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  1. the chain gang
    Matthew McConaughey’s New Carl’s Jr. Ads Are Very Matthew McConaugheyAlright?
  2. the chain gang
    Carl’s Jr. Will Open Its First New York Location in Midtown Early Next YearIt will be near Madison Square Garden, followed by “more Manhattan locations.”
  3. Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s Had to Fire 1,200 Undocumented Workers in 2014The headaches continue for Labor secretary nominee Andy Puzder.
  4. protests
    Carl’s Jr. Workers Are Protesting Puzder’s Nomination in Dozens of Cities TodayCouncilmembers and labor leaders are expected to attend the New York rally downtown.
  5. Sexual-Harassment Rate at Carl’s Jr. Is Well Above Industry AverageTwo-thirds report being harassed by a colleague or customer.
  6. The Chain Gang
    Fast-Food CEO Wants to Automate RestaurantsRobots are “always polite,” “always upsell,” and “never take a vacation.”
  7. The Chain Gang
    Carl’s Jr. Embraces All-Natural FoodThe chain is rolling out an organic turkey burger.
  8. Health Scares
    A Hardee’s Worker Might Have Exposed Thousands of Customers to Hepatitis AYet another story that will make you consider swearing off fast-food joints once and for all.
  9. The Chain Gang
    America’s Most Patriotic New Burger Is Topped With Potato Chips and aIt allegedly took almost ten years to perfect this thing.
  10. Quote Of The Day
    Carl’s Jr. CEO’s Problems Will Be Solved With iPadsAlso, more outlets in Siberia.
  11. The Chain Gang
    Smashburger Opening in the Financial DistrictLook out for it early next year.
  12. The Chain Gang
    Hardee’s Plots Massive Expansion to NortheastThe chain packed up and left at the end of the last century.
  13. Heroes
    Hardee’s Employee Pulls Man From Burning CarNot the ideal way to roll up to the drive-through.
  14. Food Porn
    Carl’s Jr. Recruits Kate Upton for Its Latest AdThe swimsuit model is the latest person to show up in the the chain’s hot-ladies-eating-burgers ad campaign.
  15. Mediavore
    NJ Wine Bill Awaits Christie’s Signature; ‘Flex-Casual’ Is NowPlus: Police arrest a South Jersey hockey fan in connection to the brutal beating of a Rangers fan in front of Geno’s; and the Humane Society gobbles up Carl’s Jr and Hardee’s, all in our morning news roundup.
  16. Mediavore
    Boston Launches Food-Truck-App Contest; the Humane Society Invests in Hardee’sPlus what to do with your excess Twinkies and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  17. The James Weird Awards
    The James Weird Awards: Illegal Lemonade Stands, Fast-Food Quitters, and YogurtPlus: stolen sheep (statues), condiment thieves, and more, all in this week’s roundup of weird restaurant news.
  18. Mediavore
    Indian Weddings Take Heat for Food Waste; Woman Delivers Child in Hardee’sThe subcontinent’s more lavish ceremonies are under fire for possibly being too extravagant.
  19. Mediavore
    Ocean City Restaurateurs Push For BYOB Privileges; Extravagant Indian WeddingsPlus: Top Chef Mike Isabella totally digs DC’s food scene; and China’s growing dependency on other countries staple foods could ultimately stabilize the country’s relationship with the U.S. all in our morning news roundup.
  20. Mediavore
    Fears Spread On Japan’s Food; Frog Found in Canned Green BeansJapan’s government reports its food is safe from radiation as ramen is shipped in to feed survivors of the recent earthquake and tsunami.
  21. Mediavore
    Frog Found in Can of Green Beans; Younger Siblings Suffer Less From AllergiesPlus: Asian fast food is now a trend, fears of food-supply contamination in Japan, and more, in our morning news roundup.
  22. Mediavore
    The United States of Beer; Carl’s Jr. Parent Co. Considers Leaving Carp forMeanwhile, eat the burger chain’s newest menu item at your own risk.
    Julia Child’s Posthumous Productivity; More on the Kwanzaa CakePlus: Jamie Oliver despises his wife, pizza wars, and more, all in our morning news roundup.
  24. Neighborhood Watch
    Hardee’s and Little Louie’s Damaged in Fort Greene Fire; MissionPlus: L’Ecole adds spring menu items, and Graydon Carter & Co. to take over Fedora, in our daily roundup of neighborhood food news.
  25. Mediavore
    Facing Tons of Empty Tables, Aqua Offers a $20.10 Lunch; Bet on the Super Bowl
  26. Mediavore
    Fire Rips Through Bronzeville Restaurant; ‘Healthy’ Fast Food Full of SodiumPlus: fancy paper plates, and what makes milk organic, all in our morning news roundup.
  27. Mediavore
    Buy Katie Lee’s Kitchen; Brooklyn’s First Green RestaurantPlus: low-fat items packed with sodium, and biodegradable Japanese dishes, all in our morning news roundup.
  28. Mediavore
    A New Kind of Dunkin’ Donuts Drive-Thru; ‘Healthy’ Fast Food Full of SodiumPlus: fancy paper plates, and what makes milk organic, all in our morning news roundup.
  29. Mediavore
    Car Smashes Into Restaurant at 7th and Flower; First Lady Shops at White HouseMichelle Obama shops outside of The White House and a car hits a Downtown eatery.
  30. Mediavore
    Bruni’s Bulimia; SF’s Alcoholic Pets
  31. Mediavore
    Ramadan Deadline Pressures Date Growers; Prison Inmates Garden for Food BanksAs Ramadan approaches, California date farmers are scrambling to fill orders, while prisons put their inmates to work for food banks.
  32. Mediavore
    Less Cranberries This Year; Milford Water SafePlus: Frank Bruni’s diet secret, and Angus burger battles, all in our morning news roundup.
  33. Mediavore
    State-Mandated Locavorism; Diet Secrets Of A Restaurant CriticPlus: school lunch reform; competition for McDonald’s
  34. Badvertising
    Hardee’s Is a Total A-holeThe fast-food chain uses a gross-out technique in a new ad.
  35. Product Placement
    Padma Does a ‘Burger Shot’ for Hardee’sFirst there was Tom Coke-licchio. Now, Padma shilling for Hardee’s.
  36. Mediavore
    Anne Burrell Too Busy for Gusto; a ‘Top Chef’ in Yankee StadiumPlus: Strip House plans to expand, Au Bon Pain gives away free iced coffee today, and more, in our morning news digest.
  37. Mediavore
    Nello Buys ‘Page Six’ on the Cheap; Jody Williams Trying Not toNello’s Nello Ballan gives Richard Johnson a $1,000 gift, and fifteen “Page Six” mentions of Ballan’s restaurant later, the embattled gossip column has the devil to pay. [NYT] Jody Williams claims not to have read Frank Bruni’s review of Morandi, though she knows that people are laying odds on the date of her departure. [Mouthing Off/Food & Wine] Related: Not So Bene [NYM] Restaurant-industry lobbyists express a not-unexpected disappointment with the federal minimum-wage increase passed by Congress, finding it “entirely out of place” in a war-spending bill. [Nation’s Restaurant News]