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Wendy's raises stakes in fast food bundled meal deal war

Topix - Fri, 2016-04-15 18:06

In early April, Wendy's upped the ante to the bundled meal war by adding a second entree option: a crispy chicken BLT sandwich. Wendy's introduced its 4 for $4 Meal featuring a Jr. Bacon Cheeseburger, chicken nuggets, fries, and a drink in October.

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A Ramen Burger, a Latke Sandwich, and Three Other Hybrid Foods I've Tried in Seattle Lately

Topix - Wed, 2016-04-13 07:37

Pizza crust stuffed with hot dogs? Fried chicken cutlets in place of hamburger buns? I'll just be over here with the meat sweats, clapping my hands with glee. Of course, I don't want to actually eat these greasy, fast-food Frankenstein's monsters on a regular basis.

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Fast food lovers are exposed to 40% higher levels of chemicals that ...

Topix - Wed, 2016-04-13 03:24

The toxic takeaway containers: Fast food lovers are exposed to 40% higher levels of chemicals that are known to disrupt hormones and have been linked to autism If you love tucking into burgers and pizzas it's not just the takeaway that's bad for you - even the packaging can damage your health. People who eat a lot of fast food are exposed to up to 40 per cent higher levels of potentially harmful chemicals, according to new research.

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Minnesota Burger King workers smash windows after prank call

Topix - Tue, 2016-04-12 17:04

A prank caller tricked workers at a Minnesota Burger King into smashing the windows of the restaurant to keep it from exploding, police said Saturday, mirroring similar deceptions at Burger Kings and other fast-food restaurants in other states in recent months. Police said employees at the restaurant in the Minneapolis suburb of Coon Rapids got the call Friday night from someone claiming to be with the fire department.

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Marcus, Iowa officials lift boil advisory after tests came back clear

Topix - Tue, 2016-04-12 12:49

A boil order was issued Sunday after a lightning strike caused a power outage Saturday night. The well stopped pumping and that caused it to lose pressure for 15 to 20 minutes.

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Man accused of being intoxicated, letting child drive him to fast food restaurant

Topix - Tue, 2016-04-12 08:33

A local man is under arrest, accused of taking a ride in the backseat while a child took the wheel. The child allegedly took him through the drive-thru at a local fast food restaurant.

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South Bay couple hurt by description on receipt

Topix - Tue, 2016-04-12 05:36

A South Bay couple is upset after finding these words on their receipt following a visit to a local fast food restaurant: "two lesbians with a child in back." Dominique Perry and Karen Corona found the description on April 4 when they returned home from a National City Popeye's restaurant and searched through the bag for condiments they requested.

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McDonald's CCTV appeal after man takes 'inappropriate' ...

Topix - Tue, 2016-04-12 01:16

A man who took up skirt photographs of "unsuspecting schoolgirls" as young as 12 in a McDonald' s restaurant is being hunted by police. A group of four girls, aged 12 and 13, were targeted by the man at around 4.30pm at the McDonald's in the city's Bank Hey Street.

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DC police looking for a hamburglara suspect

Topix - Mon, 2016-04-11 21:11

Police in Washington D.C. are searching for a real life "hamburglar," who broke into a fast food restaurant for a late night snack. Surveillance video captured the suspect at a Five Guys restaurant on March 18 between 3:10 a.m. and 5:05 a.m. Police say it happened in the 1400 block of Irving Street.

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Dedication to Community and Real Food Fuels New OCCO Kitchen

Topix - Mon, 2016-04-11 17:05

For the past year, Ottawa residents have been crowding a tiny takeout restaurant on St. Joseph Boulevard in Orleans called The restaurant is the vision of Chef Mark Steele, the former executive chef at the Hilton and currently an instructor at Algonquin College. Featuring local, seasonal ingredients crafted into artisanal-style street food, OCCO Kitchen has quickly become a hot spot for residents to try Steele's creative takes on fast food - including the best burgers in the city.

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Very Hungry Criminal Breaks Into Five Guys Just to Make Some Burgers

Topix - Mon, 2016-04-11 12:57

Nothing will stand between this man and his burgers. Recently in Washington, D.C., a committed, crafty bandit intent on getting his Five Guys fix followed a delivery man to a local branch of the fast-food chain.

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Bullet train still on track to go almost nowhere

Topix - Mon, 2016-04-11 08:44

"Where's the beef?" asked a 1980s Wendy's commercial, suggesting its burgers offered more hamburger than those of its fast-food rivals. The well-traveled phrase popped up during an April 4 hearing in the Legislature on the finances of the state's high-speed rail project.

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Burger King windows busted by terrified workers: Prankster strikes again

Topix - Mon, 2016-04-11 04:21

Police say the caller pretended to be with the fire department and had the workers fearing for their safety, Rachel Slavik reports . WCCO Sunday Morning - April 10, 2016 Burger King windows being smashed by Burger King's own employees in Minnesota was caught on video, and the busting of windows by fast-food restaurant workers is just the latest deed of a prankster who scares employees to such an incredible act.

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Five Reasons Why Franchising Without a Franchise Consultant is Reckless

Franchise-Chat - Fri, 2015-03-27 22:00
Callum Floyd, Director of Franchize Consultants in New Zealand, explains five important reasons why a franchise development consultant is pivotal when franchising a business.
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