chain restaurants

Fast Food

How This Illinois 'Burger King' Has Defied the Global Chain with the Same Name

This rogue restaurant has been slinging burgers—but not Whoppers—for over 60 years.
Dave Minsky
chain restaurants

Your Days of Watching Porn at Starbucks Are Numbered, Pervs

Starbucks can't stop you from watching step-sibling porn, but they can stop you from doing it on their Wi-Fi.
Jelisa Castrodale
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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