Objects & Places from Fast Food Nation

Eric Schlosser
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Object Descriptions

Southern California - This is where the first fast food restaurants began, primarily in response to the automobile and highways in and around the area.

San Bernardino, California - Site of the first McDonald's Restaurant with the new automated system of preparation and service in 1948.

One McDonald's Plaza, Oak Brook, Illinois - Site of the Ray Kroc Museum and the place where managers and franchisees are trained for this particular company.

Colorado Springs, Colorado - Site of huge growth because of defense industry growth, site of many fast food chains and where a certain company has used its restaurants here as testing sites for new technology and food items.

Aberdeen, Idaho - Home of the J.R. Simplot Potato Plant, where potatoes are processed from field to frozen fries of all types.

New Jersey - The Flavor Capitol of the World where numerous chemical laboratories provide the...

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