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  • Do You Live In IHOP America Or Waffle House America?. Map

    Do You Live In IHOP America Or Waffle House America?. Map

    Given that these two chains have roughly the same number of franchises, Waffle House’s density in the South is pretty astounding.* Greater Atlanta looks like it has a Waffle House...
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  • Eating USA: IHOP

    Eating USA: IHOP

    IHOP...eat like the Americans...and certainly worth one breakfast when in the USA....
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  • IHOP's free pancake day doesn't mean you don't have to tip

    IHOP's free pancake day doesn't mean you don't have to tip

    People get incredibly excited about National Pancake Day and the free pancakes that IHOP gives away. Today is National Pancake Day, and guests can receive a free short stack of...
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  • 5 Ways To Build A Better Burger

    5 Ways To Build A Better Burger

    Summer is the season for barbecues. That often means burgers and hot dogs. If you want to indulge in an occasional burger, here are five ways to build a better...
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  • Meet the Man Behind Five Guys

    Meet the Man Behind Five Guys

    My mom said to me, "If you don't study, you'll be flipping burgers." That eventually gave me the idea for Five Guys--along with this little hamburger place in northern Michigan...
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  • Five Guys shakes 'Do you want bacon with that?'

    Five Guys shakes 'Do you want bacon with that?'

    Five Guys restaurants also serve hamburgers; kosher-style hot dogs; Cajun-style fries; and veggie, grilled cheese and BLT sandwiches, among other fare. Other toppings include grilled onions, grilled mushrooms, jalapeno peppers,...
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  • Boston Market: There's Life in the Old Bird Yet

    Boston Market: There's Life in the Old Bird Yet

    Kindler has bolder plans. He is remodeling stores across the country and even plans to open new ones--a remarkable comeback for a chain written off as dead....
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  • Great American Bites: Zaxby's, a chain dedicated to chicken

    Great American Bites: Zaxby's, a chain dedicated to chicken

    One of the biggest little restaurant chains in America, Zaxby's has expanded from a single shop in the college town of Statesboro, Ga., in 1990 to more than 500 outlets...
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  • What Burger King's Super-Disturbing Mascot Teaches Us About Creepiness

    What Burger King's Super-Disturbing Mascot Teaches Us About Creepiness

    Back in the mid-2000s, Burger King had a really unnerving ad campaign where a man in a plastic Burger King mask breaks into people's houses and watches them sleep....
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  • No Horse Meat in Whoppers, Says Burger King

    No Horse Meat in Whoppers, Says Burger King

    Fear not. Your Whopper is not made of horse, Burger King said Friday, amid reports that beef from one of the chain’s European suppliers was tainted with horse meat....
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  • Boston Market opens first mall location

    Boston Market opens first mall location

    Boston Market is hoping to provide more access to its comfort food by opening its first food court location this week, according to a company press release....
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  • The Effects of Eating Fast Foods Every Day

    The Effects of Eating Fast Foods Every Day

    There are some nutritious fast-food options available at many fast food chains, but you need to do some research to separate the healthful from the harmful....
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  • Americans Eating Less Fast Food!

    Americans Eating Less Fast Food!

    The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reported some good news for nutrition activists and others hoping to help Americans eat healthier. A new study found that American adults are consuming...
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  • Benihana History

    Benihana History

    When the first Benihana opened in 1964, Japanese cuisine was unknown to the United States and the idea of having a chef prepare a meal at your table was completely...
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  • Benihana Japanese Restaurant at Anantara Riverside

    Benihana Japanese Restaurant at Anantara Riverside

    Benihana is famed for its oversized, signature sushi rolls and the larger-than-life teppanyaki chefs who entertain while they cook and offer a memorable show. The restaurant is located in the...
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  • The History of Fast Food

    The History of Fast Food

    Restaurants have been around in some form for most of human civilization. But they usually catered to travelers. As far back as ancient Greece and Rome, inns and taverns generally...
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