Did you know that McDonald’s started out serving slow-cooked barbecue, that Subway was founded by a teenager, and that “Wendy” was really named Melinda? These fast-food origin stories may sound too good to be true, but we promise they’re legit.
Jelly beans might be an Easter candy basket staple, but have you ever thought about what goes into making them? It turns out that each tiny bean takes a week to produce—at the minimum.
Part of the fun of going out to eat is having other people prepare your food and bring it out to your table. Servers do a lot more than taking orders and carrying food, though, and knowing what goes on behind the scenes is the key to a great restaurant experience.
Do you think apple pie and cheddar cheese are a classic combination or a strange pairing? Your answer likely reveals where you grew up.
Just the sight of that yellow “M” amid a sea of red can actually stoke your hunger for fast food.
The name Duncan Hines is synonymous with cake mixes, frostings, brownies, and other baking products. But unlike Betty Crocker—a pseudonym created by General Mills executives to humanize their brand—Duncan Hines was, in fact, a living, breathing person.