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Domino’s Customer Gets Year Of Free Pizza For Returning $5K She Found In Wings Box

No good deed goes unrewarded, or so they say, and if you’re lucky, that reward might just come in the form of free pizza. For a year. [More]

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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]

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Archaeologists Find Evidence Of 3,000-Year-Old Cheesy Cooking Disaster

Have you ever left a pan on the heat a bit too long while cooking, resulting in a hardened, inedible mess that even the strongest scrubbing sponge can’t clean? You’ll be glad to know that Norsemen living 3,000 years ago are just like us: archaeologists say they’ve unearthed evidence of a cooking disaster involving burnt cheese. [More]

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Panera Nixing Artificial Additives In New “Clean Bacon”

In its continuing quest against artificial additives, Panera Bread says it’s made some recent changes to its bacon. Before you freak out, company executives want you to know it’ll still taste “bacon-y.” Because we all know there’s nothing worse than un-bacon-y bacon.

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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]

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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]

Olive Garden Unlimited Pasta Passes Hit eBay With Prices Up To $4,500 Because Of Course

Olive Garden Unlimited Pasta Passes Hit eBay With Prices Up To $4,500 Because Of Course

Despite the fact that Olive Garden put 21,000 Never Ending Pasta Passes up for sale yesterday, 19,000 more than it offered last year, those passes sold out immediately. Demand remains, it seems, as there are already listings for the passes on eBay with asking prices up to $4,500. [More]

Olive Garden Already Sold All 21,000 Unlimited Pasta Passes

Olive Garden Already Sold All 21,000 Unlimited Pasta Passes

You read that headline right. Even though Olive Garden is often desperate for customers, and despite the company’s boardroom brawls over breadsticks, people still have to get their hands on that unlimited Pasta Pass. [More]

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Lawsuit: Chipotle Worker Fired After Complaining That Coworkers Got Preferential Treatment

A new lawsuit filed in California claims that a former Chipotle worker was fired after she complained to her bosses that her coworkers were receiving preferential treatment, giving them coveted daytime shifts while she was stuck working at nighttime. [More]

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Police: Wendy’s Customer Trashed Restaurant Because She Was “Dissatisfied” With Her Order

It can no doubt be frustrating when you’re not happy with your fast food order, but taking out that anger by trashing the restaurant is not a productive way to deal with your emotions — and it’ll also get you in trouble with the police. [More]

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Town Really Wants Kevin Bacon To Attend Bacon Festival, Because Of Course It Does

If you’re a celebrity whose last name happens to be the word for a delicious, crispy pork product, it goes without saying that people are going to want you to attend any celebrations dedicated to that food. Just ask Kevin Bacon. [More]

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Why Do Purple Skittles Taste Different Outside The U.S.?

The idea that purple Skittles could taste like anything other than grape is not one familiar to folks who are used chomping on the candies in the U.S. — what else could it possibly be, after all, with that color? But outside the U.S., the purple part of the rainbow tastes completely different. [More]

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Is Cauliflower Now The Trendiest Vegetable In The Produce Aisle?

When you think of the most popular vegetables in the produce aisle these days, maybe kale comes to mind, or swiss chard, or whatever the hipsters next door are currently obsessed with. But there’s a new contender for cool vegetable these days, and Green Giant is hoping it’s trendy enough to help turn around flagging sales. [More]

Can You Tell Your Exotic Foods From Your Science Fiction Characters?

Can You Tell Your Exotic Foods From Your Science Fiction Characters?

If someone says “Would you like a strawberry?” you know exactly what they’re talking about. But what if someone asked for your opinion on Dulse: Would you understand that they were referencing an edible form of red algae, or maybe they’re talking about a character from Babylon 5? [More]

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We’re Spending More At Restaurants, But Not Because We’re Dining Out More

In 2015, the average household spent around $3,008 to go to restaurants and have someone else do the cooking and dishwashing for once. That’s a slight uptick over the previous year, but spending more money at restaurants doesn’t necessarily mean we’re eating out more frequently.
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Jack In The Box Is Testing “Brunchfast” Menu In Southern California

As it was foretold, so it has come to pass: after filing a trademark application for the term “brunchfast” earlier this summer, Jack in the Box is now testing a new menu with that name in Southern California. [More]

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Chipotle Hopes Freebies For Kids & Students Will Convince Customers To Return

In its continuing effort to make everyone forget about all that food-borne illness stuff from last year, Chipotle is trotting out two new promotions in September aimed at the younger set.

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Mondelez Abandons Bid To Create Snack-Candy Behemoth With Hershey Purchase

The residents of Hershey, PA, can breathe a sigh a relief today, as Mondelez — the owner of Nabisco and Cadbury — announced it would ditch its months-long bid to purchase the Hershey’s brand following several rebuffed offers by the chocolate giant. [More]