chain restaurants

food news

Jollibee Buys Struggling Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Chain, Continues Its World Takeover

The popular Filipino fast food chain, which has been called "The McDonald's of the Philippines," also bought Smashburger last year.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.25.19
mind

I Eat the Same Fast Food Every Day to Manage Anxiety About the Gig Economy

Working in a familiar place and eating familiar, anodyne food gets me through the chaos of life as a freelancer (and life in general).
John Paul Brammer
7.16.19
food news

Man Sues TGI Friday’s for Not Listing Drink Prices on the Menu

The man was appalled that a Stella Artois cost him... five dollars?
Jelisa Castrodale
7.16.19
food news

Woman Somehow Offended by Charming Baby Opossum Crawling Around Applebee's Bar

Maybe the opossum just wants a $1 Long Island iced tea like the rest of us.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.14.19
food-features

How to Debase Yourself and Get Free Food From Chain Restaurants at the Same Time

I have discovered the holy grail of free food—a technique so ridiculous and easy that anyone can do it.
Adam Rothbarth
5.6.19
WTF

Remember Jon Gosselin? You Can Party with Him at a Chili's This Weekend

Welcome to the most cursed Cinco de Mayo event of all time!
Jelisa Castrodale
5.3.19
chain restaurants

Company That Owns Krispy Kreme, Panera, Keurig Pledges $11 Million to Charity After Nazi Past Revealed

Younger members of the Reimann family, which runs JAB holdings, were "ashamed" by what a historian found in their family tree.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.26.19
#notanad

I Love Boston Market's Mac and Cheese More than I Hate Capitalism

The rotini spirals are perfectly designed to retain the thick orange cheese. The pasta, always soft yet springy, can do no wrong.
Eric Ginsburg
3.21.19
Munchies

How This Illinois 'Burger King' Has Defied the Global Chain with the Same Name

This rogue restaurant has been slinging burgers—but not Whoppers—for over 60 years.
Dave Minsky
12.12.18
Munchies

Your Days of Watching Porn at Starbucks Are Numbered, Pervs

Starbucks can't stop you from watching step-sibling porn, but they can stop you from doing it on their Wi-Fi.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.29.18
not an ad

A Love Letter to Cook Out, the Most Underrated Fast Food Chain

Like all good fast food, it’s quick and cheap; but there are some quirks that make this North Carolina-based chain special.
Eric Ginsburg
11.14.18
cheesecake factory

Neighborhood Tries to Secede from City In Order to Get a Cheesecake Factory, Fails

The effort to split Eagle's Landing, Georgia off from the city of Stockbridge started in 2016, after the Cheesecake Factory opted not to open a location there.
Hannah Keyser
11.8.18
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