Crowds of delivery drivers responding to a rush of online orders violated safe distancing measures as they flooded unprepared restaurants.
At locations across the country, there have been complaints about shortages of key ingredients for popular drinks, breakfast foods and even cups, lids and straws.
The fast-food company is raising wages at company-owned restaurants, but the move still falls short of demands for a minimum wage of $15 an hour.
The city seeks $150 million in relief for employees, accusing the fast-food giant of “complete disregard” of a law governing workweeks.
Michael Moss’s “Hooked” explores the science of food addiction and the companies that make a profit from manipulating our biological instincts.
Inspired by pandemic lessons that kept customers in cars, chains are adding more lanes and curbside pickup, improving apps and testing menu boards that use artificial intelligence.
The burger and I have a juicy past. But do we have a future?
Virtual food brands, often driven by real celebrities, are rapidly spreading across the country. Do they help or hurt independent restaurants?
Fast-food chains like Chick-fil-A and Popeyes have been vying for chicken supremacy, capitalizing on the sandwich’s popularity with customers.
Food researchers debate whether highly processed foods like potato chips and ice cream are addictive, triggering our brains to overeat.
The New York City Council passed a bill that would shield workers from being fired without a valid reason. Fast food restaurants say the new rules will make it harder to hire and keep the best workers.
The fast food establishment allows me to indulge in an uncomplicated worldview and to exist anonymously for a little bit.
The fast-food chain has named Tyson Foods, Perdue Farms and other producers in a lawsuit, which carries the latest allegations of price fixing in the industry.
To feel close to my father, a man I never fully knew, I eat chicken nuggets.
Inspire Brands, backed by Roark Capital, is assembling a portfolio of quick-service restaurant chains it thinks will withstand the pandemic.
Intentionally inane, “Whatever Happened to Pizza at McDonald’s?” satirizes the business of podcasting.
Popular YouTube channels often bombard young children with thinly veiled ads for junk food, a new study finds.
A partnership between the rapper and the fast-food chain is a melding of the merchandising minds.
A judge rebuffed a Labor Department move that made it harder for employees to win judgments against parent companies over pay violations.
Some national chains, both retail and restaurants, are closing outlets in New York City, which are struggling more than their branches elsewhere.
The fast-food chain said Steve Easterbrook, who was fired last fall, concealed evidence during an investigation into his conduct.
In addition to declaring solidarity, the fast-food industry could make changes to protect the health and safety of black employees.
The fast-food chain distributed a guide to franchise owners with instructions like putting “closed” signs on tables to promote social-distancing and cleaning bathrooms every half-hour.
Hundreds of Wendy’s restaurants aren’t serving hamburgers and grocery stores are limiting meat purchases, as shoppers begin to feel the impact of meatpacking plant shutdowns.
With dine-in restaurants shuttered and social distancing paramount, drive-throughs are now providing a crucial source of revenue during the pandemic.
They poured the money into stock buybacks and dividends. Now, those hurting from the pandemic want government aid.
People are finally cooking more.
As the coronavirus spreads, the public interest demands that employers abandon their longstanding resistance to paid sick leave.