Burger Beast Food News – January 6th

This is the 2nd edition of my Burger Beast Food News. I’m testing out this potential new recurring feature which will cover any pertinent Burger News and Comfort Food News info that I believe you will be interested in. I’ve also added a Pop Culture News category.

I’d love to hear your thoughts on this, so please feel free to leave a message below. Let me know how I can improve on this.



Burger Beast Food News – January 6th, 2021

Burger News

Brown’s Diner, a historic Nashville burger joint that first opened in 1927, has been sold. Jim Love, who has owned the landmark eatery for the last 47 years, is retiring. [Eater Nashville]

Burger King is the most hated fast-food chain, according to a report by 2 KUTV. [PENN Live]

Denny’s finally adds a Patty Melt to its menu. [Chew Boom]

Red Lobster is adding a Wagyu Bacon Cheeseburger to its menu. [Fansided]

Toro McCoy's Oro McCoy Burger
Toro McCoy’s Oro McCoy 24K Gold Burger

Toro McCoy, a restaurant in Colombia is serving the Oro McCoy, a brioche burger bathed in 24-karat gold with double meat, caramelized bacon, and double cheese. [Money Control]

Comfort Food News

5 Worth Drive-Thrus based on Speed of service, Friendliness of staff, Cleanliness and sanitation, Menu item availability, Quality of menu items ordered, & Order accuracy. [EatThis, Not That]

Ancient fast-food snack bar (a Thermopolium) unearthed in Pompeii [Chicago Sun Times]

A discontinued fast-food quiz to separate the millennials from the gen z’ers [BuzzFeed]

Fast food drive-thru usage up at 26% during the pandemic. [Bangor Daily News]

McDonald's 3 New Chicken Sandwiches
McDonald’s 3 New Chicken Sandwiches

McDonald’s is launching 3 NEW Chicken Sandwiches (Crispy, Spicy or Deluxe) on February 24th [USA Today]

Watch how to make a Cheeseburger Casserole, recipe included [WCTV]

Pop Culture News

All the shows Netflix has canceled and renewed. [The Delite]

Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, and director Richard Donner confirmed for final Lethal Weapon film [ComingSoon.Net]

2 different Batman franchises with 2 different actors portraying Batman will be happening at the same time [Lainey Gossip]

Journey to headline Lollapalooza 2021 [UCR]

Pac-Man 40th Anniversary Toys
Pac-Man 40th Anniversary Toys

Pac-Man figures celebrate the iconic video game’s 40th anniversary [Super Hero Hype]

Zelda ride possibly replacing Lost Continent in Islands of Adventure [Orlando ParkStop]

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