14 Iconic Fast-Food Items That Changed Our Lives Forever

As fast food has evolved, we can pinpoint several seminal inventions that changed the industry and our expectations as consumers forever. The archetypal burger, the longest-standing fast food dessert, the first stuffed-crust pizza, the sandwich with an unforgettable value . . . all of these items have earned their rightful place in the fabric of our food culture.

Here’s a look back at some of the most defining moments in modern American fast food, one iconic item at a time.

For more, check out 15 Classic American Desserts That Deserve a Comeback.

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McDonald’s Big Mac

Big mac meal
Big mac meal

Probably the most iconic burger on the planet, the Big Mac from McDonald’s is the OG fast food burger. It’s the burger that taught us what fast food burgers could look

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Wine and cooking ingredient sales soar during lockdown

Demand for Naked Wines and Premier Foods home cooking ingredients soared during lockdown, the firms have said.

The online wine seller said revenue surged 81% in April and May, after many shops were forced to shut on 28 March.

Naked Wines temporarily halted new orders last month after a huge jump in business as customers stockpiled.

Mr Kipling-owner Premier Foods saw a 20% sales rise in the run-up to lockdown, with strong demand for cooking products continuing afterwards.

Shoppers began to stock up on alcohol in April to drink at home as the coronavirus pandemic spread. Food stockpiling began in March, when the shelves of some shops were cleared.

In a statement, Naked Wines said: “We entered the new financial year with good momentum as Covid-19 has influenced customer shopping behaviour and driven increased demand for the Naked Wines offer.”

The company stopped short of providing guidance for

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Welcome to the strange world of post-Covid flying

The face-mask hokey-cokey? Read on to find out more - getty
The face-mask hokey-cokey? Read on to find out more – getty

And so the bad news continues to rain down. Rain down like one of those black-sky catastrophes you see in American disaster movies, where the toothless old man rocks back and forth in the chair on his rickety porch, looks towards the clouds gathering on the horizon, and mutters “storm’s a-comin”, to no-one but himself. But he knows. He knows. 

Like a rain that, contrary to any sort of logic, contains literal cats and dogs. And not nice fluffy cats and amiable waggy-tailed dogs. No, the sort of stray felines you see on Greek islands and the outskirts of Turkish holiday resorts, which hiss if you come within 10ft of them; the sort of scar-faced tomcats that, at some point, have lost an eye fighting, but are happy to fight you too, come on then, what you lookin’ at,

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Through Sunday, June 21, you can get this best-seller for $31.49, down $58.50 from its original price of $89.99. That’s a markdown of

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