Taco Bell rolls out Waffle Taco in breakfast war with McDonald’s

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Look out Egg McMuffin… here comes the Waffle Taco.

On the same day McDonald’s said it was considering extending its breakfast menu beyond 10:30 a.m., Taco Bell rolled out the heavy artillery for its entry into the fast-food breakfast wars on March 27.

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Egg McMuffin for lunch? McDonald’s mulls longer breakfast hours

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Egg McMuffin - it may not be just for breakfast anymore.

McDonald’s, which currently cuts off its breakfast menu at 10:30 a.m., is considering offering both breakfast and lunch menus at a time when people’s eating habits are changing — particularly those coveted customers in their 20s and 30s.

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Fast Food smackdown: ‘French fry burger’ vs. ‘Mighty Wings’

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The ante keeps getting upped in the battle between fast food giants for the American belly (and bucks).

A day after The Chicago Tribune reported that McDonald’s plans to launch a new chicken menu item, dubbed Mighty Wings, Burger King fired back Tuesday with a “French Fry Burger” for a buck.

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What’s their beef? Striking fast food workers say low wages

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You may find yourself waiting longer for McNuggets or a Whopper this week as thousands of workers in seven cities around the country strike for $15 an hour and the right to unionize.

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Taco Bell stops selling kids’ meals to focus on millennials

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Taco Bell said Monday it will stop serving kids’ meals and toys, which weren’t boosting sales anyway.

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This is the ‘worst restaurant meal in America,’ according to health group

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The Center for Science in the Public Interest has named the “worst restaurant meal in America” — they say it’s Long John Silver’s Big Catch, a $4.99 plate featuring a 7-8 ounce piece of fried haddock, hush puppies and the choice of a side. (The version CSPI tested had onion rings as the side.)

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Look out America, here comes egg and bacon in a glazed doughnut

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Even as fast-food chains tout their healthy offerings, they’re also coming up with fatty new treats to keep customers interested. Case in point: Dunkin’ Donuts is adding a doughnut breakfast sandwich to its national menu this week. 

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Taste of outside world: Smugglers sneak KFC into Gaza

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The demand for KFC in the Gaza strip has led one company to beat the Israeli blockade by smuggling the fast food through tunnels from Egypt.

NBC’s Annabel Roberts reports.

Where’s the beef? McDonald’s dropping Angus burgers from US menu

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A bit of bad news for all you beef lovers out there: McDonald’s said Thursday that it’s cutting one-third pound Angus burgers from its menus in the U.S. as beef prices hit all-time highs.

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McDonald’s breakfast all day. It could happen, CEO says

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Consumers can expect one of the world’s largest restaurant chains to look very different in the future, with new menu items, delivery services, loyalty programs, and maybe even all-day breakfast options. McDonald’s President and CEO Don Thompson, in a wide-ranging interview with CNBC’s "Squawk on the Street" offered a peek into the future of the fast-food chain.

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Honeymoons Over My Hammy! Weddings at Denny’s

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Can’t decide which you love more — your honey or maple syrup? If you’re in Las Vegas, you’re in luck. Behind its bright-yellow, abstract facade, the Denny’s restaurant in the Neonopolis district on Fremont Street (a short drive from the Strip) that opened last November is now accepting bookings for its in-house wedding chapel.  

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Where’s the beef? McD’s mulls slicing Angus burger from menu

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McDonald’s is getting rid of its Chicken Selects and Fruit & Walnut Salad, as well as considering the removal of Angus burgers.

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Awesome and zesty: Tasting Taco Bell’s Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Tacos

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Nuclear fission. The Oslo peace accords. Voltron. And now, another history-making epic combination is here: Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Tacos from Taco Bell. The dynamic flavor duo will officially launch March 7, but TODAY.com got a special sneak taste test Wednesday, in a downtown New York flower shop. My official journalistic tastebud investigation results: zesty! Cool! Ranchy!

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Where’s the inch? Subway’s Footlong falls short

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Call it “Subway and the angry inch.” On Tuesday, a Facebook user posted a picture of a Subway “Footlong” sub next to a tape measure, and showing the sandwich coming up short, measuring a mere 11 inches. The caption read, “subway pls respond.”

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Twisted! Wendy’s offers a pretzel-esque burger bun

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Continuing to try to cement its reputation as selling a better class of burger, Wendy’s is selling a bacon cheeseburger that sits on a pretzel-esque bun.

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