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Which has fewer calories – Chipotle, McDonald’s or Panera? Study suggests fast casual is worse than fast food

Do you think you’re making a better choice by opting for a Chipotle burrito over a Big Mac and fries from McDonald’s at lunchtime?

A new study suggests that meals from fast casual restaurants, such as Chipotle and Panera, are typically 200 calories higher than what’s served at fast food joints. 580 more words


Shake Shack's Sales Boosted by New Chicken Sandwich

Shake Shack is serving up Wall Street a bigger-than-expected sales increase for the latest quarter. And the high-end burger chain can thank the new Chick’n Shack sandwich for helping boost results. 424 more words


How Arby’s (Yes, Arby’s) Is Crushing It

Arby’s is best known for its meats. But the sandwich chain is also starting to get a reputation for its dough—and not the kind used as a platform for its classic roast beef. 576 more words


Chipotle's Stock Just Got a Big Boost Today

Despite its crippling food safety crisis, the Chipotle brand is so strong that customers will slowly gravitate back to the chain, according to analysts from J.P. 332 more words


Free Burritos Can't Help Chipotle Recover before 2018, But Maybe Burgers Can?

After their colossal – and well publicized – downfall, Chipotle has been doing everything possible to get back in customer’s good graces. That includes giving away about 9 million free burritos earlier this month, according to the chain (that’s $62 million worth, if anyone’s counting). 174 more words

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Chipotle Trademarks Name 'Better Burger,' Thinking About Fast-Casual Burger Chain

Would you eat a burger from Chipotle? No, not at Chipotle, but a fast-casual burger restsaurant that uses the same food-sourcing and cooking methods, and has a similar vibe and a GMO-free menu? 209 more words