November 6, 2012 Whether you pick up some fast food or eat at a full service restaurant, eating out means eating more calories and drinking more sugary soda. For kids and teens, that has a lot of implications, especially as the country faces an obesity crisis.
October 1, 2012 After scoring poorly on recent restaurant surveys, Arby's is introducing fresh-made sandwiches and a new logo. But the chain is not about to ditch the curly fries that made it famous.
May 17, 2012 A Michigan teen bit into his Arby's sandwich and discovered a severed finger. It's the latest in a long line of disgusting discoveries of real-life fingers in fast food.
May 2, 2012 Pizza Hut's latest offering, available only in the Middle East, is a cheeseburger-pizza hybrid. The combination either makes foodies' stomachs turn - or growl. But from a global perspective, it's not that different from how ethnic cuisines are marketed in the U.S.
April 16, 2012 Fast-food items in the U.S. are much saltier than the same items in Europe, according to new research. France and the United Kingdom had the least salty food overall.
February 24, 2012 Is that veggie pizza at the local pizza chain 1,680 calories, or 2,960? Fast-food menus with calorie counts that are supposed to help eaters make healthier choices often aren't much help, a new study reports.
February 22, 2012 Food court mainstay Panda Express is now in the midst of a major transformation. It's adding premium products like Angus steak and portobello mushrooms, and new flavors to keep pace with an increasingly sophisticated American palate. But that fiendishly tasty orange chicken isn't going anywhere.
February 16, 2012 Slogans for Las Vegas restaurant the Heart Attack Grill include "Taste worth dying for." But the burger joint's shtick of serving "quadruple bypass" burgers collided with reality Saturday, when a patron suffered a heart attack while eating at the restaurant.
January 18, 2012 Fast-food restaurants would love to break into the lucrative home delivery market. But can a delivered french fry be a crispy one? We tested Burger King's new home delivery service to find out.
July 26, 2011 McDonald's will begin rolling out new Happy Meals in September, downsizing the french fries and putting a fresh fruit or veggie in every box. As a result of the changes, the chain says it's cutting calories of its most popular Happy Meals by about 20 percent.
July 20, 2011 Nearly 1 in 5 foods contained 100 or more calories than the restaurant stated, a new study finds. Researchers checking the calories counts found most were within 10 calories of the figures on the menu.
July 13, 2011 The National Restaurant Association is encouraging restaurants to offer choices that emphasize nutrition over empty calories in meals for children through a new program called Kids Live Well.
July 1, 2011 In-N-Out Burger, Chipotle Mexican Grill and Chick-fil-A are among those that got good ratings. The big boys — Burger King, KFC, McDonald's and Taco Bell — didn't fare so well.