McDonald’s Struggles Mean More Tasty Deals
Photo by Gabriel Li

Photo by Gabriel Li

When it comes to the fast food industry, no one — and I mean no one — compares to McDonald’s. Forget the food: I’m talking about the company as a whole. They’re the biggest and the best, no comparison.

The Golden Arches made nearly $1.4 billion profit — that’s billion! — in the last quarter. Burger King? $75.1 million. Wendy’s? $29 million. McDonald’s has more than 35,000 locations worldwide. Combined, Wendy’s, Burger King and Taco Bell have about 26,000.
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Santa Fe’s Best Pizza
Rooftop Pizzeria's No. 5 Pizza (BLT) All photos by Juliet White

Rooftop Pizzeria’s No. 5 Pizza
All photos by Juliet White

Pizzas have come a long way since 1905, when the first American pizzeria opened in New York. While pies originally consisted of just dough and tomato sauce, nowadays they are festooned with toppings, from the classic to the gourmet. Here are some of the best pies that Santa Fe has to offer. Read the rest of this entry »

LA’s Top Tacos
All photos by Bun Boy Eats LA

All photos by Bun Boy Eats LA

It took me 14 years of living in Los Angeles before I finally caught taco fever. What took me so long? Perhaps it was all too easy. Too accessible. Tacos on every corner, like living close to the beach but never going.

Where was the thrill of the hunt? Instead of stopping at my local taco truck, I would drive right by to some obscure part of town for kosher Korean schwarma wrapped in a ramen pita served by the hottest chef for a one-night, by-invitation-only event. Read the rest of this entry »

Santa Fe’s Best Green Chile Cheeseburgers
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GCCB at Bert's. All photos by Juliet White.

GCCB at Bert’s. All photos by Juliet White.

Fall means one thing in New Mexico: green chile season. Throughout the state, grocery store parking lots fill with barrel-shaped roasters that tumble green chiles over open flames. Locals scramble to stockpile their stash because, when it comes to the state vegetable, New Mexicans are hoarders. And, although we’ll slap green chile on anything remotely edible, a classic combination is the green chile cheeseburger – abbreviated to GCCB. You’ll find this combo pretty much wherever burgers are served. Here are some of Santa Fe’s highlights. Read the rest of this entry »

Wendy’s Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger Harbinger of Fast Food to Come

Wendys pretzel bun burgers.

Over the past several months, the U.S. fast food restaurant industry has made an effort to entice millennials by introducing limited-time offers, or LTOs, often focusing primarily on menu items that feature different types of fancier breads. Read the rest of this entry »