| Aug 9, 2012
Jerry Murrell says it's time for lunch, and he knows exactly the place to go. The 68-year-old founder and chief executive of the brightest star in the restaurant industry jumps into his blue Ford pickup parked at the company's headquarters, a redbrick...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Irvine-based fast-food chain In-N-Out severed ties with a Central California slaughterhouse after learning that the facility is being investigated for potentially inhumane treatment of cows.
In-N-Out executives said they cut off their supplier...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 9:57 AM
In-N-Out, McDonald’s Corp., Jack in the Box, Burger King and other chains quickly cut ties with Central Valley Meat Co. this week after undercover footage from an animal welfare group showed cows at the California slaughterhouse seemingly tortured...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 10:54 AM
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A class action lawsuit filed this week accuses In-N-Out Burger of trying to keep black and older applicants out of its workforce.
Alonzo Brown and Carlos Dubose – both black Oakland...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Five Guys Burgers and Fries topped a new survey of favorite burger chains, leaving bigger chains such as McDonald’s and Burger King in the dust.
Market Force Information questioned 7,600 consumers, calculated the fan favorite based on total votes...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 9:29 AM
Zagat usually focuses its survey on the kind of white-tablecloth restaurants most of us reserve for special occasions.
But today, Zagat released the results of its first-ever fast food survey of 274 restaurant chains.
More than 10,500 diners weighed...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 1:44 PM
The Chinese buffet looms large in certain circles. Bodybuilders blog about how to load up on protein, with articles like “A guide to getting huge on the cheap.” For obesity researchers, the Chinese buffet is the mecca of behavior analysis,...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 8:34 AM
That young white dude munching on a burger with his girlfriend at the local quick-service restaurant? He’s the typical customer at chains such as In-N-Out, Starbucks and more.
From a survey of 38,000 customers of various fast-food and fast-casual...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Mimi’s new prototype restaurant design aims to deliver a thorough Parisian experience – the airy gardens! The bustling cafes! The romantic corners! The wine!
The twist? Mimi’s plans to incorporate each of these elements into a single...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 9:24 AM
An Idaho dairy farm linked to Burger King, In-N-Out and other food companies has been accused by an animal rights group of “some of the most abusive treatment of animals” it had ever seen.
Undercover video footage (warning: images may be...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 2:38 PM
MTV's Chicago-set dramedy "Underemployed" follows five friends who, a year after graduating from college, discover that the real world isn't as pleasant as they had hoped. Job difficulties and personal crises challenge them, but they face it all together....