| May 6, 2014
| 12:50 PM
In honor of National Teacher Appreciation Day on Tuesday, some restaurants around town are offering food and drink specials for educators.
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is having a $1 drink promotion. Teachers who present their faculty ID at any...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 5:45 AM
Robin Wallace and Julia Tichota are two of the 18 Niles North students who received summer art grants from Niles North Fine Arts Parents and Patrons (NNFAPP) -- a nonprofit charitable organization that supports the school's Fine Art Department.
| May 6, 2014
| 3:42 AM
Teachers get a free meal with purchase at Chipotle Mexican Grill to celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Day on Tuesday. No coupon is necessary.
From 4 p.m. to closing at participating restaurants, teachers with a school IDs get a free burrito, bowl,...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:41 PM
Dick Portillo is ready to slow down a bit after 51 years in the hot dog business and thinks his namesake restaurant chain can continue to thrive in the right hands.
The Portillo Restaurant Group is looking for a potential buyer for the Portillo's chain,...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 8:02 AM
KFC parent Yum Brands Inc. is readying to launch an assault on chicken chain Chick-fil-A.
Quietly, Yum is opening a single-concept store in Arlington, Texas, on Wednesday that will sell a curated collection of chicken sandwiches, tenders, fries,...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:49 PM
The Glendale Galleria, which underwent a major renovation that was unveiled last fall, is gearing up to offer a slew of new stores and eateries in the coming months and news about what will take over the former Nordstrom space could come as early as May....
| May 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Americans' appetite for eating out has given investors a craving for restaurant stocks. But the restaurant business is intensely competitive. Companies rise and fall, as the recent bankruptcy filings of two debt-laden chains,...
| May 19, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Chipotle Mexican Grill is stepping into a contentious national debate on firearms by asking customers to leave their guns at home.
The Denver chain, best known for made-to-order burritos and tacos, said Monday that a recent demonstration by gun...
| May 20, 2014
| 11:13 AM
When the Chipotle fast-food chain announced last week that it would be giving its customers a literary experience by printing short stories by noted writers on its cups and bags, the reaction was almost uniformly positive. A bit of Toni Morrison and...
| May 20, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Fast food company Taco Bell is promoting its president, Brian Niccol, to chief executive starting in 2015.
Niccol will assume the top spot in the Irvine chain on Jan. 1. On the same day, current Chief Executive Greg Creed will be elevated to helm Yum...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 10:37 AM
McDonald’s Corp.’s CEO once again said the world’s largest restaurant company needs more time to show improvements, after missing Wall Street’s quarterly sales and profit expectations for the second consecutive quarter as it...