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HASHTAGS were primarily created for social media, allowing users to easily find data with a specific content. Now a restaurant chain that originated in the UK puts these hashtags to good use as indicators of what one branch offers.

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Pizza wars gun down fast food chain

Fri, 2016-07-22 12:44

The fast food industry can be a brutal business. When it is wrapped around a franchise system, it can be even more so.

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Fast food rage - Man 'knocks fellow KFC customer out with...

Fri, 2016-07-22 10:27

The two men appeared to be arguing with each other before the incident - but then one man ended it by knocking his assailant right off his stool This is the shocking moment a father punches a fellow KFC customer in the face, 'knocking him out' with one powerful right hook. Two men appear to be talking at a table in the restaurant at the beginning of the video, although it appears the confrontation between the pair is slightly heated.

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Three Held in China for Protests Against US Over SCS Verdict

Fri, 2016-07-22 05:57

Three persons have been arrested in China for staging protests outside the US fast-food chain KFC over America's backing for an international tribunal's verdict rejecting Beijing's claims over strategic South China Sea. The public security bureau of Puyang in central China's Henan Province detained three protesters on Wednesday for illegally gathering outside two branches of KFC, state-run Global Times reported today.

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Warning out on KFC home delivery scams

Fri, 2016-07-22 05:57

The fast food restaurant revealed this week it would follow the lead of rival McDonald's and trial home delivery by the end of the year. Photo / Nick Reed The news appears to have inspired scammers to set up fake delivery sites in a bid to steal people's credit card details.

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The man with fried chicken in his blood

Fri, 2016-07-22 01:50

Restaurant Brands, the owner of KFC, today reiterated its forecast net profit after tax for the current financial year at $28 to $30 million. Australian businessman Stephen Copulos said getting shares in listed Restaurant Brands, in which he is now the second largest shareholder, was a key part of the fast food brands company acquiring his family's KFC franchise in New South Wales.

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Pokemon Go finally launches in Japan

Thu, 2016-07-21 23:47

First released in the US, Australia and New Zealand on 6 July and now available in more than 30 countries, the game has been a global phenomenon. The Japanese launch is a sponsorship tie-in with McDonalds, with fast food restaurants expected to be Pokestops and "gyms" After weeks of stories about people in other countries running into trouble playing the game, Japanese authorities have taken precautions and issued a nine-point safety guide, in cartoon form.

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"Patriotic" South China Sea Protests Condemned

Thu, 2016-07-21 19:42

At The Wall Street Journal, Chun Han Wong rounds up state media attempts to cool the fervor of nationalism on the streets of China : "In the age of economic globalization, many products used in daily living, big and small, are 'hybrids,'" using parts from both the U.S. and China, the People's Daily said in "With so many ordinary Chinese folk working in the [fast-food] industry supply chain, are you going to feed them if they lose their jobs?" the newspaper wrote. "The internet was invented by the U.S., so should we boycott the internet and retreat into the pre-internet age?" State-run China Daily, for its part, decried the anti-KFC protests as a show of "jingoism that does a disservice to the spirit of devotion to the nation."

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National Hot Dog Day: $1 grilled dogs at Burger King on Saturday

Thu, 2016-07-21 15:24

Burger King's new grilled hot dogs, fresh from the bag. Top: the Classic, made with diced onions, relish, ketchup and mustard.

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One Gotta Go: NBA players settle the fast food beef

Thu, 2016-07-21 15:24

Bonta and Eddie crashed Summer League in Las Vegas to try and get to know some of our favorite NBA personalities a little better. We asked the tough questions and made people make choices about the things they love.

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The business model that made McDonald's a fast-food powerhouse is crumbling

Thu, 2016-07-21 15:24

Chains like McDonald's, Burger King, and Wendy's have long relied on cheap labor to keep menu prices low while still driving a healthy profit. But the days of cheap labor could soon be over, turning the entire business model on its head, according to The industry is facing unprecedented pressure to raise wages due to three major factors: a shrinking labor pool, local legislation increasing the minimum wage, and new overtime pay rules, Levy wrote in a recent note.

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25 Subway sandwiches ranked by calories

Thu, 2016-07-21 10:57

Subway has long been known for trying to set itself apart from the fast-food pack. The company's "eat fresh" tagline aimed to convince you that it's healthy.

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Review: Find authentic Mediterranean at Limon Turkish Kebap House in Hellertown

Thu, 2016-07-21 06:34

Limon Kebap House owners Murat Suryel and Zuhal Lambrugo hold kebap entrees which includes Adana, Chicken, and Shish Kebap , and Mercimek Kofte which includes red lentils, fresh mint, and parsley. Limon Kebap House owners Murat Suryel and Zuhal Lambrugo hold kebap entrees which includes Adana, Chicken, and Shish Kebap , and Mercimek Kofte which includes red lentils, fresh mint, and parsley.

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Youths leap over counter as McDonalds branch ransacked in aftermath of Hyde Park violence

Thu, 2016-07-21 02:20

The Marble Arch fast food restaurant is just minutes from park where a police officer and two members of the public were stabbed last night In the unnerving clip, there are chaotic scenes in the Marble Arch store in London with some people seen jumping on to the counter of the store. However not all of the people in clip are up to no good, with one woman seen ushering her child away and others making for the exit.

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What really killed Eagle Boys

Wed, 2016-07-20 22:11

It's local pizza restaurant owners like Luigi Patruzziello from Via Matta, who are keeping the big chains in check. Picture: Lawrence Pinder EAGLE Boys Pizza has gone into administration.

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KFC and McDonald's Targeted by Anti-U.S. Protesters in China

Wed, 2016-07-20 20:00

When a country's international territory disputes don't go as planned, it's only natural for people to protest. For many in China this week, those protests were directed at American fast food chains, GMA Network reports .

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Hackers have targeted 130 restaurants at Cicis pizza chain

Wed, 2016-07-20 15:32

More than 130 restaurants at the Cicis pizza chain were the recent target of hackers, and customers' credit card data may have been stolen. The company reported the data breach on Tuesday and posted a list of the restaurants affected, most of which are located in Texas.

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Fast food review: Church's amazing new offering

Wed, 2016-07-20 13:20

Pizza Hut's Toasted S'mores Cookie: a freshly baked, big ol' chocolate chip cookie covered with mini marshmallows, chocolate chunks and crumbled Graham crackers. Think of this as a dessert pizza.

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McDonald's Lone Star Stack Isn't A True Texas Burger

Wed, 2016-07-20 08:41

Fast food giant McDonald's is selling a new "Texas" burger until September 5. The burger, called the Lone Star Stack, was conceived by a Houstonian named Joseph Pena and the winning entry in a recent Burger Showdown competition sponsored by McDonald's.

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Japan's delayed 'Pokemon Go' launch will feature sponsored 'gyms'

Wed, 2016-07-20 04:26

Server problems , earnestly waiting for the start of Japan's school holidays, or perhaps signing the dotted line on a sweet, sweet fast-food sponsorship deal? Whatever the true reason for the pause, Japan appears to finally be getting in on the Pokemon Go boom. A leaked internal email across Japanese forums has delayed the launch until tomorrow, at the same time confirming TechCrunch's report of McDonald's-sponsored gyms and in-game locations.

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