The history of spit-in-food goes back approximately 2,700 years, with the first known instance often attributed to a disgruntled fry cook at a lamb burger joint in a suburb of Babylon. That storied tradition continues to this day, with an employee at a South Carolina McDonald’s arrested for allegedly leaving behind his phlegm in two customers’ teas.
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If you’re standing outside a restaurant and see three gun-toting people in masks flee the building, what is your immediate response? For a pair of Pizza Hut drivers in Georgia, it was time to tail the suspects before they could get away.
After 12 years of legal wrangling over an altercation between a customer and a McDonald’s employee, the Mississippi Court of Appeals has confirmed that the restaurant chain can not be sued over the fast food fisticuffs.
If you’re in the mood for making your own burgers, we suggest picking up ingredients at a grocery store and trying it at home. We certainly don’t suggest what one Wisconsin man is accused of: Telling the staff at his local Denny’s that he was the new boss and then going straight to work in the kitchen.
A North Carolina woman is probably still feeling the sting — at least the sting of public humiliation — from being Tased by police for refusing to budge from the McDonald’s drive-thru.
It’s not unusual for a credit card thief to charge some outlandish amount to the victim’s card, hoping to score big before setting off alarm bells. But police in Boca Raton, FL, say they are trying to hunt down a criminal who only charged about $14 at Burger King, ever day… for more than 50 days.
Last week, a pregnant woman in Illinois complained to a Wendy’s staffer about being served a cold burger. Little did she know that such a minor issue would lead to her being chased down in the parking lot.
As gas prices continue to float around the $4/gallon mark, the cost of biofuel is also higher than it has been. And according to grease industry insiders, this has led to an increase in thieves making off with restaurant fryer grease.
The police in Ojai, CA, didn’t need David Caruso’s CSI skills, sunglasses, or witticisms to find the man who broke into the local Domino’s Pizza.
All those morons sitting in jail right now because they got caught trying to rob a fast food joint are going to feel silly when they hear about the guy in Kansas who drove off with a bag full of KFC’s cash when all he wanted was some fried chicken.
Imagine you’re calling up your local pizza joint to place an order but instead of explaining which half of the pizza gets the mushrooms, you hear a man in the background demanding money from the cash register.
A 27-year-old man in Missouri has been arrested on charges of unlawful use of a weapon and driving while intoxicated after he allegedly used a shotgun to threaten employees at McDonald’s, demanding the restaurant reopen and give him some food to take home to his pregnant wife.
People can get particular when it comes to ordering food — no salt, extra pickles, hold the bun. This was a lesson learned the hard way by employees at a McDonald’s in Ohio who felt the wrath of a customer who demanded fresh fries.
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.
Earlier today, a fight broke out between an employee at a Detroit Burger King and a 67-year-old customer. In the end, one man was behind bars and the other was dead.
Every day in this good country, masked robbers make off with sacks of dough (aka cash) from fast food joints and pizza places. But a would-be pizzeria thief in Staten Island has learned that sometimes dough just means dough.
Anyone who reads this site regularly knows that fast food restaurants are prime targets for the criminal element. Now McDonald’s eateries in the Dutch city of Rotterdam are using a new-fangled way to fight crime — spraying crooks with a so-called artificial DNA that can be used by authorities to identify them.