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  1. the chain gang
    Starbucks Bans Personal Cups Over Coronavirus FearsThe coffee retailer will also ban “for here” cups until further notice.
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    Study Finds Black Baristas Are Paid Less Than White Baristas at StarbucksLGBTQ and foreign-born employees also reported being discriminated against.
  3. odes
    This Bagel Is Actually a Perfect DessertSomehow, this is a food item that is still recognizably a bagel, but it has liberated itself from its inherent bagelness to become something else.
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    Papa John Says He Didn’t Actually Eat All Those PizzasThe greasy-pizza mogul walks back his incredible claim.
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    Krispy Kreme Will Glaze New York City With 6 New StoresThe doughnut chain is staging a massive comeback for 2020.
  6. controversies
    Here Are 13,253 More Reasons to Avoid ChipotleThe state of Massachusetts just hit the restaurant chain with a $1.3 million fine for child-labor violations.
  7. lawsuits
    San Antonio Has Spent $315,000 to Keep Chick-fil-A OutThe Texas city is embroiled in two lawsuits and a government investigation since barring the chicken-sandwich chain from the local airport.
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    IHOP Wants to Open the Shake Shack of PancakesThe breakfast chain thinks its food can be even faster and cheaper.
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    Entire Internet Gathers to Roast Papa John“Papa John casually animorphing into a garlic knot.”
  10. odes
    Hershey’s Pie Is the Best PieSome desserts demand to be eaten in the car.
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    Vegan Man Sues Burger King Over Impossible Whopper Meat ContaminationHe claims that the meatless burger is coming into contact with surfaces used to grill meat-based burgers at the chain.
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    Hey, Starbucks, WTF Is ‘Merry Coffee’?The chain’s new Christmas cups are madness.
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    McDonald’s Fires CEO Over Relationship With EmployeeSteve Easterbrook is out after nearly five years at the helm of the fast-food giant.
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    Chick-fil-A Invites Customers to Celebrate National Sandwich Day. On Sunday.Apparently, someone at the chicken chain forgot they’re closed.
  15. controversies
    Chick-fil-A Expanded to England. Days Later, It Announced Its Departure.The conservative chicken chain won’t last long in the United Kingdom.
  16. meat alternatives
    McDonald’s Is Finally Getting Into the Plant-Based Burger GameThe global chain will collaborate with Beyond Meat on a long-awaited veggie burger.
  17. the chain gang
    Kroger Wants You to Please Leave Your Gun at Home on Your Next Grocery RunThe Ohio-based chain joins Walmart in the effort to keep guns out of its stores.
  18. the chain gang
    Get Ready for Pumpkin-Spiced Cold BrewIt’s the Pumpkin Spice Latte meets third-wave coffee.
  19. odes
    Thank God for Stuffed Crust PizzaI was a sex-deprived teenager. This pizza was my wingman.
  20. make it happen
    Pumpkin Spice Lattes Should Just Always Be for SaleA new report says PSL Season starts on August 27. Maybe it should never end.
  21. culture
    Dosas, Death, and the Pangs of GuiltWrestling with nostalgia at Saravanaa Bhavan, whose founder is a convicted murderer.
  22. grub guides
    The Great New York Chicken Sandwiches That Aren’t From Chick-fil-AWhere to go when you want a squishy bun and juicy bird that are also free of problematic politics.
  23. noise complaints
    How Starbucks Made Its Baristas Hate Hamilton“If I have to hear Hamilton one more time I’m getting a ladder and ripping out all of our speakers from the ceiling.”
  24. pizza
    Lasagna Pizza Is the Food Mash-up America Needs Right NowLittle Caesars has answered our collective prayers.
  25. the chain gang
    You’ve Only Got a Few Months Left to Watch Porn at StarbucksNow you’ll have to go to the library to watch it.
  26. the chain gang
    Burger King Honors Wisconsin With World’s Grossest-Sounding BurgerThis is way too much cheese.
  27. breakfast wars
    McDonald’s Set to Unleash Breakfast Sandwiches With ‘3 Times the Meat’Start your day with some coffee and a cardiac arrest.
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    The First Manhattan Jollibee Will Finally Open This MonthThe Filipino fast-food favorite is known for its fried chicken.
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    Just Reading About Applebee’s New $1 Rum Drink Might Give You a HangoverIt’s a ten-ounce zombie, sold at a price that will give you nightmares.
  30. the chain gang
    Dunkin’ Donuts Is Losing the ‘Donuts,’ Keeping the DoughnutsWhat would Fred the Baker think?
  31. ihop
    Oh, God, There’s IHOP Beer, NowAs if the whole IHOb burger campaign wasn’t enough.
  32. sexual harassment
    Can Anyone Fix the Restaurant Industry’s Sexual-Abuse Problem?Yesterday’s nationwide McDonald’s strike was the latest reminder of a troubling epidemic.
  33. taste test
    Are Shake Shack’s New Chicken Nuggets Any Good?A very important taste test.
  34. the chain gang
    Waffle Houses in Florence’s Path Have Begun to CloseThe Georgia-born diner chain is legendary for not closing for almost anything.
  35. sexual harassment
    McDonald’s Workers Will Strike to Protest Sexual HarassmentThe strike will take place in ten cities on September 18.
  36. the chain gang
    Students’ Fake McDonald’s Poster Goes Unnoticed for 51 DaysAccording to Jevh Maravilla, the poster was about bringing more Asian representation to his local restaurant, but it was also hilarious.
  37. the chain gang
    How the Papa John’s Chaos Is Hurting the People Who Actually Work ThereThe ongoing corporate feud takes its toll on the employees who make and deliver the pizza.
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    Starbucks Offends America With Early Pumpkin Spice Latte ReleaseIt’s almost 100 degrees in New York today, but autumn has officially begun at your nearest Starbucks.
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    Olive Garden Will Sell You a Year of All-You-Can-Eat Pasta for $300A good price for death by Alfredo sauce.
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    Here’s What Made Hundreds of People Sick at That Ohio ChipotleLocal health officials say it was Clostridium perfringens, which occurs when food is left at unsafe temperatures.
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    It’s Almost Time Again to Remind Yourself the Pumpkin Spice Latte SucksWith the end of summer comes the return of America’s worst coffee drink.
  42. the chain gang
    Nobody Can Figure Out What Made 700 People Sick at That Ohio ChipotleTests have come back negative for salmonella, E. coli, and other bacteria.
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    Here’s How Much Papa John’s Sales Plummeted After the Racial-Slur IncidentApparently, consumers didn’t like it when founder John Schnatter used a racial slur during a conference call.
  44. the chain gang
    Starbucks Loses California Wage-Theft CaseThe coffee chain will now have to pay workers for any work they do after their shift ends.
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    Papa John’s Begins Scrubbing All Images of FounderThe company sent a seven-page email to franchisees with instructions on how to erase any trace of John Schnatter.
  46. the chain gang
    Another Chipotle Is Closed After Customers Complain of Getting SickMore than 170 people have filed reports about getting ill at a location in Ohio.
  47. wine pairing of the week
    How to Pair Wine With Chick-fil-AThe chicken chain’s soft, comforting sandwiches demand a wine that feels a little special.
  48. the chain gang
    John Schnatter Removed As Papa John’s SpokespersonHe resigned as chairman after admitting to using a racist slur during a conference call.
  49. the chain gang
    Fast-food Companies Move to Make Workers’ Lives Slightly Less MiserableThe practice effectively amounted to franchises “owning” their employees.
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    Papa John’s Founder Resigned After Using a Racial Slur on a Conference CallHe used it on a conference call that was intended to coach him on public relations crises.
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