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We tried Sonic’s bizarre pickle juice slush, and it sparked an existential crisis

Sonic sparked debate and outrage when the chain added the pickle juice slush to its menu earlier this summer. The process of drinking the plutonium-green Sonic slush began with bafflement and ended in the loss of one's faith in one's own judgement.

We visited beloved American fast-food icon Sonic for the first time. Here’s the verdict.

With over 3,500 Sonic locations in 45 states, the majority of Americans have likely eaten at the fast-food chain. However, despite our vast experience and best intentions, it has remained a gaping hole in our fast-food repertoire — until now.
We paid a visit to Sonic's test kitchen to find out how chef Scott Uehlein develops new menu items.

We visited the test kitchen where Sonic develops bizarre creations like pickle slushes. Here’s what it’s like.

Sonic's menu items are developed inside a test kitchen at its headquarters in Oklahoma City. The idea of putting pickle juice in a slushie seems like a fever dream of a brine-obsessed mad scientist. However, for Scott Uehlein, it's just another day of work.

The US evacuated 9 diplomats from China after they experienced strange auditory sensations

Fears of a sonic attack have prompted over 250 Americans connected to missions in China to receive medical examinations. At least nine consulate workers in Guangzhou have been medically evacuated from China, after one worker experienced "mild brain trauma" following strange auditory sensations.
Sonic is rolling out mobile ordering across the US.

Sonic has a new weapon to compete with McDonald’s and Chick-fil-A

Sonic plans to roll out mobile ordering across the United States by the end of the summer. The chain started offering mobile ordering as a test earlier this year, with roughly 20% of locations now allowing customers to order ahead using an app.
Online food delivery is in a period of rapid growth.

Millennials are cooking less and less, and it could cause a crisis for America’s biggest food companies

A new report done by UBS estimates that home cooking could fade away as millennials increasingly choose to order in. Global online food ordering could grow to $365 billion by 2030, the report said.
Sonic has a batch of new Slush flavors, but one — the Pickle Juice Slush — has got everyone talking.

Sonic is now selling a pickle-flavored frozen drink, and people are confused

Sonic's new pickle-flavored juice slush was rolled out on Monday. The restaurant had announced plans to launch the drink in March.

Here’s the recording of the strange sound US diplomats heard in Cuba before suffering mysterious brain injuries

It's an intense, high-pitched, pulsing, ringing noise, "like a mass of crickets" or a whine that "seems to undulate, even writhe," like nails on a chalkboard.
Sonic Drive-In burger.

Sonic confirmed that 5 million customers may have had their credit-card info stolen in data breach

Millions of Sonic customers may have had their credit card information stolen.

Here’s why you see Sonic ads even when there isn’t a location anywhere near where you live

Sonic's CEO says that airing ads in regions where there are no Sonic locations is part of the chain's master plan.