| 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 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,...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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....
| Feb 19, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Hedge-fund manager David Einhorn is sounding a cautious tone about stocks.
In a conference call with analysts, Einhorn said last year's massive run for stocks was fueled in part by misleading earnings reports.
"In 2013 the market rewarded many...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:57 PM
A day after announcing plans to raise prices in 2014, Chipotle Mexican Grill watched its stock surge in intra-day trading to an all-time high.
The stock reached $511.10 a share on Friday before closing up 16%, or $70.67, at $509.74.
| Mar 14, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Quiznos, the Denver-based sandwich chain, said Friday it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Delaware, the second quick-service restaurant chain in a week to do so.
The filing is expected to be speedy, as Quizno's senior leadership had already...
| Jan 31, 2014
Today we reveal the winners of the Orlando Sentinel's 16th annual Foodie Awards, our readers' favorite places to eat and drink in 2013. I have noted my picks, too, but the main focus is your take on Central Florida's dining scene.
I have covered food at...