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Fast Food Menus Are Not Getting Any Lighter
2012-11-14 11:11:04

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The debate on fast food has come some way since the beginning of its inception. These fast food stops may be known for their greasy goodness like French fries and hamburgers, but they have worked to provide healthier options for their customers. Gone are the fatty, fried dishes; instead, there is lighter fare, including salads and fresh fruits, and calorie counts on menus. However, researchers believe that these minor changes are...

2012-11-12 08:32:18

LOUISVILLE, Colo., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Envysion®, Inc., (www.envysion.com) the leading Managed Video as a Service (MVaaS) provider, today announced that Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen has completed deploying the company's Envysion Insight solution to all corporate owned restaurant locations. Popeyes, the world's second-largest quick-serve chicken concept based on number of units, will use Envysion's video-driven business intelligence(TM) in its 40 company-operated locations to...

2012-11-09 12:25:20

OAK BROOK, Ill., Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald's USA is teaming with men's style and lifestyle network Complex Media for the McDonald's Flavor Battle, a national DJ competition featuring some of America's hottest up-and-coming mix-masters and beatsmiths. The 13-week national challenge has begun with 24 DJs each representing a U.S. region and a McDonald's iconic burger -- the Angus Third Pounder (East Coast), Double Quarter Pounder with Cheese (Central) and Big Mac...

Eating Out Linked To An Increase In Calorie Intake
2012-11-06 06:57:13

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online New research from the University of Chicago, Illinois recently found that kids will drink more soda and eat more calories when they are out eating at fast food stops or sit-down restaurants as opposed to when they are at home. Published online by the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, the findings are the first to observe separately the impact of fast food and full-service restaurants. In the study, the team of...

2012-11-05 12:24:06

DUBLIN, Ohio, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Wendy's(® )kicks off its "Wendy's Secret Sandwich" contest today, which will give one lucky Wendy's fan the experience of a lifetime: a trip for two to see reggaeton and pop Latino sensation Tito El Bambino in concert. "Celebrating our fans' passion for good flavor and good music, we're inviting them to guess the ingredients of the Wendy's Secret Sandwich and win a trip to one of Puerto Rican sensation Tito El Bambino's concerts,"...

2012-11-02 11:23:21

SHANGHAI, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AmRest HK Limited, a HK Company, today announced new details about its La Tagliatella Italian restaurant, now open in the Hongkau District of Shanghai. In addition to its traditional Italian name, the restaurant is also being branded for the Chinese market as Chun Yi Tang - Pure Italian Heaven. La Tagliatella is located at 138 Rui Hong Road (near Linping Road) in a new Shui-On development that includes approximately 600 condo units. It is the first La...

Food Flavor And Texture Are Important For Our Senses
2012-10-31 12:11:55

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The act of taking food into our bodies for nourishment and replenishment isn´t often a bland and robotic affair. While we instinctually know when we should eat and that we should eat, there are feelings involved: Sights, sounds, smells, and textures all play a part in how a meal tastes. Though they have the same nutritional value, one meal may FEEL more appetizing and satisfying that another based on a number of...

2012-10-19 07:22:15

DUBLIN, Ohio, Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Wendy's® has named VML as its digital agency of record. Based in Kansas City, VML was selected from a group of five agencies that participated in the review process. Wendy's wants to rapidly expand its already successful digital program. The company recently introduced the My Wendy's mobile nutrition app, is developing a new consumer website, and is testing several new digital in-restaurant experiences like mobile payment and digital offers....

2012-10-15 15:23:27

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Onion Crunch, the hottest new condiment to hit Florida, is strongly committed to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), an important issue to Onion Crunch founder, Nick Loeb. The Delray Beach resident, businessman and philanthropist is extremely honored to be lending his support to the charity that is dedicated to finding a cure for this devastating disease that affects 26 million people and puts another 79 million at risk....

2012-10-11 11:24:47

NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Zagat announced the results of its 2013 Philadelphia Restaurant Survey, covering 1,441 restaurants in the greater Philadelphia area, including nearby New Jersey suburbs and Wilmington, Delaware. The survey is based on the voting of 13,179 avid diners, a new record for the Survey. Zagat's iconic burgundy guidebook has been redesigned and is available in bookstores as well as across Google Maps, Search, Google+ and mobile. State of Dining Out:...