Topics :: fast food

Downward Dog or Downward Spiral? Subway Removes ’Yoga Mat’ Chemical From Bread

By Candice Choi | Saturday Apr 12, 2014
Subway says an ingredient dubbed the "yoga mat" chemical will be entirely phased out of its bread by next week.

Taco Bell Ads Feature Real-Life Ronald McDonalds

By Candic Choi | Sunday Mar 30, 2014
Taco Bell is name-dropping an unlikely clown to promote its new breakfast menu - Ronald McDonald.

Subway Joins First Lady’s Healthy Eating Effort

By Darlene Superville | Monday Jan 27, 2014
Michelle Obama has a new partner in her campaign to get kids to eat more fruits and vegetables. The Subway sandwich chain will spend $41 million over three years to encourage them to eat more food that doesn’t come from a box.

Are More Dorito-Flavored Foods on the Way?

By Candice Choi | Tuesday Dec 17, 2013
PepsiCo Inc. found success last year after teaming up with Taco Bell to create Dorito-flavored taco shells. And it has since been dreaming up other dishes featuring its popular snacks.

Go For the Food: Los Angeles

By Derrik J. Lang | Friday Dec 6, 2013
Check out a must-eat classic: an old-school hamburger from Capitol Burgers in Los Angeles. The joint has been serving up burgers and fries since 1965, and for under $5, you can drive away totally satisfied.

McDonald’s Eyes Bigger Share of Coffee Market

Sunday Nov 17, 2013
McDonald’s wants to be a bigger player in the global coffee business. The world’s biggest hamburger chain has highlighted beverages as one of its key growth opportunities at a daylong presentation for investors.

Takeout Tales: Shift in Ordering is a Sweet and Sour Tale

Thursday Nov 14, 2013
There’s been a shift in how restaurants satisfy their patrons’ taste buds. The consequences are both sweet and sour.

Trans Fat Doesn’t Stir Much "Nanny State" Debate

By Connie Cass | Sunday Nov 10, 2013
In the tug-of-war between public health and personal freedom, the Food and Drug Administration’s decision to ban trans fats barely rates a ripple.

Fast-Food Strikes Set For Cities Nationwide

By Candice Choi and Karen Matthews | Thursday Aug 29, 2013
Fast-food customers in search of burgers and fries might run into striking workers instead. Organizers say thousands of fast-food workers are set to stage walkouts in dozens of cities around the country Thursday.

Fast Food and Packed Lunches Overtake France

By Lori Hinnant | Thursday Aug 8, 2013
The country that gave us the words restaurant, bistro and cuisine is changing how it eats. For the first time in France, fast food overtook traditional restaurant receipts as the economic crisis deepened.