PETA roasts Impossible Burger for rat tests, suggests patties cause cancer

Enlarge / The impossible burger (credit: Impossible Foods) The oft controversial animal-rights group PETA has beef with the ostensibly animal-friendly Impossible Burger. PETA, short for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, is fired up over the fact that the vegetarian burger’s maker, Impossible Foods, tested the safety of its faux patty on animals. Impossible […]

IHOP changed its name to IHOb to promote its new burger menu. They’re shockingly good.

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider IHOP‘s decision to rename itself IHOb, or the International House of Burgers, infuriated many customers.  We were skeptical of IHOP’s ability to craft burgers that matched its pancakes in quality.  But after trying the new burgers (with a side of pancakes), we were IHOb converts.    IHOP’s rebrand as IHOb — International […]

McDonald’s Big Mac is America’s essential burger (MCD)

Hollis Johnson When it comes to the classic fast-food burger, nothing comes close to the Big Mac at McDonald’s. Like blue jeans and the iPhone, it has become a symbol of American culture around the world. The Big Mac’s main competitors are “better burger” chains like Shake Shack. This year marks half a century of […]

High blood pressure diet: Avoid this burger ingredient to reduce symptoms of hypertension

HIGH blood pressure symptoms can be hard to spot, meaning many people do not even know they have it. But if the condition is left untreated it could lead to more serious health problems such as heart attacks and stroke. Because what you can eat can affect your blood pressure, experts say to avoid eating […]

We compared salads from McDonald’s, Burger King, Chick-fil-A, and Wendy’s — and the results were shocking (MCD, QSR)

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Fast-food salads are often looked down upon as menu afterthoughts best avoided, but many chains have seriously improved their salad offerings lately. We tried salads from several major national fast-food chains — Burger King, Chick-fil-A, McDonald’s, and Wendy’s.  McDonald’s and Chick-fil-A’s salads are shockingly good, while others miss the mark.  The fast-food […]

The meatless Impossible Burger bleeds and sears, but wasn’t a crowd pleaser

Enlarge / The Impossible Burger IRL. (credit: Sean Gallagher) A beefy burger without the beef? That is the seemingly impossible promise of the Impossible Burger, a trendy plant-based burger that claims to “bleed,” sear, and taste like the best of the best all-American whoppers—without the environmental impacts of beef production and ethical concerns of meat-eating. […]

This controversial burger chain revamped its raunchy image before embarking on a huge US expansion — here’s what it’s like to eat there now

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Carl’s Jr. is arguably known more for its provocative ads than its burgers, but the chain pivoted away from its controversial image in 2017. The chain just opened a location in New York City, and I decided to try it for the first time.  The burgers were underwhelming, but the fries were […]

The Morning After: Burger King’s net neutrality ad

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. We’re a step closer to a version of iOS that tells you when your battery is dying, and Burger King has inserted itself into the net neutrality debate. Oh, and Miitomo’s time is almost up. A theoretical step towards human cloning.Scientists clone monkeys for the first time Move over […]

This celebrity chef-approved burger meal kit is a delicious gift for foodies

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. BurgaBox Eating clean and making sure to get all your daily recommended protein, vegetables, and fruits feels pretty great for your body. But let’s be honest, when it […]

I tried the up-and-coming burger chain beloved by political elites that wants to be the next Shake Shack — here’s the verdict

Daniel Brown/Business Insider I tried the up-and-coming burger chain, Good Stuff Eatery, that is trying to become the next Shake Shack.  The chain is already has a cult following in Washington, DC — I ran into two members of Congress while eating.  I liked Good Stuff Eatery better than Shake Shack.    I was driving back […]