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McDonald’s Is Seriously Naming Its Plant-Based Burger ‘McPlant’

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Friendly’s Will Sell to Investment Group for About the Price of a Brooklyn Brownstone

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The McRib Is Returning to McDonald’s Nationwide for the First Time Since 2012

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Panera Adds Eco Friendly Badges to Denote Low Carbon Footprint Menu Items

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Why Do Fast-Casual Restaurants Get a Pass on Appropriation?

White-centered food narratives appear most often at major chains. It’s time to hold them accountable.

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Irish Supreme Court Rules That Subway Bread Has Too Much Sugar to Count as Actual Bread

Fast-Food Buffets Are a Thing of the Past. Some Doubt They Ever Even Existed.

A McDonald’s breakfast buffet. An all-you-can-eat Taco Bell. This isn’t the stuff dreams are made of, but a real yet short-lived phenomenon.

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Cracker Barrel Adds Booze to Menus So You Can Get Drunk the Old Country Store Way

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Auntie Anne’s Was the Best Part of Going Anywhere

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Travis Scott Is the First Celebrity Since Michael Jordan to Get McDonald’s Meal Named After Him

What If Nothing But Chain Restaurants Survive? 

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McDonald’s to Debut Spicy Chicken McNuggets, Its First New U.S. Flavor Since 1983

In Trying Times, Americans Look to Our True Leaders — Chain Restaurants — for Guidance

Starbucks, McDonald’s, and Chipotle all have in-store mask policies and guidance, which is more than the federal government can say

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The Fast-Food Breakfast Menu, Predicted Star of 2020, Is Flopping

Feast Your Eyes on the Chicken-Scented KFC x Crocs Collaboration

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Meat Kits Let You Recreate the TGI Fridays Experience From Home, Table Buzzer Not Included

Confirmed: Taco Bell’s Potato Menu Items Will Live No Más

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Could It Be That Taco Bell Is Doing Away With Its Beloved Potatoes?

Walmart Joins Starbucks and Costco in Requiring Masks for All Customers

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White Castle Is Testing Out a Robot Line Cook Named Flippy

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McDonald’s Hits Pause on Reopening Dining Rooms Nationwide

Chicago and Oakland McDonald’s Workers Win COVID-19 Protections After Allegations of Substandard Supplies and Training [Updated]

Starbucks Will Now Allow Employees to Wear Black Lives Matter Clothing and Accessories [Updated]

In This Time of Social Change, Can a Brand Also Be an Ally?

Major corporate food brands are tweeting #BlackLivesMatter, but that’s not the same as activism

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Yum Brands, Parent Company of Taco Bell, Is Suing Grubhub

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Colonel Sanders Maneuvers to Reclaim Lost Ground in Chicken Sandwich Wars With KFC ’Premium’ Offering

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Subway and Potbelly, Two of America’s Favorite Mediocre Sandwich Chains, Are at Risk

Waffle House Claims to Be About ‘People.’ Its Own People Say Otherwise.

The idea of "family" is key to the restaurant chain’s image. But to some hourly employees, that core concept has rung hollow during the pandemic.

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According to McDonald’s, the Future of Fast Food Is Very Clean and Socially Distant

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Even Starbucks Wants to Cancel Rent

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Fast Food’s ‘Breakfast Wars’ Have Turned Into a Weak Spot During the Pandemic

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Fast Food Is Banking On Your Pavlovian Desires for Comfort

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