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Burger King Corporation

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2013

    The Worst Fast Food Trends of 2013

    At this point, nobody's surprised. It's an uncomplicated idea in the year of 2013 d.t. (doritus tacous): every month, or bi-weekly in some quick food places, a fast food restaurant will release an arm-bracingly intense challenge food, an Inceptiony food inside a food, or a Frankenstenian other food ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2013

    Machetes, Strip Clubs and Bomb Threats: How Dallas Celebrated Labor Day

    Safe to say that most of us at Unfair Park celebrated Labor Day in the traditional way: by guzzling beer poolside while drunkenly scorching animal flesh. Many in Dallas chose to mark the occasion by more unconventional means, at least judging by the weekend's police reports. Here is a sampling of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2013

    An Overzealous Security Guard Threatened to Kill a Man at a Burger King, Police Say

    Dafe Kelly Sokoh wasn't technically supposed to be patrolling the Burger King parking lot. El Rancho Supermarket in Oak Cliff hired him as a security guard to keep an eye on things there, but, when he spotted 26-year-old Roy Castillo leaving the grocery store at what he considered to be an unsafe ra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2013

    Burger King is Developing a Sandwich to Challenge the McRib

    USA Today just reported that there's a great rib sandwich smackdown in the making. Burger King, which has been hustling to capture new customers recently with inventive menu items like bacon sundaes and Cinnabons, will roll out a rib sandwich this summer. Like the McD's original, the BK rib creati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2013

    Burger King Offers Delivery In Houston. Not in Dallas. Screw You, King of Burgers.

    If you're gonna do drug or booze stuff this weekend, do it in Houston, where Burger King is now offering burger delivery. Houstonites can order a Delivery Deal that's 10 cheeseburgers and 20 chicken nuggets. Delivery hours are 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. every day. And that's great. For Houston. But, wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2013

    Burger King Stuffs a Burger With Cheese and Bacon, 'Cause Laying it on Top is so 2012

    It seems as if every few months, Burger King throws something out into the marketplace that seems to say, "Ah, you know we're just kidding everybody ... unless it works, then we totally meant to do that." It's very similar to watching Ryan Lochte form a complete sentence. That seems to be the teno ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2013

    The Burger King Twitter Feed Got Hacked

    Perhaps the multimedia department over at BK took Presidents' Day off. Or, even more possible, this is the best marketing idea Burger King has had in a decade (outside of that bacon sundae). Update: In a shocking turn of events, Burger King's Twitter feed has been suspended.

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2013

    The Hot Mess from Jack in the Box, Taco Bell-Flavored Doritos and More Fast Food Crazy

    With the big game this weekend I was trying to find some interesting and gluttonous fast-food options. Nothing insane stuck out, but I came across a few items of note, both in the States and from around our big fat globe. Some of them are good, others awful. Well, actually, they're mostly awful. F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2013

    The Chicken Nugget Bonanza You Never Asked For

    Until recently, the chicken nugget biz was a two-player game. McDonald's ruled the roost with their all-powerful tempura style, while Wendy's occupied a smaller cult market with a more "breadcrumby" version. Both have their merits and their die-hard loyalists, but now two new competitors have enter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2012

    Bacon Drunk in 2012, the Full Review. Plus, Amazingly, Bacon.

    The year 2012 very well may go down as the year bacon got knighted. Or killed. Not sure which. Regardless, for better or worse, America had a clamorous affair with bacon this year. No longer a breakfast side item, bacon is now a main course, also a condiment, vodka, a scarf, an essence, a destinatio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    Eat this Dallas Dish, Not That: Local Alternatives to the Men's Health 20 Worst Foods in America

    This is a bad bad list, people. Nasty. Men's Health has published a list of the top 20 Worst Foods in America. Usually it's fun to look at gut bombs, but after cruising through this list you'll want to brush your teeth and wash your face. The list is part of Men's Health on-going "Eat This, Not Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2012

    Chili's To Improve Conditions For Pigs, But They're Not In A Hurry To Do It

    Dallas-based Brinker International has joined a growing list of restaurants that have pledged to improve conditions for pigs in their supply chain. The group owns Chili's, which is responsible for 1,500 casual restaurants known for their baby back ribs. The new policy also applies to Maggiano's and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    Eating Burger King's First Bacon Sundae

    So Burger King has a new bacon sundae on the menu. This means I have to eat it. And fast on the heels of a few hundred guisado verde tacos for lunch from La Nueva Fresh and Hot, I found myself in a Burger King drive-through. Nick was kind enough to drive and order for me but the lady working the int ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    The Texas Farm Bureau Applauds Domino's Support for Gestation Crates, Orders a Pizza

    Confining sows in small gestation crates has come under great scrutiny lately. Major companies like McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's and most recently the nation's second largest grocery chain, Safeway, have announced a phase-out of pork supplied by farms that use gestation crates. However, recent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2012

    Burger King Swears Off Gestation Crates and Ups the Ante with Cage-Free Eggs

    Back in February, McDonald's announced it was through with gestation-crated pork products. We feared for McRib sandwiches, Sausage McMuffins and everything topped with bacon, so we called Paul Shapiro, a spokesman for the Humane Society, to talk out the impact of the move. Shapiro called the event ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    A 966-Calorie Burger King Burger is Creating a Stir in the UK. Um, 966? That's It?

    ​Over in the United Kingdom, healthy people who eat health food have been twisting up their knickers over Burger King's new 966-calorie Smoked Bacon and Cheddar Double Angus burger. In addition to having a thousand calories, it has 58 grams of artery-waterboarding fat. Consumerist quotes a s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Burger King is Testing Home Delivery

    Burger King's Stuffed Steakhouse BurgerSoon to be stuffed in a thermal bag. Surely that's good for you.​Right now in Washington D.C., Whopper-craving citizens can get front-door delivery. Yes, oh yes, Burger King is rolling out a pilot program for bringing the meat to you -- in Maryland, Virgi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    The Five Most Annoying Current Fast Food Trends

    ​Caught an article over on Adage this morning on Domino's revamp of their "cheesy bread." In an attempt to capture what marketing executives must think are idiot foodies, the pizza chain is selling "gourmet" varieties of cheese bread (with spinach and feta and bacon and jalapeño).After blacking o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    The Perfect Dining Guide to Dallas for the St. Louis Cardinals

    Welcome, you guys!​Dearest St. Louis Cardinals, City of Ate heard you're heading to town to play a game or two of baseball with our Texas Rangers, and we would like to take a moment to welcome you to our fair city!! Hi!! Welcome! We like your pants! We know that being a visitor in a new town ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2011

    Sonic to Sell Beer and Wine Following Burger King's "Whopper Bar"

    Burger King​Nothing's more uplifting than getting drunk on a fast food patio and wolfing a foot-long chili cheese dog from Sonic. Which is the feeling we're guessing Sonic is attempting to capitalize on by the decision to sell alcohol. Either that, or it's just copying Burger King. (Never a go ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Sue Sue, Sue-dio: The Ten Most Interesting Lawsuits In Music History

    ​The finger-pointing game has begun in the wake of this year's Electric Daisy Carnival.  Although any legal repercussions in regards to the festival that took place this weekend have yet to be determined, we're keeping our eye on the whole thing -- mostly because, let's face it, music and leg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Whitt's End: 5.20.11

    ​ Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Mavs got outplayed last night, plain and simple. The Rangers' loss to the Royals was more painful. Texas was one pitch from winning until .230-hitting Mike Aviles capped a gutsy 11-pitch at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    10 Fast Foods That Sound Like Sex Positions

    Paris Hilton dives into a very 'Big Carl.' (Western bacon style)​Just about anything can take on a sexual connotation, and while efforts are being made to sex up food, what of the unsexiest of all edibles: fast food? Nope, there are still fuck-tastically named items on every drive-through menu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    Build Your Own Omelet After Destroying Your Bank Account At Choctaw Casino Resort

    Photos by Andrea Grimes and Man O' The HourA bitty, bland Bloody.​Because nothing is as important as family time during the holidays, the Man O' The Hour and I left my parents' house on Christmas afternoon to drive up to the brand-spanking-new-ish Choctaw Casino Resort in pancake-flat Durant, Okla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    The 10 Crazy Fast Food and Chain Restaurant Releases of 2010

    KFCIt's real, oh GOD, it's real.​On April 12, 2010 a new product was released by KFC. It began as an April Fools' Day press release. A joke, people thought, it must be a joke. The nation denied its existence. Then the billboards came, and somewhere, deep into the bowels of YouTube, a commerc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    Fast Food Burger Ads vs. Reality: The Sad, Limp, Under-Lettuced Truth

    Photos by Patrick MichelsWith or without a slick ad photo, these Wendy's Double Baconators sell themselves. We all know those fast food ad wizards have their tricks -- fake water droplets on the fresh red tomatoes, onions peeking just so out from under a perfectly thick sesame bun. Of course, noth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    Five Horrible Novelty Burger Trends

    Via EaterWe'd like to six-shoot that Nacho Whopper outta here.​Dear Burger King, we'd like to request to live outside test markets. The fast food chain currently is testing its "Nacho Whopper" (comes in a double) in the Netherlands, and we couldn't be happier. Keep that nacho thing away from us. Y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    This Saturday, Competitive Eating's Top Ranks Tackle Lewsville's Hot Tamales

    Patrick Michels"Nasty" Nate Biller, Texas' top-ranked eater, will try and keep the tamale title in-state this weekend.​If you're planning on packing on a few extra pounds of fat and grease this weekend, odds are you're headed to the state fair. But up in Lewisville Saturday afternoon, a chosen few ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    Five Fast-Food Breakfast Staples That Should Go Away -- Now.

    Hardees Monster Biscuit Sandwich has 2310 mg of sodium.​Most important meal of the day, right? The Associated Press announced Burger King's new business plan recently to add nine more breakfast items to their masterpiece of all-things-obese menu. The Sun-Times reported that Burger King's breakfa ... More >>

  • Music

    July 22, 2010

    Teenage Bottlerocket, Bannter Pilot, Stymie, No Heroes

    Thursday, July 22, at Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios, Denton

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    10 Other Foods That Should Be Foot Long (or Larger)

    FoodBeast.comNo, not one of our clever photoshops.​Carl's Jr., in its infinite wisdom, has developed a foot-long cheeseburger. Like Burger King's BK Shots, this is another burger innovation beyond the limits of imagination. Clearly, human minds will be puzzling over this long-food-meat and bun inv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    Burger King's Pork Ribs Are Flying

    ​ Pigs aren't exactly flying out of The King's empire, but one part of arguably everyone's favorite farm animal is--ribs. On June 11, the Wall Street Journal reported that Burger King Corp's 100 percent bone-in pork BK Fire-Grilled Ribs were so popular that the short-term special, which began May ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    Those Burger Commercials of Yore

    It's still National Burger Month, so we here at Days Gone Bite are celebrating the ultimate meat sammich with a look back at some of the more memorable fast food burger commercials.Feel free to link to your faves in the comments, as we're really just hitting the Biggies that crop up here in the Lone ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    Dallas 24, Miami 3, You $85,000?

    ​When I was a kid, the only artist I knew by name was LeRoy Neiman -- musta been those Bicentennial Burger King giveaways, yech. So, I was kind of interested when a Friend of Unfair Park sent word that someone's auctioing off a Neiman original on eBay: Superbowl VI (Miami and Dallas). Only, what t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    Pho From Home: Tien Giang Restaurant

    ​Bombarded with work and handicapped by a restrictive schedule for the past few weeks, the blog writer had been subsisting on a diet of pizza and Subway. Nights consisted of depressing jogs on treadmills in artificially lit fat labs, followed by nightly visits to her local chain deli. Cold, wet, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    Inside Dallas News's Price-Hike Strategy

    ​The Dallas Morning News's circulation is way down -- by 30 percent since 2007 -- which is just what A.H. Belo higher-ups expected when they decided to start upping the price of the paper. In a "special report," Editor & Publisher details just how the News came up with the decision to charge $ ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 3, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    Dear Fox/Burger King: You Were Warned

    Every once in a while - not too often, I readily admit - when I smell shit it actually turns out to be shit. On Tuesday I labeled this Fox/Burger King collaboration the dumbest video in the history of ever. Don't look now, but Fox/Burger King agree. In the form of ...

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2009

    The Dumbest Video I've Ever Seen. Shame on you, Fox. Shame.

    Since I'm usually on 105.3 The Fan as part of the Dallas Cowboys pre-game show, I no longer get to partake in Fox NFL Sunday. My reaction: Praise Allah. Because after seeing this video and learning that this "The King and Us" series is now a weekly staple, I'm embarrassed for Curt, Terry ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    The Top Ten Smuttiest Food Ads

    You probably remember the moment you first saw Jessica Simpson slink into a Pizza Hut and, quite seductively, feed some dorky tween an oh-so-cheesy popper while moaning the line "one of these days these bites are gonna pop right into you." Yeah, it was pre-the now post- Tony Romo and she might have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2009

    First Look: Zaxby's

    Somewhere in the back of a darkened warehouse, surrounded by half-eaten buckets of chicken, a cartoon sailor and a country colonel are quaking in their boots...and no, that's not one of those "don't ask, don't tell" scenarios. "Damn that Zaxby's," they're hissing between bites. "Damn them and thei ... More >>

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    October 25, 2001

    Ride'em, Cowboy

    Dust off your Stetson and slip on your Wranglers; the Texas Stampede is in town

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    January 6, 2000

    Buzz

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    Whatta concept!

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