6-year-old Christopher Cataldo suffers from a rare condition that eliminates 90% of food from his diet. A six-year-old boy in Houston has a rare condition that is triggered by 90 percent of food on the entire planet and can only ingest seven items. One of those foods is Chick-fil-A’s waffle fries, and the tough little guy was able to get a welcomed treat from his favorite fast food restaurant.
The concept behind Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza is simple. You pick your crust, sauce, cheese, and toppings, and your pie is popped into a blazing-hot oven for a mere 180 seconds. If you’re thinking, So it’s like Chipotle, but for pizza, you’re onto something.
As smaller players challenge fast-food chains like McDonald’s and Burger King, they’re fighting to set themselves apart by describing their food as “fast-casual,” “fine casual,” “fast crafted” and even “fan food.” That’s even though they follow the same basic format: People standing in a line to order and pay a cashier for their food.
2015 will always be remembered as a tough year for Chipotle Mexican Grill, and if the company doesn’t play its cards right, it could be remembered as the beginning of a downfall. It’s been 23 days since an incidence of E. coli infection has been connected to a Chipotle restaurant or employee, and if Chipotle can stay clean, it has time to dig itself out of this shallow grave. According to CNBC Chipotle is betting that its most loyal fans will keep coming back and that it can win back those on the fence by offering freebies.
Chick-fil-A is routinely lauded by fast food diners as one of the best chains in America, and the company is trying to bolster that reputation with a new service targeting a specific demographic. The chain is instituting a “Mom’s Valet,” reports Business Insider, which allows young mothers to order food at a drive-thru, and then eat inside at a reserved table.
Why — for the love of all things crispy — can’t In-N-Out fries just be like all the other fast-food fries and taste good? Thrillist's Dan Gentile writes an open letter to the restaurant chain about their disappointing French fries.
Seven months working on the other side of the counter at Panera Bread taught me two things: to be thankful for being spared from the chill of a Chicago winter, and how to transform a normal Panera Bread experience into one that’s positively mind-blowing. It will almost always set you back less.
You’ve heard the rumors that the Halloween-themed Black Whopper from Burger King has been turning people’s poop green. All confirmed that their waste turned various shades of green, from “highlighter green,” to “an olive green, bordering on emerald.” Burger King said its Black Whopper’s bun has been flavored with A-1 steak sauce to give it its ghoulish color.
Sales are falling between the big yellow arches, and fast food as we know it is turning over a new leaf as a new generation takes the wheel.
“Quality, service, cleanliness, and value" were the core ideals of Ray Kroc, the man who bought McDonald’s in the mid-1950s and turned it into the most successful fast food enterprise of all time. Oh, how times have changed.
Praise the fried chicken lords: Shake Shack, the upstart burger chain from New York City’s Danny Meyer and company, this morning announced its newest menu item: The ChickenShack.
Beyond the Quesarito-- what, are you not ordering it?!-- there's a delicious underbelly of secret menu items at fast food joints. Here's an interview with a duo who helped launch the trend.
No matter how full of big burger chains our country may be, we always seem to make room for one more. In past years we’ve seen empires like Five Guys and In-N-Out flex their regional muscles until they burst into the mainstream, and it’s only a matter of time before there’s a new name on the tip of everyone’s tongues.
Beloved for being the most American of all Mexican-American dishes, the burrito is an apt metaphor for today’s United States: we’re less a melting pot of cultures than a delicious mound of assimilated ingredients wrapped tightly together and covered in hot sauce. To celebrate this great dish, we’ve compiled a list of the 16 best burritos from sea to shining tin foil wrapper.
WiffleGif, Tumblr What’s the wildest thing you’d do as a billionaire? Buy a pony? Buy an island? If you’re Warren Buffett, and your net worth is a cool $65.2 billion , you go to The Four Seasons in New York City and demand Cherry Coke and Dairy Queen.