| Sep 3, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Just when you think you've seen it all from the fast food world of Japan, KFC launches deep fried soup. The fast food chain has taken corn potage, a popular Japanese cafe item, and deep-fried it into soup nuggets, reports RocketNews24.com.
The new item...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Google has revealed the name of its new Android 4.4 operating system, and it's called KitKat. Yes, the tech giant has decided to code-name it's new system after the iconic candy bar, reported BBC News.
Apparently Google's employees have quite the...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
You don't have to be a Marxist to conclude that the working conditions of millions of American workers today are akin to wage-slavery ("Jobs are coming back, but they don't pay enough," Aug. 27).
According to columnist Robert Reich, the shareholders...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 5:05 AM
The fight for higher fast-food wages is coming to Los Angeles.
Just a few days before Labor Day, restaurant workers plan to walk off the job at big-name chains around Southern California to demand $15-an-hour pay, according to organizers.
| Sep 12, 2013
Re "Getting worked up over low wage," Column One, Sept. 10
Thank you for reminding readers that fast-food workers are pitifully underpaid. KFC employee and union activist Naquasia LeGrand's story is inspirational. Her struggle for fairness is the...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 5:06 PM
WASHINGTON, Ill. — As rain soaked the shredded remains of Washington neighborhoods on Thursday, damage assessment teams began surveying the wreckage. Their findings — and the initial ones were almost uniformly grim — will be used in...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:18 AM
Ah, if only Mrs. Mannerly were around today — and stationed at every theater lobby in America.
She would not tolerate a cell phone going off, or texting or talking, or a myriad of other audience sins that have the potential of ruining a night in...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Critical violations of state sanitation and safety laws recently observed by inspectors at 12 South Florida restaurants prompted the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation to cite the owners and briefly suspend operations.
| Jan 24, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Here's some not especially breaking news: Lots of Americans are over-stressed, and lots of those very same Americans also are overweight. Surely, it would appear, stress must be one of the most fattening things outside of a KFC Double Down sandwich....
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Craving a burger off a fast-food dollar menu? Chances are that it now costs more than a buck.
Customers are still reeling from McDonald's move last week to update its Dollar Menu, which for more than a decade offered burgers, fries and other items for...
| Sep 18, 2013
2401 W. Devon Ave. 773-274-8600
Looks like: Barbie's Dreamhouse, thanks to pink walls and a crystal chandelier
Smells like: Coriander and cumin
Sounds like: Cabbies conversing in spitfire Urdu and the tinkling of metal skewers as cooks scrape the...