| Nov 4, 2014
| 1:22 PM
How many burger joints can Chicagoland stomach? Apparently, at least one more.
Two entrepreneurs with a McDonald's pedigree have signed a franchise agreement to open Illinois' first Burger 21 in Schaumburg by fall 2015. Future openings are being...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Romeoville trustees on Wednesday approved plans for a new McDonald's restaurant that will be built across the street from the new athletic and event center and Uptown Square development.
The new fast food restaurant at 645 N. Independence Blvd. will...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 8:06 AM
McDonald's restaurant sales fell less than expected in October, the company said on Monday, but worries linger as it searches for the right recipe to compete with popular chains selling fresh made-to-order food.
Worldwide sales at restaurants open at...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 10:32 AM
The woman claimed that an unsecured lid caused steaming hot McDonald’s coffee to spill on her right hand, severely burning it. As evidence, Selena Edwards, 38, of Victorville provided pictures of second-degree burns.
But the only burns Edwards may...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 5:59 PM
On vacations, I love reading the morning news over breakfast coffee.
At a restaurant outside Zion National Park on Oct. 22, we found a copy of USA Today. Paul got the first page, so I took the Business section. Two headlines caught my attention:...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 12:05 PM
McDonald's first and largest restaurant in Russia reopened after local officials closed the location for three months, an optimistic sign for a company trying to return to business as usual in the country.
The outlet, in Moscow's Pushkin Square, resumed...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 6:25 PM
When Phil Sipka and some of his Englewood neighbors opened a cafe a year ago this week, skeptics had suggestions.
How about rolling security gates over the wall-size windows? Or a permanently locked door, with a buzzer to buzz customers in? Maybe a...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Just as Americans begin to cook their high-calorie Thanksgiving dinners, the U.S. government is enacting sweeping changes it hopes will push people to pay more attention to how many calories they consume away from their dining room tables.
The new rules...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 11:46 AM
CANTON — A local McDonald's restaurant and the police department are planning events that will help an annual effort to provide Christmas gifts for needy children.
Gifts For Canton, a group organized by the Canton Chamber of Commerce that's now...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Would you be more inclined to go to church if services came with a Big Mac and a side of fries? That's the idea behind McMass, a group whose goal is to put a McDonald's franchise in a church.
The group, led by Paul Di Lucca, a creative director at...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:11 AM
KFC has a message for Chinese diners worried about eating their fried chicken after a safety scare at the fast food chain: come see how we operate for yourself.
China is the biggest market by sales for KFC's parent Yum Brands Inc. , but sales have slowed...