| Jul 14, 2014
| 2:36 PM
A new study released this month found that, for many, eating fast food is becoming less about the "fast" and more about the "food."
Consumer Reports asked more than 30,000 of its subscribers to rank the food of different regional and national fast...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 9:20 AM
Portillo's Chicago-style hot dogs and Italian beef have whet the appetite of Boston-based buyers who are eager to introduce the local favorites to more diners nationwide.
The company confirmed Tuesday that Berkshire Partners is investing in Dick...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Target on Wednesday asked shoppers not to bring guns to its stores after protests against a gun-rights campaign in Texas where customers brandished firearms in store aisles.
"Starting today we will ... respectfully request that guests not bring firearms...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 5:55 PM
The slushies and skating carhops at Sonic Corp.'s drive-ins are a relative rarity in Los Angeles County, where 12 scattered units are overwhelmed by hundreds of McDonald's and dozens of Burger Kings.
But Sonic, based in Oklahoma City, hopes to become...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Q: My family loves the meatballs at Max's Harvest. I would like to surprise my mother-in-law and make them for her birthday dinner at the end of January. Do you think the chef would part with his recipe? — Nancy Lopez, Pompano Beach
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:49 AM
99 SE Mizner Blvd., Boca Raton, 561-347-7000, Etoile-FrenchRestaurant.com
French restaurateur Herve Maestripieri and his Michelin-rated, classically trained chefs have arrived directly from the French Riviera to bring the essence of Saint-...