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Origins of Famous Fast Food Chains

The stories behind iconic American restaurant franchises, from McDonald’s to Waffle House and Chuck E. Cheese. Curated by Anna Oakes.
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  • Waffle House: “A Simple Restaurant for the People"
    The Ways of Waffle House
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  • Chuck E. Cheese: A Story of Intrigue, Animatronics and Pizza
    Savor Classics: Chuck E. Cheese's
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  • McDonald's Takes Over the World
    The United States of McDonald’s
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  • McDonald's Turns Its Eye to Black Franchisees
    Do The Golden Arches Bend Toward Justice?
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  • How White Castle Convinced Us That Hamburgers Were Health Food
    Judging Meat, Vampire Fish Invasion, the Rise of White Castle
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  • Two Irish-American Brothers Start the Domino’s Pizza Empire
    For the Love of Pizza
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  • Mahalia’s Glory Fried Chicken: Civil Rights and Pyramid Schemes
    The Case of the Disappearing Franchise
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The United States of McDonald’s
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Do The Golden Arches Bend Toward Justice?
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Judging Meat, Vampire Fish Invasion, the Rise of White Castle
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