| Nov 12, 2012
| 5:46 AM
On Veterans Day, we honor those who have so honored us with their service and sacrifice to keep America strong and free.
Hundreds of retailers and restaurants also salute the military, offering discounts to veterans, active duty and retired U.S....
| Dec 19, 2012
| 5:31 AM
Red Lobster is offering a Facebook coupon for a free half pound of crab legs with purchase of two entrees.
Like the Red Lobster fan page to get the offer for a free half-pound of Snow Crab Legs with purchase of two Crabfest entrees, all priced under $20...
| 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...
| May 23, 2011
| 8:00 AM
A three-day sugar rush gets underway Tuesday when the 2011 Sweets & Snacks Expo opens at Chicago’s McCormick Place. Sponsored by the National Confectioners Association, the expo is “the largest confectionery, cookie and snack show in the...
| May 30, 2011
| 8:04 PM
Orlando-based Darden Restaurants has cut its corporate taxes in some states by renting restaurants from itself, using a strategy that has led to challenges and millions of dollars in back taxes for some other big companies.
The owner of chains...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 9:21 PM
Diners at national chain restaurants are most satisfied with Olive Garden and Pizza Hut, according to a newly-released portion of the American Consumer Satisfaction Index, and they're much happier with pizza than burgers.
The ACSI is an annual survey...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Maryland's liquor laws may be byzantine and inscrutable in general, but only those who live in Baltimore County (or Baltimore City, which operates similarly) have likely witnessed full regulatory madness. The county's system for licensing the sale of...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 3:42 PM
Orlando-based Darden Restaurants has found its next big thing inLongHorn Steakhouse.
After a couple of years of slow growth during the economic downturn and adjustment to a new corporate owner, the Western-themed chain is taking off, with annual sales...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 3:45 PM
Weekly linking makes no sense! It has to be done daily. There is so much good stuff out there.
So, look for daily linkage beginning on Monday.
In no particular order, except for the Duff item:
Duff Goldman was the surprise entertainment at Baltimore...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 2:23 PM
A Fort Smith, Arkansas man who pleaded guilty to two armed bank robberies in Springfield and Joplin hanged himself in the Greene County Jail. Under the terms of a plea agreement in June, Robert Bruce Knepper, 45, would have been sentenced to 30 years in...