| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:54 PM
New Haven is thought by many to be Connecticut’s top restaurant town, although the Gold Coast also offers a wealth of dining opportunities and Greater Hartford is definitely up and coming. Despite the strength of our dining scene, Greater New...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:33 AM
Snag a short stack of pancakes for 56 cents at IHOP on Tuesday, July 8.
From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., participating restaurants are rolling back the prices on a stack of three buttermilk pancakes to celebrate the chain's 56th birthday, according to a post on...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
I have a birthday coming up.
In honor of this milestone (a lady never reveals her age), I've rounded up a list of birthday freebies from A to Z so you, too, can celebrate with free gifts from restaurants and retailers. As a bonus, you'll immediately get...
| May 29, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Radical realignment ideas abound for ACC football. Abolish divisions! Premier and Champions leagues! New ACC, Old ACC! Waffle House and IHOP!
I detailed many of them last spring and offered my own extreme makeover.
But history teaches that the ACC...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:50 AM
This morning’s news release from Darden Restaurants is a unique example of a corporation wading hip deep into a shareholder dispute.
The statement by Orlando-based Darden (NYSE: DRI) praises its own current board of directors and charaterizes a...
| May 12, 2014
| 7:14 AM
When Baltimore writer Rafael Alvarez was driving around the country peddling his books, he sold a collection of his newspaper articles and short stories to a drunken farmer in a men's room outside Memphis, Tenn. He's spent countless nights sleeping in his...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Angelenos were asked to rank the best fast-food and quick, casual dining chains as part of a national survey. The result? L.A. diners favor taste, quality and options, and ranked Subway as their top destination for a quick meal.
For its midyear report,...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
To the editor: Baby boomers like myself grew up on James Garner/Doris Day comedies. Our parents had watched "Maverick," and together we watched "The Rockford Files." Then there were the many terrific TV movie performances, commercials, interviews and...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Machinima, the YouTube multichannel network for videogamers and fanboys whose backers include Warner Bros., has hired Tricia White in the newly created position of chief people officer overseeing human resources.
White previously was VP of human...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:22 AM
The week after the Fourth of July is full of free food, including Chick-fil-A and 7-Eleven Slurpees. IHOP and Krispy Kreme are offering heavily discounted treats, too.
IHOP was first on the calendar, offering a shortstack of pancakes for 56 cents on...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:55 PM
The first time around, local playwright Michael Wanzie cast his play "Ladies of Eola Heights" with men in dresses — and scored a huge hit. In 2005, the comedy ran for months at Orlando's Parliament House.
This time around, for a production at...