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37 min ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

R.I.P., Zesto's Drive-In on Ponce de Leon Avenue

Zesto's Drive-In on Ponce de Leon Avenue will soon shut off its neon lights, stop serving ice cream, and no longer hand out slaw dogs, ending a 60-year run at its iconic Old Fourth Ward location. The restaurant's owners last Friday announced that the fast-food eatery had been sold to an "undisclosed buyer" and will officially close on September 20. Jimbo Livaditis, a part-owner of Zesto's six metro Atlanta locations with his brother, Lee, tells CL the unexpected opportunity to sell the restaurant occurred in recent weeks.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Life, Food, Dining

4 hrs ago | Slackerwood

Insider's Guide: Alamo Drafthouse Menu Hacks

Everyone knows that places like Torchy's Tacos and In-n-Out Burger have secret menus, for a given definition of "secret." Slackerwood has done much in-depth research and can now offer you a guide to customizing the Alamo Drafthouse menu.

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Related Topix: Dining, Life, Food, Pizza, Hamburger

8 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

Dallas gets first banh mi shop from fast food mega-chain

Guests watch food being prepared at the new Saigon street food restaurant Banh Shop in Dallas. It's the first Banh Shop from parent company Yum! Brands, though a second will open at DFW International Airport soon.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Dallas, TX, Pizza, Entertainment

12 hrs ago | Denver Westword

Reader: Whenever a Transplant Tells Me There's No Good Barbecue, I Tell Them to Go Home

After a month of eating barbecue, last week we served up our list of the ten best barbecue joints in Denver -- and the comments line has been smoking. " Wayne's is the best!" " Jabo's got robbed!" " Georgia Boys is yum."

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17 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

Steals & Deals at Fast Food Restaurant Chains in September

When you think of fast food, do you think of McDonald's, KFC, White Castle, Arby's and Sbarro? Well, you're in luck because there are coupons and promotions featured in this week's edition of Local Steals & Deal to these restaurant chains that you don't want to miss! We're talking about free coffee, free cinnamon apple crisp, free slice of pizza, hot wings for less than $1, and a Buy One, Get One Free offer on a combo meal. Check out the offers now, they won't last! McDonald's : This offer of a free small McCafe coffee during morning hours, from Sept.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pizza

Sun Sep 14, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Fast food workers use 'civil disobedience,' to earn higher wages for...

No one ever said that flipping burgers and making tacos should be a career, but unfortunately too many fast food workers have bought into a bogus bill of goods being sold to them by unions, politicians and others that their "profession" is, well, a profession and they should be paid like it. Unfortunately for them, they are choosing to make the wrong stand for the wrong issue at exactly the wrong time in history.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Small Business, Personal Finance

Scoop

Wellingtonians least likely to choose fast food for a date night

Canstar Wellingtonians are the least likely to find food from fast food outlets to be tasty and fresh , and the least likely to think it's acceptable to be taken on a date/to take a date to a fast food restaurant . These results are from a recent survey by Canstar Blue which has shown that 38% of Aucklanders think it's acceptable to be taken on a date to a fast food restaurant.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Australia, Oceania, New Zealand, World News,

The Independent

French campaigners call for ban on free fizzy drink refills

Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Campaigners in France have spoken out against the introduction of "drink as much as you like" drinks machines at two popular burger chains.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition

Neatorama

15 International Menu Items from American Fast Food Restaurants

Fast food is a booming industry, not only in our country, but all over the planet. Now, you have fast food chains like McDonalds and Pizza Hut moving themselves to as many different locations as they can in the world.

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Related Topix: Dining, Life, New England, ND

The Kingman Daily Miner

Deli joining SHR fast food cluster

The cluster of fast-food restaurants along Stockton Hill Road will grow with the opening of Jimmy John's delicatessen in December, the franchise owners said Friday. It will be the second Jimmy John's location in Mohave County, said Alison Wofford, who opened the first one in Lake Havasu City in April with her husband, Paul.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Mohave County, AZ, Lake Havasu City, AZ, Kingman, AZ

New York Daily News

Restaurants in NYC are mixing up high and low

Check out fried chicken and Champagne at Birds & Bubbles, or eggs and Dom Perignon at Denny's, or Buffalo chicken croquettes at Urbo At Birds & Bubbles, a newly opened restaurant on the Lower East Side where Southern comfort food meets Park Avenue, chef Sarah Simmons pairs fried chicken with Champagne - just the latest fusion of high and low end edibles. "I wanted to make food that people crave - but I also wanted to drink amazing wine whether I'm picking up Thai food or eating at Eleven Madison Park," Simmons says of her inspiration behind the fast food-meets-fancy concept.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Meat, Chicken, Dining, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Wine, Drink

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Motley Fool

Believe It or Not, This Breakfast Chain Is Best for Starting Your Day Off Right

Your mother always told you breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and doctors would tend to agree: A healthy breakfast provides a high level of nutrients, vitamins, and minerals; energy; and overall better health. That message has been drilled into our heads so often that almost two-thirds of consumers link breakfast with health and believe skipping it is detrimental.

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Related Topix: Breakfast, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

Green Left Weekly

United States: Fast-food workers step up wage fight

Fast-food workers rally in Chicago as part of a nationwide action on September 4. Photo from Amien Essif/In These Times. "Paddy wagon's on its way," announced a Chicago Police tactical officer over his radio early on the morning of September 4. Shortly after, a crowd of about 300 demonstrators - including more than 100 striking fast food workers - began chanting "Take the street!" and proceeded to do just that.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Prison, New York

Switched

Taco Bell Owner's Next Big Thing Is Vietnamese Fast Food

On Friday in Texas, the fast food behemoth behind Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut launched its first Bahn Shop, focusing on Vietnamese-style sandwiches made of meat or tofu with spices, vegetables and herbs on baguettes. Yum! has its eyes on upstart rival Chipotle, which is known for its fresh ingredients and customizable burritos.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Huntington Beach, CA

Daily Mail

Robert Downey Jr's son Indio snacks on fast food as he heads out of ...

Robert Downey Jr's son Indio snacks on fast food as he heads out of LAX after pleading guilty to felony drug possession He was praised by a judge on Friday for making good progress in rehab after he pleaded guilty to a felony drug possession. And on Saturday, Robert Downey Jr.'s son Indio looked to be putting his best foot forward as he departed Los Angeles at LAX airport, to head back to his rehab facility.

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Related Topix: Iron Man, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Kiss Kiss... Bang Bang, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Robert Downey Jr., Life, Food, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA

Examiner.com

It's best to think of Vertskebap as a fast-food spot that serves quality beer

Vertskebap is the new fast-casual import from Austin with several bare-bones locations in Houston specializing in doner kabobs, the Turkish version of roasted meet cut from a spinner and placed in bread pocket as was introduced to Germany by Turkish immigrants. Doner kabobs are not unlike the shawarmas from the Levant and elsewhere in the Middle East and the Greek gyros.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Austin, TX, Baked Goods, Bread, Vegetables, Vega, TX

WIBX-AM Whitesboro

Arrest for Alleged Intent to Sell Heroin in Fast Food Parking Lot

A man suspected of dealing heroin from the parking lot of a fast food restaurant is now in police custody. 34-Year old Wilson Jimenez-Rentas of Dudley Avenue in Utica was arrested on Friday, September 12, 2014 for allegedly attempting to deal heroin from the back of his minivan while parked at the Wendy's located at 175 North Genesee Street in Utica.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Utica, NY

The Times of India

McDonald's to sue Burger King for 'racist' black burger

Stories in Mocktale are works of fiction intended to bring a smile to your face. They bear no connection to events and characters in real life.

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Related Topix: Mary J. Blige, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, R-N-B, Life, Food

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Albany Times Union

Rex Smith: More cost than we see to fast food

With his company getting beaten up in both the media and the marketplace, you've got to feel just a little sympathy for the CEO of McDonald's. Not a whole lot of sympathy, mind you - Don Thompson can put up with a lot for a job that paid him $9.5 million last year.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Hamburger, Schenectady, NY, Colonie, NY, Troy, NY, Opinion

Albany Times Union

Rex Smith: More cost than we see to fast

With his company getting beaten up in both the media and the marketplace, you've got to feel just a little sympathy for the CEO of McDonald's. Not a whole lot of sympathy, mind you - Don Thompson can put up with a lot for a job that paid him $9.5 million last year.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Hamburger, Schenectady, NY, Colonie, NY, Troy, NY, Opinion

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