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Tag Results for "Burger King"

Hispanics Fast Food Preferences Don’t Include Wendy’s

Placed has just released a study showing that fast food restaurants account for 6 of the top 10 most visited destinations in the U.S. “Americans have more options than ever when dining out, fueling a growing battle for a limited set of dollars," continue reading »

Alsea Acquires Master Franchise for Burger King in Mexico

Mexican restaurant operator Alsea said it acquired the master franchise for Burger King brand fast-food eateries in Mexico. "Pursuant to the Joint Venture Agreement reached between Alsea and Burger King Worldwide, Inc. ("BKW"), the BKW subsidiary in Mexico was merged into Operadora de Franquicias Alsea S.A. de C.V. ("OFA"), an Alsea subsidiary, which will become the merged company and the operator of 204 BURGER KING restaurants in Mexico," the company said in a statement. continue reading »

Despite More ‘Healthy’ Options, Little Change in Fast-Food Calorie Counts

Watch out for side orders, salad dressings, sauces and desserts, study says. You'd like a salad? Want some fries with that? A new study shows that providing more menu options on a fast-food menu does continue reading »

Lard, Cheese and the Rewards of an Unhealthy Childhood

I was a fat kid. I mean, fat. I was so fat; I would start to sweat if I stood still long enough. I would like to blame it on the scourge of places like Burger King or Kentucky Fried Chicken, but my parents rarely relied on fast food as a means for a nutritional strategy. In fact, I was almost a teenager when I first went to Burger King. However, my mom fried everything in lard. Her arms were scarred from burns she had suffered battling breakfast. My mother used lard like some people use cinnamon. I suspect that she would put tapioca pudding on lard and simply called it flan. continue reading »

Man Throws Molotov Cocktail at Drive-Through Window of Local Burger King

Michael Tucker of the 4200 block of West Kamerling Avenue has been charged with throwing a Molotov cocktail through a drive-through window of a Humboldt Park Burger King. continue reading »