| Mar 10, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Dear Marilyn Hagerty, I want to eat at your Olive Garden. I mean the new Olive Garden in Grand Forks, N.D. that you reviewed so warmly in the Grand Forks Herald. Because the Olive Garden where I just ate is not so nice.
Still, I enjoyed reading your...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 9:50 AM
Marilyn Hagerty’s review of the Olive Garden in Grand Forks, N.D., is hardly about the restaurant’s “warm and comforting” chicken Alfredo or the “attractive” bar area -- it’s the purest gauge of all that is...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 12:31 PM
The restaurant industry’s royal line of succession has shifted, with Wendy’s usurping Burger King as the second-largest sales-getter behind McDonald’s.
In its annual ranking of U.S. restaurants, research group Technomic Inc. placed...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 1:39 PM
Maybe it's Marilyn Hagerty working her magic: Olive Garden is reversing out of a long slump with more visitors and better sales.
A few weeks after the elderly North Dakota reviewer’s piece on a new Olive Garden restaurant in Grand Forks went...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:16 PM
There's one day a year where tons of local establishments will bend over backwards to offer you special deals and discounts. Check out this list of places to go for free stuff on your birthday.
NOTE: Many of the freebies below require you to sign up for...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 12:07 PM
This past August, restaurant juggernaut Darden — which owns Olive Garden, Red Lobster, the Capital Grille and Seasons 52 — acquired the popular Yard House chain for $585 million. With Yard House's focus on being a serious destination for...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 7:24 AM
Marlin & Ray, we hardly knew ye.
The casual dining seafood chain restaurant that opened on Baltimore Pike in Bel Air in early October abruptly ceased operations Wednesday.
The Bel Air Marlin & Ray's had company, as parent Ruby Tuesday, Inc., closed...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 8:42 AM
IHOP has a Country Fried Steak & Eggs combo menu item with 3,720 milligrams of sodium. Johnny Rockets’ Bacon Cheddar Double burger has 50 grams of saturated fat. The Bistro Shrimp Pasta from the Cheesecake Factory has 3,120 calories.
Each one is...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Maryland State Police and Sheriff's Office reports:
Thomas Butler, 44, of the first block of Tree Drive, was charged Friday with four counts of theft below $1,000 and theft between $1,000 and $10,000.
Forrest Plowman, 18, of the 100 block...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 4:41 AM
Sometimes the good guys win.
Late Wednesday night as a man left his job at a Red Lobster in Kissimmee, two guys, later identified as Marsaias Wade and Julio Doimiguez Chicas, approached him in the parking lot and asked him for help to jump-start their...
| May 1, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Charley’s WildFire Grille on the Orange Blossom Trail is moving to Little Lake Bryan in Lake Buena Vista in the summer of 2014. The owner, Talk of the Town Restaurants, has purchased the property and the current building at 6107 S. Orange Blossom...