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Sonic Drive-In Opens Uptown Restaurant Ahead Of Schedule

Before today, Chicagoans had travel outside the city to indulge in Sonic, a drive-in fast food restaurant established in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Well, the wait for one within Chicago’s city limits — and it was a long wait — is finally over. The Sonic Drive-In in Uptown opened its doors to the public Thursday.

05/01/2014

Fast Food

Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Fast Food?

From chicken wings to mozzarella sticks, which is the most delicious fast food? You decide!

07/17/2013

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McDonald’s Ranks Dead Last In Customer Satisfaction

McDonald’s may be the biggest, but it certainly isn’t the best in the eyes of consumers.

06/19/2012

Photo Credit: DMK Burger Bar

Best French Fries In Chicago

French fries are no longer just a side dish, they have broken out of the burger’s shadow to become a coveted main dish at these Chicago restaurants.

04/11/2012

Hot Doug's (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)

Best Of 2011: Fast Food

Being the singular expert on ‘Best Of’ articles about fast food, I went ahead and compiled a list of some of the best of the best. So I present to you, my friends, the best fast food I had to eat for my job this year! Here’s to my health!

01/04/2012

Marcus and Sinora Wright sit down with psychologist and life coach, Dr. Amy Johnson, to talk about their family finances. (Credit: CBS)

Survive This Economy: Cutting Back On Fast Food

It’s been one exactly month since a suburban family took a new approach to “Survive This Economy.” Sinora and Marcus Wright like the convenience of fast food. It’s been the biggest obstacle to keeping their family on a financial diet.

CBS 2–12/08/2011

Not so fast. This salad may not be as healthy as it looks. (CBS)

‘Healthy’ Fast-Food Menu Not Always The Better Option

The devil is in the details when it comes to the supposedly healthier menu options at fast-food restaurants.

05/12/2011

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Firebomb Thrown Into Fast-Food Drive-Through

An enraged would-be arsonist threw a Molotov cocktail through a drive-in window at a West Side Burger King on Saturday.

04/17/2011

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Group Seeks Moratorium On Fast Food In Chicago

An advocacy group wants a moratorium on the construction of new fast food restaurants in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2010