The McDonald’s Fries Scandal You’ve Forgotten About

Founded in 1940, McDonald’s initially used 93% beef fat tallow for their French fries in an effort to save money, according to a piece on the origins of the favored fast food item published by Atlas Obscura. The money-saving decision resulted in a meaty flavor that unexpectedly gave the fries their signature taste so singularly…

Golf entertainment center, McDonald’s eye building in Timnath

A fast food giant and a giant golf entertainment center have submitted early plans to build in high traffic areas in Timnath. McDonald’s, along with an outdoor recreation and golf entertainment center, submitted conceptual review applications to the town’s planning department in late August, the earliest stage in the formal development review process. In May,…

McDonalds seeks 500 employees to join the “Mcfamily”

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – McDonald’s franchises in the Richmond area are hosting a Drive-Up Hiring Day in an effort to hire 500 employees. On Tuesday, Sept. 27, Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney will visit the McDonald’s restaurant located at 2011 Chamberlayne Avenue to encourage residents to participate in McDonald’s hiring day and highlight educational opportunities offered…

Vegan Chicken Chain Project Pollo Recruits Former McDonald’s CEO to Reach 100 Locations by 2025

Vegan chicken chain Project Pollo is on a mission to put Chick-fil-A out of business, and former McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbook is helping it get one step closer to that goal.  Easterbrook’s recent investment in Project Pollo marks the close of the chain’s latest funding round. The former McDonald’s CEO, who left the fast-food giant…

Gordon Ramsay’s ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ restaurant is now open in AC

I’m a big fan of the show, so I hope to someday get a reservation there, but celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay’s newest restaurant is now open in Caesar’s in Atlantic City. The restaurant is called Hell’s Kitchen and it is based on Ramsay’s popular Fox TV show. Caesars Atlantic City via FacebookCaesars Atlantic City via…

The Most Famous Complaints Against Food Franchises

You can’t talk about lawsuits against fast-food chains without mentioning perhaps the most famous: “too hot” coffee, a case that was even parodied in the popular 1990s sitcom “Seinfeld.” By: MUI Kitchen Editorial Office 24 September 2022 · 10:38 pm This happened in 1992, Reader’s Digest reviews, when a 79-year-old woman was trying to take…

BrewDog, a Scottish brewery, opening location in Denver’s RiNo neighborhood

A Scotland-based brewery is tapping into the Denver market. BrewDog, which according to its website has 151 locations around the world, plans to open its first franchise pub in the U.S. next year at 3950 Wynkoop St. in RiNo, according to a spokesperson for the company. The U.K. craft brewery, founded in 2007 by James…