Premium ingredients—including Angus beef, 100-percent-sirloin burgers and steak items—are landing on more quick-service menus as traditional burger chains strive to dissuade customers from defecting to fast-casual competitors. With such regional chains as Hardee’s, Carl’s Jr. and Back Yard Burgers leading the charge through the proven success of their premium-price Angus burgers, McDonald’s and Burger King seek to close the gap. Angus burgers and sirloin sandwiches are no longer ...
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