As the Economy Cools, McDonald’s Sizzles

As the economy continues to struggle, the Bay Area and the rest of the country is looking to places like McDonald's to get their grub on for cheap.

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A man walks by a McDonald's restaurant Monday in San Francisco. Fast food chain restaurant McDonald's reported a 7.1 percent increase in same store sales for January as people look towards cheaper food alternatives in the weakening economy.
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A McDonald's drive thru worker hands an order to a customer Monday in San Francisco.
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A sign stands outside of a McDonald's restaurant in San Francisco.
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People walk by a McDonald's restaurant in San Francisco on Monday. Fast food chain restaurant McDonald's reported a 7.1 percent increase in same store sales for January as people look towards cheaper food alternatives in the weakening economy.
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A McDonald's customer is seen through the window at a McDonald's restaurant in San Francisco.
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A McDonald's customer walks by an advertisement for value meals as she walks out of a McDonald's restaurant in San Francisco.
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