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New Menu Items You Should Try at These Popular Restaurant ChainsNew Menu Items You Should Try at These Popular Restaurant Chains

Restaurant companies employ chefs, nutritionists, and food scientists by the dozens to constantly refine their offerings and develop new ones. Today’s menus at, say, McDonald’s or Taco Bell, Applebee’s or TGI Fridays, will almost definitely look different from those three or five or seven years ago, and not just because prices have inevitably risen. Even a chain’s defining specialties might have been altered (and theoretically improved) in subtle ways.

24/7 Tempo has assembled a list of items that have recently appeared on menus at some of the nation’s favorite chain restaurants. Some are seasonal, especially geared toward summer eating. Others

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Popular Foods Ruining Your Weight Loss Efforts, Say DietitiansPopular Foods Ruining Your Weight Loss Efforts, Say Dietitians

When it comes to looking your best, finding the right eating plan that keeps cravings at bay always proves incredibly tough. Even if you end up finding a balanced diet that helps manage calories while delivering proper nutrition, grabbing an extra slice of cake or bag of cookies feels tempting beyond belief. Whether you love snacking in between meals or including some less-than-savory foods into your regular meal plan, your decisions might end up setting back your weight loss goals.

Trying to sort through a myriad of food options can feel impossible, especially when so many of the choices can

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Why is your favorite Dallas restaurant still closed? An update on 5 popular spotsWhy is your favorite Dallas restaurant still closed? An update on 5 popular spots

At this point in the pandemic, diners might assume that if their favorite restaurant hasn’t yet reopened in Dallas-Fort Worth, it’s never coming back. But at least five restaurant owners are playing the long game, promising they will return with renovated dining rooms, new menus and a fresh outlook after a tough year.

The scenario isn’t ideal, says Nafees Alam, CEO and co-founder of DRG Concepts, which operates Dallas Chop House, Wild Salsa, Wicked Butcher and others. By keeping some of his restaurant closed, “you lose your employee pool,” he says. “And you get disheartened.”

But his downtown Dallas

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Local Eats: Ya Eat Yet? Food truck in Lapeer serves up popular Cuban sandwiches and moreLocal Eats: Ya Eat Yet? Food truck in Lapeer serves up popular Cuban sandwiches and more

LAPEER, MI — A food truck in Lapeer offers a diverse menu, but it’s best known for its Cuban sandwiches.

Alex Puckett, owner of the Lapeer-based Ya Eat Yet? food trucks, started his business in 2017 after going to school for restaurant and hotel management and gaining experience from working in the restaurant industry in Florida and Mackinac Island.

Puckett currently operates two food trucks that travel across the state to share its offerings of street corn, chicken tacos, BBQ pork tacos, loaded fries, ahi tacos, shrimp po’ boy sandwiches, burritos, Cuban sandwiches and more. Items on the menu range

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20 Copycat Recipes From the Most Popular Fast Food Restaurants in America20 Copycat Recipes From the Most Popular Fast Food Restaurants in America

When White Castle opened its first doors in Wichita, Kansas in 1921, it quietly began a dining revolution in America. It took a few decades for fast food to really get on a roll: McDonald’s, the first to translate assembly line practices found in car factories into kitchens, opened what would become the modern iteration of the famous hamburger joint in 1948. Soon after, other restaurants were taking note of McDonald’s success and pivoting their restaurants to mimic the standardization and processes. Burger King, Carl’s Jr., Taco Bell, Arby’s, Chick-fil-A, and Wendy’s came into their recognizable forms in the following

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