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
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.
As it celebrates 40 years in business, Starbucks is rolling out its reworked siren logo and a new in-store look.
McDonald’s is making its first foray into shared meals in the UK with the countrywide launch of a 20-piece Chicken McNuggets ShareBox.
Burger King announced today the much-anticipated introduction of the first stuffed burger on a national quick-service restaurant chain menu. With a name that is nearly as big a mouthful as the product, the Jalapeño & Cheddar BK Stuffed Steakhouse already has slipped onto the menu in some markets.
Burger King has introduced the Sprout Surprise Whopper to change perception of the widely loathed festive vegetable.The fast food chain, which asserts that “Taste is King”, claims the limited edition burger will “prove beyond all doubt that even the much hated sprout can taste delicious”.
Five food outlets were fined almost €40,000 plus legal fees after they were prosecuted for breaching food hygiene regulations last month. The largest fine of €21,000 was imposed on Cashel Kebabs, Co Tipperary, for six counts of breaching the food hygiene regulations.