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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Here’s What McDonald’s Looked Like When It First Opened In 1955

The massive fast food restaurant chain had a humble beginning.



18 Healthy Fast Food Drinks Under 200 Calories

We found plenty of healthy fast food drinks that are indulgent enough to feel like a treat. Here's what...


This Is the Secret Behind Shake Shack’s Massive Success

It’s a simple philosophy that led to a booming business.


The Serious Reason You Need to Stop Putting Lemon Wedges Into Your Water

Lemon water is great for you, but learn why you might want to opt out at restaurants.


Do You Know the Cleanest Fast-Food Restaurants in America?

A recent Restaurant Business survey revealed the cleanest fast-foods in the country. Did your favorite make the cut?


10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Popeyes Chicken

Popeyes knows a thing or two about chicken ... but how much do you really know about it?


13 Fast Food “Facts” That Are Actually False

For some reason, we love to tell whoppers about the horrors behind the counter at fast food restaurants. Don’t fall...

14 Red Flags You’re About to Eat at a Bad Restaurant

These telltale signs indicate you’ve opened the door to an eating establishment that likely isn’t up to snuff—and it’s time...


10 Things You Shouldn’t Touch at All-You-Can-Eat Buffets

Here’s how you can enjoy the experience at buffets while minimizing the risk to your health.


These Major Restaurants Have Secret Menus For Dogs

The restaurant world is a lot more pet-friendly than you'd think. Just be sure to consult your vet before feeding your...


25 Old-Fashioned General Stores Across America

"If we ain't got it, you don't need it!" General stores were once the hub of rural towns, where people...


The Best Barbecue Joint in Every State

Pack some Wet-Naps and hit the road for a state-by-state tour of the best barbecue restaurants in America.


10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Burger King’s Whopper

Which came first: the Whopper or the Big Mac? Find out the answer, plus more fun facts you never knew...


9 Amazing Restaurants That Hire People with Disabilities

See how restaurants that hire people with disabilities are making the world a more inclusive place.


The Best Brunch Spot in Every State

Move over, breakfast! For endless mimosas and hearty egg dishes, here are the best brunch spots in the country.


8 Fish You Should Never Order at a Restaurant

Fish is considered one of the healthier foods out there—but not all fish are created equal. To make sure you’re...




This 7-Year-Old Restaurant Is Now America’s Favorite Pizza Chain

People really love customizing their food at this chain.

17 Things McDonald’s Employees Won’t Tell You

Here’s what people working for those famous golden arches wish you knew.


50 Cheesecake Factory Copycat Recipes

From cashew chicken to filet mignon, The Cheesecake Factory always satisfies. Bring your tasty faves to the kitchen with a...


This Secret Ingredient Is What Makes McDonald’s Apple Pies So Amazing

The secret ingredient is surprisingly natural (and no, it's not sugar).


This Is Why Coke Tastes Better at McDonald’s Than Anywhere Else

It actually IS different than other soda fountains.


The Best Winery in Every State

Vineyards can be the perfect destination, whether you're planning a romantic weekend getaway or a relaxing day trip with friends....


The Real Reason Why Starbucks Coffee Sizes Aren’t Small, Medium and Large

Finally—your longest running question, explained!