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July 12, 2018
Papa John's founder resigns from company's board after apologizing for using the n-word
Papa John's founder John Schnatter resigned as chairman of the company's board late Wednesday, July 11, after touching off a firestorm of criticism...
July 12, 2018 - 7:53am
July 10, 2018
IHOP faked its name change to IHOb to promote its burgers
Pancake chain IHOP confirmed that the company faked its recent name change as a stunt to promote its burgers, the company tweeted on Monday....
July 10, 2018 - 4:56pm
July 9, 2018
11 states launch investigation targeting fast-food hiring practices
Eleven state attorneys general are launching an investigation of contracts at fast-food chains that prevent their workers from switching franchises, targeting a practice some economists say drags down wages for millions of Americans. The group will send letters to eight fast-food...
July 9, 2018 - 11:19am
June 20, 2018
You no longer get a free Burger King Whopper if you have a World Cup star's baby
There are lots of ways to celebrate the World Cup. You could wear a festive jersey. You could take a day off to watch some games. You could paint...
June 20, 2018 - 3:34pm
June 18, 2018
When it comes to tipping for service, millennials are cheapest
U.S. millennials are quick to whip out their wallets for pricey avocado toast and craft beer. But when it comes to rewarding the waiters and...
June 18, 2018 - 10:03am
June 11, 2018
We now know what the 'b' in IHOb, formerly IHOP, means—and everyone is confused
GLENDALE, Calif.—America: you can officialy rest easy tonight. Nationwide restaurant chain IHOP, now known as IHOb, revealed on its social...
June 11, 2018 - 2:35pm
June 7, 2018
Getting a Chick-Fil-A franchise is harder than getting into Harvard
Three months into his new role as head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt wanted to help his wife find a job, too. At Chick-Fil-A....
June 7, 2018 - 8:04am
June 6, 2018
Popular restaurant chain IHOP is changing its name. The reason why remains a mystery.
Known more by the acronym "IHOP," the International House of Pancakes announced Monday, June 4, that the popular restaurant chain will be changing...
June 6, 2018 - 4:06pm
May 15, 2018
A barista refused to serve a man for 'being really racist' to a Muslim. Her bosses backed her.
Kathleen "Amina" Deady stood in front of a pastry counter in Riverside, California, holding a key fob and wearing a veil across her face. Only...
May 15, 2018 - 4:03pm
May 14, 2018
Chili's says customer names and credit card numbers were exposed
f you've eaten at Chili's restaurants within the past two months, then you might want to check your credit report and card statements. Chili's...
May 14, 2018 - 12:55pm
May 9, 2018
Wahlburgers to launch at Mall of America; brothers set to visit later this month
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- An opening has been set for the burger-centric Wahlburgers at the Mall of America. The restaurant with famous names behind...
May 9, 2018 - 3:53pm
May 1, 2018
I tried the Big Mac, Whopper and Dave's Single. They share the same major flaw.
Americans hate fast-food hamburgers. We mock their ingredients, stare slack-jawed at their high sodium counts and blame them for our expanding...
May 1, 2018 - 3:44pm
April 26, 2018
'It's just not what people want anymore': Subway to close hundreds of US stores
Subway Restaurants, home of the ubiquitous $5 footlong, plans to shutter hundreds of U.S. stores as consumers lose their appetite for lunch meats....
April 26, 2018 - 4:05pm
April 17, 2018
Starbucks to close more than 8,000 stores for racial-bias education
PHILADELPHIA - Starbucks will close more than 8,000 U.S. stores for an afternoon next month to train employees after two black men were arrested...
April 17, 2018 - 1:57pm
Starbucks CEO meets with two black men who were arrested at Philadelphia store
PHILADELPHIA - The chief executive of Starbucks has personally apologized to two black men who were arrested while waiting at one of the coffee...
April 17, 2018 - 10:29am