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Get 79-cent burgers at this chain restaurant today

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Get unlimited 79-cent burgers at Krystal today. Photo credit: Ink Link Marketing.

Ba humburger no more.

To celebrate National Ba Humbug Day today — this is a real thing today — Krystal is offering its signature burger for 79 cents and changing the phrase into Ba Yum buns. Get it?

Offer valid at participation locations today only and while supplies last.
Various locations, krystal.com.

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Trump’s Fast-food Diet Gets Even More Unsettling

Source: Grub Street NY

Donald Trump’s bad eating habits have been chronicled in alarming depth already, but the Washington Post got an advance copy of Let Trump Be Trump, Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie’s new book recounting their time on the campaign, and the paper says it …

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London Bans Fast-food Restaurants From Opening Near Schools

Source: Grub Street NY

Life’s about to get tougher for London teens who want to sneak off campus and grab a Burger King Long Chili Cheese. The Evening Standard reports that in an effort to “tackle the capital’s child obesity epidemic,” Mayor Sadiq Khan has decided to put the kibosh on new …

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Kids eat free at this chain restaurant all week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Kids eat free at Zoës Kitchen this week. Photo credit: Zoës Kitchen.

Weeknight dinners are easier with when you have a little help.

Zoës Kitchen is offering a free kids meal with the purchase of a regular entrée after 3 p.m. now through Sept. 22. Kids menu meals include shrimp kabab, grilled chicken fingers and pizza piadina. To cash in on this offer, use promo code ZKKIDS, which is valid for dine-in only.
Various locations, zoeskitchen.com.

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Celebrate National Cheeseburger Day with these deals, specials and recipes

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Reformation Brewing and Freight Kitchen are pairing up for National Cheeseburger Day. / Contributed photo

When it comes to culinary pairings, you can’t get much tastier than a cheeseburger. A juicy patty topped with a slice of cheese — is there anything better? So imagine our delight to find out that Sept. 18 is National Cheeseburger Day.  A whole day set aside to celebrate one of our favorite indulgences? We’re in. Keep reading to find out how to pay homage yourself:

Deals and specials

Local businesses

Reformation Brewery and Freight Kitchen and Tap in Woodstock are teaming up to offer ...

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Free burritos at Willy’s Mexicana Grill today

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Tucker residents can get free burritos at Willy’s Mexicana Grill today. Photo credit: Melissa Libby & Associates.

Today is your day to get a free burrito.

Willy’s Mexicana Grill will open its newest location in Tucker and to celebrate, the restaurant will give away a free burrito and drink today. Willy’s signature stuffed burritos are made to order, so customers stuff it with more than 20 toppings ranging from chicken to pork and rice to salsa. Burritos are also served with a side of free nacho chips. The store will be open from 11 a.m.-10 p.m., but the free burrito ...

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Fight for $15 Held Protests Across the Country on Labor Day

Source: Grub Street NY

On Labor Day, fast-food workers across the country once again went on strike for workers’ rights. They were joined by teachers, hospital employees, day-care workers, and others in the latest nationwide demonstration by the Fight for $15 campaign. The last major protest was on the campaign’s four-year anniversary on November …

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We tried the new Hardee’s Hawaiian Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Hardee’s Hawaiian Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Aloha! Fast-food chain Hardee’s has debuted its Hawaiian Grilled Chicken Sandwich, and we had a chance to try it. Find out is we thought it was worth doing the hula over:

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We tried the new Chick-fil-A breakfast bowl and Reese’s peanut butter Kripsy Kreme doughnut

We tried root beer floats

 

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Taco Bell Is Trying to Win Over China’s Customers With Margaritas and Alcoholic Slushies

Source: Grub Street NY

While KFC and Pizza Hut spread across China like grease fire, their sister-chain Taco Bell has struggled to make inroads into the country. Chinese consumers latched on to KFC for its fried chicken and local offerings, like congee with you tiao, but Taco Bell’s Americanized Mexican food never struck a …

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Trump’s Secretary of Labor Pick Called Fast-Food Workers ‘the Best of the Worst’

Source: Grub Street NY

Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of Labor, Andy Puzder — the robot-loving CEO of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s parent company, CKE Restaurants —is notoriously anti-labor. He’s advocated for replacing people with machines instead of paying them a livable wage, thinks Obamacare is bogus, and presided over chains with …

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Restaurant Workers in 19 States Are Getting New Year’s Raises

Source: Grub Street NY

Considerable pay raises await millions of American restaurant workers when they show up for work in 2017. According to the AP, hourly pay in the new year will increase for minimum-wage earners in 19 different states, plus there are another 22 cities around the country that are also …

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Schlotsky’s tests its first “Austin Eatery” in Duluth

Source: Atlanta Magazine

A look inside Schlotsky’s new Austin Eatery in Duluth.Photo courtesy of Schlotsky’s. Metro Atlanta seems to be a popular testing ground for fast-food brands. Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy’s late-in-life pet projects, Truett’s Pizza Cafe and the Hawaiian-themed Truett’s Luau, have been operating in Fayetteville for years. Arby’s has a test kitchen in Perimeter Center. Krystal’s headquarters are in Dunwoody. Schlotzsky’s, which launched with “The Original” sandwich (ham, salami, and three cheeses with black lives, red onion, lettuce, and tomato on a Sourdough bun) in Austin, Texas, in 1971, moved its corporate headquarters to Atlanta last year. Last week, the ...

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Schlotzsky’s tests its first “Austin Eatery” in Duluth

Source: Atlanta Magazine

A look inside Schlotzsky’s new Austin Eatery in Duluth.Photo courtesy of Schlotsky’s. Metro Atlanta seems to be a popular testing ground for fast-food brands. Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy’s late-in-life pet projects, Truett’s Pizza Cafe and the Hawaiian-themed Truett’s Luau, have been operating in Fayetteville for years. Arby’s has a test kitchen in Perimeter Center. Krystal’s headquarters are in Dunwoody. Schlotzsky’s, which launched with “The Original” sandwich (ham, salami, and three cheeses with black olives, red onion, lettuce, and tomato on a Sourdough bun) in Austin, Texas, in 1971, moved its corporate headquarters to Atlanta last year. Last week, the ...

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Schlotzsky’s tests its first “Austin Eatery” in Duluth

Source: Atlanta Magazine

A look inside Schlotzsky’s new Austin Eatery in Duluth.Photo courtesy of Schlotsky’s. Metro Atlanta seems to be a popular testing ground for fast-food brands. Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy’s late-in-life pet projects, Truett’s Pizza Cafe and the Hawaiian-themed Truett’s Luau, have been operating in Fayetteville for years. Arby’s has a test kitchen in Perimeter Center. Krystal’s headquarters are in Dunwoody. Schlotzsky’s, which launched with “The Original” sandwich (ham, salami, and three cheeses with black olives, red onion, lettuce, and tomato on a Sourdough bun) in Austin, Texas, in 1971, moved its corporate headquarters to Atlanta last year. Last week, the ...

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Schlotzsky’s tests its first “Austin Eatery” in Duluth

Source: Atlanta Magazine

A look inside Schlotzsky’s new Austin Eatery in Duluth.Photo courtesy of Schlotsky’s. Metro Atlanta seems to be a popular testing ground for fast-food brands. Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy’s late-in-life pet projects, Truett’s Pizza Cafe and the Hawaiian-themed Truett’s Luau, have been operating in Fayetteville for years. Arby’s has a test kitchen in Perimeter Center. Krystal’s headquarters are in Dunwoody. Schlotzsky’s, which launched with “The Original” sandwich (ham, salami, and three cheeses with black olives, red onion, lettuce, and tomato on a Sourdough bun) in Austin, Texas, in 1971, moved its corporate headquarters to Atlanta last year. Last week, the ...

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Here’s McDonald’s Latest Plan to Make Its Restaurants Less Miserable

Source: Grub Street NY

Recognizing that going into McDonald’s still feels like entering a pit of despair for most people, the chain’s leadership has revealed its latest plan to make people like it again. The idea? Just make McDonald’s feel more like proper restaurants, which it’s been doing by testing out table …

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Is the Depressing Presidential Campaign to Blame for Slumping Burger Sales?

Source: Grub Street NY

The United States is, through and through, a hamburger nation. Americans find an excuse to eat burgers for every possible occasion, and rightly so. It’s almost unfathomable that something might actually cause people to collectively eat fewer of them, but, according to a couple of fast-food CEOs, this…More »

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New Restaurant Chain Charges Low-Income Families Less for Meals

Source: Grub Street NY

Los Angeles is about to boast another possibly game-changing restaurant chain committed to producing fast food that’s tasty and healthy yet still cheap. Opening this weekend, Everytable is a grab-and-go concept dreamed up by two former Wall Street guys, Sam Polk and David Foster, and…More »

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Fully Automated All-Quinoa Restaurant Coming to Midtown

Source: Grub Street NY

There are no cashiers at Eatsa, a futuristic chain that started in (where else?) San Francisco, and the menu is exclusively composed of quinoa bowls. You place your order on an iPad, and then, like magic, your name pop ups on an LCD screen, and your meal appears in a…More »

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San Francisco Restaurant’s Robots Will Crank Out 400 Burgers an Hour

Source: Grub Street NY

A few years back, a start-up called Momentum Machines bragged that it had disrupted fast food forever with a burger-flipping robot. The thing could allegedly crank out 400 sandwiches an hour and customize each to the creator’s liking. The idea — which sounded pretty fantastical at the time — was…More »

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Photos: Courthouse Wendy’s Demolished

Source: ARLnow


Photos: Courthouse Wendy’s Demolished
Photos: Courthouse Wendy’s Demolished
Photos: Courthouse Wendy’s Demolished
Photos: Courthouse Wendy’s Demolished
Photos: Courthouse Wendy’s Demolished
Photos: Courthouse Wendy’s Demolished

The former Wendy’s restaurant in Courthouse is no more.

A construction crew demolished the restaurant yesterday, reducing it to a pile of rubble. As of last night, only a couple of newspaper boxes and small brick wall that was in front of the restaurant’s drive-thru lane still stood.

Wendy’s closed in December, as did its next-door neighbor, the Wells Fargo bank. The bank is next in line for demolition.

The site is set to be redeveloped into a 12-story office building that will feature Wells Fargo as its marquee ground floor retail tenant.

There are now three remaining Wendy’s ...

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Renovations at Columbia Pike Burger King

Source: ARLnow


Renovations at Columbia Pike Burger King
Renovations at Columbia Pike Burger King

The Burger King on Columbia Pike is getting a makeover.

Located at 3627 Columbia Pike, Burger King’s realm was looking a bit less-than-regal as of late. Over the past few days, however, workers have spruced up the interior.

More remodeling — including exterior changes — appears to be in the works.

During the interior renovation, the restaurant’s dining room was closed but its drive-thru remained open.

Hat tip to John Fontain

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Was Chick-fil-A named the top fast food fried chicken sandwich?

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich

Those famous “Eat Mor Chickin” Chick-fil-A cows might have a bone to pick with a recent list ranking the top fast food fried chicken sandwiches.

Food blog Delish picked — gasp! — Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A’s Classic Chicken Sandwich for the second spot on the list, behind the newly released Chick’n Shack sandwich from Shake Shack, which has one Atlanta location at The Shops Buckhead Atlanta.

Rounding out the list is the Crispy Chicken Sandwich from Wendy’s in the third spot; Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen’s Chicken Po’Boy; The Double Doubler from KFC; The Original Chicken Sandwich from Burger King; ...

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Wendy’s, Wells Fargo Now Closed in Courthouse

Source: ARLnow

Wendy's closed in Courthouse
Wendy's closed in Courthouse
Wendy's closed in Courthouse
Wendy's closed in Courthouse
Wells Fargo closed in Courthouse
Wells Fargo closed in Courthouse
Wells Fargo closed in Courthouse

The Wendy’s in Courthouse has finally closed its doors to make way for a new 12-story office building.

Signs were posted in the windows at the fast food restaurant today saying that it has closed. The signs direct customers to the nearest Wendy’s, located three miles away at 5066 Lee Highway.

Also closed is the Wells Fargo Bank next door. Readers reported that the bank, which will also be torn down for the new office development, closed several weeks ago.

A sign in the windows at the bank directs customers to another Wells Fargo branch just up the road, ...

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Jose Andres Brings Beefsteak to Philly

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

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A healthy lunch from Beefsteak

World-renowned chef Jose Andres makes his debut in Philadelphia by bringing his vegetarian, fast-food concept, Beefsteak to the University of Pennsylvania campus in early 2016.

Beefsteak – a name with a twist for a vegetable heavy menu – offers a selection of veggie bowls from original, chef-inspired combinations or simply made to order. The main ingredient here is the vegetables that showcase the seasons, as well as, year-round favorites. Beefsteak’s veggie bowls offer a variety of combinations prepared in a flash and blanched to order.

Create your own bowl by choosing a choice of grain, house-made sauce, fresh-cooked ...

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