| Sep 26, 2013
Re "Burger King launches low-fat French fries," Sept. 25
Burger King's new Satisfries won't reduce waistlines. These lower-calorie fries are part of a marketing ploy to convince Americans that fast food can be healthy.
Burger King benefits from...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 11:03 AM
Trying to tear meat off a chicken skeleton is an annoyance for many Americans, especially younger ones. So KFC, in what it’s calling a “game changer” of a move, is ditching the bones.
The Kentucky-based chicken chain is rolling out its...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 3:45 AM
Well, this stinks.
It looks like these fast food dinners in Sebastian lost their whopper of an appetite real fast.
Cops responding to a report of a dude partially exposing himself through the window of a Burger King found Matthew Paul Emmett, 35,...
| Apr 12, 2013
Fall Out Boy singer Patrick Stump wants to make something clear.
“In no world did my [solo] record not sell and my thing flopped and then I go, ‘OK, well, I’ll go back to Fall Out Boy,’” the 28-year-old frontman says by...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Fast food giant Burger King Worldwide Inc. said it will lose its chief executive Bernardo Hees to H.J. Heinz Co. once billionaire financier Warren Buffett wraps up his acquisition of the ketchup company with 3G Capital.
Corporate poaching this...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 10:08 AM
When the Kool-Aid Man next hurtles through some unsuspecting homeowner’s wall, he’ll look snazzier, more up-to-date, more “lifelike,” according to parent company Kraft Foods Group Inc.
Which means that Kool-Aid Man -- a giant,...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 2:26 PM
After being grilled about controversial past statements on immigration and climate change, former mayoral candidate Kevin James was confirmed as a new appointee to the Los Angeles Board of Public Works by the City Council.
The council voted 11-0 on...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 3:04 PM
A blast that rocked an Orange County neighborhood Monday night wasn't caused by some intergalactic visitor, such as a meteor from outer space.
Turns out the cause was less "Independence Day" and more of an Independence Day type of salute.
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:35 PM
This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details.
Ten years after Los Angeles officials imposed a moratorium on the creation of new murals, the City Council is being asked to vote on a law that would make them legal.
| Aug 1, 2013
| 9:53 AM
"Gratuities for exceptional service'' reads one tip jar.
"Tips welcome!" reads another.
The proliferation of tip jars at local coffeehouses, pizza places, sub and ice cream shops (even delis) are changing our tipping protocols, leading some South...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Anyone active in online social networking has likely received one: A message from someone who clicked on the wrong link, flooding friends' inboxes or feeds with more links about weight loss drugs or shocking photos.
Or you might remember that time Burger...