Phoenix fast food workers were outside a South Phoenix Burger King this morning calling for a $15 hourly wage.Arizona's minimum wage is currently $7.90 an hour, while Democrats in Congress are currently trying to get the federal minimum wage up to $10.10.
For those days where you wake up and think, "Gee, I could use a cup of coffee and a piece of buttered vagina bread" (don't lie, you know who you are), we present The Vagina Toaster. No, it's not a joke. It's a real thing and you can buy your own for just $34.95 on Amazon.com. You can even choose t ... More >>
The (Sort Of) Guilty Pleasure: Satisfries Where To Get It: Burger King, locations Valleywide Price: $1.49 and up; 20 to 30 cents more than the regular fries depending on size. What It Really Costs: Less damage than your average fry. Don't eat more to compensate. If there's one practically universal ... More >>
Don't you hate when you misplace your car keys? Especially when you just robbed a fast-food joint, and you need to start that getaway vehicle? Nathan Heredia Perez and his brother know exactly how it feels, cops say.
One 4-year-old got either the best- or worst-ever prize inside a Burger King kids meal -- depending on how you feel about giving 4-year-olds ready-to-smoke, pre-packed marijuana pipes.
A recent survey by Placed Insights, a location analytics company, detailed the eating habits of Americans and what they found is more than a little disturbing: We eat a lot of fast food. In fact, six of the 10 most-visited businesses in America during April 2013 were quick-service or fast-food resta ... More >>
Phoenicians can now open their homes and offices to the King without even having to get up, get in the car and drive to get that greasy bag full of deep-fried foods for yourself. The Burger King Corporation has announced that the Burger King delivery service, BK Delivers, is now available at one loc ... More >>
The Guilty Pleasure: Boneless Rib Sandwich Where To Get It: Burger King, locations Valleywide The Price: $6 and up as a combo. What It Really Costs: As always with fast food, sodium city with over 1,500 mg for the sandwich alone. See also: - Why You Can Shut Up About McRibs and Yoga Mats. - McRib M ... More >>
Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.Since James Beard likened himself to a "gastronomic whore" after signing an ... More >>
Mesa police are looking for the public's help in apprehending a panhandler who attacked an officer. Cops say the man and woman in the picture at right are known to hang out in the vicinity of Alma School Road and Main Street. The woman isn't suspected of any crime, but police hope someone who knows ... More >>
See Also:Burger King Rolling Out Food Trucks Because Of Course See Also: Gross Out Archives It's common knowledge that if you're going to do something stupid you probably shouldn't take photos of it and definitely shouldn't upload those pictures to the internet. If you are going to upload them to ... More >>
The video above, set to some jaunty steel drum music, appears to depict the consumption of Burger King's newest monstrosity. Unsatisfied with introducing the bacon sundae for testing, Burger King has decided to push their extremist bacon agenda overseas. Their next target: Japan.
Wait, what's that noise? If you're Burger King, it's the sound of your throned ass hitting the ground while a red-headed pigtailed girl moves into your number two spot as the country's second biggest hamburger chain. That's right Whopper fans, according to the Detroit Free Press citing a report by ... More >>
If you haven't seen this picture already, it's your (un)lucky day. It's the dreaded "Pink Slime" -- mechanically separated chicken cleaned with ammonia hydroxide, And according to Internet reports early last year, your McDonald's chicken nuggets were made out of the pink paste. It tur ... More >>
Like every douchebag in college who suddenly became your friend after they found out you scored a bunch of weed, Burger King has offered Colin Firth a chance to design his own burger if he wins an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in The King's Speech on Sunday. Wow, really? His own ... More >>
Remember that kid who totally ruled at Guitar Hero and then, one day, when you're coming closer than you ever have to beating him, he stars screwing around and acting bored and you get super pissed off and throw the plastic Gibson SG on the floor and start screaming, "You're an asshole! You're n ... More >>
This week, Jack in the Box released a new sandwich to join a stable of grilled grinders that includes the Deli Trio, Turkey, Bacon & Cheddar, and breakfast sandwiches. The Pastrami Grilled Sandwich features hot pastrami, Swiss cheese, pickles, and deli mustard between two slices of grilled ... More >>
In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:
Boneless, gut-bustin' bedlam.May, as National Burger Month, is officially sucking ass. No new burgers, high beef prices, a dehydrated disaster from Burger King called Fire-Grilled Ribs, and a boneless chicken brouhaha is making this holiday as senseless as the movement to retire Ronald McDonald. ... More >>
The lid of the black, shiny box holding the new fire-grilled ribs from Burger King says, "Straight From the Grill." That's an error. It should say, "Left On the Grill."
Scarfing down a sausage muffin before work? You're one of the lucky ones. Thanks to the high unemployment rate and crap-ass economy, millions of people are no longer making the sunrise sojourn for fast-food breakfast fare. Instead, they're sleeping in -- opting for a bowl of bran flakes at home ... More >>
In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Feathered Bastard: Danny Glover Visits Phoenix to Oppose Arizona Immigration Law; Could Carlos Santan ... More >>
Hmmm, the blood of Tony Stark or the Whiplash Whopper?Like everyone else on the planet, I can't wait for Iron Man 2. Every day that goes by without seeing Mickey Rourke cracking electro-whips, portable suitcase Iron Man suits, and Monaco sports car racing is like watching an eternity of The Back ... More >>
In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Feathered Bastard: Rasmussen Reports 60 Percent of the (White) Electorate Support Racial Profiling, the ... More >>
Can you feel it? The grill smoke burning your eyes? The grease stinging your fingers? The pound, pound, pounding of the patties? There's a war going on out there, people. A burger war. And poor Wendy's has been taking on some heavy fire lately what with Burger King's Steakhouse and McDonald's Ang ... More >>
A while ago I blogged about Groupon, the cool website that has daily discounts on everything from dinner at The Dhaba to trapeze lessons to yoga. The downside, as discovered after a friend purchased a "$40 of food for $20" Groupon special, is that you have to use y ... More >>
Sigh. It's 11 p.m. on a Tuesday night and you're the worst kind of hungry. Stomach growling, three-course meal hungry. Unfortunately, the only restaurants still open in your neighborhood are in the vein of Taco Bell/Burger King or IHOP/Denny's -- and fast food and pancakes aren't exactly what you're ... More >>
The California promoters behind the 944 Super Village Super Bowl party in Scottsdale have filed a lawsuit against the magazine, alleging 944's executives hijacked the event to promote their magazine and lost close to $1 million...84 students from Gilbert high school have been denied registration to ... More >>
Every restaurant owner seems to fancy himself (or herself) an art expert these days, whether it's the Burger King franchisee with a taste for retro prints or the young, hip entrepreneur who decorates with bold abstract paintings. Each week, we'll be serving up ... More >>
Listen up, all you art enthusiasts! Our food and dining blog, Chow Bella, has a new feature you may want to take a gander art. It's called Art Burn and features the best (and worst) art in Valley eateries. "Every restaurant owner seems to fancy himself (or herself) an art expert these days, wheth ... More >>
There is a shell of a building at the southeast corner of McClintock and Broadway in Tempe that can't hold a restaurant to save its soul. Every time some aspiring businessman gets the bright idea to open a new venture there, I want to go in and slap them upside the head.
OCD meets abstract anarchy at Shemer
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Get Looney with the Mesa Symphony
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Concourse food takes off as passengers spend more time at airports
Burger chain heads to court over alleged trademark violation
Mexican photography exhibit at Sky Harbor Airport proves a sight for soar eyes
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A social lab on wheels whose subjects aspire to drive themselves