Fast Food

A Lake View robbery suspect caught on surveillance video.

Robber Armed With Knife Targeting Lake View Restaurants

A man armed with a knife has robbed two Lake View fast-food restaurants in the last week on the North Side.



Fast Food Workers Attend Convention To Plan Push For Higher Minimum Wage

Fast food workers are attending a first-ever convention in Villa Park today… as they discuss ways to escalate their growing campaign for better wages, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.


(Photo Credit: Sonic Drive-In Chicago, Uptown’s Facebook)

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.


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!


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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.


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.


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!


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.


Burger King Store (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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.



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