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Perks of having a foodie app this season

Sun, 2016-12-04 17:24

This country of more than 100 million tech-savvy Filipinos now have access to online alternatives to your traditional shopping and dining experience. With an average eating frequency of 4 times a day, we Filipinos surely tried so many options just to feed our appetite for good food.

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We tested fried chicken sandwiches from every major fast-food...

Sun, 2016-12-04 13:36

Fried chicken sandwiches are popping up on more menus across the country, according to data from the menu research firm Datassential. Chick-fil-A has transformed from a regional chain to a national chicken powerhouse , managing to lift annual sales by more than $1 billion in a year.

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Setting a good example for children

Sun, 2016-12-04 04:09

Parents today have a huge problem on their hands. The world is currently experiencing the worst epidemic of childhood obesity.

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Whopper payout for Ipswich Burger King franchisee after worker...

Sat, 2016-12-03 09:06

An Ipswich Burger King franchisee must pay out nearly 180,000 for health and safety breaches before and after a worker was scalded with hot oil. KFG Quickserve, which runs the fast food outlet in Westgate Street, was today fined A 166,600 at South East Suffolk Magistrates Court after previously pleading guilty to two charges of breaching a duty to an employee.

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In-N-Out Burger opens on the Drag by the University of Texas

Sat, 2016-12-03 05:23

University of Texas students have another fast-food option in their lives. California-based In-N-Out Burger is now open at 2700 Guadalupe St., just north of Dean Keaton Boulevard.

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New retail and fast food union challenges old order

Sat, 2016-12-03 01:30

Fast food workers, many of whom are young, have been left without a union fighting for decent wages and conditions. On November 21, a new union - the Retail and Fast Food Workers Union - announced its formation.

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'I quit uni to work at McDonald's'

Fri, 2016-12-02 21:08

WHEN Megan Bittner first started working at her local Macca's at the age of 14, it was meant to be an after-school job. Today at 21, she's the country's youngest store manager, having left university to pursue a career with the fast-food giant.

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Wendy's voluntarily closes after complaints of mice

Fri, 2016-12-02 17:08

After someone complained of evidence of mice at a local Wendy's, a sanitarian with the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department went to the restaurant for an inspection. Owners of the Wendy's at Front and Main on Toledo's east side are now voluntarily closing the location for the day so employees can thoroughly sanitize the facility and throw out any food or materials that may have been touched by the rodents, according to the health department.

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Is the Cheetos Quesadilla Taco Bell's Next Doritos Locos Taco?

Fri, 2016-12-02 12:58

The new product follows a popular recipe that has worked well for the chain, but it's not yet available in the U.S. The company created a trend when it launched the Doritos Locos Taco in 2012. That item became a huge hit, leading to the company creating a variety of Doritos-based spinoffs, and leading to other fast-food chains trying to get in on the action.

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Olive Garden parent Darden's stock soars toward record high after Guggenheim turns bullish

Fri, 2016-12-02 08:43

Analyst Matthew DiFrisco upgraded Darden to buy from neutral. "Our bias is to increase exposure to the more discretionary casual dining segment, as opposed to the more staple in nature quick service, given the outlook for consumer stimulus and already improving consumer confidence," DiFrisco wrote in a note to clients.

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Minimum wage hike will not help New Jerseyans

Fri, 2016-12-02 04:51

The idea of raising the minimum wage in New Jersey is championed by Democratic legislators in Trenton will likely be on the ballot as a question for voters in 2017. Recent examples of minimum wage hikes have cost jobs in local markets, specifically in the DC restaurant industry.

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Will Trump, who favors fast food, revamp school lunches?

Fri, 2016-12-02 01:05

Citing the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, Juan Cordon, director of child nutrition, said the Obama administration's emphasis on healthier, safer and better-labled food, generally lower in salt, sugar and fat, is the current trend in school food, especially in California. But the law, championed by first lady Michelle Obama and her obesity-curbing "Let's Move" campaign, has over the years caused chagrin among Republicans, farmers and the food industry.

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McDonald's near deal to sell China stores

Thu, 2016-12-01 21:11

A deal to sell McDonald's roughly 2,400 restaurants in China and Hong Kong will be worth up to $3 billion, a source says. Fred Katayama reports.

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Good To Know: How To Make Gigantic Fast Food Style Chicken Nuggets

Thu, 2016-12-01 17:08

This is a video from the folks at Hellthy Junk Food demonstrating how to make gigantic versions of McDonald's and Wendy's style chicken nuggets. What I wouldn't give for one of those right now.

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'Napoleon Dynamite' stars Jon Heder and Efren Ramirez reunite for new Burger King ad

Thu, 2016-12-01 12:51

Jon Heder and Efren Ramirez have returned as Napoleon Dynamite and Pedro Sanchez in a Burger King ad for cheesy tots. The clip released Tuesday, features the actors reprising their famous roles from Napoleon Dynamite as Heder asks Ramirez to try out the fast-food chains latest menu item, the Cheesy Tot.

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Kendall Jenner supplies burgers for Victoria's Secret angels

Thu, 2016-12-01 08:15

The 21-year-old model and some of her closest catwalk walked the runway at the 2016 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in Paris, France, on Wednesday , and decided to have a splurge to celebrate another successful show for the lingerie brand by having their own unofficial bash at Ferdi where they enjoyed fast food and some alcohol. Bella Hadid - who took part in her very first Victoria's Secret Fashion Show this year - shared videos on her Snapchat account of her sister Gigi and her pal Kendall enjoying the food which consisted of burgers and macaroni cheese.

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Dozens Arrested After Protesters Block Hampton Avenue, Demand $15 Minimum Wage

Thu, 2016-12-01 04:21

Joining the national swell of protests against low wages, hundreds took to the streets of St. Louis Tuesday to demand higher pay and union representation - particularly at fast food restaurants like the ones that dot Hampton Avenue just south of Forest Park.

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Arrested KC minimum wage protesters speak out

Thu, 2016-12-01 00:25

Kansas City Police arrested 110 people at 63rd and Troost Tuesday night during a protest to raise the minimum wage. Hundreds of fast food workers locked arms with faith leaders and other supporters, marching down the street and chanting for change.

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6 ways the McDonald's Big Mac lives on after its inventor's death - CNET

Wed, 2016-11-30 20:20

Billions have been sold, but in these days of design by committee, it's still hard to believe McDonald's Big Mac sandwich actually had a single inventor. Back in 1967, Michael James "Jim" Delligatti, a Pennsylvania franchisee of the fast-food chain, thought his customers wanted a bigger sandwich, so he came up with the double-pattied burger.

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Snag free Frosty desserts from Wendy's for a year Fast-food chain...

Wed, 2016-11-30 15:39

The company says 85 percent of the funds from key tag purchases will go toward the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption to support foster children waiting for their forever homes. Dave Thomas , the founder of Wendy's and the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, became an important voice in adoption awareness in 1990.

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