Black Market

From First to Worst: This Fast-Casual Restaurant Now Ranks Last in Customer Loyalty

It's hard to go from hero to zero, but this fast casual restaurant managed to do it in just two years.<p>The restaurant industry is in a prolonged slump …

Investing

McDonald's New Uniforms Look Like Something Out Of A Sci-Fi Movie And Employees Are Mad

They've been compared to the uniforms in Star Wars.<p>Wearing a uniform is a tough gig in any job, especially in foodservice. I worked at Starbucks for …

Science Fiction

Chipotle Stock Has a Lot to Prove on Tuesday

The former market darling in fast casual gears up to post quarterly results. There will be growth, but that won't be the case if you look at two-year …

Investing

Police probe shooting at Scarborough fast-food restaurant

Police are investigating after a shooting at a fast-food restaurant in Scarborough on Saturday evening.<p>It happened around 6 p.m. at the Pita Pit on …

Toronto

Frito-Lay recalls jalapeno-flavored chips due to possible salmonella contamination

Frito-Lay is recalling select jalapeno-flavored Lay's Kettle Cooked potato chips and jalapeno-flavored Miss Vickie's Kettle Cooked potato chips due …

Smoking

Kobe the dog found after being stolen from outside downtown McDonald’s

Kobe is home.<p>The Pomeranian-Shih Tzu crossbreed, stolen from outside a McDonald’s on Wednesday night, has been re-united with his owner, Toronto …

Dallas

It costs nearly nothing to open a Chick-fil-A — but there’s a catch

Chick-fil-A is among the most successful fast-food chains in the US, and it's also one of the cheapest to open.<p>The company grew by $1 billion to achieve more than $6.8 billion in sales in 2015, making it larger than every pizza chain in the country, according to QSR magazine.<p>Chick-fil-A is now the …

Business

Instagram is ruining food as we know it (SBUX, YUM)

If you've been on Instagram in the last week, you know what the Unicorn Frappuccino is.<p>Or at least you know what it looks like.<p>The magenta and blue drink became an instant viral sensation on social media this week after Starbucks debuted the limited-time offering on Wednesday.<p>But for something that …

Taco Bell

McDonald’s just addressed this conspiracy theory about their Coke in their latest ad

Taste the difference? Mindy Kaling can!<p>For those of you who may be unaware, McDonald’s is like a home away from home for Mindy Kaling. She’s spent …

Mindy Kaling

McDonald’s Embraces Our Dystopian Future With Bleak New Uniforms

In a clear reaction to the future liberals want, McDonald’s has picked up the sewing needle and thrown down the gauntlet. “In 2017,” the chain’s new uniform seems to bleat, as if through a tinny PA system, “everyone will bow down to the clown or face expulsion to the colonies. Now, please move …

16 extraordinary McDonald's restaurants around the world

Travel

The Unicorn Frappuccino is cool ... for now

Starbucks' Unicorn Frappuccino is all the rage now, but it'll soon be as hard to find as the mythical beast it's named for.<p>The bright pink beverage, which starts off tasting sweet, then segues to sour, is available only through Sunday. It's what people in the business call stunt food: an unusual …

Starbucks

KFC now delivers — but there’s a catch

London will finally be able to enjoy a service that has long benefited New Yorkers: KFC delivery.<p>30 locations of the fried chicken fast food joint …

Logistics

Crack In The Subway Bubble? Number Of Locations Shrinks For First Time Ever

After years of growth, Subway is beginning to shrink. Sure, the chain remains the most popular eatery in the world (at least in terms of stores), …

Consumer Protection

McDonald's teamed up with two designers to give its uniforms a modern makeover

This is the fast-food worker's uniform of the near future, or so says McDonald's.<p>After teaming up with two fashion designers — Waraire Boswell and …

Interior Design

Barnes & Noble Boss Lists Hamptons Mansion, Asking Almost $6M

The longtime boss of Barnes & Noble is looking to turn a small profit on one of his Hamptons mansions.<p>Leonard Riggio, the chairman and chief …

Real Estate

Watching Burger King’s Newest Ad Puts Your Privacy in Jeopardy

Earlier this month, Burger King aired a 15-second commercial whose intended audience—Google Home devices, web-connected virtual assistants that …

Burger King

Burger king crowned

In a day and age when immigration is a hot-button topic all over the globe, it’s interesting to note the White Top Drive In, winner of the <i>Free …

Canadian News

New Coca-Cola Zero Sugar to hit Singapore stores in May

SINGAPORE: Coca-Cola's "improved" recipe for Coke Zero will be available in stores here from May, Coca-Cola Singapore announced on Tuesday (Apr …

Customers

Frito-Lay recalls some potato chips

Posted:Saturday, April 22 2017 7:03 PM EDT2017-04-22 23:03:31 GMT<p>Updated:Saturday, April 22 2017 7:21 PM EDT2017-04-22 23:21:06 GMT<p>Frito-Lay says …

Hawaii

Hershey's to reduce sweets' calorie count

You can kiss Hershey's high calorie counts goodbye.<p>The chocolate company announced Friday that by 2022, half of its individually wrapped standard- and king-size sweets will be 200 calories or fewer. To lower that count, Hershey's will reformulate treats, introduce new ones and adjust the sizes of …

Eating

Pick a Kitten and We’ll Guess Your Fave Fast Food Restaurant with 100% Accuracy

Listen, every single person on the planet <i>intends</i> to eat well. But we’re not all Kate Hudson. Sure, we track our Greek yogurt consumption in our food …

Restaurants

Newswire: McDonald’s introduces new soul-crushing uniforms for our modern dystopia

Forever aspiring to refine and perfect the fast-food experience, McDonald’s has increasingly sought to remove the pesky human element, whose erratic idiosyncrasies have long proved a hindrance to the efficient dissemination of hamburgers. Such innovations have included turning the outmoded process …

I worked under a serial sexual harasser. I know the real reason Bill O’Reilly was fired.

It’s not about sexual harassment. It’s about finances.<p>I’ve been following the news about Bill O’Reilly and his recent firing intently. The story of a serial harasser who leveraged his workplace power over the people around him is familiar to me.<p>So is the one where the culture of the company allows …

Sexism

Subway Shuts Hundreds of U.S. Stores - Bloomberg

Subway Restaurants closed hundreds of domestic locations last year, marking the biggest retrenchment in the history of a chain that spent decades …

United States

Rob Lowe is KFC's New Colonel Sanders

KFC, a unit of Yum! Brands, announced Friday that actor Rob Lowe is taking on the role as the company’s new Colonel Sanders.<p>Debuting on Sunday, the former “West Wings” star will appear in a new ad campaign promoting the fast food chain’s “Zinger” chicken sandwich, which KFC has spent nearly $80 …

Rob Lowe

People have been using this sneaky trick to get free food at McDonald's

A student has tested out a money-saving tip, but does it actually work?<p>Fans of the McDonald's Monopoly competition have welcomed its return, but some …

Hacking

McDonald's mobile ordering bet could pay off big

Mobile ordering is coming to McDonald's later this year and Wall Street is ba-da-ba-ba-ba lovin' it.<p>Shares of Mickey D's hit an all-time high on Friday. McDonald's (MCD) stock is now up nearly 10% this year.<p>McDonald's has enjoyed an amazing comeback since CEO Steve Easterbrook took over in March …

Markets

McDonald’s workers rejoice after franchisee kicked out

Former McDonald’s employees have welcomed the company’s banishment of a Queensland franchisee accused of exploiting staff.The decision comes after an …

Employment Law

Power Ranking The Best Fast Food ‘Secret Menu’ Items

Secret menus at chain restaurants are something most people know about but pretend not to — like bands leaving the stage when you’re sure they’re giving an encore, or Trump not being able to read. This air of mystery, even if it’s fake, is part of what makes secret menus fun.<p>Who doesn’t love to go …

Restaurants