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Carl’s Jr. Is Replacing Bikinis With Burgers In New Ad Campaign

Carl’s Jr. Is Replacing Bikinis With Burgers In New Ad Campaign

For Carl’s Jr., selling food has long meant selling sex, with ads featuring women in skimpy bikinis and cutoff shorts chowing down on juicy burgers. The chain has decided to go with a more direct approach, and will now focus on using actual burgers to sell burgers. What a novel idea. [More]

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Panera & Chipotle Are Totally In A Fight Right Now

Don’t think fast food companies are taking consumers’ preference for “clean” food seriously? Just look at the war of words that has erupted this week between Chipotle and Panera Bread. [More]

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Man Says Leaking Waffle House Grease Is Damaging His Actual House

While living next door to a breakfast restaurant might sound like a dream come true to some, the neighbor of a Waffle House in Alabama says it was more of a nightmare, claiming grease and sewage from the business has leaked onto his property and damaged his home. [More]

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In Effort To Win Back Customers, Chipotle Menu Now Free Of Preservatives

Amid Chipotle’s effort to win back customers who may have strayed because of that whole food borne illness nightmare, the company has been trying to improve the customer experience. The company’s latest attempt to regain consumer trust involves removing all preservatives from its entire food menu. [More]

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McDonald’s Selling Bottled Big Mac & Filet-O-Fish Sauces… In Canada

For years, McDonald’s has been toying with consumers’ apparent love of its “Special” Big Mac sauce by hosting limited-time giveaways of bottles and containers of the condiment. Now, the company is ready to actually sell this sauce — along with the condiments for its Filet-O-Fish and McChicken sandwiches — but you’ll have to go to Canada to score a container. [More]

Police Looking For Daughter Who Assaulted Mom With McDonald’s Cheeseburger

Police Looking For Daughter Who Assaulted Mom With McDonald’s Cheeseburger

A woman in Indianapolis is wanted for alleged assault with a ketchup-y weapon, after an argument at a local McDonald’s resulted in someone taking a partially eaten cheeseburger to the face. [More]

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More McDonald’s Locations Testing Fresh Beef Patties

Even as McDonald’s competitors shifted toward higher-quality, fresher ingredients, the Golden Arches has largely stood by its frozen meat pucks. However, the company may finally be on the verge of a big change, adding hundreds of locations to its previously small-scale test of fresh beef patties. [More]

Subway Suing Over News Story Claiming Its Chicken Is Largely Soy

Subway Suing Over News Story Claiming Its Chicken Is Largely Soy

Subway has already vehemently denied a recent Canadian news report alleging that the sandwich chain’s chicken is only 50% meat, but the company is now going a step further, accusing the broadcaster of defamation and seeking hundreds of millions of dollars in damages. [More]

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McDonald’s: Hacker Posted Anti-Trump Message On Twitter Account

McDonald’s is blaming hackers for a post on the fast food chain’s official Twitter account that contained some less-than-kind words for President Trump. [More]

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McDonald’s Worker Jumps Through Drive-Thru Window To Help Unconscious Cop

We’ve heard stories of things that are not food unexpectedly going through a fast food restaurant’s drive-thru window — alligators and sacks full of money, for example — but in Florida this week, it was a human being jumping through the opening in an attempt to help an unconscious off-duty police officer. [More]

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McDonald’s Is Once Again Testing Chicken Tenders

If you’ve had a chicken finger-shaped hole in your heart ever since McDonald’s yanked its Chicken Selects tenders from menus nationwide, healing may be in sight: The chain says it’s once again trying its hand at chicken tenders. [More]

Burger King Replacing Tendercrisp After Customers Called It “Disgusting”

Burger King Replacing Tendercrisp After Customers Called It “Disgusting”

What’s the saying? “If at first people call your food ‘disgusting,’ try, try again.” Sounds about right for Burger King, which is replacing its Tendercrisp chicken sandwich with a new crispy version that it hopes customers will actually want to eat. [More]

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McDonald’s Banking On Mobile Ordering & Curbside Pickup To Win Back Customers

Would you be more likely to eat McDonald’s food if you could order and pay for it ahead and pick it up at the curb — or never leave your house in the first place? McDonald’s hopes so. [More]

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Wendy’s Installing Self-Ordering Kiosks In 1,000 Restaurants

Don’t like having to talk to a real, live person when you want to order food? You won’t have to if you’re visiting one of 1,000 Wendy’s locations with self-ordering kiosks. [More]

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Senators Pitch Last-Minute Attempt To Exempt Pizza Places From New Menu Labeling Law

On May 5, 2017, new federal regulations finalized three years ago will go into effect that require chain restaurants with 20 or more outlets to post calorie counts on their menus, as well as on food items sold in vending machines and snack bars. Before that happens, lawmakers in the Senate have introduced a bill to make a few revisions. What would those revisions mean for consumers faced with making mealtime decisions? [More]

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Taco Bell Ditching Naked Chicken Chalupa In March

Taco Bell dropped its fried chicken shell Chalupa on customers nationally less than a month ago and the fast food giant is already preparing to remove the Naked Chicken Chalupa from its menu in March. [More]

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McDonald’s Dropping Price On Sodas & McCafe Drinks In Effort To Lure In Customers

Your McDonald’s bill is about to get a bit cheaper, that is if you’re just purchasing beverages: The Golden Arches will reduce the cost of soda and coffee items starting in April.  [More]

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Report: Burger King And Tim Hortons Asked Popeyes Out, Maybe For A Merger

Hey, Popeyes, don’t look now, but that restaurant conglomerate over there has its eye on you. Yeah, that one: Restaurant Brands International, the company formed when Burger King and Tim Hortons merged and settled in Canada. It’s interested in maybe acquiring the fried chicken chain to add to its portfolio. [More]