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A Paper Straw Factory Is Opening Up in Britain Before a Planned UK Single-Use Plastics Ban

The first paper straw factory in the “last several decades” in Britain is planning to launch in Wales as fast-food chains prepare for a planned ban on single-use plastic products throughout the UK, the Guardian reported, with some chains already preparing their own plans to phase out plastic in favour of paper. Read More >>

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KFC Crisis 23rd Feb: These Stores Are STILL Closed, And Here’s The Nearest Open Branch To Each

The nation is not coping well. Hundreds of KFC branches are still closed due to a lack of Kentucky Fried Chicken. There would no doubt be an armed insurrection by now, were it not for KFC's most enthusiastic fans not being in the best shape for combat. Read More >>

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What’s The Grossest Fast Food Chain?

This article was originally posted on 30th October 2017, but in the light of the "KFC Crisis" we thought you might like to be reminded about what substitute fast food eateries to avoid. Spoiler: pretty much all other fried chicken shops. Sorry. Read More >>

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KFC Crisis: Closures on Wednesday 21st Feb & Find Your Nearest Open KFC (Updated)

It's Wednesday the 21st February, and still much of the country is without access to Kentucky Fried Chicken. After the crisis is over, and Britain can go back to eating just about passable fast-food, there will be some serious questions that need to be asked: Do we need a strategic fried chicken reserve? And is Britain prepared for an even more dramatic crisis, like, say, if Nandos declared itself vegetarian? Read More >>

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The UK’s Fast Food Capital is *Drumroll* Cardiff

When you think about which part of the country spends the most on fast food and takeaways, you might automatically assume London, or possibly stick to the stereotypes and go for Glasgow or Edinburgh. Well you'd be wrong, because the actual answer is Cardiff. But you already knew that, since you read the headline. Read More >>

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Subway’s High-Tech Redesign Is Bad and Wrong

I’m not scared to say it: I love a good Subway sandwich. My dad used to take me to the only Subway in town after we went food shopping, and I remember tracking my growth based on how much of the toppings I could see over the tall counter. Now, it seems, Subway wants to ruin that experience for future generations. Read More >>

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Watch a Blacksmithing Patriot Forge a Knife Using Beer, Bacon, and Chips

It’s hard to think of anything more American than giant weapons and fast food. So Steve Calvert, from YouTube’s Green Beetle channel, combined the two, using beer, bacon, and chips to forge a “‘Murica!” knife that promises to at least make the country’s kitchens great again. Read More >>

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Why McDonald’s Big Mac Sauce Tastes Like Ketchup

Burger fans recognise the power of the special sauce, whipping up their own custom batches to recreate the savoury, delectable bite they know and love from their favourite burger chains. Usually, those sloppy creations mirror thousand island dressing: ketchup and mayonnaise, ketchup, relish and mayonnaise, ketchup, relish, mustard and mayonnaise, et cetera. Except here’s the thing: there’s no ketchup in the most common burger au jus, the McDonald’s Big Mac Sauce. Read More >>

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Beverage-Dispensing Burger King Vending Machine Is a Lego Masterpiece

If YouTube’s AstonishingStudios was ever able to convince Lego to turn all of its creations into real sets, we’d never have to leave our desks to get breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Their latest creation is a Burger King vending machine that serves up chips, Whoppers, and even dispenses Coca-Cola. Read More >>

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The ‘Fashion’ Shots Promoting McDonald’s New Packaging Will Make You Snigger

McDonald’s has decided that the best way to get customers to turn their backs on so-called ‘gourmet’ burger chains and return to the golden arches is by updating its packaging, rather than its food. The fast-food behemoth has unveiled the redesigned boxes, cups and paper bags that'll land in US outlets this month, and the rest of the world during the year. Read More >>

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This Deep Fried Big Mac is the Pinnacle of Fast Food Ingenuity

Today is a momentous day. Just by existing, this deep fried Big Mac has brought humanity forward. Because the only thing missing from the poster child of fast food, a Big Mac, is the key ingredient to most junk food goodness: getting deep fried. That mistake by mankind has been corrected. And here it is. Read More >>

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McDonald’s Invented a Takeaway Bag That Transforms Into a Serving Tray

What’s the biggest problem with fast food? Its terrible quality? Its contribution to the obesity epidemic? Obviously it’s the fact that diners have no place to put their food after removing it from the takeaway bag. Read More >>

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Seven Real Cakes That Look Like Fast Food

I don't know which of these cakes that look like fast food I like better. The Big Mac, the bucket of KFC, the Subway sandwich... I just can't decide. My only option is to shake my head in disbelief and then proceed to stuff my mouth with all of them. Read More >>

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Used Canola Oil Turns Dusty Paths Into Roads That Smell Like Chips

Fryer oil turns plain old potatoes into delicious chips. It powers our biodiesel cars. And, now, it's being used to turn the dusty surfaces of rural Canadian roads into stable makeshift asphalt—AND THEY SMELL LIKE CHIPS. God bless our obsession with that infernally unhealthy liquid. Read More >>

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McDonald’s May Extend Breakfast Hours to Cater for Erratic Yoof Eating Habits

Don't the kids of today know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day? Apparently not: "Millennial" youth eating habits are now making McDonald's consider extending its breakfast menu serving hours in order to fill young tummies with its fast food at a time that suits them. Read More >>