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What's Slaying the All-American Burger? After 5 years of steady growth, chicken comes home to roost

Could the hamburger, the long-reigning, all-American favorite, finally be toast? Beef burgers made their name as a workingman’s meal during the Great Depression—before evolving into the symbol of American corporatism and…

May 18, 2014, 8:43 PM EDT

The True, Steamy Story of the Egg McMuffin Hockey puck breakfast turns 40

In December 1971, Ray Kroc paid a visit to a McDonald’s restaurant owned by Herb Peterson. The fast-food chain’s president had learned that the franchisee had cooked up something that…

August 8, 2013, 7:18 AM EDT

Chick-fil-A Franchises Hosting Medieval-Themed Mother-Son Date Knights LOL, WUT?

Behold! Various Chick-fil-A's around the nation are hosting medieval-themed Mother-Son Date Knights. Oh the perils of marketing that occur when franchises create their own LOL-worthy events. According to the press…

April 25, 2013, 2:31 PM EDT

Trade Your Homosexuality for a Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich! Two guys manage to redeem prank coupon

Here's a decent deal if you're gay, but you still somehow love Chick-fil-A: Renounce your homosexuality, and get a free chicken sandwich! The prank promotion, playing off Chick-fil-A CEO Dan…

January 8, 2013, 12:03 PM EST

McDonald's Deal Makes Health Advocates Sick The controversy behind junk food brands sponsoring the Olympics

Would you like chips—er, fries—with that? McDonald’s is a lead sponsor of the 2012 London Olympics, along with Coca-Cola—and the partnerships have not been without controversy, even though McDonald’s has been…

August 6, 2012, 6:24 AM EDT

Ruffling the Wrong Feathers A lesson for corporate presidents from the Chick-fil-A debacle: Keep your beak shut

Well over two weeks after what seemed like an ordinary interview with a religious periodical, feathers are still flying over Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy’s comments in opposition of gay marriage.…

August 6, 2012, 6:23 AM EDT

Drag Queens Protest Chick-fil-A in Song Targeting chain's donations to anti-gay groups

Activists are finding more creative ways to protest corporate and government policies, with many of them turning to the do-it-yourself mass-media outlet that is YouTube. But in order to stand…

March 22, 2012, 7:35 AM EDT

Swallow Your Pride (and Free Food) on Cow Appreciation Day

Is it really almost Cow Appreciation Day already? My, how time flies. If you want to celebrate in style this Friday, go to Chick-fil-A dressed like a cow, and, once…

July 5, 2011, 3:05 PM EDT

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