August 19, 2014

Reports: Shake Shack Considers IPO

Shake Shack IPO

Nation’s Restaurant News reports that Shake Shack, the fast-growing chain of high-end burger restaurants, is seriously considering a public offering. The chain, owned by New York restaurateur Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group, is credited with pioneering the super high-end burger concept, and it has developed something of a fanatical following since it first opened, as a literal shack, a decade ago in Manhattan’s now-trendy Madison Square Park. Read the rest of this entry »

January 24, 2013

Surviving As A Fast-Food Loving Vegetarian

vegetable burger

As you may or may not know, I am going vegan for Recipe4Living, and am currently on the vegetarian phase of the transition. I’ll admit, there are times when I want to just give up and have an Italian beef sandwich (with extra giardiniera) or roast up a chicken and some vegetables, but so far I’ve stayed strong.

I owe a huge part of my success thus far to fast-food. That’s right, there is such a thing as vegetarian fast food. I’m sure I’ll have a harder time finding vegan fast food options, but I’ll handle that hurdle when I get to it. Keep reading to find some of the fast food options that have kept me sane during my switch to vegetarianism! Read the rest of this entry »

July 18, 2011

Food in the News: Avoiding the Worst Fast Food

Fast food is very American, and it is a major reason why some of the biggest people in the world live in the grand old US of A. If you must eat it, here are some of the places where you should swap out your old favorite for a new, healthier option. 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 »

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