Tag: Fast Food

‘McMillions’ Is the Story of the Ex-Cop Who Scammed McDonald’s Out of $24M in Monopoly Prizes

An upcoming six-part HBO documentary is telling the absolutely bonkers story of a former police officer-turned-corporate security auditor who scammed more than $24 million worth of cash and prizes out of McDonald’s—and he’s almost certainly the reason why your uncle never got that one piece he needed to win big at McDonald’s Monopoly. “This story […]

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Another Cop Has Been Caught Lying About Being Harassed by Restaurant Workers

Last weekend, a police officer in tiny Herington, Kansas went into a nearby McDonald’s, ordered a premium roast coffee with three sugars, and was handed a cup that had the words “fucking pig” written on it in black marker. After hearing about McDonald’s new Fucking Pig Blend, Herington police chief Brian Hornaday logged into the […]

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Here’s how to get two free McDonald’s apple pies

Photo courtesy: Uber Eats McDonald’s apple pies are known for their flaky crust and delicious apple filing and you can snag two for free with a new Uber Eats deal. From now until December 19 when you order $15 or more from McDonald’s through Uber Eats, you will get two free complimentary apple pies, according […]

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Arby’s offers holiday swag, including ‘all the meats’ wrapping paper

Arby’s is getting into the holiday spirit. The fast food chain launching its first ever holiday shop online. It’s the perfect spot to buy gifts for your meat-loving friends. There’s a retro holiday glass and red Christmas sweater but the big ticket is the all the meats wrapping paper. It’s regular holiday paper featuring roast […]

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Taco Bell’s Scented ‘Crunchwrapping Paper’ Sold Out Immediately

This is the time of year when most people start frantically Googling “how to wrap a present,” because no one wants to watch their grandma struggle with an impenetrable wad of Scotch tape and stick-on bows. (Not again, ’cause last year was heartbreaking.) And although you might learn how to curl ribbon, how to ensure […]

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McDonald’s Wants That Smoke With Popeyes, Testing New Chicken Sandwich in Tennessee, Houston

Photo: Shutterstock As if they haven’t done enough irreparable harm to our taste buds, it appears that the latest contestant in the ongoing Chicken Wars is none other than McDonald’s. With fast-food chicken generating over $43 billion in revenue this decade and Popeyes unleashing a cultural phenomenon with #TheChickening, it was only a matter of […]

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Mark your calendars – Popeyes’ spicy chicken sandwich is officially coming back

When Popeyes abruptly sold out of its highly sought-after spicy chicken sandwich in August, hungry fans demanded to know when the viral phenomenon would return to its menu. Now, after a torturous two month wait, Popeyes announced Monday the item would return on November 3 as a permanent item, and it doesn’t anticipate running out. […]

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You Guessed It, There’s A Sexy ‘Sold Out Chicken Sandwich’ Halloween Costume Now

It’s that time of year again… pumpkin spice everything, apple picking, and costume manufacturers seeking to capitalize off of the year’s trends and headlines with “sexy” Halloween costumes. So far, as food and beverage inspired sexy costumes go, 2019 will undoubtedly feature no shortage of ladies parading around as White Claw cans (no pun intended). […]

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The UK’s First Chick-fil-A Has Announced Its Closure After Just Eight Days

In mid-2011, Kim Kardashian was married to then-New Jersey Nets player Kris Humphries for all of 72 days. In the summer of 2017, Anthony Scaramucci served as the White House Communications Director for 10 days. But it only took eight days for the first Chick-fil-A in the United Kingdom to announce that it would be […]

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Panera Worker Allegedly Fired Over Mac & Cheese-Related TikTok

According to Know Your Meme, “Bruh, Look at this Dude” has made sporadic appearances on the internet since 2015, soundtracking videos that roasted random strangers, YouTube personalities, and President Donald Trump. But when it featured in a TikTok filmed in an unnamed Panera Bread, it also became the eventual soundtrack of somebody getting themselves fired. […]

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You Want Socks with That? McDonald’s Is Giving Away Free Loungewear for 1 Day Only

McDonald’s Giving Away Free Merchandise for 1 Day Only | PEOPLE.com Top Navigation Close Explore PEOPLE.com Profile Menu Follow us Close Share options Close View image You Want Socks with That? McDonald’s Is Giving Away Free Loungewear for 1 Day Only this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility […]

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A Chicken Sandwich Battle Between Popeyes And Chick-Fil-A Is Playing Out On Fast Food Twitter

Popeyes Popeyes and Chick-fil-A are officially at war over chicken sandwiches, though right now it’s a battle mostly of subtweets on Twitter. That’s good, as modern warfare generally doesn’t pause on Sundays anymore and actual violence over fast food is certainly frowned upon. In early August, Popeyes announced that it would release a legitimate chicken […]

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Burger King Workers Must Be Allowed to Grow Beards, Catalan Government Rules

Last November, the Burger King—the actual Burger King—symbolically shaved his beard to show his support for the Movember Foundation, a charity that raises awareness for men’s health issues. The unblinking plastic monarch supposedly spent the month growing a “kingstache” for the charity, and encouraged other men to do the same, but he ultimately allowed his […]

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Jollibee Buys Struggling Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Chain, Continues Its World Takeover

On Thursday, Jollibee’s official Twitter account posted a single tweet, which was a photo of their wide-eyed insect mascot wishing a happy birthday to multifaceted Filipina entertainer Sarah Geronimo. “May your day be filled with love, joy, and all your Jollibee favorites!” the company wrote. What it didn’t mention—and didn’t tweet about—was that the Manila-based […]

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I Found NYC’s In-N-Out Burger and Solved the Mystery of How It Got There

At 6:29 a.m. on Saturday, July 20, my wife and I discovered a pristine In-N-Out Double-Double lying face up on Sutphin Boulevard in Jamaica, Queens. As a huge In-N-Out Burger fan, this was a startling and somewhat horrifying discovery. Was this evidence that we really are living in a simulation? Was this, as my brother […]

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Woman Arrested After Allegedly Pouring Hennessy in Taco Bell Worker’s Mouth From Drive-Thru

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $15 an hour, which would be the first minimum wage increase in a decade. This bill has little-to-no chance of passing in the Republican-controlled Senate—because “Republican-controlled”—but it’s still an encouraging sign for workers. […]

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How the Hell Did an Uneaten In-N-Out Burger End Up on the Street in NYC?

The first In-N-Out opened in 1948 in Baldwin Park, California, a San Gabriel Valley town that was, at the time, known mostly for its family-run turkey farm. That restaurant became the state’s first drive-thru and, over the next several decades, it slowly became synonymous with California fast food—despite the fact that the chain didn’t start […]

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I Eat the Same Fast Food Every Day to Manage Anxiety About the Gig Economy

This Is Fine. is a weekly newsletter from VICE about the highly personal tactics people use to make the world feel less harrowing. In this edition, John Paul Brammer extols the virtues of a very specific eating habit that anchors him in a highly chaotic professional field—and, like, world. Sign up here to receive a […]

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