Fast Food

Report: One-Third Of US Kids Still Eat Fast Food Every DayAbout one-third of U.S. children and teens eat pizza or other fast food every day, a new government report shows. That's about the same as it was in the 1990s.
McDonald's Will Launch All Day Breakfast On Oct. 6If you're one of those people who hates missing the end of breakfast hours at McDonald's, hang on just a little longer: the chain says its breakfast menu will be available all day starting Oct. 6.
Moorhead DQ Makes Up Its Own Ice Cream RulesThe Dairy Queen in downtown Moorhead has been thumbing its nose at corporate HQ pretty much since it opened in 1949, despite some efforts from the home office to have the store mind its Ds and Qs.
Dairy Queen Removing Soda From Kids' MenusSoft drinks are still on the kids' menu at Dairy Queen. But come Sep. 1, the fast-food franchise will joins chains like McDonald's and Wendy's in eliminating soda. That doesn't mean adults can't order it for kids if they want. But for grandmother Jackie Preusse, just knowing the option isn't listed is a huge relief.
Fast Food Workers Protest Wages In Minnesota, Across NationFast food workers in more than 190 cities around the country, including here in the Twin Cities, are expected to walk off their jobs. It's the latest in a series of protests, calling for a higher minimum wage.
Fast Food Workers Protest Wages At Mpls. McDonald’sFast food workers and union supporters briefly took over a Minneapolis McDonald's restaurant Thursday. It was part of a nationwide protest in 150 cities by fast food workers demanding a $15-an-hour minimum wage.
Teen Unemployment Down, Summer Job Outlook PositiveMinnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development officials say the summer job outlook for teens is looking pretty good this year. DEED Jobs Analyst Oriane Casale says the unemployment rate for teens in Minnesota is down substantially from the last two years.
Good Question: Why Are Fast Food Places Jumping Into Breakfast?What do you think of some egg and sausage wrapped in a waffle with a syrup on the side? Taco Bell is making a big bet you're willing to try it. Its new Breakfast Waffle Taco and A.M. Crunchwrap are some of the new items available when the chain starts offering breakfast next month.
Are More Doritos-Flavored Foods On The Way?Dorito dust may be the new salt for more restaurant chains. PepsiCo Inc., which owns Cheetos, Fritos, Tostitos and other snacks, found success last year after teaming up with Taco Bell to create Dorito-flavored taco shells.
Fast Food Workers, Supporters Protest Wages Across Nation Fast food workers and their supporters here in Minnesota and more than 100 cities across the country are holding a day of protests.
Man Suspected In 6 Robberies Of Fast Food RestaurantsPolice are investigating after a suspected six-time robber got away again Wednesday morning in Maple Grove -- and they're asking for the public's help to find him.
McDonald's Returns To MSP AirportThey're lovin' it -- the "they," in this case, being the travelers who demanded the return of McDonald's to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. It may not sound like a big deal to some, but others say it's been a super-sized issue.