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As many as 21 locations have been closed; more are planned for New England. Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain that was acquired by Burger King last year, has abruptly closed over 20 locations in the Northeast — in Maine, New York City, and upstate New York — without warning. Show More Summary
Burger King doesn’t want you to go to McDonald’s, but because it can’t hire employees to fling themselves in front of customers trying to walk through the rival’s doors, it’s got to use what it already has in its arsenal. People love a good deal, so Burger King is bringing back a popular deal: 10 chicken nuggets for $1.49… again.…
Now available at Brooklyn's Pfizer building. When we last heard from Andrew Zurica of Hard Times Sundaes burger-truck fame, he was about to relocate from the Kings Plaza shopping center to a BP gas-station lot in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens. Show More Summary
There's a good chance Norfolk Southern may wind up becoming the Burger King of railroads. And to make the analogy sound less crazy, the Norfolk, Va.-based company's suitor, Canadian Pacific, would be the Tim Hortons of tracks, terminals and railyards. How so? A prospective of Norfolk Southern by Calgary-based Canadian Pacific [...]
Two 15-second spots promote the chain's $1.49 nuggets deal.
What began as a collection of absurd burger GIFs on Tumblr has transformed into Burgerlords, one of the most mind-blowing new burger joints in LA. Oh, and it's run by a couple of vegetarians.
The setup is pretty weird: Arnie fell through a dimensional portal behind a Chicago Burger King and found humself in a magical high-fantasy kingdom called Foon, where he has befriended a shape-shifter in the form of a talking badger called Chunt, and a shouty wizard called Usidore. Show More Summary
The world's best exhibit on the Navajo Code Talkers is located in a Burger King in Kayenta, Arizona. In World War II, the U.S. military had a problem. Every code they developed was broken by Japanese cryptographers. Enter: the Navajo Code Talkers. Show More Summary
Jorge Lemann is behind some of America's most iconic consumer brands. The Brazilian billionaire's investment company 3G Capital has invested in or backed takeovers of Kraft, Heinz, Burger King and Anheuser Busch. Now, Anheuser BuschShow More Summary
Walkouts expected at McDonald's, Burger King, and Wendy's. With presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on their side, fast food workers are on strike today across the country. It's being called the largest nationwide rally yet, bigger even...Show More Summary
Fight for $15 — the organization that has been trying to get fast-food workers across America a $15 minimum wage since 2012 — is holding its biggest protest ever on Tuesday. Workers from chains like McDonald’s, Burger King, and KFC will be on strike in 270 cities, including New York City,... More »
The protest will take place at McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King, KFC and other restaurants
Little kids can be cool, but there are a lot of obvious arguments against parenthood. Children are demonstrably shouty, snotty, and wobbly, and they are rumored to be very expensive to maintain. It has also been widely reported that children have poor taste in television. These are among the reasons I am not currently in possession of a child. Read more...
On Thursday, Panera became the latest fast-food chain to announce its plan to use only cage-free eggs. The commitment, which the company will carry out by 2020, is quickly becoming an industry-wide standard: McDonald's, Burger King, Dunkin' Donuts, Starbucks and many others have made similar announcements. But cage-free eggs, which come from hens that are free […]
PETA’s costumed “prince” and “princess” will take to the streets in royal garb to offer visitors to White Castle a tasty meal fit for a king—a free all-vegan veggie... The post Costumed ‘Prince’ and ‘Princess’ to Dole Out Tasty Vegan Burgers at White Castle appeared first on PETA.
Burger King takes on the persona of an elementary school bully with its latest baffling campaign in France, taunting people in cities that don't have BK restaurants with photos of people in cities who do. In a campaign from Buzzman,Show More Summary
The fast food chain could offer beer as early as 10 a.m. Fast food junkies overseas could soon chase their Chicken Fries with a cold one: Burger King UK plans to begin serving beer this month, reports The Independent. BK will keep it classy by serving beer in plastic bottles (naturally). Show More Summary
High class. Having witnessed the rise of Taco Bell margaritas and Starbucks Merlot, Burger King is plotting its own entry into the fast-food boozefest. The company has applied for licenses to serve beer at four U.K. restaurants — it's a less risky move in England, where people could order American beers between 10 a.m. Show More Summary
For the most part, when ordering a meal from a fast food joint one usually expects to receive a bag full of hot items. That apparently wasn’t the case for an Iowa woman who allegedly threw chicken nuggets and fries at the restaurant’s manager because they were cold. The Des Moines Register reports that the incident occurred on Saturday afternoon …