So much for dining out on a dime. Menu prices are up significantly, 12.9%, at fan favorites like Wendy’s (WEN), Chick-fil-A, Taco Bell, Burger King and McDonald’s (MCD). The most expensive of the five fast food joints? Wendy’s. Over the past year the cost to dine at the Dublin, Ohio-based chain increased by 35%, making it the largest bump across the Big Five this year. That’s according to new data from, which gathered the data from in-store visits, phone […]

Chalupa, gordita and locos tacos fans soon will have a new spot to “Live Mas” along a popular Allentown fast-food corridor. Signs went up in recent weeks for the construction of a new Taco Bell restaurant behind Wells Fargo Bank along South Fourth Street on the city’s South Side. A chain spokesperson confirmed to Friday the eatery would be opening later this year. The spokesperson said the site would have a drive-through but couldn’t provide any other details about […]

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the U.S. on Monday May 30, which marks the mourning of military personnel who have died while serving the country. Although sombre in tone, the day does not have to be a melancholy one, and many people will use the public holiday to share a good meal with friends. Although many businesses, shops, and restaurants will be closed for the public holiday, a number of fast-food chains will remain open on Monday. Here […]

Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Day honors the iconic civil rights activist and offers an opportunity to remember the significant strides the campaigner made to advance civil liberties for all Americans. Celebrated annually on the third Monday of January, MLK Day this year falls on January 17, 2022. As MLK Day is now a federal holiday, schools, banks and the U.S. Postal Service are not in operation, leaving some people confused whether their local fast food establishment will be open […]

While making the most of the extra day off this Labor Day, you may want to treat yourself to a meal from your favorite chain restaurant. As it’s a federal holiday, which chains are open for business this Labor Day? From Applebee’s and McDonald’s to Chick-fil-A and Taco Bell – here’s the lowdown… Restaurants Open On Labor Day Applebee’s Arby’s Boston Market Buffalo Wild Wings Burger King Cheesecake Factory Chick-fil-A Chili’s Chipotle Mexican Grill Dairy Queen Denny’s Domino’s Pizza Dunkin’ […]

Not in the mood to get out the charcoal and lighter fluid? Don’t worry, McDonald’s, Starbucks, Chili’s and most national restaurant chains have got your back. Unlike Christmas, Easter and Thanksgiving, most major restaurant chains are typically open on Labor Day, the  federal holiday dedicated to the achievements of American workers. On-demand services such as Postmates, Grubhub, UberEats and DoorDash will deliver orders on Monday for participating local and national restaurants. However, as restaurants continue to have staffing shortages amid the pandemic, which eateries are […]