Fast food restaurants have become so popular that a quarter of
Americans eat their products everyday . This is due to the fact that
fast foods have several advantages over full-service restaurants . It is
definitely faster and efficient , which would suit the lifestyle of the
modern person and it is in fact cheaper than most full-service
restaurants , wherein one has to pay for the extra service that is
WHY ARE FAST FOOD RESTAURANTS SO POPULAR ?
The popularity of fast food restaurants can be attributed mainly due to
their quickness , affordability , convenience , and good taste of their
products . People who are pressed for time or are far away from home find
these restaurants convenient . Employers , employees , and spouses who are
both working full-time , don 't have enough time to prepare home
cooked-meals , which lead them to stop at a drive-through .
These restaurants also established a way to eat food without the
necessity of knives , forks , and plates like their value meals that
include hamburgers , French fries , sodas , and milkshakes . Their products
can also be eaten while driving a vehicle .
Their products are inexpensive . A consumer can buy a value meal at half
the price compared to what one could spend over a home-cooked meal .
Most fast food restaurants have become ``kid-friendly . Most mothers
maintained that they could have a moment of peace while their children
play with their toys , which are included with their meals .
Many consumers see them as symbols of progress of the western society
and therefore are cool attractions , particularly among the younger
generations who have more varied tastes