Chain restaurants aren't eco-friendly because of single-use plastic. Take-out must be sustainable, from bags and containers to silverware and worker gloves.
As the current dispute over a fast-food chain's tuna indicates, if a company isn't explicit about its ingredients, they may be hard to recognise.
Many chain foods are premade. Remember those 'new' filled jalapeo appetisers or that delicious Lava Cake?
Many customers may also be disappointed to learn about how much microwaving is often happening in chain restaurant kitchens.
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The Counterreports that certain chicken (or other proteins) with "grill markings" may be microwaved. The Counter specifically highlighted the McRib at the time.
Some restaurants may not be actively lying, per se—but they definitely might be lying by omission.
Fryer for fries and chicken fingers. Vegan? Froth oat milk like dairy milk. Avoid these restaurant shortcuts if you're vegan.
Many restaurant soda fountains are "the dirtiest machinery" since the hoses, pipes, and ice compartments aren't cleaned.
A 'homemade' cheesecake piece cost $7. On his way to work, one sous chef picked up a $5 cheesecake from Giant Food.