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In 2012, a burger king employee anonymously posted an image on 4-chan of him putting his feet in lettuce, with the caption: “This is the lettuce you eat at Burger King.” It took 20 minutes for people to track down the branch the employee worked at and contact the news. He was promptly fired.

4Chan Outs Burger King Employee Who Put His Feet in Lettuce This picture was uploaded anonymously Monday on 4chan, proclaiming, “This is the lettuce you eat at Burger King.” These Burger King employees might be good at balancing themselves on buckets of vegetation, but they’re not very good at removing Exif data from their photos. …

In 2012, a burger king employee anonymously posted an image on 4-chan of him putting his feet in lettuce, with the caption: “This is the lettuce you eat at Burger King.” It took 20 minutes for people to track down the branch the employee worked at and contact the news. He was promptly fired. Read More »

During the Great Depression Clifton’s Cafeteria eateries boasted the slogan “Dine free unless delighted.” In the original restaurant’s first three months of business, ten thousand customers took him up on the offer. Enough customers paid their bills to make them a success.

During the Great Depression, ‘Penny Restaurants’ Fed the Unemployed New York’s 107 West 44th Street had been home to Bill Duffy’s Olde English Tavern. But with the Great Depression emptying wallets and Prohibition yet to be repealed, it was difficult for upscale establishments to stay open. In place of the old restaurant’s “merriment,” the New …

During the Great Depression Clifton’s Cafeteria eateries boasted the slogan “Dine free unless delighted.” In the original restaurant’s first three months of business, ten thousand customers took him up on the offer. Enough customers paid their bills to make them a success. Read More »

McDonalds tried to sue an Irish restaurant chain called “Supermacs”, saying it violated the Big Mac trademark, even though Supermacs was in business before the trademark was issued. McDonalds lost the case, and they lost the Big Mac trademark across the entire European Union.

McDonald’s loses ‘Big Mac’ trademark battle to Irish fast food chain Supermac’s McDonald’s appears to have met its match in the form of Irish-based fast food chain Supermac’s. The two restaurants had been engaged in a bitter trademark battle over the “Big Mac” – and news broke on Tuesday that a judge ruled against the …

McDonalds tried to sue an Irish restaurant chain called “Supermacs”, saying it violated the Big Mac trademark, even though Supermacs was in business before the trademark was issued. McDonalds lost the case, and they lost the Big Mac trademark across the entire European Union. Read More »

A man in horse-drawn carriage was kicked out of KFC drive-through. He then went to a McDonalds and was served a Big Mac without anyone questioning his method of transport.

Man in horse-drawn carriage kicked out of KFC drive-thru Fox News Flash top headlines for February 21 00:00 00:0003:47GO LIVE Facebook Twitter Email Embed SpeedNormal Autoplay Technically, a horse-drawn carriage is being driven, so it shouldn’t be out of place in a drive-thru. A traveler in England says he was denied service at a KFC …

A man in horse-drawn carriage was kicked out of KFC drive-through. He then went to a McDonalds and was served a Big Mac without anyone questioning his method of transport. Read More »

Max Hamburgers is the first hamburger restaurant ever to outcompete McDonald’s, forcing them to close their restaurant in Luleå, Sweden, in 1991. When McDonald’s returned to the city a few years later, the popularity of Max Hamburgers once again forced McDonald’s out of business in 2007

Max Hamburgers For the German lawyer, see Max Hamburger. Max Burgers Aktiebolag (Max Burgers Incorporated), earlier Max Hamburgerrestauranger AB, is a fast food corporation from Sweden. History The chain was founded by Curt Bergfors and Britta Fredriksson in Gällivare, Sweden in 1968. Bergfors’ oldest son Richard Bergfors is the current president since 2002. Until the …

Max Hamburgers is the first hamburger restaurant ever to outcompete McDonald’s, forcing them to close their restaurant in Luleå, Sweden, in 1991. When McDonald’s returned to the city a few years later, the popularity of Max Hamburgers once again forced McDonald’s out of business in 2007 Read More »

There are no Wendy’s in Europe due to a local Dutch snackbar owner owning the Wendy’s trademark in Europe. They have been in a legal battle for years and Dutch courts side with the snackbar every time.

Why are there no Wendy’s in Europe? American fast food giants such as McDonald’s, Burger King, KFC and fast casual chains including Chipotle and Five Guys have made their way across the pond to conquer Europeans over the years. But what about Wendy’s? Wendy’s (Not) In Europe According to its website, Wendy’s currently has locations …

There are no Wendy’s in Europe due to a local Dutch snackbar owner owning the Wendy’s trademark in Europe. They have been in a legal battle for years and Dutch courts side with the snackbar every time. Read More »

Burger King has the rights to use its name throughout the entire United States, with the exception of a 20-mile radius surrounding a totally unrelated restaurant, also called Burger King, in Mattoon, Illinois.

Burger King (Mattoon, Illinois) For the unrelated Burger King, see Burger King. Mattoon’s Burger King in September 2007 Burger King is a restaurant founded by the Hoots family and operated by Burger King LLC of Illinois in Mattoon, Illinois, United States; it is not related to the fast food chain Burger King. The restaurant’s founders …

Burger King has the rights to use its name throughout the entire United States, with the exception of a 20-mile radius surrounding a totally unrelated restaurant, also called Burger King, in Mattoon, Illinois. Read More »

Colonel Sanders (which is a the highest honorary title in the State of Kentucky) of KFC fame sold his company in 1964 for only $2 million dollars ($17 million today). He remained as brand ambassador but complained the company had cut costs and made an inferior product than the early days.

Colonel Sanders This article is about the American businessman. For other people called Colonel Sanders, see Colonel Sanders (disambiguation). Colonel Harland David Sanders[a] (September 9, 1890 – December 16, 1980) was an American businessman, best known for founding fast food chicken restaurant chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (also known as KFC) and later acting as the …

Colonel Sanders (which is a the highest honorary title in the State of Kentucky) of KFC fame sold his company in 1964 for only $2 million dollars ($17 million today). He remained as brand ambassador but complained the company had cut costs and made an inferior product than the early days. Read More »

Why Five Guys gives extra fries at the bottom of the bag. They do it so the guests think they are getting a good deal. However, the extra fries are already factored into the menu price. Founder Jerry Murrell also says it is better for customers to feel that their serving of fries was too large.

Why Five Guys always gives you so many extra fries Five Guys is one of many quick-service chains that have swept across the country, and the restaurant’s peculiarities are part of the reason why. The untold truth of Five Guys is that quality ingredients and a few marketing tricks elevated them to a level where …

Why Five Guys gives extra fries at the bottom of the bag. They do it so the guests think they are getting a good deal. However, the extra fries are already factored into the menu price. Founder Jerry Murrell also says it is better for customers to feel that their serving of fries was too large. Read More »

In April of 1996, Taco Bell announced in seven leading U.S. newspapers, including the New York Times, that the company had purchased the Liberty Bell to “reduce the country’s debt” and renamed it the “Taco Liberty Bell”. Outraged people were happy to hear that it was an April Fools Day prank.

Taco Liberty Bell The advertisement as it appeared in the April 1, 1996 edition of The New York Times. The Taco Liberty Bell was an April Fool’s Day joke played by fast food restaurant chain Taco Bell. The ad was created by Jon Parkinson and Harvey Hoffenberg who worked at Bozell, the Taco Bell advertising …

In April of 1996, Taco Bell announced in seven leading U.S. newspapers, including the New York Times, that the company had purchased the Liberty Bell to “reduce the country’s debt” and renamed it the “Taco Liberty Bell”. Outraged people were happy to hear that it was an April Fools Day prank. Read More »