| Oct 9, 2014
| 7:29 AM
Fleetwood Mac, with Christine McVie back in the fold, is apparently having too much fun to stop.
The quintet -- McVie, Lindsey Buckingham, Stevie Nicks, Mick Fleetwood and John McVie -- announced 28 new shows, beginning on Jan. 16 in St. Paul, Minn.,...
| May 3, 2013
| 7:51 PM
The title of the show, "Good vs. Evil," seemed fitting enough. TV personality, author and former chef Anthony Bourdain is known for his biting, caustic and often profane wit; French chef and culinary star Eric Ripert is stylish and urbane with a...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 3:28 PM
Fifth-seeded and defending national champion Penn State will make its 12th straight appearance in the NCAA women's volleyball tournament regional semifinals Friday when the Nittany Lions (32-3) take on No. 12 UCLA (22-11) at 7 p.m. in Louisville, Ky....
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:11 AM
KFC has a message for Chinese diners worried about eating their fried chicken after a safety scare at the fast food chain: come see how we operate for yourself.
China is the biggest market by sales for KFC's parent Yum Brands Inc. , but sales have slowed...
| 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...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Oil resumed its slide on Wednesday and took the stock market down with it.
The catalyst for the latest sell-off in oil was an OPEC report that projected demand for its crude would sink next year to levels not seen in more than a decade. Demand for the...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 10:40 AM
What I'm reading today, from the world of dining:
- Chicago magazine is reporting that L2O, the Lettuce Entertain You restaurant with two Michelin stars, is closing at the end of the year to reconcept. Chef Matthew Kirkley stays on board, and the...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 4:09 PM
The Michelin Guide this week serves up its judges' annual assessment of Chicago-area restaurants. As always, it should be a hefty helping of red meat — or well-prepared portobello mushroom — for those whose mouths water at the prospect of...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Sometimes you wait a decade for a follow-up and get something not just bad, but bad enough to make the predecessor seem worse than you remember. (Cough, Zach Braff’s “Wish I Was Here,” cough.)
Other times you get something like “...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Before he played drums in the insanely popular pop-rock band 5 Seconds of Summer, Ashton Irwin had a different job in his hometown of Sydney, Australia.
“I worked at a KFC,” he said Saturday night from the stage at the Forum in Inglewood....
| Nov 22, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Football in cold weather? Oh, I've been there in Buffalo and Green Bay.
"How cold was it, uncle Jerry?"
•It was so cold, reporters were becoming pickpockets just to keep their hands warm.
•It was so cold, chickens were volunteering at KFC....