McDonald’s Has All-Day Breakfast To Thank For Beating Earnings Expectations

McDonald’s is probably patting itself on the back right about now: the Golden Arches managed to beat earnings expectations and also achieved solid growth in same-restaurant sales for the most recent quarter. The company says the boost is due in part to its all-day breakfast menu, “McPick” promotions, and its recently revamped chicken nuggets. [More]


Police: KFC Worker Pulls Gun On Boss, Returns For Paycheck The Next Day

A dispute between an employee of a New Mexico KFC and his boss escalated to the point of pulling out weapons, but that didn’t stop the aggrieved worker from showing up the next day to collect his paycheck. [More]

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McDonald’s Franchisees Say Company Should Kick “Discounting Addiction”

Though McDonald’s has been riding high on all-day breakfast since its launch last year, the company’s franchisees say the novelty is fading. Part of the problem, several complain, is McDonald’s love of discounts. [More]


Is Taco Bell Testing An All-Day Breakfast Menu?

Have you heard of this crazy idea that breakfast foods can be consumed throughout the day? It’s a concept that has worked out pretty well for McDonald’s — so is Taco Bell was apparently willing to give it a try? [More]

Help Us Figure Out Your Fast-Food Frequency

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When Greg Creed, the curiously Australian CEO of Yum Brands, recently boasted that “Half the U.S. population eats Taco Bell once a month,” we got to wondering: Just how frequently do people visit the country’s most popular quick-service eateries? [More]

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Woman Claims Young Daughter Received Wendy’s Fries Dusted In Marijuana

Salt. That’s what most customers expect to find sprinkled on their fast food french fries. Yet, an Ohio woman says she recently received an order of fries from Wendy’s covered in something else: marijuana. [More]

Chick-Fil-A Reintroducing Original BBQ Sauce After Smokehouse Backlash

Chick-Fil-A Reintroducing Original BBQ Sauce After Smokehouse Backlash

Change: it can be a terrifying, unsavory experience for dedicated folks who already know what they like. That’s why Chick-fil-A is bringing its classic BBQ sauce out of retirement, after replacing it with a “Smokehouse” version this summer that failed to please some loyal customers.. [More]


McDonald’s Accused Of Stealing Late Artist’s Work To Make Fake Graffiti On Restaurant Walls

Seven years after artist Dash Snow passed away, his estate is accusing McDonald’s of brazenly swiping one of his signature designs to use as fake “graffiti” decor on eateries around the world. [More]

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McDonald’s Planning To Buy Only Sustainable Coffee By 2020

As more consumers become interested in where their food — drinks included — comes from, McDonald’s is pledging to buy 100% of its coffee from sustainable sources by 2020. [More]

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Burger King Customers Upset To Find Nasty Messages Written On Food Wrappers

We get it: everyone can have a bad day at work. But if you work in a consumer-facing industry, taking out those frustrations on your customers could cost you your job. [More]

Chipotle Giving Loyalty Program Members More Than $20M In Free Catering

Chipotle Giving Loyalty Program Members More Than $20M In Free Catering

Chipotle customers who joined the chain’s temporary loyalty program — a program aimed at winning back customers after a spate of food-borne illness outbreaks at its restaurants — are finally getting a reward, in the form of free catered food. [More]


McDonald’s Is Testing A Breakfast Happy Meal

McDonald’s just can’t stop riding the breakfast wave that has boosted the company’s sales and brought customers back through its doors, it seems: after scoring with all-day breakfast, the fast food chain is now toying with the idea of offering Happy Meals in the morning hours. [More]


McDonald’s Nationwide All-Day Breakfast Menu Including McGriddles Launches Tomorrow

As it was foretold, so it has come to pass: McDonald’s is launching its nationwide all-day breakfast menu tomorrow, bringing McGriddles and both biscuits and McMuffin sandwiches to about 16,000 locations. [More]


NYC Health Officials Investigating Report Of Fried Rat Head Served At Popeyes

Let’s start with a warning: if you have recently eaten food, are planning to eat food in the near future, or ever want to eat food again, you might want to stop reading. Now that that’s covered, let’s talk about a Popeyes customer who claims she received a fried rat head with her chicken. [More]

Burger King, KFC & 14 Other Restaurant Chains Still Earning “F” Grades For Antibiotics Policies

Burger King, KFC & 14 Other Restaurant Chains Still Earning “F” Grades For Antibiotics Policies

Last year, a coalition of public health advocates released a report card grading the nation’s 25 biggest restaurant chains on their antibiotics policies. An astounding 20 of these chains earned “F” grades, usually for completely failing to address this issue. The newest report card shows that a number of restaurants have inched their way out of the basement, but the large majority of these companies appear to be completely ignoring antibiotics concerns. [More]

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Police: Burger King Worker Who Reported Robbery Had The Missing Cash At Home

While some criminal investigations are undoubtedly tricky for law enforcement, a recent robbery at a Burger King in California led police right back to where they started: the worker who called in the theft in the first place. [More]

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Why Are Wendy’s Burgers Square? Blame Dave Thomas’ Grandma

Always listen to your grandmother. That’s the takeaway we’re getting from the story of how Wendy’s iconic square burger patties came to be. [More]


Indiana Subway Closes For A Day After Customer Posts Video Of Worker Zapping Bugs

At Subway, you have a choice of topping for your sandwich — cheese, tomatoes, lettuce, pickles, peppers, you know the drill. But itty-bitty bug carcasses? No one is lining up for that extra protein. [More]