Restaurant News: Dining & Fast Food

Dining out is as much fun as eating in. We’ve got the scoop on restaurant news from your favorite go-tos (including just when to hit the drive-thru.)

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Do You Know the Country’s Oldest Restaurant Chains?

Many of today's best-known chain restaurants have been around since the early 1900s! Can you name all 15 of them?


McDonald’s Is Handing Out Free Big Macs. Here’s How to Get One.

The Big Mac is celebrating its 50th birthday in the best way possible: Free burgers!


For One Day Only, Chipotle’s Guacamole Will Be FREE

On July 31, Chipotle will be giving customers a free side of its prized guacamole.


The Best Beer Garden in Every State

There's nothing quite like enjoying Hefeweizen and a bratwurst with friends in a shaded beer garden!


This Is the Only McDonald’s Breakfast Dish That Uses ‘Real’ Eggs

This insider secret will teach you how to get the freshest eggs, no matter which breakfast sandwich you're craving.


9 Places To Go For Free Food on Your Birthday

You deserve to be treated like a queen or king on your birthday. Here's a look at the restaurants that...


8 Things You Might Not Know About In-N-Out

Hint: There are a few secret menu items you haven't heard about.


The Best Milkshake Spots in America

Whether you call them milkshakes, frappes or cabinets, satisfy your craving on the hottest of hot of summer days with...

The Best Small-Town Restaurants Across America

Our Community Cooks helped us find the country's best small-town restaurants. Each spot cooks up hearty and delicious food that's...



10 Old-Timey Treats You’ll Want to Order From Cracker Barrel’s Online Store

From coffee to corn muffins, you can enjoy the taste of your Cracker Barrel favorites wherever you are.


8 Things You’d Love to Know About Cracker Barrel

We've uncovered a charming story that makes us love Cracker Barrel even more.


The Real Reason In-N-Out Won’t Open Restaurants on the East Coast

In-N-Out restaurants are exclusive to the West Coast–but they have just as many fans on the East Coast too. Here's...


The Real Reason Chick-fil-A Employees Say “My Pleasure”

When you say "thank you" to your Chick-Fil-A server, you won't hear "you're welcome." Expect something even better!


What the McDonald’s Menu Looked Like the Year You Were Born

The McD's menu has changed so much—do you remember when the Quarter Pounder was new?!


This Is What Celebrity Chefs Look for at Restaurants

We caught up with some of the culinary world's top chefs to find out what they like to see on...

17 Dairy Queen Copycat Recipes

Make your favorites at home with these awesome Dairy Queen recipes. They'll satisfy your biggest DQ cravings.


9 Restaurants You Never Knew Had Secret Menu Items

You’ll want to order all of these delicious, and sometimes ginormous concoctions that you never knew existed!


11 Surprising McDonald’s Menu Items You Won’t Find Today

Not all menu items can be as successful as the Big Mac and Chicken McNuggets. Here are some of the...


The Real Reason the McDonald’s Logo Is Yellow and Red

There’s a little bit of science behind why the golden arches are golden.


18 Secrets Chipotle Employees Won’t Tell You

From money-saving tricks to biggest pet peeves (and not much love for the queserito), we got the inside scoop from...

24 Things Restaurant Owners Wish They Could Tell You

Restaurant owners are in charge of quite a bit when it comes to owning a restaurant.


Here’s Why You Should Think Twice Before Ordering Dessert at Restaurants

You might want to skip the sit-down sweets and opt for something truly homemade instead.


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Outback Steakhouse Copycat Recipes

We love a trip to Outback Steakhouse, but we love recreating those signature dishes at home even more! Check out...


The Best Diner in Every State

Fine dining is great and fast food is fine, but sometimes all you crave is good old-fashioned diner fare. Find...


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8 Fast Food Copycats to Make in Your Air Fryer

Skip the drive-thru (and the extra calories) by whipping up these fast-food favorites at home.


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74 Food Truck Copycat Recipes

No street food for miles? No worries. With these food truck recipes, you can make your favorites right at home....