaurant chain’s insistence on having pickles on its sandwiches. Given the sheer number of similar fakes floating around the Internet — they even have their own Snopes page — we thought it was worth checking into with Wendy’s HQ. [More]

Bloomberg Comes Out Against Boston & Chicago Mayors’ Anti-Chick-Fil-A Messages

Bloomberg Comes Out Against Boston & Chicago Mayors’ Anti-Chick-Fil-A Messages

While New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is a supporter of same-sex marriage, he says he disagrees with the way some of his fellow mayors have responded to the ongoing Chick fil-A controversy. [More]