Speak Up At The Wendy's Drive-Thru Or You Might Get Punched In The Face

Speak Up At The Wendy's Drive-Thru Or You Might Get Punched In The Face

Next time you’re ordering a Frosty at the Wendy’s drive-thru, be sure to speak loudly enough so that the person taking your order can hear you. If not, she might just come outside and rip those cheap extensions out of your head. [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]

Wendy's Ready To Take "Natural" Fries National

Wendy's Ready To Take "Natural" Fries National

In August, we wrote about how Wendy’s had begun testing a new kind of French fry made from skin-on potatoes and seasoned with sea salt. It looks like the tests were successful because the fast food chain is about to put the fries on the menu nationwide. [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]

Ever Wonder What Happened To The Real Wendy's Wendy?

Ever Wonder What Happened To The Real Wendy's Wendy?

She’s been the (illustrated) face of the Wendy’s fast food empire for over 40 years, but Wendy Thomas — daughter of the chain’s founder Dave Thomas — has preferred to let that pigtailed drawing of her do the talking in the years since. [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]

The Coolest & Hottest Wendy's Training Videos Ever

The Coolest & Hottest Wendy's Training Videos Ever

Some of you who worked at Wendy’s during the early ’90s will probably have flashbacks when you check out these two very helpful — and incredibly funky — instructional videos on exactly how to fill up hot and cold beverage cups at the fast food chain. [More]

Wendy's Cook: I Pulled Knife On Co-Worker For Serving Bad Bacon

Wendy's Cook: I Pulled Knife On Co-Worker For Serving Bad Bacon

An employee at a Wendy’s in Connecticut has been charged with second-degree assault, first-degree reckless endangerment, threatening and breach of peace after allegedly pulling a knife and threatening to stab a co-worker. But he claims it was all for a good reason: He was upset at the other employee for serving bacon that had dropped on the floor. [More]

Wendy's Testing "Natural" Fries In Some Areas

Wendy's Testing "Natural" Fries In Some Areas

Perhaps unhappy with the fourth place finish of its french fries in the annual Zagat fast food survey, Wendy’s has recently begun testing a new recipe for fries that goes along with the company’s new emphasis on “real” ingredients. [More]

5 Kids Meals With Adult-Size Calories, Fat

5 Kids Meals With Adult-Size Calories, Fat

Next time you’re grabbing some breakfast with your children at McDonald’s, Wendy’s or Burger King, you might want to pay attention to the nutritional information for the kids meals you order. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine just released its list of the Five Worst Fast Food Meals to highlight those G-rated meals with R-rated calorie counts. [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]

Wendy's Ditches Crappy Bacon, But You Might Have To Pay More

Wendy's Ditches Crappy Bacon, But You Might Have To Pay More

For quite some time, fast-foodies have complained that the flimsy, translucent bacon on Wendy’s sandwiches like the Junior Bacon Cheeseburger paled in comparison to the Applewood-smoked bacon the eatery uses on the Bacon Deluxe or the Baconator. That’s all about to change as Wendy’s phases out the cheaper pork product. Unfortunately, that means you might end up paying more. [More]

Man Robs Wendy's, Calls Them Twice To Complain About Lack Of Cash Stolen

Man Robs Wendy's, Calls Them Twice To Complain About Lack Of Cash Stolen

Most folks who successfully pull off a robbery at a fast food restaurant are happy with whatever cash they were able to make off with. But not one man in Atlanta, who wanted the employees of the Wendy’s he’d held up to know that he was disappointed with his haul — and that they’d better start selling more Baconators in preparation for his next heist. [More]

Wendy's Employee Caught Using Credit Card Skimmer To Steal 135 Identities

Wendy's Employee Caught Using Credit Card Skimmer To Steal 135 Identities

How many times have you handed over your credit card at a fast-food joint and never thought twice about the security of your identity? Here’s some news that might give you pause — an employee at a Wendy’s in Washington state has been charged with using a card skimmer to steal the identities of 135 customers and racking up around $75,000 in fraudulent charges on those accounts. [More]

Wendy's New Salads Have "Real" Ingredients, Same Old Calories

Wendy's New Salads Have "Real" Ingredients, Same Old Calories

Starting today, Wendy’s has decided to healthy-up its image with a new line of salads that uses, among other things, what the fast-food chain calls “real” ingredients. But if you think real ingredients means fewer calories, you’re mistaken [More]

Donna Summer Strikes Back At Wendy's Over "So Horny" Lyric

Donna Summer Strikes Back At Wendy's Over "So Horny" Lyric

Over the weekend, we wrote about Wendy’s decision to pull a disco compilation CD included in kids’ meals because of supposed suggestive lyrics in a Donna Summer song. But now the disco diva is coming out swinging against the fast food chain, saying Wendy’s has burger grease in its ears. [More]

Papa John's Somehow Tops Customer Satisfaction Survey

Papa John's Somehow Tops Customer Satisfaction Survey

While Domino’s has scrambled to re-imagine their pizza recipes and Pizza Hut continues to basically give away their pizzas for a pittance, it was Papa John’s who apparently made the best impression on eaters in the last year. The Kentucky-based chain has topped not only its pizzeria rivals, but all fast foods in an annual survey of customer satisfaction. [More]

Wendy's Drops Donna Summer Hit Over Misheard Lyrics

Wendy's Drops Donna Summer Hit Over Misheard Lyrics

Donna Summer’s 1978 hit “Last Dance” won a Grammy and an Oscar, sold over 5 million copies, and reached Number 3 on the Billboard chart. But none of that matters to the tastemakers at Wendy’s. The fast-food chain has dropped the Karaoke Disco Fever CD — which included the Summer hit — from its kids meals because some customers apparently thought the line “when I’m bad I’m so, so bad” was actually “when I’m bad I’m so, so horny.” We can only wonder what they would have thought of “Love to Love You Baby.” [More]