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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.

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McDonald's move into shared meals

McDonald’s is making its first foray into shared meals in the UK with the countrywide launch of a 20-piece Chicken McNuggets ShareBox.

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Burger King Introducing First Stuffed Burger

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.

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Supermac's New Year Deals

Supermac’s launches New Years deals – Double Cheese Burger from €2, Chicken Wrap at €3 or a Snack Box for only €5!

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Burger King Introduces Festive Sprout Burger

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”.

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Five Food Outlets Fined €40,000 for Hygiene Breaches

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.