Burger Wars

By Mira Korber, guest blogger. Times have changed. Wendy’s is now the second largest fast food chain restaurant in the US. This interesting Atlantic article describes how Wendy’s savvy mar…

Let Them Eat McDonald's

By Elizabeth Chrystal, guest blogger. France has long been known as a country of gourmets; it’s famous for its 2-hour lunches, picture-perfect pastries, and dizzying variety of cheeses. But the …

Fast (and Slow) Food

Wendy’s is about to pull ahead of Burger King in the U.S. The reason? People care about their lettuce and the shape of their burgers. Led by new ownership, Wendy’s now has 11 dif…

Waiting In Line

During August evenings in Nantucket, the lines are long at the Juice Bar. Outside each of two doors is a line stretching along the sidewalk. Once you enter the doors into the shop, you can select…

Starbucks or McDonald's?

A recent Pew Research Center survey asked 2260 adults whether they would, “prefer to live in a place with more McDonald’s or more Starbucks.” 43% said McDonald’s; 35% said Star…

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