Restaurant News: Dining & Fast Food

Dining out is as much fun as eating in. We’ve got the scoop on restaurant news from your favorite go-tos (including just when to hit the drive-thru.)

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The Best Mom-and-Pop Popcorn Shops in America

How do you spot the top popcorn shops across the USA? You ask our Taste of Home Community Cooks, of...

8 Defunct Restaurant Chains We Genuinely Miss

With equal parts love and longing, we present this mouth-watering list of the popular chains that are now serving burgers...

10 Things Restaurant Hosts Wish You’d Stop Doing

Here's how you might be making your host's job harder.

Red Lobster Debuts Lobster and Waffles Made from Their Cheddar Bay Biscuits

Red Lobster is whipping up a seafood-inspired take on chicken and waffles.

Here’s the Surprising Reason Taco Bell Got Its Name

And no, it has nothing to do with bells.

Dairy Queen Is Giving out Free Ice Cream Cones on the First Day of Spring

DQ's celebrating the first day of spring with by giving out a small vanilla soft serve cone Tuesday, March 20.

Taco Bell’s Nacho Fries Are Their Most Successful Item Launch Ever

Since the Jan. 25 launch, more than 53 million orders of Nacho Fries have been placed, totaling 9 million pounds...

18 Secrets Chipotle Employees Won’t Tell You

From money-saving tricks to biggest pet peeves (and not much love for the queserito), we got the inside scoop from...

24 Things Restaurant Owners Wish They Could Tell You

Restaurant owners are in charge of quite a bit when it comes to owning a restaurant.

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The Scientific Reason Why McDonald’s Fries Are So Good

You're not the only one who can't stop eating them. Ever wondered why?

Classic Chili

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We think this recipe from Marjorie Carey from Alamosa, Colorado, tastes just like Wendy's chili! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

21 Restaurant Copycat Recipes for Your Slow Cooker

When you're craving restaurant quality at pantry prices, these copycat recipes are just the ticket. Plus, thanks to your slow...

The Best Diner in Every State

Fine dining is great and fast food is fine, but sometimes all you crave is good old-fashioned diner fare. Find...

Here’s Why You Should Think Twice Before Ordering Dessert at Restaurants

You might want to skip the sit-down sweets and opt for something truly homemade instead.

5 Ways to Make Your Pumpkin Spice Latte Habit Healthier

Trim off that extra sugar with these tips for a healthy PSLs.

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Outback Steakhouse Copycat Recipes

We love a trip to Outback Steakhouse, but we love recreating those signature dishes at home even more! Check out...

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72 Food Truck Copycat Recipes

No street food for miles? No worries. With these food truck recipes, you can make your favorites right at home....

The Best Doughnut Shops in Every State

Time to start planning a road trip! We uncovered the best doughnut shops in every state.