fast food

Candy Companies To Launch “Healthy” Snacks

Mars and Hershey join the race to look less sugary
May 29, 2015 9:00 am

A typical candy bar can consist of nuts covered in chocolate. But add fruit to it, and that candy bar is suddenly a “healthy” alternative. Mars Chocolate North America and Hershey are just the latest junk-food purveyors now looking to cash in on healthier-sounding snacks.

Roy Choi And Daniel Patterson Speak To Questlove About Their Fast-Food Venture

Talking 99-cent “healthy” burgers and nuggets
May 14, 2015 10:00 am

After launching a successful IndieGogo fundraising campaign, a power quartet consisting of food-truck entrepreneur Roy Choi, Coi chef Daniel Patterson, Noma chef René Redzepi, and Tartine’s Chad Robertson are gearing up to launch their fast-food concept, Loco’l, in L.A. and San Francisco this summer. Unlike a typical fast-food chain, Loco’l aims to emphasize quality ingredients and health — but in a sneaky way, to better reach people who prioritize taste and convenience. They recently sat down with Questlove to give the full scoop.

Supreme And Vans Team Up For These White Castle Sneakers

Wear your White Castle love where it shows
Apr 30, 2015 1:30 pm

Supreme’s latest capsule collection, in collaboration with Vans, has a surprise in store for those who love skateboarding and burgers. So basically everyone who wears Supreme and/or Vans. Nicely done. Those squishy little White Castle sliders you have to be really high to eat, let alone crave, have inspired not just a cult film franchise but a line of shoes!  

Salted Brownie Beer, Cheese Alters History, Grain-To-Bottle Whiskey

Some cool stories from the day in food news
Apr 16, 2015 3:30 pm

Welcome to the afternoon roundup! If it happened in food today, it’s news to us. Here are a few stories that have caught our attention.

Mayonnaise Madness, Vegan-Friendly Milk, Tablets Replacing Restaurant Menus

Some cool stories from the day in food news
Apr 15, 2015 3:30 pm

Welcome to the afternoon roundup! If it happened in food today, it’s news to us. Here are a few stories that have caught our attention.

Kids Are Maybe Eating Less Fast Food, Grocery Chains Struggling, Omelette As Art

Some cool stories from the day in food news
Mar 31, 2015 3:30 pm

Welcome to the afternoon roundup! If it happened in food today, it’s news to us. Here are a few stories that have caught our attention.

Peter Chang Strikes Again, McDonald’s Tries Kale, Ramps Now A Tourist Attraction

Some cool stories from the day in food news
Mar 10, 2015 3:30 pm

Welcome to the afternoon roundup! If it happened in food today, its news to us. Here are a few stories that have caught our attention.

Newspaper Reporter Works At A Chipotle And Finds Out All Kinds Of Secrets

Chain has to balance food quality and speed
Feb 26, 2015 12:30 pm

Chances are you’ve waited in line during the lunch rush for a burrito, taco or bowl from Chipotle. And chances are your meal was largely similar to the one you had the last time you were there. And the time before that. That’s because employees at all of the chain Mexican grill’s near-1,800 locations have been thoroughly trained in each and every aspect of food preparation and service. A reporter from The Wall Street Journal recently worked at a Chipotle location for two days to learn the formula behind the chain's continued success.

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