Fast Food Restaurants

Fast food restaurants focus on the timely manner you receive your food as well as low cost above all things. Your food is ordered from a counter or a drive-through window. The dinnerware that you receive for your food is disposal. These are often national chains such as Chick-Fil-A and Wendy’s.

On this site, you can choose any restaurant by their type, food type,  or by the night kids eat free. You can also search for any restaurant by their name on the right side of the page  More restaurants are being added each day so check back soon if you don’t see one.

A&W All-American Food

A&W All-American Food

Root beer is made of 16 roots and herbs with the most original ingredient being sassafras. The colonists are credited for coming up with the first root beer drink and derived the term from “small…

 
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Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt

Our first (and only?) love story… Most of us have had a bad first date. I remember a couple where I knew the chance of a relationship was over before knowing what I was going…

 
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Biggby Coffee

Biggby Coffee

The story of Biggby coffee is one of two separate friendships. If you read the company history page, they begin with the second relationship, but there’s a prequel. If you want to know how it…

 
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Bruster’s Ice Cream

Bruster’s Ice Cream

In the 1950’s, just outside Pittsburg, PA,  the small town of Bridgewater had a diner called Jerry’s Curb Service where Bruce Reed worked. He probably wasn’t given a choice considering his parents owned it. It…

 
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Dunkin’ Donuts

Dunkin’ Donuts

When William Rosenberg opened his Open Kettle restaurant in Quincy, Massachusetts, he had no idea that having coffee and donuts on his menu would change the world. All restaurants have a few menu items that…

 
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Auntie Anne’s Pretzels

Auntie Anne’s Pretzels

It would be hard for the majority of us to comprehend Anne Beiler’s childhood growing up in an Amish-Mennonite family. She took the values instilled in her, along with her 8th-grade education and created a pretzel, a…

 
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White Castle

White Castle

Walter Anderson changed American culture.  In some ways single-handedly. He is the father of the fast food craze that continues to dominate so many of our mainstream storefronts in the United States. You may be…

 
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Steak ‘n Shake

Steak ‘n Shake

Gus Belt owned a Shell gas station in Normal, Il in the 1930’s and was looking for ways to increase revenue. He began offering customers chicken, coleslaw, and beer. When the local community started to…

 
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Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut

Pizza was becoming a trend in American culture in the 1950’s, and two brothers from Kansas decided to get in on the action. Dan & Frank Carney chose to borrow $600 from their mom and…

 
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Culver’s

Culver’s

The restaurant business was in the genes of Craig Culver when he was born. His parents, George and Ruth, had owned three restaurants, one of which Craig turned into the first Culver’s in 1984 after…

 
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