#Fast Food


Restaurant Report Card for Central Texas: 12.9.22

(KWTX) - Here is this week’s Restaurant Report Card for Central Texas:. Rocket Cafe at 311 South Robinson Drive in Waco failed a recent inspection with an 83. According to the food safety worker, there were moldy onions in a plastic bin on the dry storage shelf. There was...
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California franchise owners fight fast food law

A state law meant to address working conditions among fast food workers could be stopped with a recall. The International Franchise Association (IFA), the world’s largest trade organization for franchise operators, wants to place a referendum on the 2024 ballot to repeal AB 257. The group announced this week it has gathered more than one million signatures from California voters to oppose the law. AB 257, also known as the FAST Recovery Act, was signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom in September and creates a 10-member council to set standards for wages, hours and conditions in the fast food industry.

Chick-fil-A Is A-OK With North Carolina Diners

There’s no question that residents of Guilford County and those across the North Carolina are eating out more now that pandemic fears have subsided. In fact, a new study just released found that, in the last three months, North Carolinians have been eating out 7 percent more than in the previous quarter.

Fast Food Prices Went Up Almost 13 Percent This Year

Fast food has long been known as a dining option that's quick, convenient, and budget-friendly. But lately, that budget-friendly part is becoming less and less true thanks in part to inflation. As fast food prices have reportedly increased across the board, some chains have imposed even higher price hikes than others.
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Beyond white squirrels: Specialty shops abound in Brevard

Some visitors are drawn to Brevard for the chance to glimpse the white squirrels. The four-legged critters — a variant of the Eastern gray squirrel — are so popular they even have their own gift shop: the White Squirrel Shoppe on West Main Street. But there are plenty...

Alabama Original: Christmas at Eddie's Florist

Eddie Moore is a florist year-round. But each July, his focus expands. Now in its 38th year of spreading cheer, Moore’s Christmas tree displays at his Christmas at Eddie’s shop seem to get bigger each year. "In the first year I opened, I had five trees. This year...

Plant-based food truck aims to combat climate change

On the corner of Avenue C and Eagle Drive sits a small black food truck, selling burgers and fries that look like what you could get at any other fast food restaurant. However, there is one thing that sets its menu apart from other traditional burger joints — every item is completely plant-based.

Burger King Has Released A Winter Whopper In Japan

Although the classic burger and fries combo might seem quintessentially American, you can find major chains all over the world that put their own twists on fast food items commonly found in the United States. Some recognizable burgers include McDonald's Big Mac and Burger King's Whopper, and although those are popular items on their own, there are variations of these products in other countries.