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Wage Engage Whets App-etite $15 an Hour Battle

Mon, 2016-09-26 13:57

As the push to increase the minimum wage to $15 gains traction across the country with protests and strikes among fast-food workers, small-business owners unleashed a weapon of their own recently with an app that allows them to lobby against such efforts with a swipe on their smartphone. The new app, called Wage Engage, alerts business owners whenever a new minimum wage bill is introduced in their area and allows them to send a letter of protest to their local legislators.

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Fast food chain gives away free burgers for a day - it totally backfires and causes absolute chaos

Mon, 2016-09-26 09:24

Saudi Arabian fast food chain Kudu decided to celebrate their national holiday by offering one free burger for each customer. But a video which has surfaced online shows that didn't quite go to plan - instead, it caused absolute chaos.

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Fast food chain introducing delivery service

Mon, 2016-09-26 07:18

Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Gustavo Reichmann, general manager, for Burger King UK said: "Burger King is firmly committed to delivering great-tasting food at affordable prices to all customers.

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The fast-food industry is suddenly embracing an unlikely new ingredient

Sun, 2016-09-25 13:32

Vegetables are exploding on the menus of fast-food and fast-casual chains, from greasy omnivore-favorites like Taco Bell to new vegan concepts like By Chloe. "We're going to see more vegetables," Panera's head chef Dan Kish told Business Insider.

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Eating out: Delhi spends at fast food joints, Mumbai prefers restaurants

Sat, 2016-09-24 19:52

Eating out is arguably the biggest social activity today for Indians across metros, but their choice of venue varies, depending on the city. Delhi-ites spend more at fast food chains and street food stalls while Mumbaikars show a preference for restaurants.

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Kantina: Kosher Cleveland Moves Uptown

Sat, 2016-09-24 09:23

Just like at about 613 other restaurants in Northeast Ohio, you can get a nice juicy burger, crisp fries and a thick frozen shake at Kantina . No big deal, right? Thanks to the singular stylings of Tommy's on Coventry, Zach Bruell's Dynomite, good ol' Hecks and Swensons, Michael Symon's B-Spots and a vast network of fast-food emporiums, the streets of Cleveland are clogged with opportunities to indulge in the classic American culinary trifecta.

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Immokalee farm workers protest Wendya s

Sat, 2016-09-24 05:23

Naples, Fla. - Big protests are coming to a Wendy's in Collier County on Saturday.

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Man claims self-defense in fast food machete attack

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

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?

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

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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FOOD: Another insight on PSFK for Members

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

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

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

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

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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The Triple Triple Burger from Wayback Burgers consists of nine patties and nine slices of cheese.

Thu, 2016-09-22 13:08

In this photo taken Monday, May 26, 2014, Molly Schuyler, of Bellevue, Neb., smiles after eating two 72-ounce steak meals in under 15 minutes at The Big Texan Steak Ranch in Amarillo, Texas. The competitive eater set a record, finishing both meals in 14 minutes, 57 seconds.

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In-N-Out fans create petition to add new menu item

Thu, 2016-09-22 08:10

More than 20,000 people have signed a petition calling on the iconic West Coast fast-food joint In-N-Out to add a veggie burger to its menu. The petition, started earlier in September, says that the chain is letting its fans down by failing to serve a hearty and healthy meat-free option.

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Australia man mates a hamburger and a hotdog, creates Hamdog fast food monstrosity

Thu, 2016-09-22 04:11

Mark Murray of Perth plans to soon begin selling his patented cross between a hamburger and a hotdog, which he calls the "Hamdog." He'll begin selling hamdogs in Australia.

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Former McDonald's Executive Moves to Dunkin' Donuts

Thu, 2016-09-22 02:11

Mr. Hoffmann, who oversaw McDonald's high-growth markets division, is the latest high-ranking executive to depart the fast-food chain in recent months. Mr. Hoffmann ran McDonald's Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa business until he was appointed in July 2015 to head the high-growth markets division that includes China, Russia and South Korea.

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