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How to Beat Your Junk Food Addiction, With Michael Moss

This week we’re conquering our addiction to processed foods with help from Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Michael Moss. Michael is the author of the New York Times bestselling Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us, and his latest book is called Hooked: Food, Free Will, and How the Food Giants Exploit Our…Read more...
Tags: Food, Spotify, New York Times, Fast Food, Food And Drink, Junk Food, Lifehacks, Convenience Food, Michael Moss, Food Giants, Hospitality Recreation, Criticism Of Fast Food, Economic Taxonomy, Pejoratives, Michael Moss Michael


REVIEW: Sonic Twisted Texan Cheeseburger

I am always on board when an American fast food chain in a non-US location unveils its version of regional American fare. Take, for instance, McDonald’s “Big America Burgers” in Japan. The most recent iteration of this popular offering gave Japanese consumers the Texas 2, the Idaho, the Miami, and the Manhattan burgers. Some of these have very reasonable — and dare I say interesting — inclusions. A hash brown on the Idaho burger, for example, is a particularly fetching choice. And then sometime...
Tags: Reviews, Japan, UK, Texas, Shopping, US, America, Idaho, Fast Food, Manhattan, Miami, McDonald, Sonic, Big America Burgers, Alabama Chicken


Carl’s Jr. debuts its own take on chicken sandwiches today, May 17

Two and a half years into the chicken sandwich wars, Carl’s Jr. is entering the fray. On May 17, the fast food chain will debut two sandwiches made with chicken breasts hand-breaded in a buttermilk batter. One, priced at $5.99, is served on a toasted potato bun with dill pickle and mayonnaise. The other is a breakfast sandwich with Belgian waffles for bread. It is priced at $4.49 and will be available all day. “This is one of the bigger initiatives since I’ve been with the company,” said Owen Kl...
Tags: California, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Fast Food, Nashville, Travis Scott, Anaheim, Carl, Klein, Cinco de Mayo, Hardee, Del Taco, Carl s Jr


Take a look at KFC's new packaging, complete with instructions on reheating leftover chicken - and a makeover for Colonel Sanders

KFC is rolling out new packaging in the summer. KFC KFC is rolling out new packaging this summer, with more emphasis on its red and white stripes. Colonel Sanders is getting a makeover, too, with more detail added to his face. KFC is also adding information on how customers can safely reheat its fried chicken the next day. See more stories on Insider's business page. KFC is revamping its packaging this summer.The new packaging will add more of its trademark red and white stripes, spell...
Tags: Food, Trends, Fast Food, Retail, Burger King, FSC, Kfc, Doordash, Sanders, McDonald, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Chris Turner, Yum Brands, Forest Stewardship Council FSC, Colonel Sanders, KFC KFC


Why soda may increase the risk of early-age colon cancer

A famous actor’s death is a stark reminder of colon cancer’s rising rates among younger people; lifestyle choices can reduce that risk [Author: Dr. Ayala]
Tags: Health, Nutrition, Diet, Obesity, Fruit, Soda, Fiber, Food And Drink, Sugar, Prevention, Microbiome, Vegetable, Healthy Lifestyle, Chadwick Boseman, Ayala, Colon Cancer


Wendy's plans to open up to 400 restaurants across the UK selling its famous square burgers

Wendy's is coming back to the UK. Jeff Schear/Getty Images for Wendy's Wendy's is relaunching in the UK, with the first location set to open in Reading in June. The sites will sell the chain's famous burgers, alongside some new vegetarian menu items. Wendy's said the UK relaunch would "spearhead" a European-wide expansion. See more stories on Insider's business page. Wendy's is bringing its burgers back to the UK.The fast-food chain plans to open up to 400 resta...
Tags: Food, UK, US, Trends, Reading, Dave, Atlantic, Fast Food, Oxford, Retail, Burger, The Mirror, Stratford, Wendy's, Wendy, Tim Hortons


Five Guys has opened its first ghost kitchen, which only cooks food for delivery, as digital demand continues

Workers prepare orders in a Five Guys restaurant in Kensington, London. Photo by Victoria Jones/PA Images via Getty Images Five Guys has opened its first US ghost kitchen in Garland, Texas. There is no dining room and the location only cooks food for delivery. Many restaurant chains have pivoted to ghost kitchens as demand for takeout boomed. See more stories on Insider's business page. Five Guys has opened its first ghost kitchen in the United States, which doesn't have a dining r...
Tags: Food, New York, Restaurants, US, Trends, Spain, United States, Fast Food, Retail, Travis Kalanick, Takeout, Kroger, Garland, Garland Texas, Smashburger, Burger King Wendy


Taco Bell will give away free crunchy tacos by moonlight on May 4

It’s not unusual for Taco Bell to do giveaways based on Major League Baseball’s World Series and NBA basketball games. But this Tuesday it’s playing its own night game. The promotion is called Taco Moon, and it’s based on the notion that on May 4 the waning crescent moon will be the same shape as one of its tacos. Customers will be able to get a free crunchy taco between 8-11:59 p.m. in-store or order it all day through the Taco Bell app or online. It’s the start of a campaign called “I See A Ta...
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Tyson Foods's first foray into alternative meats included half-meat, half-plant burgers. An executive explains why the newest products under its Raised & Rooted brand are 100% plant-based.

Tyson's Raised & Rooted plant-based ground Tyson Foods Tyson Foods is adding burgers, sausages, and grounds to its Raised & Rooted plant-based brand. The brand dropped products that were a mix of plant- and animal-based ingredients last year. Raised & Rooted is trying to take on rivals like Impossible and Beyond, including on price. See more stories on Insider's business page. One of the world's biggest meat companies is moving further into the plant-based world. Tyson Foods is...
Tags: Meat, US, Trends, Arkansas, Fast Food, Retail, Brazil, Grocery, SPAC, Angus, Tyson, Tyson Foods, Plant-based, Ervin, JBS, Big Box


REVIEW: McDonald’s Caramel Brownie McFlurry

While not as often as Dairy Queen Blizzards, McDonald’s has been mixing several new and exciting McFlurry offerings over the past few years. In 2019, we got stroopwafel and snickerdoodle McFlurry flavors. Last year, the Golden Arches introduced an Oreo Shamrock one in the spring and a Chips Ahoy variety in the fall. And we gave them all positive reviews. Well, I’m here to continue that thumbs ups streak in 2021 because right after scarfing down McDonald’s new Caramel Brownie McFlurry, I wonder...
Tags: Reviews, Shopping, Canada, Fast Food, Mcdonald's, McDonald, McDonald 's Caramel Brownie McFlurry


I visited McDonald's and Chick-fil-A to compare their drive-thrus, and it's clear the 2 fast-food chains are taking entirely different approaches

A person receives food at a Mcdonald's drive-thru window. Cameron Smith/Getty Images I went to McDonald's and Chick-fil-A to compare their drive-thru experiences. McDonald's paved the way for drive-thrus, but Chick-fil-A has introduced some recent innovations. McDonald's is slowly improving while Chick-fil-A is a victim of its own success, but it may ultimately win out. See more stories on Insider's business page. Drive-thrus are key for McDonalds. About 95% of the ...
Tags: Washington Post, US, Trends, Features, Fast Food, Chick-fil-a, Retail, Mcdonald's, Big Mac, Starbucks, Mcdonalds, Richard, Reuters, McDonald, Chick, Mike Blake


REVIEW: Taco Bell Primo Burritos

I am writing this in late April 2021. Outside, fat snowflakes are pelting my windows and coating all visible surfaces. The forecast called for at least three inches, and I suspect we’ll eclipse that. This springtime hellscape is currently testing my will to continue living in Kansas City, where snow should knock it the hell off no later than, oh, February. I don’t like this test. One test I do like, however, are test market items from fast food purveyors. And though we’re no Ohio, we’re curre...
Tags: Reviews, Shopping, Fast Food, Ohio, Kansas City, Taco Bell, Chicken Enchilada Nutrition Facts, Taco Bell Primo Burritos, Primo Burritos, Loaded Taco Primo Burrito, Chicken Enchilada Primo Burrito


REVIEW: Dairy Queen Brownie Batter Blizzard

What is the Brownie Batter Blizzard? This is one of the six flavors in the “New! Summer Blizzard Menu” from Dairy Queen. Only this flavor is not new (it has been released several times over the years), and only the recently reviewed Girl Scout Thin Mints Blizzard is truly new. But enough with semantics, let’s move on to discuss the BBB (Brownie Batter Blizzard), which contains brownies in both batter and piece form. How is it? Remember in school when you had to determine the average, median...
Tags: Reviews, Shopping, Blizzard, Fast Food, Dairy Queen


Del Taco hopes to win over Mexican Pizza fans with its new Crunchtada tostadas

When Taco Bell dropped the Mexican Pizza from its menu last year, Del Taco saw an opportunity. Del Taco is rebooting a line of tostadas called Crunchtadas to answer an uproar created by Mexican Pizza fans. “We saw there was a void, and we said ‘Let’s make it pretty interesting’”  said Tim Hackbardt, chief marketing officer for Lake Forest-based Del Taco. The chain launched its Crunchtada Tostadas in 2013 with beef and chicken versions, and for a while they were prominently featured on a value me...
Tags: Sport, Taiwan, Things To Do, Soccer, Fast Food, Taco Bell, Southern California, Travis Scott, Irvine, Lake Forest, Cinco de Mayo, Ian Somerhalder, Del Taco, Abbie Hoffman, Paul Wesley, Ghosted


Where to get tacos, margaritas and more for Cinco de Mayo 2021

While there will be plenty of blenders grinding away on Wednesday, May 5, this year’s Cinco de Mayo celebration will be more than margaritas. Restaurants from quick service to full-service will have special menu items and entertainment on May 5. Related link Cinco de Mayo meal and drink deals at Southern California casinos Here is a sampling of what will be going on at chain restaurants with more than one Southern California location. Acapulco Restaurant & Cantina: Celebration will inc...
Tags: Restaurants, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Fast Food, Southern California, Travis Scott, Randy, Trejo, Danny Trejo, Cinco de Mayo, Ian Somerhalder, Abbie Hoffman, Paul Wesley, Tajín


BTS, Travis Scott and more celebrities are providing some tasty pop to fast food menus

It’s not uncommon for music by pop superstars to appear in commercials, but these days they come with a side of fries. Recent months have seen a string of stars from the music world entering into partnerships with fast food chains that sell burgers and help sell the musicians to a wider audience. McDonald’s has had a string of successes with its “Famous Orders” program, collaborating with Travis Scott, J Balvin and, most recently, international superstar Korean pop group BTS. The fast food giant...
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REVIEW: Arby’s Crinkle Cut Fries

What are Arby’s Crinkle Cut Fries? Arby’s new permanent fries are exactly as they sound — an “…accordion-style” deep-fried spud offering! The website touts the “…groves for maximum crispiness, lightly seasoned with fine kosher salt.” (Editor’s Note: I’m pretty sure “groves” is supposed to be “grooves.” But that’s really how it’s spelled on Arby’s website. I added the screenshot below for proof.) How are they? Crinkle cut fries are near and dear to my heart. They remind me of elementary sc...
Tags: Reviews, Shopping, Fast Food, Arby, Arby's


I compared Taco Bell's new meatless taco with the chain's classic vegan favorite and found the original is still the best

The black bean and Cravetarian Crunchy Taco Supremes. Brittany Chang/Insider On April 21, Taco Bell expanded its veggie-friendly menu with a new plant-based protein: the Cravetarian. I tried the Cravetarian and Taco Bell's popular vegetarian protein, black beans, in two Crunchy Taco Supremes. The black bean Crunchy Taco Supreme was far better than the Cravetarian taco. See more stories on Insider's business page. Taco Bell has long been popular with vegetarians and vegans. ...
Tags: Review, Trends, Fast Food, Retail, Oklahoma, Vegan, Impossible Foods, Taco Bell, Beans, Tacos, McDonald, Tustin, Tustin California, John Raoux, Crunchwrap Supreme, Julie Felss Masino


Look inside a glass-walled McDonald's that's one of the most beautiful fast-food restaurants in the world

Located in downtown Batumi, this McDonald's stands out for its reflective glass exterior. Grisha Bruev/Shutterstock One of the most beautiful McDonald's restaurants in the world is located in Batumi, Georgia. The restaurant is surrounded by stretches of manicured grass and a reflective pool. Despite looking like a fine dining restaurant, the location serves classic McDonald's fare. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The modern McDonald's is in Batumi, G...
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Chipotle will raise prices if a $15 minimum wage passes. Here's how much more a burrito could cost.

Courtesy of Chipotle Chipotle said a 10% increase in wages would force the chain to increase menu prices 2-3%. The company's CFO said Chipotle is well positioned for an increase in minimum wage. Many other chains have also said they would be forced to hike prices if the federal minimum wage was raised. See more stories on Insider's business page. Raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour would require Chipotle to increase its menu prices but the move would be "manageable," t...
Tags: News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Minimum Wage, Economy, Fast Food, Retail, Mcdonalds, Chipotle, Taco Bell, Glassdoor, Reuters, Waffle House, Dunkin, Kate Taylor


Another pandemic shortage? Toilet paper, hand sanitizer and now – boba tea?

A “Bobarista” assists a customer at Boba My Tea in Northridge on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) A patron drinks milk tea with boba at Teahut in San Francisco, April 15, 2021. Boba tea’s signature ingredient, tapioca pearls, could soon be in short supply because of delays in unloading cargo ships from Asia. (Kelsey McClellan/The New York Times) Customers line up at Boba My Tea in Northridge on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. (Photo by Dean Musgrove,...
Tags: Drinks, Asia, Business, Usa, News, La, Restaurants, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Taiwan, Soccer, Fast Food, Community, Orange County, Taylor


Photos of the weirdest and most unique McDonald's restaurants in the world

This McDonald's restaurant in Taupo, New Zealand, is located inside a decommissioned plane. EQRoy/Shutterstock Some McDonald's restaurants are found in downright strange locations. One McDonald's restaurant in Taupo, New Zealand, is located inside a decommissioned plane. A glass-walled McDonald's restaurant has received an award for its impressive architecture. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The McDonald's location in Downey, California, is the ...
Tags: Photos, Food, White House, US, Trends, Nasa, Features, Chicago, Unesco, Restaurant, Budapest, United States, Maine, Fast Food, Arizona, Retail


REVIEW: Dairy Queen Girl Scout Thin Mints Blizzard

What is the Girl Scout Thin Mints Blizzard? It is part of Dairy Queen’s Summer Blizzard Menu, which is available two months before summer begins and includes this offering as the only new flavor of the six. As you surely have surmised by the name, this Blizzard includes vanilla soft serve with Girl Scout Thin Mints cookies and, importantly, as I will explain, cool mint. How is it? Before I get to the taste, I must assure you that the accompanying photos are indeed of the correct Blizzard. ...
Tags: Reviews, Shopping, Blizzard, Fast Food, Dairy Queen, Girl Scouts


McDonald's location will pay you $50 just to interview for a job

A McDonald's franchise in Tampa, Florida will pay you $50 just to show up for a job interview. According to owner Blake Casper, the incentive isn't really helping. Potential applicants just aren't loving it. From Food & Wine: "It's a perfect storm right now," he continued, "You've got a lot of people with a lot of money, and they're out there shopping… And then, on the flip side, we're scrambling for help." — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Jobs, News, Employment, Fast Food, McDonald, Tampa Florida, Blake Casper


Drivers for grocery startup Imperfect Foods have voted to unionize, taking organized labor further into on-demand delivery

Imperfect Foods Northern California drivers at Imperfect Foods have voted to unionize. The grocery startup said it would challenge the results. The election represents a win for unions among delivery workers after recent setbacks. See more stories on Insider's business page. Delivery drivers at Imperfect Foods have reportedly won an election to form a union.Bloomberg first reported on Friday that a group of the grocery delivery startup's drivers in Northern California had won an e...
Tags: Amazon, California, Trends, Bloomberg, Washington Dc, Fast Food, Retail, Union, Delivery, Instacart, Northern California, San Francisco Boston, Big Box, Bessemer Alabama, Imperfect, United Food Commercial Workers


McDonald’s partners with BTS on new celebrity meal — with spicy Korean dipping sauce

McDonald’s is reaching into the pop music stratosphere for its latest celebrity collaboration, teaming up with the BTS superstars on a meal of the South Korean band’s favorites. That would be 10 Chicken McNuggets — with a new, spicy South Korean-inspired dipping sauce — along with french fries and a Coke. The BTS Meal will be rolled out in 50 countries around the world, starting May 26 in the United States and May 27 in South Korea. The combination will be available through June 20 in the U.S. M...
Tags: South Korea, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, United States, Fast Food, Travis Scott, McDonald, J Balvin, Chicken Mcnuggets, Music + Concerts, Forbes Scott, Restaurants Food and Drink


Taco Bell is opening a futuristic restaurant in one of Times Square's oldest buildings. It's filled with food lockers and digital kiosks: take a look inside.

Inside Taco Bell's new Times Square restaurant. Taco Bell Taco Bell is opening a restaurant in New York City where you can only order in advance or through a digital kiosk. If you order in advance, you collect your Taco Bell order via a food locker. The Times Square restaurant, opening Wednesday, falls under Taco Bell's Cantina brand. See more stories on Insider's business page. Taco Bell is opening a digital-only restaurant in New York City's Times Square.The restaurant, ...
Tags: Food, New York, Restaurants, New York City, Digital, Trends, Fast Food, Marriott, Retail, Kfc, Taco Bell, Times Square, Time Square, Mark King, Taco Bells, Paramount Building


REVIEW: Jack in the Box Mac & Cheese Bites

What are Jack in the Box Mini Munchies Mac & Cheese Bites? The fast food chain with a mascot that regularly ends up in my dreams and nightmares has a new limited time only side that features mac and cheese that’s been battered and then deep fried. Jack’s Mac & Cheese Bites are available in a Mini Munchies size with six pieces, a Mega Munchies pack with 12 pieces, and a Mini Munchies Variety option that comes with an oily potpourri of three Mac & Cheese Bites, curly fries, and regular fries. ...
Tags: Reviews, Shopping, Fast Food, Jack, Pacific Ocean, Romano, Jack in the Box, Box Mac, Box Mac Cheese Bites


Miguel’s Jr. reopens dining rooms; Farmer Boys plans to do it on April 13

Dining rooms are reopening at two Inland Empire-based restaurant chains as coronavirus restrictions ease. All of Southern California is in the orange tier of the state’s COVID-19 guidelines, which means dining rooms can open at 50% capacity. Riverside, San Bernardino counties moved into the orange tier this week, following recent moves by Los Angeles and Orange counties. Miguel’s Jr. has reopened its dining rooms at 50% capacity, but their hot sauce bars are closed, with staff handing out condim...
Tags: California, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Fast Food, Monterey, Orange, Costco, Miguel, Ramadan, Southern California, Riverside, Jr, Corona, Inland Empire


Sonic hiring 20,000 workers, including 232 in California

Sonic Drive-In, the burger chain known for its roller-skating carhops, is looking to hire 20,000 people nationwide, including 232 in California. Locally, that will include 99 jobs in the greater Los Angeles area, as well as additional positions in Rancho Cucamonga, Palm Springs, Camp Pendleton and San Diego. The hiring is driven by increased customer demand, according to Eddie Saroch, the company’s chief operating officer. “The Sonic family continues to grow as thousands of new team members begi...
Tags: Food, Business, California, Restaurants, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Sport, Soccer, Fast Food, Inspire, San Diego, Miguel, Taco Bell, Southern California, Rubio, Arby