Fast Food Week

Fast Food Week

A History of Taco Bell’s Failed Attempts to Open Locations in Mexico

Taco Bell has locations in China, Guam, and Iceland, but not a single restaurant in the nation that birthed the taco.
Alex Swerdloff
12.22.17
Fast Food Week

I Spent an Entire Day in a Mall Food Court

Breakfast, lunch and dinner inside the belly of America's disappearing mall culture.
Alison Stevenson
12.2.17
Fast Food Week

How US Army Technology Gave Rise to the McRib

The US Army pioneered restructured meats in the 1960s, and that technology found its way into beloved fast food menu staples.
Anastacia Marx de Salcedo
11.24.17
Fast Food Week

From Mafia Murders to Pitbull: How the Strange Story of Miami Subs Epitomizes Florida

Every Florida kid remembers the fries, the gyros, and the contract killing.
Myles Karp
11.23.17
Fast Food Week

Berlin's Best Fast Food is on a Street Shaped by War

How the Middle Eastern conflicts shape the world of German street food.
Philipp Sommer
8.5.17
Fast Food Week

One of America's Best Burgers Comes from This Dive Made of Sea Trash

Something ineffable sets Le Tub apart. Maybe it's all the toilet seats on the walls.
Myles Karp
8.3.17
Fast Food Week

Sonic Boom: How Fast Food Brought Scientific Optimism to the Masses

It was no coincidence that Yeager broke the sound barrier just a few years before the burger stand began offering 'service at the speed of sound.'
Gigen Mammoser
7.28.17
Fast Food Week

Reflecting on the Burger King Pokémon Disaster of 1999

How kids meal toys at the height of Pokémania led to two deaths and a lot of panic.
Gigen Mammoser
7.28.17
Fast Food Week

Make Your Own Fast Food Feast at Home

Making your favorite burgers, chicken tenders, and tacos at home is the ultimate guarantee that you'll have it your way.
Munchies Staff
7.28.17
Fast Food Week

Why So Many Fights Break Out in Fast Food Restaurants

"When I go to a property that’s completely out of control, I find that the employees and managers are frightened."
Nick Rose
7.28.17
Recipe

Fried Chicken Sliders

What sets these sliders apart from the rest? No buns, just 2 pieces of fried chicken sandwiching bacon and cheese (in other words, heaven).
Jo Fuertes-Knight
7.27.17
Fast Food Week

My Dad Invented the Extra Value Meal

Angela Dimayuga of Mission Chinese Food discovers that her father, a former manager at McDonald's, unwittingly changed the fast food landscape forever.
Angela Dimayuga
7.27.17