Dear Five Guys: Don’t Copy Customer On E-mail Where You Call Him A “Douche”

Dear Five Guys: Don’t Copy Customer On E-mail Where You Call Him A “Douche”

Have you ever penned a harshly worded e-mail about someone and then panicked for a moment when after you hit “send” out of fear that you may have copied the target of your vitriol on the message? 99.9% of the time, you did not… but when it does happen — and when you represent a major fast food chain — the results make for good Internet. [More]

Five Guys Is First Fast Food Chain To Get Coca-Cola Freestyle Machines

Five Guys Is First Fast Food Chain To Get Coca-Cola Freestyle Machines

It’s been more than two years since we first wrote about Coca-Cola’s Freestyle soda machines that give customers more than 100 drink options to choose from, but the magical devices have been slow to roll out. But that may be about to change, as the rapidly growing Five Guys burger chain has announced it will be installing the machines in the coming months. [More]

Five Guys Opened Four Times As Many New Restaurants As
McDonald's In 2010

Five Guys Opened Four Times As Many New Restaurants As McDonald's In 2010

With surveys like Zagat’s and Consumer Reports’ putting Five Guys among the best-tasting burgers available, it’s perhaps not surprising that the chain is the fastest-growing hamburger shack in the country. In fact, a new report says that new Five Guys eateries outnumbered new McDonald’s by greater than 4:1 in 2010. [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]

5,250 Pounds Of Potatoes, 1,700 Pounds Of Ground Beef & One Gallon Of Relish: One Week's Worth Of Stuff At Five Guys

5,250 Pounds Of Potatoes, 1,700 Pounds Of Ground Beef & One Gallon Of Relish: One Week's Worth Of Stuff At Five Guys

Have you ever been chowing down on a burger and wondered about all the beef, bread, condiments and potatoes that the restaurant goes through in week? Well even if you haven’t, the people at Eater DC were curious enough to get a behind-the-scenes look at one Five Guys restaurant in our nation’s capital. [More]

Does McDonald's Really Have The Worst Burgers?

Does McDonald's Really Have The Worst Burgers?

In the current issue of Consumer Reports, our science-minded siblings asked readers to rate the burgers at 18 different restaurant chains on a scale of 1-10. [More]

Five Guys Named Best Fast Food Burger In U.S. By Zagat Guide

Five Guys Named Best Fast Food Burger In U.S. By Zagat Guide

Earlier this year, the burgers at quickly growing fast foodatrorium Five Guys made the Center for Science in the Public Interest’s list of most calorie-filled meals in the country. Perhaps that’s why the voters at the Zagat Guide recently chose Five Guys as the best burger in the country. [More]

The 8 Worst Meals (And 1 Dessert) In America For 2010

The 8 Worst Meals (And 1 Dessert) In America For 2010

Every year, the Center for Science In the Public Interest releases their Xtreme Eating Awards list, where they single out the most carb-heavy, fat-saturated, salt-laden calorie bombs available on the market. This year’s round-up of gut-busters covers everything from breakfast through dessert and contains some items that may surprise you. [More]