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Topic - Burger King
Anyone unfamiliar with Chip Kelly's unique way of disguising play calls might confuse the Philadelphia Eagles' sideline for a commercial promoting the City of Brotherly Love.
McDonald's Le Royal Cheese in France will soon be facing more competition with Burger King signing a deal to grow in the country.
Fast food restaurants market differently to children than they do to adults, targeting the experience rather than the food. But obesity is directly tied to fast food marketing.
Burger King wants people to feel less guilty about gobbling up its french fries. The world’s No. 2 hamburger chain is launching a new crinkle-cut french fry on Tuesday that it says has about 20 percent fewer calories than its regular fries.
Burger King thinks it's found the way to move from its No. 2 slot in hamburger-chain popularity to No. 1, with a new crinkle-cut french fry with full-fat taste but low-fat content.
"Anti government ideologues," "wolf in wolf's clothing," "legislative arsonists," "totally irresponsible, completely juvenile," "destructive." And so goes House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's assorted descriptions of some Republicans or Republican activities, uttered by the California Democrat in a single interview with CNN on Sunday.
There is a little-known policy of the Department of Defense that allows states and municipalities to tax commercial retail outlets such as Burger King, McDonald's, Subway, et al., on federal property under department control. The outrage is, while the policy forces individual military personnel to pay all applicable state, local sales and meals taxes on federal property to a state and municipality that has no fiduciary responsibility over that property, organized purchase by official use of Basic Purchasing Agreements for the same food is exempt from those taxes through federal eminent domain statutes.
Terrance Wise has two jobs in Kansas City — one at a burger joint, a second at a pizza restaurant — but he says his paychecks aren't enough to buy shoes for his three daughters and insure his 15-year-old car. So he decided to draw attention to his plight: He walked off work in protest.
Fast-food workers need to wake up and smell the greasy truth.
A study conducted by the U.K.'s Daily Mail found that six out of ten of Britain's most popular high street restaurants have cleaner toilet water than ice.
McDonald's can't sugarcoat its thus-far disappointing sales figures in 2013. The world's fast-food champion recently announced yet another monthly decline in sales amid growing talk in the market that diners' changing habits, shrinking profit margins and growing problems in once-promising overseas markets have tarnished the gleam of the golden arches.
The murder trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell was given a media blackout by the major news networks and illegal border crossings jumped as Congress tried to put together an immigration bill. On the international stage, Cuba greeted rapper Jay-Z and the entertainer claimed in song that he was given clearance by the White House. Here's a recap, or wrap, on the week that was from The Washington Times:
A father who was trying to eat with his family at Burger King was able to defeat an armed robber by pulling his own weapon and shooting at him, Miami police said.
McDonald's Corp. pretty much created the market for fast food in Russia, but now it's finding itself under competitive fire, fighting off challenges from Subway, Wendy's, Burger King and Yum! Brands.
All the time-stamped rigors of daily journalism are behind her, but the pace of Susan Spencer-Wendel's life has only been hastened. She is dying. And dealt a diagnosis she knows she can't beat, the race is on to finish.