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  • McDonald's misses mark in 2nd quarter

    McDonald's Corp.'s CEO said the world's largest restaurant company still needs more time to show improvements, after missing Wall Street's quarterly sales and profit expectations for the second consecutive quarter as it struggled to keep up with more...
  • Soup's on at Jacob's

    Soup's on at Jacob's
    Q: I would like to have the vegetable soup recipe from Jacob's restaurant in Boynton Beach. The soup and the food are very good. I eat there often. — Linda Kenik, Boynton Beach A: Joe and Elaine Spiegel have developed a devoted following since...
  • Barolo lovers, this tasting is for you: Luca Currado of Vietti at Wine House

    Barolo lovers, this tasting is for you: Luca Currado of Vietti at Wine House
    When learning about wine and especially about an unfamiliar or even a beloved region, a winemaker can give much-needed perspective. This Friday at 8:15 p.m., lovers of Nebbiolo and Piedmontese wines from northern Italy will get to hear what Barolo...
  • Wednesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Wednesday: Eat. Drink. Do.
    EAT Pig Out For Charity 25 Degrees 736 N. Clark St. 312-943-9700 Fill up for a good cause at this outdoor benefit for the 100 Club of Chicago where police officers from four districts compete in a round robin-style burger contest. Admission includes...
  • Chinese meat scandal widens

    Burger King and Starbucks said their Chinese stores have stopped using meat from a supplier that local media accused of selling expired chicken and beef. As the latest food scandal in China deepened, the companies said in statements Tuesday that  they...
  • Hotel guests ordering more takeout, less room service

    Hotel guests ordering more takeout, less room service
    Hotel guests increasingly prefer to order their eats from takeout restaurants rather than from room service, according to data from Chicago-based online food-ordering service GrubHub Inc. While revenues from room service declined 9.5 percent from 2007...
  • From front-row seat, Israeli town cheers assault on Gaza

    SDEROT, Israel Dragging a sofa up a hill, residents of Sderot and other curious Israelis prepared for yet another night of watching their army bomb targets in Gaza during what the Israelis have dubbed Operation Protective Edge. This town of 25,000 has...
  • Dining scene: From chicken and waffles to unexpected cocktails

    Dining scene: From chicken and waffles to unexpected cocktails
    Gluttonous Goat 99 SE Mizner Blvd., Unit #2, Boca Raton, 561-923-9457, GluttonousGoat.com After short stints as a Spanish tapas café and the French L'etoile, this spot on the edge of Royal Palm Place is now a gastropub with a Caribbean and Creole...
  • Planners give OK to liquor sales for gambling cafe

    Planners give OK to liquor sales for gambling cafe
    Requests by Betty's Bistro to sell alcohol and stay open later will be sent to the Homer Glen Village Board with the recommendation of the Plan Commission, meaning it could become the second video gambling establishment in town to have a liquor license....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Boys & Girls Clubs Of Hartford Member Wins National Photography Contest

    Alayr Collins, a seven year old from Hartford, won the Boys & Girls Clubs of America's National ImageMakers competition, a photography contest featuring selected works by Club members from across the country. Alayr won in the category of "Culture and...
  • Small Bites: The Old Bay beer from Flying Dog gets its own party

    Small Bites: The Old Bay beer from Flying Dog gets its own party
    Small Bites is a round-up of news and tidbits from Baltimore's dining scene The fun never stops for Dead Rise Old Bay summer ale, the mammoth hit from Flying Dog Brewery. On July 31, Wit & Wisdom is hosting a Dead Rise party on its waterside patio...