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Bacon, Cheddar Atop BK's New Toppers Burger

Burger King restaurants added a new layer of flavor to their value offerings with the new Bacon and Cheddar BK Toppers Burger, its newest flame-grilled burger appearing on menus nationwide. This signature burger is 3.2 ounces of 100 percent flame-grilled beef and is topped with a combination of thick-cut, hardwood smoked bacon and Cheddar cheese on a sesame seed bun. The Bacon and Cheddar BK Toppers Burger is available at participating Burger King restaurants nationwide at a suggested retail price of $1.99.

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Flat Sales at McDonald's as spend at outlets falls

However, strong growth in its coffee products is expected to keep turnover levels steady this year.

While the fast-food restaurant saw an increase in customers last year – it served an extra 920,000 customers compared with 2009 – turnover grew by just 1 per cent to €202 million. This indicates an average turnover of €2.6 million in each restaurant.

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Deep-fried Delights are taken to a new level!

So, you thought deep-fried Mars Bars were unhealthy? A Scottish bar serves up deep-fried butter. It’s been dubbed a ‘coronary on a plate’ and is unlikely to be found on any fine-dining menu.

But chefs at one Edinburgh bar are confident their calorie-drenched answer to the deep-fried Mars bar – battered butter balls – will be a real hit with the customers.Already popular in the US, the dessert has been given a Scottish twist by cooking the balls in Irn Bru batter.

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Burger King Offers 'Pizza-size Burgers' in Japan


Last year Burger King exported its multi-serving NY Pizza Burger from its Whopper Bar in New York City’s Times Square to Japan, where the giant was sold as a Christmas holiday specialty. The novelty burger was enough of a hit that Burger King is reviving the “super size” holiday promotion in Japan.

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McDonalds Launches Christmas Advert


McDonalds yesterday launched its Christmas advert, created by Leo Burnett, ahead of the launch of the fast food restaurant’s Christmas menu today.

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McRib Hits McDonalds Menus

Boneless pork and barbecue-sauce-loving fans have reason to rejoice today. For the second time in as many years, the McRib sandwich has returned nationwide to participating McDonald’s restaurants through November 14

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Restaurant chains get serious about fries

The question heard at restaurants for decades — “You want fries with that?” — may conjure up an image of an overlooked side dish consumers end up ordering by default, but chains from McDonald’s and Wendy’s to Bob Evans are not taking French fries or other sides for granted

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KFC Now Selling 'Taste of Ireland' Chicken

How do you make ‘Irish’ fried chicken? Smother it in Baileys liqueur. That’s according to fast food chain KFC, which is now selling ‘Taste of Ireland’ chicken in its Chinese outlets.

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McDonald’s Tries New Boxed Meals for Two

While other chains try “bundled” meals of sandwich, fries and a drink for one person as a way to boost profits, McDonald’s in Australia has been refining a more ambitious idea for the past year: bundled meals for more than one person. Now it has expanded this boxed-meal program, creating two-person boxed lunches and breakfasts in addition to the original four-person dinner-only boxes. It also has introduced Chicken McWings as a new snack or meal add-on item.