| Apr 22, 2015
| 12:45 PM
McDonald's had a rough start to 2015, with sales declines around the world and a 33 percent drop in profit. In response, CEO Steve Easterbrook, installed in March, said the world's largest restaurant company aims "to be more responsive to today's...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 6:00 AM
The 2016 election is heating up, with a number of prominent players formally announcing their candidacies. But it wouldn't be a primary without a few wild cards, and the first one has entered the fray: Waka Flocka Flame.
Born Juaquin James Malphurs and ...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 8:28 AM
Shake Shack, the New York City burger joint often referred to as the In-N-Out of the East, will open in West Hollywood next year. The company announced the news via Twitter on Tuesday morning.
The restaurant, with its cult-like following, is known for...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 9:07 AM
In January, at the time of the ultra-buzzy initial public offering of high-end hamburger joint Shake Shack, we asked if the company would turn out to be the Krispy Kreme of 2015. Now the question is: could it even turn out worse for investors?
| Feb 13, 2015
| 3:38 PM
Costa Mesa planners approved a new fast-food restaurant this week that will replace a Burger King near the 405 Freeway.
The Burger King at 3150 Harbor Blvd. — the city's only Burger King — will be replaced by Raising Cane's, a Baton Rouge,...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 8:00 AM
If you still don't have Valentine's Day plans for Saturday night, don't panic. Here are eight ideas in California that can fill the romantic bill -- and you won't need to travel very far.
Keep it simple
Catch sunset on Valentine's Day with a Ventura...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 7:30 AM
I’ve heard from many people motivated to become vegan by animal welfare issues. Health and the environment are other reasons to discuss, but this week, about halfway through my month chronicling my vegan ways, I’m going to turn to some...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:51 PM
McDonald's will slim down an admittedly bloated menu and try to eliminate preservatives from its food as part of a broad push to stem what its CEO on Wednesday called the "erosion" of sales in its U.S. business.
The world's largest restaurant company...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Shake Shack threw open its doors at the corner of Ohio and Rush streets on Tuesday, and threw off a bit of its mystique.
Now I love a good meal more than most and I'll cop to having made a detour to stand in line to pay a premium for the highly regarded...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 3:09 PM
It took 30 minutes of wandering, but Jamie Giffin and her group of friends finally found the unmarked elevator door that serves as the entrance to Pharmacy restaurant.
"We had heard about Pharmacy around town, but we could barely find anything on the...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Adam Perry Lang is a chef, cookbook author and award-winning barbecue expert. After graduating from the Culinary Institute of America and working at restaurants including Le Cirque and Daniel in New York and Guy Savoy in France, Lang decided to follow his...