Fast Food



Our Fast Food Channel covers news and menu additions to brands within the Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) industry. Typically Fast Food or QSRs are categorizes by food that is prepared and served very quickly, typically associated with food sold out of a restaurant or storefront using preheated or precooked ingredients.



Swedish McDonald’s Let Customers Trade Empty Cans for Burgers

August 29, 2014 // 4:24 pm

A McDonald’s in Stockholm, Sweden is giving customers the chance to trade their recyclables for burgers. Yep, it’s exactly what it sounds like. A local billboard advertised that the fast-food corporation (at least in Stockholm) was accepting “cards, cash and cans.” Great alliteration there, Mickey D’s.

Attached to the…

Pizza Hut Introduces Bacon and Cheese-Stuffed Crust Pizza

August 29, 2014 // 8:39 am

Pizza Hut has done some pretty random interesting stuffed crust pizzas over the years. From cheeseburger to pineapple, you’d think they’d continue further away from the list of sensible ingredients stuff-able into a pizza crust. That being said, the pizza chain has taken a few…

Arby’s Becomes Largest Chain Ever to Launch Gyros

August 27, 2014 // 2:00 pm

Arby’s attempts to stay relevant by adding two new gyros to their menu. The move will make the company the largest fast food chain to serve gyros. Although, seeing as the Arby’s version is stuffed with deli meat, we’re using the term “gyro” lightly.

The Roast Beef Gyro wraps…

Arby’s Wants You to Climb Their Meat Mountain for $10

August 25, 2014 // 11:00 pm

You can’t just post a picture of a giant stack of meat and expect people not to want it. In an attempt to illustrate that they have more than just roast beef, Arby’s created a poster of its different varieties of meats stacked on top of each other and…

Little Caesars Swaps Pizza Crust with Soft, Fluffy Pretzel

August 25, 2014 // 5:08 pm

Kicking off the end of summer, Little Caesars is introducing their new Soft Crust Pretzel Pepperoni Pizza. Come September 1st, the carryout special will be priced at $6 between 4pm to 8pm.

According to GrubGrade, the chain’s regular greasy crust will be swapped with a salted, buttered…

Burger King to Merge with Tim Hortons, Will Create 3rd-Largest Fast Food Company in the World

August 25, 2014 // 12:50 pm

Burger King and Tim Hortons announced on Sunday night that the two companies are in cahoots to complete a merger. If the deal is successful, it would create the world’s third-largest fast food company, with $22 billion in system sales and over 18,000 restaurants deep in 100 countries.


McDonald’s Selling Chicken Nuggets You Season Yourself

August 25, 2014 // 11:08 am

Earlier this year, we reported that McDonald’s was testing seasoned fries at select locations. Now it seems they’re taking the seasoning game up a menu item and testing their Chicken McNuggets. GrubGrade reports via @saconthecheap that a McDonald’s in Sacramento is testing Shakin’ Flavor Chicken McNuggets.


Japan Unveils Adorable Mock Pizza Hut Run Entirely By Cats

August 22, 2014 // 2:39 pm

Cats are the animal equivalent of grumpy teens working summer jobs — disinterested, lethargic, perpetually annoyed. Just ask Tencho, Hime, Dora, and Detch, the four newest cat employees for Pizza Hut Japan.

Part of the brand’s newest video campaign, Pizza Cat! is a completely fictional Pizza Hut location “run”…

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