| May 21, 2010
| 6:17 PM
There was the assault on trans-fats. A new law requiring calorie counts on menus. A county in California that banned toys in too-fatty kids' meals. And now there's a war on sodium.
It's no wonder the food industry is hurrying to outrun the increasingly...
| May 31, 2010
It's all so last millennium, that filthy business in the depths of the Gulf of Mexico.
It reeks of yesterday's fuel, yesterday's sweaty labor - a hands-on way of life from another time. Today's Americans don't care to know how the gas comes to the pump,...
| May 31, 2010
Responding to suggestions that the military should take the lead in responding to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says the oil industry is better-equipped to deal with the disaster.
Speaking Monday on ABC'...
| Jun 29, 2010
| 3:50 PM
Darden Restaurants is coming up with new ways to cater to its richest clientele by keeping detailed notes on its top 10,000 customers' food and wine preferences at Capital Grille.
Walt Disney Co. is forging ahead with plans to build lavish vacation homes...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 7:43 PM
TALLAHASSEE — A hearing on a bill that would give Darden Restaurants a tax break of as much as $5 million a year was postponed Wednesday after the sponsor asked for more time to address recent questions about the legislation.
Rep. Chris Dorworth,...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 1:59 PM
Olive Garden president Dave Pickens told Facebook fans that he personally apologized to the mother of a toddler accidentally served sangria at a restaurant in Lakeland.
Pickens called Jill VanHeest on Wednesday, after she began speaking with the news...
| Jul 7, 2010
| 5:41 PM
CNN recently aired a documentary titled "Gary and Tony Have a Baby," where CNN's Soledad O'Brien followed a same-sex couple in "their struggle against the legal and personal obstacles to become parents" and their quest to achieve a life as mainstream as...
| Jul 15, 2010
Despite numerous complaints from residents, Twin Peaks will open a new location in Southlake after receiving the final permits from city leaders this week.
The sports bar, known for its scantily clad waitress, received the permits required to remodel the...
| Jul 19, 2010
| 9:19 PM
COSTA MESA — As President Barack Obama on Monday accused Senate Republicans of blocking legislation that would extend unemployment benefits to millions of Americans, more than 200 hopeful — and some desperate — job seekers showed up...
| Aug 3, 2010
Red Lobster has started to give some diners with allergies more information about what potential dangers could lurk in their food.
The chain, owned by Orlando-based Darden Restaurants, has begun testing a menu that lists major allergens such as dairy...