| 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...
| 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 13, 2014
A task force created by Mayor Rahm Emanuel recommended Monday that the city increase its minimum wage to $13 per hour from the current $8.25 by 2018.
In the wake of the Minimum Wage Working Group's report, the only agreement among workers and store...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 3:36 PM
When your 11-year-old restaurant continues to garner accolades, including favorite place for seafood in Lehigh Valley Style's Decadent Dish Awards (2013), you know you're doing something right.
This is the case for the Beck family, who has operated...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Parents looking to dine, shop, gamble or enjoy a show at Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem no longer need to dial up a baby sitter. The complex has it covered.
With Monday's opening of Kids Quest, a supervised children's entertainment center for ages 6...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:39 AM
From Sept. 16 to 29, customers can get a free small McCafé coffee during breakfast hours at participating McDonald’s restaurants across the country.
This event builds on McDonald’s first-ever Free Coffee Event launched in March, where the...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 11:37 AM
I know little about business, and I am always surprised when McDonald's wrings its hands over some new revenue concern. It's never about the product -- how it tastes, what's in it or the oversaturation of all things McDonald's. The appeal of the...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Ad Age is reporting: A longtime McDonald's executive credited with being one of the creators of the fast-food chain's famous "I'm lovin' it" tagline has resigned.
U.S. Chief Creative Officer Marlena Peleo-Lazar has been with the Oak Brook-based...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Dozens of fast-food workers from Los Angeles to Manhattan were arrested as they escalated a fight for better pay Thursday with strikes, rallies and acts of civil disobedience.
Police took 10 people into custody after the protesters linked arms and sat...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 2:52 AM
(Reuters) - Fast-food workers in more than 150 U.S. cities are planning protests on Thursday to press for a wage increase to $15 an hour and allow them to unionize jobs from the fry-basket at McDonald's to the cash register at Burger King.