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 »

August 19, 2010

Five Guys=The Best Burger in America?


According to Zagat’s recent fast food survey, America has a clear winner when it comes to their favorite burger.  That winner is Five Guys Burgers and Fries.  Although Five Guys didn’t even make it into last year’s top 5 list, this year it overtook many popular chains to become the “best burger in America.”

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