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Chili Hoax

This subject is not deserving of a level 2 heading at the top of this article. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Casimir (talkcontribs)

Turkey

There were also at least 3 Wendy's restaurants in Istanbul in Turkey(at which I have eaten). I don't know the exact number, but I guess there sould be at least 5-6 restaurants only in Istanbul and several more in other major cities of Turkey. I also can not remmember the exact date when they left Turkey, at least 10 years should have passed.

Thailand

Thailand is missing off the list of former restaurants (Siam Sq and MBK centre). The were at least two Wendys in Bangkok. The restaurants never closed, instead changed their name to Santas,but continued to sell identical Wendys products along with a Thai menu. Today the Santa in the MBK still exists, much of the Wendy's menu has gone replace with other item howver it still sells Wendy burgers. Paul 21-11-2007


Rendering error

There seems to be a rendering error on the article page. In the /* Corporate profile */ section, I am seeing one thing and when I go to edit it it shows a completely different set of data. Does anyone know why this is happening? I have tried 4 different browsers (IE, Firefox, Opera and Safari) and got the same thing each time and I flushed the cache of each one. Is this me or is actually an error?

Jerem43 01:59, 30 June 2007 (UTC)

I found the error and fixed it, there was an unclosed reference tag.

Wendy's RestaurantWendy's

Not sure why it got moved in the first place; there aren't that many things called "Wendy's." tregoweth 07:56, Jan 16, 2005 (UTC)

Other images

Wendys1405Monterey1.JPG Bawolff 23:41, 10 September 2005 (UTC) File:Wendy's Square commercial.jpg

Here's a picture of the square dude. If someone wants to do some actual research on the stuff and http://www.goodtobesquare.com/ please do! —Fitch 04:01, 28 October 2005 (UTC)

Low standards for workers?

I reverted Sony465's contribution since I am not away of Wendy's in general having lower standards for workers than average in the industry. A quick google search did not confirm this. Can you collaborate? -- Jimmy C. 21:56, 7 October 2005 (UTC)

I know it'd vary from store to store, but I've had great experience at my Wendy's. The Kids Aren't Alright 03:08, 10 July 2006 (UTC)

Aussie milk shake franchise

There's a milkshake franchise by a similar name. Dunno if they appear in the USA though. I really like Wendy's as they have the best milk shakes I have ever had but thats my opinion. there should be an article on The milk shake franchise. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 58.105.76.242 (talkcontribs) 20:26, 26 October 2005 (UTC)

I agree - their site is at http://www.wendys.com.au and they are also known as just Wendy's (same spelling, apostrophe). Apart from milkshakes they also sell icecreams, hot dogs, etc. so I'm not sure what name would be best. Wendy's (Australia) / Wendy's (Australian chain) / Wendy's (milkshake chain)? I figure making Wendy's a disambig wouldn't be popular? -- Chuq 02:33, 15 November 2005 (UTC)
In the Burger King article I found: "In 1986, Hungry Jack's Purchased the ailing Australian Wendy's Restaurant locations and rebranded them to the Hungry Jack's name." Which Wendy was bought out? The website seems to indicate that the australian Wendy's is still in Australia. Wendy (USA) supposidly has stores in NZ. I'm so confused.--Gbleem 16:09, 18 November 2005 (UTC)
From what I cab gather, the Wendy's Restaurant (burger chain) stores were bought out by Hungry Jack (which AFAIK is basically BK). The Wendy's icecream/shake/hotdog stores are still found in Australia and also in NZ. The Wendy's Restaurant (burger chain) stores are also found in NZ. Most people know the difference and generally, I've never seen much confusion. Nil Einne 06:35, 13 May 2006 (UTC)

Wendy's Restaurant owned by Wendy's International

Wendy's, the Restaurant, does not directly have a NYSE ticker symbol, and is just a holding of Wendy's International. Alot of the info on the Infobox is therefore redundant, and should be redirected to Wendy's International, Inc.. --Munboy 16:00, 12 November 2005 (UTC)

Vandals

Of all articles to be vandalized. By the time I got here it was already reverted but I did put a message on 68.163.178.181's talk page. If he's reading this, I AM WATCHING YOU. ALWAYS WATCHING! (semi-joking) --munboy 01:43, 22 December 2005 (UTC)

So, you know what happens once I hit "save page"? I am going over to 207.173.90.1 now. 'Hope I get there before somebody else. Slow at the clicker today.

Breakfast

While it is true that Wendy's didn't serve breakfast for most of its history, They do serve breakfast now. So the part in the article where it says they don't serve breakfast needs to be changed. It says in the article that they only serve breakfast in Puerto Rico. That is false, I live in the Washington, DC metro area and I eat breakfast at Wendy's on occasion because they open at 6:00 AM while the other breakfast restaurants in the area open up around 7:00 AM.

They are test marketing breakfast in some markets at the moment. The plan is to roll out breakfast chain wide in 2007, I believe.. So Don't quote me on that.. Maybe there should be a mention of the test marketing in the article? EnsRedShirt 07:13, 24 March 2006 (UTC)
duh there it is buried in the article.. Maybe we should remove the line about breakfasts up top? EnsRedShirt 07:16, 24 March 2006 (UTC)


Not sure if this is verifible yet.. But I just got home from a brand new Wendy's near my house which serves Breakfast. The menu includes Bacon and Sausage Biscuts (with or without an egg), Biscuts and Gravy, an egg platter, another platter that I can not recall though I think its pancakes, hash browns (similar to the Burger king tater crowns), and orange juice. it is unkown if the lunch menu can be ordered at the same time. Is any of this notable enough to put in the article? Since it is a fairly large change for the chain.. EnsRedShirt 18:48, 28 April 2006 (UTC)

Actually, Wendy's has two types of breakfast. The old one which was dropped a while ago for some reason or another (But is still carried by some franchises), and a new one that the majority of Wendy's restaurants will start carrying next year. Right now the second is in test marketing.

NPOV?

Doesnt the intro seem kinda baised to anyone else?--Hypergeometric2F1[a,b,c,x] 05:37, 8 February 2006 (UTC)

Sales initiative

They are building a new one by my house and I have seen the inside of one recently renovated. A lot more light, wood, and space in the restaurant. Perhaps these renovations should be mentioned as well... I Dare say its just as noticible as the addition of breakfast to the menu. EnsRedShirt 07:19, 24 March 2006 (UTC)

Venezuela / Costa Rica

Wendys has been operating in Venezuela since around 1998. http://www.cuadracontigo.com/index.html

Also a new Wendy's has just been opened in Costa Rica on 2006.

The map needs to be fixed for this.Jamesinclair 06:12, 9 April 2006 (UTC)

Statement about "fresh ground beef"

I'm skeptical about this claim in the introductory paragraph... I don't see how Wendy's can manage to procure fresh ground beef for all of its franchises worldwide, given that not all locations are located near to slaughterhouses. If someone cannot provide a NPOV source for that statement, I propose that it be excised.--Caliga10 19:05, 17 May 2006 (UTC)


i work at a wendys' over the summer. i dont' know about the intricities of the situation and "freshness" and such, but i can verify that our meat is stored in the cooler and is not frozen at all (in fact, the meat is often still pretty bloody and after working grill your hands are very red from it all. it's one the grossest things when you first start working there) and the expiration date is usually less than a week from when we get it in. so, that's that.

Ok, that's good enough for me! Thanks for the information.--Caliga10 11:25, 14 June 2006 (UTC)

I can atest to that. I too am an employee at Wendy's. And the meat is never frozen. Everything the above user mentioned is 100% true. --Mr. SmartyPants

Fresh, never frozen beef is not available outside the USA and Canada. --Nenyedi TalkDeeds@ 15:37, 15 August 2007 (UTC)
Rubbish!.Trumpy 01:39, 21 September 2007 (UTC)

quad burger?

Wendy's is also the home of a four-patty burger, colloquially known as a "Grand Slam". Though it does not appear on their in-store menus, most Wendy's employees recognize the order. Additionally, the order ]]appears on both the LCD screen of the cash registers, and on the reciept. Though it is less common, a five-patty burger will sometimes be referred to as a "Super Grand Slam", especially in Southern Canada.

There are rumours that it is illegal to advertise the burger, as it promotes obesity and binge eating.

I don't know if I've ever heard of this, but I know for a fact it's not illegal to advertise a burger with four hamburger patties, because Burger King is doing so right now. The Kids Aren't Alright 19:18, 14 July 2006 (UTC)

LOL if it were illegal to advertise something that promotes obesity and binge eating, that the whole fast food industry would crumble in days! My guess is that if the four-patty burger is true, it's just something that's not put on the menu board. When I worked at BK years ago, we had a "Double Whopper" on the registers, but not on the menu. Later on, they decided to promote it and put it on the menu. --Rehcsif 21:31, 14 July 2006 (UTC)
I guess I'll take a peek at the register next weekend and see if it's actually on there. :P The Kids Aren't Alright 16:46, 17 July 2006 (UTC)
  • There is no such thing as the four-patty or five-patty burger in the district where I work, nor have I have even heard someone ask for such a monstrous sandwich. I'm sure such a thing would exist somewhere, as even Burger King is promoting the new quad-burger. However, to avoid the problem with original research for the article, we would need some form of published proof of such an item, or if someone, who works at a Wendy's that actually has it, took a picture of it from the register to verify that such a thing exists. —№tǒŖïøŭş4lĭfė
That was the plan. :) The Kids Aren't Alright 20:55, 17 July 2006 (UTC)
  • I worked at Wendys for nearly three years, and I have never heard of this. I also never saw any entry on the cash register for this item. I'm removing the section in question. Rosensteel 14:33, 19 July 2006 (UTC)
    • Good plan. I looked today at work, but there was nothing. I didn't have my camera to prove it though. The Kids Aren't Alright 19:28, 23 July 2006 (UTC)
  • I worked at Wendy's a number of years back. Most employees wouldn't have a clue what a Grand Slam was, but there was an unlabelled button on the till that gave you the option of a Grand Slam or a Grand Slam with cheese (slice of cheese on the bottom, two patties, slice of cheese in the middle, two patties, and a slice of cheese on top). Of course I have no way of verifying any of this :) --Q Canuck 04:46, 31 August 2006 (UTC)

I too am a wendy's employee. I know that you can order as many patties as you want. There is a button for triple, and also a button for extra 2oz. patty and extra 4oz. patty. I can send a picture if you want. Nenyedi 21:44, 3 January 2007 (UTC)

Superbar withdrawal

I'm not sure about the statement: "These buffets, while economical and somewhat popular, did not fit into Wendy's fast-food oriented mindset." I tried for a little while to find references to any official reason for the withdrawal of the Superbar, but I couldn't. There are many opinions online that they weren't that economical and were in fact a money loser. Ratbert42 02:14, 19 July 2006 (UTC)

I don't know what the official Wendy's party line is on the subject, but just think about the maintenance and sanitation issues alone, and that would most certainly be reason enough to ditch the project. Then add on the food cost/food waste issue and that would definitely make it not worth the while in my book. CQJ 17:18, 24 July 2006 (UTC)


Too obvious?

From the Chili Hoax section: "This finding faced immediate scrutiny, since this finding was contradictory to the ingredients normally included in Wendy's chili."

Ok, I came to the article actually researching Wendy's (rather than editing), got this far, and couldn't help but laugh. Perhaps it's just me, but isn't that sentence really overstating the obvious? I can't believe there's someone who'd come to the article thinking 'human finger' might be an ingredient normally included in chili. So far I haven't been bold and removed it, since it's pretty harmless keeping it in, I'm just not sure it really adds anything either. Thoughts? --Lawlore 01:48, 4 October 2006 (UTC)

ha. That's funny. It was most likely slipped in there by a vandal. I would take it out if it were me. Nenyedi 21:46, 3 January 2007 (UTC)

Wendy's Pitas?

I don't see any information about the Pitas they used to carry on here...anybody remember those, or why they were canceled? In today's new Fast Food Litigation Era...I bet the Pitas would be hella-popular. Mmm...Chicken Caesar Pita.


I remember those Pitas. Pretty good, filled with lettace, some cheese and chicken. I loved those. I seem to recall they started out as a specialty item they would bring out every so often (the start of summer?) for a few weeks. Then after a few years they put them on their menu.

Unfortunatly they were replaced by their expanded "deluxe" salad line. I don't know why, but I guess they decided they didn't need that many things on the menu with lettace in them, since the Pita samwiches were essentially salids inside of a thick, and soft pita. I hope that Wendy's brings them back, even if it's just on a limited run specialty basis that they were originally. --Nechevo 04:08, 7 January 2007 (UTC)

GERMANY

http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wendy's says that there were some stores in Germany in the 80s, too, so the map in this article is wrong!!! —Preceding unsigned comment added by 88.65.93.171 (talk) 18:12, December 10, 2006


There was also some wendy`s in switzerland (at least one in Geneva and one in Lausanne) they closed around the year 2000 as far as I remember222.158.192.186 15:29, 16 March 2007 (UTC)CDR


Menu and Slogan sections

I've commented out these two sections for now. Most of the content is non-notable, and just consists of a list of items. In the case of the menu, it's becoming more of a blog where each change gets listed.

I think the change in the Frosty might be notable enough, if we can provide some sources to back it up. The "Quality is Our Recipe" and "Where's the Beef?" slogans are almost certainly notable, but again we need verifiable sources for that. The first might suffice with mentioning it's part of the logo, but the latter really needs references, along with any other slogans notable enough to include.

I think what we really need is a well-written and referenced section called "Marketing," which covers the major menu offerings and slogans, as well as changes in those. We don't want to just list everything out. It might be best to incorporate this into the "Advertising" section that exists currently. Once that's done, we could remove the commented out sections. -- Kesh 02:58, 10 January 2007 (UTC)

whale burger?

"The Japanese Wendy's franchises serve whale burgers." I live in Japan and never saw such thing in a wendy restaurant

maybe this was reelated to the lucky pierrot fastfood http://www.ahamburgertoday.com/archives/countries/nonus/japan/ 222.158.192.186 15:32, 16 March 2007 (UTC)CDR

Logo Change

I changed the logo on the page for the following reasons:

  • It is at a web resolution, unlike the old one. This helps comply with fair use policies. See Wikipedia:Logos, which specifically says not to use SVG files, which was the old format.
  • This helps Wikipedia offer an international view on Wendy's, becuase it is a Canadian logo with a maple leaf for an apostrophe. Wikipedia policy encourages international/ worldwide views, not just the U.S.
  • The image does not have the slogan "Quality is our recipe" on it. See "Logos that contain slogans should be omitted in favour of equivalent logos that do not." on Wikipedia:Logos

If anyone has a problem, even after my evidence, please revert it. --Nenyedi TalkContribs@ 23:45, 21 March 2007 (UTC)

Explaining the reverts/edits on 4 April 07 by me,,,

I was removing vandalism and fixing spelling. But I had a Wendy's edit page open fixing the spelling, and before pressing Save Page I looked through the history and found vandalism which I reverted. Then later I clicked Save Page... So I have now fixed that... AVTN Talk 15:00, 4 April 2007 (UTC)

Superbar

Unless the Superbar varied in different regions, the three "pods" (which I think were called "bars" on signs over each section) were more accurately two hot areas and a cold area. One hot area featured Italian-style fare (rotini, rotini and broccoli, and fettucini, if I recall correctly; Alfredo sauce, marinara, and marinara with meat; and garlic bread); another featured Mexican-style fare (basically make-your-own taco or burrito); and the cold pod featured a salad bar similar to the old Wendy's salad bar, including desserts of chocolate and vanilla pudding, and several varieties of sliced melon and strawberries on a platter. I worked in a Wendy's when they added one of these, and I recall some confusion among customers regarding the Mexican fare; apparently some were not familiar enough with the cuisine to know how to make a taco. There was also some confusion about what was included when you ordered; I believe there was a menu choice of an all-you-can eat buffet from each pod, an all-you-can-eat buffet from the cold pod only, and a one-time fill-the-plate buffet. It was rather hard to enforce the correct choices; I thought maybe this and the confusion at the Mexican bar might have contributed to the discontinuation of the offering. B7T 10:31, 6 May 2007 (UTC)

No breakfast?

I'm a bit confused by this as I live near a Wendy's and used to regularly get breakfast from them. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 71.107.98.166 (talk) 22:50, 9 May 2007 (UTC).

As I understand it, from having worked in a particular Wendy's restaurant that has been at various times either owned by the company or by a franchise, the franchises may offer an optional breakfast menu, but not the company stores. B7T 15:01, 15 May 2007 (UTC)

1986 Closure of 20% of their stores

Is there any additional info on that point? WAVY 10 17:21, 10 August 2007 (UTC)

Chili Finger

What happened to the chili finger section? It did happen, right?

Cheezwizzle 04:08, 11 August 2007 (UTC)

It was removed because it was not relevant to the article. It was a small criminal act by one person that did not reflect the operations of the company or its products.


Jerem43 04:19, 11 August 2007 (UTC)

actually the hoax did scar the reputation of wendy's, forcing it to lay off several employees.Vandalism destroyer 04:30, 3 October 2007 (UTC)

Image

Do you mind if I put my own picture of the Gloucester, VA Wendy's sign on here? Ryan Holloway 22:16, 11 September 2007 (UTC)Ryan Holloway

You can, but you must properly license it. - Jerem43 02:08, 12 September 2007 (UTC)

Interwiki

Please help to add [[zh:雲狄斯]] . Thanks. -- 158.182.31.216 09:55, 14 September 2007 (UTC)

Wendy's in Argentina

Maybe someone could add to the blocked article that Wendy's left in the midth of the Economic crises of 2001. --ALE! 20:52, 21 September 2007 (UTC)

size of the junior

the size o the junior pattie has been changed to 1.78 ounces down from 2 as of august, this is true in at least wendys of michigan, stanton owned stores, noted by the size on the meat box, just would like to make a note of it...REexpert44 02:11, 24 October 2007 (UTC)

Western Mass. store closings

In July of 2007 (see http://www.amherstbulletin.com/story/id/51370/) Wendy's closed 13 stores in Western Massachusetts under somewhat shady circumstances (i.e., the closings were so sudden employees didn't know about it until they saw their workplace closed, and they had trouble getting their pay for that week). Is this significant enough to be added to the "controversy" section? 141.154.151.71 (talk) 06:10, 31 December 2007 (UTC) John S.

Probably not. It is, unfortunatly, not all that uncommon for a franchise owner to go out of business without really impacting the corporation as a whole. Frankly, I feel sorry for the people of western Mass, though. Where will they get their Frosties from?? --Mdwyer (talk) 18:42, 2 January 2008 (UTC)

Believe it or not, this is very common in the business world. About 10-12 years ago a Boston BK franchise (Bell Corp.) did the same thing. - Jeremy (Jerem43 (talk) 19:19, 2 January 2008 (UTC))

Proposed merge

The following discussion is closed. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section.

Closed due to no consensus after two weeks - Jerem43 (Jerem43 (talk) 19:16, 9 December 2007 (UTC))

It has been proposed that the article Baconator be merged into the main article section Products, please comment here.

Proposal made on 25 November 2007.

I'm not sure if I am doing this right, but here it goes. I think baconator should get merged into this article. Generally speaking, individual menu items don't seem to get their own articles on WP (well, non flagship items), at least as far as I have been able to tell. The baconator is not one of flagship product lines, and as it currently stands the article is just a regular vandal target. --OuroborosCobra (talk) 04:11, 25 November 2007 (UTC)

  • Oppose the Baconator is one a very few products sold by Wendy's that is named, along with the Big Classic and the Frosty. The article should be expanded, and I will give it the stub designation. - Jeremy (Jerem43 (talk) 17:27, 25 November 2007 (UTC))

The above discussion is closed. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section.

International locations contradictions

There's probably 10 contradictions between the map and the list given in this section. Plus, there's no legend for the map. What does red mean? What does yellow mean? Ufwuct (talk) 15:04, 16 January 2008 (UTC)

  1. old map;
  2. added key;
  3. fix it.

- Jeremy (Jerem43 (talk) 21:01, 16 January 2008 (UTC))

There "used to be" Wendy's in Spain.. (I know, that wa the 1st Wendy's I had back in 1982). Madrid.

There never was a Wendy's in Russia. Nyackhigh (talk) 15:18, 21 January 2008 (UTC)

Costa Rica needs to be added to the map as with current restuarants. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 196.40.65.166 (talk) 23:15, 17 March 2008 (UTC)

Where's The Mention of Wendy's Standing With Zagat

I'm surprised that this article didn't mention how high Wendy's was rated in Zagat. --DavidD4scnrt (talk) 06:22, 25 March 2008 (UTC)

premium bun

I think that refering to the buns that Wendy's serves as "premium" is company hype and marketing and is POV since it does not reflect quality but is simply a name to improve sales. Here are the ingredients of the "premium" bun:

Premium Bun Enriched Wheat Flour (wheat flour, malted barley flour, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, niacin, iron, folic acid), Water, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Vegetable Oil (contains one or more of the following: soybean, cottonseed, canola), Yeast, Salt, Gluten, Contains 2% or less than: Dough Conditioners (may contain one or more of the following: sodium stearoyl lactylate, calcium stearoyl-2-lactylate, ascorbic acid, azodicarbonamide, mono and diglycerides, DATEM, enzymes), Yeast Nutrients (may contain one or more of the following: monocalcium phosphate, calcium sulfate, ammonium sulfate), Turmeric, Paprika, Natural Flavor, Yellow Corn Meal (Premium only), Calcium Silicate, Calcium Propionate (preservative). CONTAINS: WHEAT. [1] Bob98133 (talk) 13:12, 26 March 2008 (UTC)

the only difference is the toppings, their regular buns have nothing on them while the "premium" adds ground corn. --Jeremy ( Blah blah...) 16:56, 26 March 2008 (UTC)
changed the name to "premium" when they changed from the 4.5 inch Kaiser Roll to the 4 inch "premium" bun. Its only a name its the Kaiser but smaller. Also the regular bun changed from 4 inch to 3.5 inch. Jerome (talk ) 21:00, 26 March 2008 (UTC) —Preceding unsigned comment added by 75.165.51.96 (talk)

truth?

I have seen that Wendy's is in financial trouble and may close down if they are not bought out by Burger King or Macdonald's? —Preceding unsigned comment added by Wikiscribe (talkcontribs) 19:54, 6 April 2008 (UTC)

Currently the company has been shown to be in a hard position in terms of growth and profit. My guess is if the new CEO fails to turn the company around with in the next three quarters, the Board will seek new ownership. The company is just too large to be allowed to fail, there is too much value in the name and product. My guess is that either Burger King or CKE will be looked at as serious suitors for the brand. McDonald's has been focusing on its core brand and divesting its other holdings Boston Market, Quiznos; they may have some anti-trust issues also.
--Jeremy ( Blah blah...) 22:12, 6 April 2008 (UTC)
I have been told by my district manager that Arby's will being buying the Wendy's name if we go bankrupt.
-Adam Worker, Age 17 at Wendy's for 14 months and training to be manager, April 7 2008
Seems like now it's official: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/W/WENDYS?SITE=FLMYR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT intooblv (talk) 17:42, 24 April 2008 (UTC)

The First Drive Thru

Wendy's didn't have the first drive thru...In n Out burger in California opened the first drive thru on October 22, 1948 in Baldwin Park California.

Wendy's had the first successful introduction of the modern drive thru concept, where you order from a remote location, drive to a pay window then proceed to a pickup window. --Jeremy ( Blah blah...) 20:26, 27 May 2008 (UTC)

Finland

Article claims that Wendy's operates in Finland but I couldn't find any information to back this. As far as I know Wendy's is not and has never been in Finland. --Taalen (talk) 21:19, 8 May 2008 (UTC)

Ads

Does anyone recall if the recent ads with the Square singing new or were they part of the original Square campaign?

I always thought the little cartoon girl in the Wendy's logo outside their restaurants was Pippi Longstocking, from the children's books by Astrid Lindgren. Pippi was described in the books as having red hair and braids that curved out. I'd never mentoned this to anyone but I once asked my daughter, who was about eight at the time, who she thought the little girl was on the the Wendy's sign. "It's definitely not Wendy," she said, matter of factly, "it's obviously Pippi Longstocking." 68.116.40.228 (talk) 19:41, 5 June 2008 (UTC)

Russia

Article claims that Wendy's operates in Russia, but can't find any information to back this; nor have I ever seen a Wendy's here. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 91.76.57.230 (talk) 12:11, 17 June 2008 (UTC)

Menu Items

Wendy's does offer some regional menu items, at least from time to time. I'm specifically thinking of the "Carolina Classic" available in certain North Carolina locations, but I don't believe that's the only one. Should there be something in the menu section of the article? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 65.182.51.67 (talk) 22:43, 11 October 2008 (UTC)

Italy or Hungary

the map shows Hungary as a country currently having Wendy's; the listing says Italy (not marked on the map) instead. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 74.196.166.93 (talk) 04:43, 28 July 2008 (UTC)

I'm Italian, and I'm sure that Wendy's has been here, although I am aware of only one restaurant: namely one I used to go to mid eighties. In fact, I was astonished not seeing Italy being marked on the map. --Blazar.writeto() 12:40, 21 September 2008 (UTC)

Chili in Finger

Why no mention of the "finger in the chili" fiasco? Seems worth mentioning...
74.129.3.221 (talk) 06:39, 14 February 2009 (UTC)

http://www.snopes.com/horrors/food/chili.asp (It's Proven False)

Well it was all a hoax. I work for Wendy's and there was no way that there could have been a finger in the chili. We have all the ingredients brought in separately and we assemble and cook it in restaurant. Here is a link to an article I found about the whole hoax. Apparently, a man had his finger amputated, for one reason or the other, and a couple decided to put it in there chili to make some money.
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,182008,00.html
Well, well, apparently they received jail time. ha. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Ashleehesse (talkcontribs) 04:57, 11 February 2010 (UTC)

Argentina

There's no reopening planned for argentina, at least at 2009. So the person who write that dindn't know any thing. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 190.51.55.128 (talk) 00:18, 6 November 2009 (UTC)

Interior decor

Wendy's stores usually have carpeted floors VS tile or other hard surfaces used by other fast food chains. In the 1970's and through the 80's the tables were covered with Formica printed with reproductions of 1800's catalog ads, possibly from Sears or Montgomery Wards. Those tables were phased out as the surfaces wore.

Wendy's sandwich wrappers used to be a double layer paper/foil with a hexagonal pattern on the inner layer. Those went away around the same time as the catalog ad tables. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 66.232.94.33 (talk) 05:51, 20 February 2010 (UTC)

Ish fish

Recently Wendy's has put out a radio advertisement campaign about "Ish fish" I can't find any info on it though.70.252.148.199 (talk) 22:03, 2 March 2010 (UTC)

Wendy's restaurants briefly add fish sandwiches to the menu every year around Easter time due to the dietary restrictions that some Christians observe for Lent. There is only one Wendy's that serves fish all year round that I'm aware of. 71.173.188.197 (talk) 03:20, 9 November 2010 (UTC)

Assessment comment

The comment(s) below were originally left at Talk:Wendy's/Comments, and are posted here for posterity. Following several discussions in past years, these subpages are now deprecated. The comments may be irrelevant or outdated; if so, please feel free to remove this section.

It is a good article but lacks on the product Wendy's sells and pics of it. -- Warfreak 10:50, 20 June 2007 (UTC)
I've downgraded the article to a "C" since it now has a number of (tagged) problems. --ThaddeusB (talk) 00:40, 14 March 2010 (UTC)

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