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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A very important question: Where's the bathroom?
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September 16, 2018
American eating habits are changing faster than fast food can keep up
Home cooking would be making a comeback if it ever really went away. Restaurants are getting dinged by the convenience of Netflix, the advent...
September 16, 2018 - 9:30am
September 10, 2018
Review: McDonald's mobile app makes ordering easy
BRAINERD, Minn.—It happens—you're overworked, short on time and spread too thin to cobble together a proper meal, or maybe you've...
September 10, 2018 - 9:32am
July 9, 2018
11 states launch investigation targeting fast-food hiring practices
Eleven state attorneys general are launching an investigation of contracts at fast-food chains that prevent their workers from switching franchises, targeting a practice some economists say drags down wages for millions of Americans. The group will send letters to eight fast-food...
July 9, 2018 - 11:19am
June 7, 2018
Getting a Chick-Fil-A franchise is harder than getting into Harvard
Three months into his new role as head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt wanted to help his wife find a job, too. At Chick-Fil-A....
June 7, 2018 - 8:04am
May 1, 2018
I tried the Big Mac, Whopper and Dave's Single. They share the same major flaw.
Americans hate fast-food hamburgers. We mock their ingredients, stare slack-jawed at their high sodium counts and blame them for our expanding...
May 1, 2018 - 3:44pm
February 15, 2018
No more cheeseburgers: McDonald's announces 'healthy' changes to its Happy Meal
McDonald's Happy Meal is about to get a makeover. On Thursday, the fast-food chain announced new nutrition standards for its kids' meals and...
February 15, 2018 - 3:18pm
October 19, 2017
Here is the most popular fast-food chain in Minnesota, North Dakota
There's a clear-cut favorite fast-food chain in the United States and it's not even close.
October 19, 2017 - 4:59pm
June 2, 2017
Chipotle, Potbelly, Qdoba are sinking into fast-casual malaise
Fresh ingredients, no tipping and sleek design made fast-casual restaurants a darling of the millennial customers every business strives to attract....
June 2, 2017 - 1:59pm
March 8, 2017
Off The Record Blog: I survived Arby’s Meat Mountain Sandwich
There have been many times on this blog where I have poked fun of fast food with my endless well of snark.
March 8, 2017 - 8:00pm