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Man claims self-defense in fast food machete attack

Topix - Sat, 2016-09-24 01:34

An Oakland man testified Thursday that he acted in self-defense when he used a machete to chop off four fingers from a man he said was attacking him after they got into an argument at an East Oakland fast food restaurant parking lot last year. John Nolan Henry II, 25, who could be sentenced to life in prison if he's convicted of the aggravated mayhem charge he faces, said the incident occurred after he nearly struck the other man in the drive-thru lane of the Jack in the Box restaurant on Hegenberger Road at about 9:15 p.m. on March 23, 2015.

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Court rules against McDonald's youth job scheme

Topix - Fri, 2016-09-23 23:37

The National Appeals Labour courthouse No. 4 has annulled an agreement between the Labour Ministry and McDonald's fast food company, which would have provided employment to 5,000 youths, on the grounds that it violated international law and the constitution.

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Vegetarians Want a Choice, Is In-N-Out Burger Listening?

Topix - Fri, 2016-09-23 19:23

If you're a vegetarian, there probably isn't much you can eat at an In-N-Out Burger. You can order some fries or a burger without the meat, which would basically be just some cheese, lettuce and tomato on a bun.

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Live your cheesiest life with this DIY grilled cheese pizza recipe

Topix - Fri, 2016-09-23 15:06

The pizza chain announced its possibly ridiculous and definitely unhealthy grilled cheese pizza earlier this week, but why buy fast food when you can gain some satisfaction in making it yourself? The entire concept of grilled cheese pizza may take a second to wrap your head around, so DIY foodie YouTubers Hellthy Junk Food created an easy step-by-step tutorial, complete with a version of Pizza Hut's breadstick seasoning. is a global, multi-platform media and entertainment company.

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Famous Brands names Dustin Lyman CEO

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2016-09-23 14:34
Former CFO is company’s third chief executive in three years Former CFO is company’s third chief executive in three years

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Pie Five 4Q same-store sales fall 12%

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2016-09-23 14:11
Decline widens loss at parent Rave Restaurant Group Decline widens loss at parent Rave Restaurant Group

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McDonald’s tests breakfast Happy Meal

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2016-09-23 13:50
Chain works to boost family appeal with rare expansion of iconic kids’ meal Chain works to boost family appeal with rare expansion of iconic kids’ meal

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Ruby Tuesday to sell HQ, lay off 19 employees

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2016-09-23 13:25
Layoffs follow the closure of 95 company-owned restaurants Layoffs follow the closure of 95 company-owned restaurants

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Low commodity costs come at the right time

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2016-09-23 11:43
Blog: Lower sales and higher labor costs hit restaurants in the first half.

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FOOD: Another insight on PSFK for Members

Topix - Fri, 2016-09-23 10:33

McDonald's has opened a McCafe in Paris that doesn't resemble the typical fast food franchise: it's modeled after a boutique coffee shop with an open kitchen and cafe-style tables that can seat up to 30 patrons. The McCafe doesn't have the bright M logo on the outside; it has a pared down, black exterior with a clean interior to resemble that of any Starbucks branch.

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Amp up your fish menu with flavor

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2016-09-23 10:04
Operators are finding that the right blend of ingredients can boost the popularity of fish dishes.

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Infographic: Why Starbucks' pumpkin spice latte is still scorching the competition

FastCasual.com - Fri, 2016-09-23 08:41
In the week since the return of the PSL, Starbucks even further increased its lead, owning 69 percent of the market.

Four-Hour Food Advertisements - McDonald's Fast Food Wrap Ad Promises ...

Topix - Fri, 2016-09-23 06:10

As attention spans get shorter, advertisements are also being condensed-but not the newest ad for McDonald's newest fast food wrap. To properly introduce the public to the all-new Zesty BLT More-Ning McWrap, McDonald's posted a four-hour advertisement to YouTube, cleverly noting: "The next four hours of satisfaction are brought to you by the Zesty BLT More-Ning McWrap."

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Barbecue with humane food choices

Topix - Fri, 2016-09-23 02:04

This month, Among the Animals columnist Christie Lagally is on hiatus. We hope you enjoy Amy Webster of the Humane Society in her place.

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Signal Hill police seek suspect in robberies

Topix - Thu, 2016-09-22 21:57

Signal Hill police on Thursday asked the public for help in nabbing a man they say attempted to rob two fast-food restaurants in recent days. Police said a black man between the ages of 20 and 25, about 5 feet 8 inches tall and 160 pounds, with brown eyes and a thin mustache, attempted to rob a Jack in the Box at 3399 E. Pacific Coast Highway around 11:30 a.m. on Saturday.

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5 authentic places in Utah to celebrate National Ice Cream Cone Day

Topix - Thu, 2016-09-22 17:35

National Ice Cream Cone Day is Thursday, and if there is one place to celebrate, it's Utah. All over the state, there are dozens of authentic and delicious ice cream shops unique to Utah.

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Papa Murphy’s Holdings Inc. chairman John Barr to step down

Nation's Restaurant News - Thu, 2016-09-22 16:59
Board member Jean Birch to become chairman on Sept. 30 Board member Jean Birch to become chairman on Sept. 30

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Farm Bureau invests in My Fit Foods

Nation's Restaurant News - Thu, 2016-09-22 16:04
Federation takes stake with Marlin Equity in prepared-meal concept Federation takes stake with Marlin Equity in prepared-meal concept

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Bar Louie cultivates local roots

Nation's Restaurant News - Thu, 2016-09-22 15:52
As the brand grows nationally, it works to foster neighborhood feel As the brand grows nationally, it works to foster neighborhood feel

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