Food & Drink | Restaurants

End of an Era: 10 Fast-Food Chains That Are Disappearing

If you're noticing fewer of your favorite chain restaurants around, that probably means they're on this list.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

Taco Bell Is Bringing Back the Enchirito for a Limited Time

Taco Bell let fans lead a battle between the Enchirito and the Double Decker Taco. The Enchirito won.

News | The News

Orange County’s oldest Taco Bell is closing Sept. 7 – Orange County Register

The Laguna Beach restaurant opened in 1967 and still resembles the fast food chain’s early architectural style.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

My Hunt for the Original McDonald's French-Fry Recipe

Veteran line-cooks, experts, and die-hard fans tell the story of the fries that birthed an empire, then disappeared—until now.

News | News

First In-N-Out burgers in Colorado met with 14-hour line, traffic jams

The iconic California fast-food joint opened its first locations in Colorado on Friday, causing a miles-long line and a 14-hour drive-thru wait.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

Taco Bell Quarterly, a Taco Bell-Themed Literary Journal, Exists—And You Can Read It Online

While you’re waiting for 'Taco Bell Quarterly' Volume 3 to drop, catch up on works like “Ode to Nacho Fries” and “Imagining Our Taco Bell Wedding” in previous issues.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

9 Taco Bell Dishes That Are Actually Healthy

Taco Bell has a surprising variety of healthy options. Here are 8 orders you should try next time you want to live mas (but be healthy).

Food & Drink | Restaurants

Current Job: Award-Winning Chef. Education: University of IHOP. - The New York Times

The nation’s chain restaurants don’t reap much critical praise, but many high-end chefs say they got a priceless, practical education there.

Health & Fitness | Health

What’s Really in Your Fast Food?

Some fast-food chains use as many as 15 ingredients in something as simple as a french fry. Click through this slideshow from WebMD to find out more.

Business & Finance | Business

How McDonald's Lost Its 'Big Mac' In Europe

An Irish fast food chain takes McDonald's flagship Big Mac trademark: Is that the end of the "MacBully"?

Business & Finance | Business

The next big restaurant chain may not own any kitchens

If investors at some of the biggest technology companies are right, the next big restaurant chain could have no kitchens of its own. These venture capitalists think the same forces that have transformed transportation, media, retail and logistics will als

Food & Drink | Restaurants

11 Regional Fast-Food Chains You Should Definitely Know About

"Texas is just a cult following Whataburger. Every Texan must make the trip to Corpus Christi at least once in their life to see the original Whataburger."

Business & Finance | Business

‘It’s just not what people want anymore’: Subway to close hundreds of U.S. stores

The world's largest restaurant chain, which has been struggling to turn around its U.S. business, plans to expand abroad instead.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Most Underrated Order at Every Fast-Food Chain - Thrillist

There's more to fast food than just famous items like Big Macs. Here are the most underrated options at every major chain.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

You Have Until Next Month to Check Out McDonald's 'No. 1 Store' Before It's Demolished

The replica of Ray Kroc's first McDonald's franchise store was rebuilt and turned into a museum.

Food & Drink | Food

Taco Bell is now one of America's healthiest fast-food chains - Business Insider

Taco Bell has started to become one of the country’s healthiest fast-food chains.

Miscellaneous | Stuff

Thousands Sign Petition Calling for In-N-Out to Introduce a Veggie Burger | KTLA

An online petition calling for Southern California-based In-N-Out to put a veggie burger on its menu has received thousands of signatures since being launched a week ago.

History | Los Angeles History

Transforming the Taco: The Origins of Taco Bell | KCET

For the innovative, restless Glen Bell, the opening of the first Taco Bell was simply the idea that finally caught fire, after a decade of working to bring a Mexican-inspired menu to the masses.

Humor | Humor

Mexican People Try Taco Bell For The First Time

“It’s an explosion of flavor!” Check out more awesome videos at BuzzFeedVideo! http://bit.ly/YTbuzzfeedvideo Hacer El Plan Licensed via Warner Chappell Produ...

Food & Drink | Food

McDonald's expands all-day breakfast menu

The fast food giant revealed on Wednesday that it will be expanding its All-Day Breakfast menu to include biscuit, McMuffin and McGriddle sandwiches.

Food & Drink | Food

McDonald's is testing a new breakfast item that's unlike anything we've ever seen

McDonald's is reportedly testing a Chicken McGriddle in Ohio. The sandwich is being tested at 11...

Food & Drink | Food

Every Fast Food Breakfast Item—Ranked

“My body is completely confused,” my friend Rachel said as she sat down in my office. “I had dinner for breakfast.”

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

In-N-Out's Secret Menu, Ranked

In-N-Out is The Best, and one of the reasons it's The Best is The Secret Menu, which is ubiquitous enough at this point that we probably don't need to tell you what you can get.

Food & Drink | Food

Fast Food Chains, As Ranked By American Consumers

American consumers have spoken and they have ranked America's fast food chains. Where did your favorite end up?

Food & Drink | Chicago Food & Drink

The Best Taco Bell Ever? Yelpers Say Chicago Location 'Out of a Fantasy'

The Taco Bell at 2575 N. Clybourn Ave. has 4.5 stars on Yelp from more than 200 reviews.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

The Healthiest Orders at Every Major Fast-Food Chain

You might've seen a headline like this before. The subsequent list was probably filled with dressing-less salads and veggie burgers wrapped in lettuce and it probably made you go, "Welp, guess I'm not eating healthy at those places anytime soon." DO NOT DESPAIR

Food & Drink | Food

KFC Runs DNA Test on Alleged ‘Deep Fried Rat’ – Guess What They Found

Last week the Internet recoiled in horror when a man in California posted a video of what appeared to be a deep-fried rat that had been served to him at a local KFC. However, it seems that KFC got hold of this alleged rodent and ran some DNA tests on it a

Food & Drink | Food

The Best and Worst Restaurants for Your Waistline in 2015

Eat This, Not That! put 65 major chain restaurants under the nutritional microscope—for both your benefit and that of your family.

Food & Drink | Food

These Are the Worst Items at Every Fast-Food Chain

Here are the worst items at the biggest fast-food chains out there. Order at your own risk.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

26 Fast Food Lunches That are Far Healthier Than Most - Neatorama

Image: panerabread.com  Roasted Turkey and Avocado BLT on Sourdough 510 calories37 g protein19 g fat (3.5 g saturated, 0 g trans)60 g carbohydrates (6 g fiber, 3 g sugar)960 mg sodiumRegardless of what one's general opinion is o

Food & Drink | Food

Fast Food Breakfast Taste Test: Who Takes the Crown?

Fast food restaurants have finally realized there’s an untapped market in the early hours of the day.

History | Chicago History

McDonald's: 60 years, billions served

Sixty years ago, on April 15, 1955, a 52-year-old former piano player and salesman from Oak Park opened a hamburger stand in Des Plaines. His name was Ray Kroc, and what's today known around the world as McDonald's was off and running.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Ban on fast-food eateries in South L.A. hasn't cut obesity, study says

Seven years ago, Los Angeles made national headlines with a novel attempt to reduce obesity in South L.A. by banning new fast-food restaurants.

Humor | Humor

Fast Food Customers Less Appealing Than In Commercial | The Onion - America's Finest News Source

GREENVILLE, SC—Expressing his disappointment shortly after sitting down for lunch at a local franchise location Wednesday, area man Peter Strauss told reporters that the customers at Burger King were actually far less appealing in real life than the...

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

Shake Shack and the Rules of Fast Food - Bon Appetit

Sure, you'll take a Shake Shack burger and crinkle-cut fries over McDonald's any day. But can the Shack still feel special when there are hundreds of them?

Food & Drink | Food

13 Fast Food Items You Should Never Order According To The Employees - Minq.com

When you pull up to a fast food restaurant, all you probably care about is getting some tasty food right away. But a lot goes on to make your food so fast. While some of your fast food favorites are perfectly acceptable treats, there are a few that the pe

Food & Drink | Food

6 Ways You're Eating McDonald's Wrong | BuzzFeed - Yahoo Screen

Want to know how get hot fries every time? Two words: "No salt." They'll make a new batch and you can add the salt yourself. Save money by ordering the "poor man's Big Mac": A McDouble with special sauce, lettuce, pickle and no ketchup

Food & Drink | Food

Taco Bell Owner's Next Big Thing Is Vietnamese Fast Food

Yum! Brands is hoping bánh mì sandwiches can be the next burrito. On Friday in Texas, the fast food behemoth behind Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut launched its first Banh Shop, focusing on Vietnamese-style sandwiches made of meat or to...

Politics | Interesting Links

$15 Minimum Wage Would Hike Fast Food Prices by 38%

A minimum-wage increase would result in fewer hours of work overall at fast-food restaurants and higher prices for all.

Food & Drink | Food

12 Small Burger Chains That Might Take Over the World

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