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The Next Evolution of Airport Dining Is Happening Right Now

Tue, 2016-06-28 17:05

In the past, travelers at American airports were lucky if they had access to fast-food outlets, generic sit-down restaurants, and snack bars selling pre-packaged items. But the United Airlines hub at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport is in the middle of a $120 million transformation its organizers hope will change how travelers see airport food .

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Pregnant Teen Attacked While Working Wendy's Drive Thru Over Straws [VIDEO]

Tue, 2016-06-28 12:47

Over drinking strawsreally? This is beyond ridiculous. Who will people attack when the self service kiosks are up and running and they still don't get straws? I think we need to wage a war on drive thru windows, because they're clearly the problem here.

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Disco Fries brings trendy finger food to the Mall of America

Tue, 2016-06-28 10:36

A storefront restaurant tucked well into the folds of the Mall of America, Disco Fries is separated from some top food attractions like Shake Shack and Crave. This new spot could go unfound, but its eclectic concept and glitzy aesthetic surely keep it from going unnoticed.

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The Whopper Air Freshener

Tue, 2016-06-28 08:25

Think of the Whopper Air Freshener as the 'reverse freshener'. When most people buy these things to get the fast food smell out of the car, Burger King Brazil would like to help you do the opposite; this freshener smells just like the burger that inspired it.

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IFA Chairman Aziz Hashim Says Franchise Profits, Rate of Return Are Key

Tue, 2016-06-28 04:26

WASHINGTON, D.C. Chairman of the International Franchise Association Aziz Hashim sat down with Blue MauMau during his organization's Legal Symposium last month to discuss his franchise experiences as well as the importance to buyers and franchisors of knowing franchise-level profits. Having started his career as a single unit KFC franchise owner some 20 years ago, Hashim has not only quickly purchased and grown enough franchises to be one of America's largest franchisees, but his private equity firm NRD Capital also buys franchisors.

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Collins Foods back in the black

Tue, 2016-06-28 00:35

Fast food restaurant operator Collins Foods has returned to profit as its grows its KFC network while closing loss-making Sizzler restaurants. Collins Foods reported a $29.1 million full-year profit, bouncing back from the $10.4 million loss booked a year ago following a $37.5 million writedown of the Sizzler brand.

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We taste Burger King's Mac n' Cheetos, now available in Chicago

Mon, 2016-06-27 20:42

At 7:30 this morning, I got a text from my editor, who obviously wants to kill me. It read: "Burger King starts serving Mac n Cheetos today taste test when available!" And so began my Monday, with a trek to my local BK to sample the fast food chain's newest novelty foodstuff.

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New fast food Ghostbusters' burger is scary

Mon, 2016-06-27 16:42

A Tokyo chain has unveiled the "G.B. Burger," which features black buns, meat patties and purple cabbage - drenched in black olive and anchovy paste to simulate an ectoplasmic encounter from the ghoulish movie franchise. The menu - available July 1-Sept.

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Charge Your Smartphone With a KFC Meal Box

Mon, 2016-06-27 14:34

The fast food chain is rolling out a new campaign that features power for your devices along with your meal Fast food chain KFC is launching the Watt A Box: a meal box that doesn't just come with food, but a way to charge your phone while you eat. The Watt A Box is only available in select stores in Delhi and Mumbai, and can be won through a week-long contest on KFC's Facebook page.

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America's favorite fast food restaurant is Chick-fil-A

Mon, 2016-06-27 10:03

Chick-fil-A has bested the country's top burger and burrito chains as the highest ranking fast food restaurant based on consumer satisfaction, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index Restaurant Report 2016 released Tuesday. The Georgia-based chicken chain took home the number one spot by a wide margin with 87 points out of a possible 100.

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Ronald McDonald Wounded In Shootout Outside Sonic Restaurant

Sun, 2016-06-26 18:03

An argument outside a Sonic Drive-In restaurant in North Carolina turned violent Thursday when a man named Ronald McDonald was shot, police said. The 35-year-old -- who happens to share a name with the mascot of Sonic's fast-food rival, McDonald's -- was treated for non-life threatening injuries following the shootout in Lumberton, WNCN reported.

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McDonald's lowers its tax bill as profit soars

Sun, 2016-06-26 11:24

McDonald's employees are being underpaid tens of millions of dollars per year thanks to an agreement struck between the fast food giant and the food workers' union. Fast food giant McDonald's Australia cut its tax bill by more than half in 2015 by routing payments via the low-tax nation of Singapore.

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First through the door for one hungry onion ring fan

Sun, 2016-06-26 06:55

BANGING ON THE DOORS: Braden Hyde will be the first of the hungry horde expected at the opening of Hungry Jacks on Monday morning. Picture: Brodie Weeding.

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KFC Watt A Box Lets You Charge Your Phone While Eating Chicken

Sun, 2016-06-26 02:35

KFC recently gave its Indian customers a quiz. It was a simple multiple-choice question: "I'm so rundown that I really need _________."

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Crazy fast chicken

Sat, 2016-06-25 22:14

I understand Bon Apetit has closed one of its branches along Jinja Road which is not that surprising considering that there was another branch situated within a 10-minute walk, the end result being unwarranted competition. Ugandans have an amazing love affair with chicken and it a sure bet that no occasion of food would be complete without that much loved staple.

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How This Salad Franchise Freshened Up Its Image and Menu to Appeal to ...

Sat, 2016-06-25 17:42

The first saladworks opened in 1986 in Cherry Hill, N.J. -- a whole year before McDonald's added salads to its menu. "We were selling salads before salads were cool," says Saladworks' new president and CEO, Patrick Sugrue.

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Ed Wenck's burgers for every budget

Sat, 2016-06-25 13:17

Our beloved Managing Editor, Ed Wenck just moved on from NUVO to live a quieter life. But, if you're looking for a chance to chat with him and to thank him for all of the amazing work he's done, not only here, but also as a long-time radio personality, there's a chance you'll find him noshing on a burger at these places.

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New in Causeway Bay, Buttery Factory's doughnuts worth the calories

Sat, 2016-06-25 09:11

Popular in many Asian countries but surprisingly hard to find in Hong Kong, doughnuts are on the menu here, and some of the flavours are surprising, writes Pavan Shamdasani Ah, the humble doughnut. So sweet, so tasty, so ... round.

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Modernized Fast Food Branding - The KFC Redesign Contemporarily...

Sat, 2016-06-25 05:12

When it comes to something like the recent KFC redesign, it's important to note its global presence and -- as a result -- how recognizable it is. When people take that into consideration, they realize what a fine line there is to creating something new while staying true to one's roots.

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New fast food franchise to open

Sat, 2016-06-25 01:09

The chain restaurant will take residence on the corner of York and Bathurst Street in a building that formerly housed Flip Burger.

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