July 19, 2014

Survey: Americans Really Do Want Higher Quality, More Variety in their Fast Food

Panera Bread Bowl with Clam Chowder

Americans may be spending more money than ever on dining out, but they’re looking for more than what’s being provided by mega-chains like McDonald’s, Burger King and KFC. In results from a massive survey just published by Consumer Reports, readers indicated that, in the three years since Consumer Report’s last survey, food quality has grown in importance for them, while convenience has become less vital.

So while the market for dining out in America has ballooned to more than $680 billion annually, readers in the survey gave especially low grades to some of the highest-provile names in fast food. Read the rest of this entry »

April 14, 2011

New Fast Food Horrors: Monster Burgers and Dorito Taco Shells

(Photo courtesy of the Huffington Post)

When the KFC Double Down was born into the world, I was certain that we had seen the worst that fast food had to offer.  Yet, every month or so, a new fast food nightmare pops up that makes me ask just one question: “Why?”  The newest foods that are making me cringe?  Burger King’s Meat Monster burger and Taco Bell’s Dorito taco shells.  Read more after the jump. Read the rest of this entry »

June 9, 2010

Popular Restaurant Chains Moving To Supermarkets


Let’s say your favorite fast food restaurant started selling its products in supermarkets. Would you buy them? If your fave stops include P.F. Chang’s, Burger King and Jamba Juice, you better get ready to make that decision. All three restaurants licensed their names for new products to be sold in grocery stores, according to an article in USA Today.
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