| Nov 17, 2012
Wedding day: Oct. 20, 2012
Her story: Devin Robinson, 24, grew up in Baltimore. She is an auditor for Ellin & Tucker, a public accounting and business-consulting firm. Her father, Dwayne Robinson, works in sales for Verizon, and her mother, Bobbie...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 11:30 AM
McDonald’s rules the fast food roost when it comes to revenue. But when customer satisfaction is at stake, the burger behemoth comes in dead last, according to a new survey.
The American Consumer Satisfaction Index ranks pizza chain Papa John&...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 8:16 AM
Darden Restaurants Inc.’s efforts to spruce up Olive Garden’s lagging sales, including national promotions and cost cuts, were “less effective than anticipated,” the company said while announcing its fiscal fourth-quarter...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Orland Park police are searching for a 23-year-old Homer Glen man who allegedly carjacked a woman with a pellet gun in a Red Lobster parking lot Monday night.
Lt. James Bianchi said police are looking for Jonathan Sarolas, of the 13500 block of Erin...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 3:38 PM
| Jul 12, 2012
| 4:46 PM
Darden Restaurants Inc., the owner of Olive Garden and Red Lobster, will buy Irvine-based restaurant chain Yard House USA Inc. for $585 million in cash.
The deal with Yard House owner TSG Consumer Partners will place the chain -- known for its vast...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Rose Landino has an easy time imagining the happy routine she should have been following last Oct. 26.
As evening approached, she and her husband would have climbed into a car for the drive to Stratford to pick up Rose's twin brother, Douglas, who would...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 9:15 AM
Darden Restaurants Inc., the parent of eateries such as Olive Garden and Red Lobster, said it will not bump any of its full-time employees down to part-time status to save on healthcare costs once President Obama’s reforms go into effect.
| Dec 6, 2012
| 3:30 PM
The same day that Olive Garden parent Darden Restaurants Inc. said it will not bump down existing full-time workers to part-time status to skirt healthcare costs, a petition calling on the company’s chief executive to clarify his position is gaining...
| 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...