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A Love Letter to Cook Out, the Most Underrated Fast Food Chain

Like all good fast food, it’s quick and cheap; but there are some quirks that make this North Carolina-based chain special.
Eric Ginsburg
cheesecake factory

Neighborhood Tries to Secede from City In Order to Get a Cheesecake Factory, Fails

The effort to split Eagle's Landing, Georgia off from the city of Stockbridge started in 2016, after the Cheesecake Factory opted not to open a location there.
Hannah Keyser

Teenager Slashed with Sporks in Vicious Attack at a San Francisco Denny's

Half as dangerous as a fork... twice as dangerous as a spoon
Dave Minsky
chain restaurants

Applebee’s Wants You to Eat Your Feelings

Why go to therapy when you can go to Applebee's?
Bettina Makalintal

Why Was There a Bunch of DiGiorno Pizzas at a Little Caesars? A Brief Investigation

Little Caesars claims it has a perfectly reasonable explanation for the stacks of frozen pizza in its store.
Lauren Rothman

Costa Coffee Pulls Avocado-Insulting Ad Due to Complaints

Do we not all agree that the avocado-ripening process is very frustrating??
Jelisa Castrodale
Fast Food

Now That the $5 Footlong Is Dead, Can We Admit that Subway Sucks?

Their sandwiches are bad; their scandals have been even worse.
Hilary Pollack
chain restaurants

Waffle House is Tracking Hurricane Florence, and Yes, That Means it's Serious

Turns out everyone’s go-to spot for 3 AM hashbrowns is also an important part of both hurricane preparedness and recovery.
Jelisa Castrodale

A Timeline of All the Dumbass Shit Papa John Has Done to Sabotage His Pizza Company

He's been a high-grade jabroni since 2012.
Luke Winkie

Subway Worker Ruins Vegan's Life by Revealing Truth About Mayonnaise

“I felt so horrible, she stood there with such a distraught and defeated face, I had shattered this poor girl's world,” he wrote.
Jelisa Castrodale

Researchers Say that If You Don't Eat at Arby's or Applebee's, You're Probably a Liberal

"Conservatives... disproportionately buy Jell-O gelatin desserts and eat at Arby’s.”
Jelisa Castrodale

Inside the World of Competitive Sign-Spinning

Once just a low-wage job for teenagers outside of sandwich spots, sign-spinning is now a fleshed-out and fiercely competitive sport.
Luke Winkie