| Aug 21, 2014
| 8:05 AM
There's a sweet treat in store for Palm Beach County.
McDonald’s customers in Palm Beach County will be among the first in the nation to try McDonald’s new McCafe Mini Bundt cakes.
The county is one of a few test markets across the nation...
| Jul 23, 2014
McDonald's Corp.'s CEO said the world's largest restaurant company still needs more time to show improvements, after missing Wall Street's quarterly sales and profit expectations for the second consecutive quarter as it struggled to keep up with more...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 1:50 PM
I must have had a ghastly look on my face. Goulash! Like a deer in the headlights! Local school boosters Tanya Pereira and Analily Park were perplexed by my reaction. Since I was in the company of two prominent and eloquent La Cañada ladies, I had to...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
In the cramped parking lot of a small strip mall, drivers jockey for spaces. Many have made the 20-minute trip from Honolulu, their mouths watering in anticipation of chowing down on a popular food unique to Hawaii.
The customers will have to put...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 10:34 AM
McDonald's and Yum! Brands, the company behind Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and KFC, apologized to customers Monday after footage from a Chinese TV station alleged workers at a Shanghai supplier for some of the two companies' Asian outlets used expired meat and...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:25 AM
The latest food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in U.S. coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King Worldwide Inc and others, as well as McDonald's products as far away as Japan.
McDonald's Corp and KFC's parent Yum Brands Inc apologized to Chinese...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: What is value of my antique cheese cutter? It can be set so a wheel of cheese will cut 60 slices at five cents each. Other settings can be adjusted so the block cuts up to 165 slices.
A: Just from the description, we can tell that this reader has no...
| Jul 6, 2014
In honor of Taste of Chicago, running Wednesday through Sunday, let's take a look at the city's savory restaurants and their sometimes unsavory customers. Eat it up:
1/ Charlie Trotter, the influential Chicago restaurateur who died last year, once...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
At Hollywood & Highland Center, mere steps from Hollywood Boulevard's souvenir-hawking dives, tourists can drop up to $1,000 on fine caviar.
But they aren't pampered with white-glove service. Tins of the delicacy are dispensed at the tap of a button...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Wendy's restaurant on the southwest corner of Harlem Avenue and 183rd Street will be the first in the Chicago area to sport a new design, featuring brick, metal, glass, tile and accents of the signature red color.
Wendy's representatives will discuss...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:12 AM
Of all the regional foods out there, the one that's mystified me the most is the hot dog.
Yes, hot dogs have deep roots in Chicago. A version was served during the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition; they were popularized on countless street carts...