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  • Phil Vettel on 25 years as a dining critic

    Phil Vettel on 25 years as a dining critic
    As of this month, I have been the Tribune's restaurant critic for 25 years. A quarter-century. When I filed my first Tribune review, the best restaurant in the area was Le Francais, although a 2-year-old restaurant called Charlie Trotter's was gathering...
  • Troy Wolverton: Apple Pay is great, at stores that accept it

    When Apple Pay launched Monday, my editors decided I needed to go shopping. I didn't have to be asked twice. In fact, I felt like a teenager set loose in a mall with a parent's credit card. Now I just needed to find some places that took my peculiar form...
  • McDonald's CEO outlines changes as sales slide

    McDonald's Corp. Chief Executive Don Thompson said Tuesday that the company hasn't been keeping up with the times and that changes are in store for its U.S. restaurants. Starting in January, Thompson said McDonald's will simplify its menu to make room...
  • Apple reports 12.7% profit growth, launches Apple Pay

    Apple reports 12.7% profit growth, launches Apple Pay
    Apple Inc. finished off its year in a big way, reporting a standout fourth quarter thanks to strong sales of iPhones and Macs. The Cupertino, Calif., company reported Monday that net profit rose 12.7% to $8.5 billion for the three months that ended...
  • Patapsco special-ed students can't serve coffee at school, will now sell slushies

    Patapsco special-ed students can't serve coffee at school, will now sell slushies
    For Austin Bradburn, a fresh cup of coffee, brewed and delivered during the busy early-morning hallway rush, became an unlikely path into the complex social world of his high school. Bradburn and eight fellow Patapsco High School special-education...
  • Raising the minimum wage: Would it help or hurt L.A.?

    Raising the minimum wage: Would it help or hurt L.A.?
    On Labor Day, Mayor Eric Garcetti proposed raising the minimum wage for all workers in Los Angeles, eventually reaching a minimum of $13.25 an hour in 2017. Reactions were immediate. Organized labor applauded the proposal; business groups warned that it...
  • McDonald's Innovation Center goal: Better service at restaurants

     McDonald's Innovation Center goal: Better service at restaurants
    Inside this nondescript warehouse some 30 minutes from McDonald's suburban headquarters, uniformed crew members cook burgers, sling fries and hand food to customers. But here, cashiers accept fake money. Workers and customers wear tracking chips to...
  • Analyst forecasts weak McDonald's U.S. sales after survey

    Analyst forecasts weak McDonald's U.S. sales after survey
    Sales at longstanding McDonald’s U.S. restaurants may have fallen as much as 3.6 percent in September before perking up a bit this month, Janney Capital Markets analyst Mark Kalinowski said on Friday. A 3.6 percent decline would be the biggest...
  • Keeping the wedding party going and going

    Keeping the wedding party going and going
    When Michael and Melissa Peters began planning their wedding, they knew that when the reception was over, they wouldn't be ready for the night to end. So after the last dance, instead of sending their guests off to the hotel, the Peters kept the party...
  • McDonald's launches campaign to answer pink slime, other rumors

    McDonald's Corp. is taking to social media to dispel rumors that its food is unhealthy and to explain why its burgers remain intact for weeks out in the open. The fast-food chain launched a Q&A style advertising blitz on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter...
  • McDonald's set to accept AmEx rewards points for meals

    McDonald's set to accept AmEx rewards points for meals
    American Express says U.S. cardholders, who spend hundreds of millions of dollars annually at McDonald's, should soon be able to use rewards points to pay for their Happy Meals, Big Macs and other food and beverages. The credit card company and the...