The Future Of Fast Food Is A Quality Burger Served By A Worker Who Is Paid Well

August 25, 2014

When your grandchildren go out to lunch many years from now, they’ll probably still be able to order fast-food burgers and fries, but the meal — and the people serving it — will likely be very different.

Decades ago, McDonald’s was the quintessential American restaurant. Now, as the “golden arches” fall out of favor — the chain’s U.S. eateries have suffered from months of flat or negative same-store sales, an important metric of a retailer’s health — a new type of burger joint is taking its place.