4 Major Menu Changes You’ll See at Popeyes

Will Kreznick

If you haven’t been to Popeyes in a minute, then brace yourself for some significant changes on the fast-food chain’s menu. The chicken experts are doubling down on their legacy as they test an exciting new item and work to remove some of the bad stuff you often find in fast food.

But there’s much more to discuss than chicken: While we say goodbye to some beloved sides, we’re also saying hello to a new sandwich with hype. Without further ado, here’s what to expect the next time you order from Popeyes. And for more on the latest fast-food trends,

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The #1 Unhealthiest Taco Bell Order, According to Dietitians

Will Kreznick

It would be hard to argue that any other fast food restaurant has come out with as many innovative menu items as Taco Bell. The Mexican-inspired chain introduced us to culinary marvels like the Crunchwrap Supreme, Doritos Locos Tacos, Quesaritos, Naked Chicken Chalupa, and Cheesy Gordita Crunch.

None of us have been led to believe any of these popular menu items are healthy but are they really that bad for you? Although loaded with cheese and often using a deep-fried taco shell in some way, none of these famous foods earn the title of unhealthiest Taco Bell order. Dietitians actually

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McDonald’s Refuses to Abandon These Two COVID-19 Precautions

Will Kreznick

Going to McDonald’s in Texas or Mississippi? Don’t forget your face mask! While the two states recently announced a rollback of statewide mask mandates and capacity restrictions for businesses, fast-food chains and retailers are making it clear they won’t be jumping on board quite yet.

Companies like Target, Kroger, CVS, and Walgreens say they will continue to require mask-wearing at their stores by both customers and employees, and McDonald’s is the latest to make a similar announcement. (Related: McDonald’s Is Making These 8 Major Upgrades.)

The fast-food giant confirmed to Fox News it will continue to operate under the advice

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Why food lockers are poised to be the next big thing in fast food

Will Kreznick
  • Food lockers could offer restaurants a new lease of life during the pandemic.
  • The lockers are temperature-controlled and often unlocked via an app or with a pin code.
  • Automats could also make a resurgence, as people look for contactless ways to collect food orders.
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Food lockers have boomed in popularity during the pandemic as a contactless way for customers to collect food.

Chains including KFC, Burger King, and Smashburger have all announced plans to bring food lockers to their restaurants.

The trend has been around for way longer than the pandemic,

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New McDonald’s drive-thru is using AI technology to take orders, make suggestions

Will Kreznick

The COVID-19 pandemic brought a lot of changes to restaurants. Since many casual restaurants had to close their doors and switch to take-out only, people were ordering fast food even more than usual. And because the “grab-and-go” factor is already a perk of fast-food restaurants, it was basically a no-brainer for those who hoped grab a meal and maintain social distancing.

Now, McDonald’s, one of the pioneers of modern fast food, has decided to step it up when it comes to efficiency and consistent service. Somewhere in a Chicago suburb, an AI is currently taking drive-thru orders.

Somewhere

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