| Sep 18, 2014
| 6:07 PM
When shares of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding begins trading Friday on the New York Stock Exchange, 23-year-old express delivery man Diao Binghui will be wrapping up his typical 131/2-hour workday half a world away in Beijing's eastern...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Fried chicken at Mini Hut
6659 W. Archer Ave. 773-586-2115
I've eaten a lot of fried chicken in Chicago. I love Au Cheval's General Jane's fried chicken, Crisp's Seoul Sassy fried chicken and Honey Butter Fried Chicken's offerings. Harold's wings "fried...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 3:13 PM
Raising the minimum wage may not be the best way in the long run to narrow society's growing income gap, several speakers said Tuesday during a panel discussion in Winter Park.
Among the ideas for closing the gap between the affluent and the poor, the...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:35 PM
XIAMEN, China — Forget everything you think you know about Chinese food when you travel to mainland China. Even if orange chicken is on the menu, it won't look or taste anything like the sweet, gooey, fried stuff you're used to picking up at your...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Sometimes you just need to fill your home with the scent of fried chicken. This is usually achieved by making -- and eating -- fried chicken, which should involve a hot iron skillet full of oil and flour in your hair. Or you could just light a fried-...
| 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...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Longtime food writer Colman Andrews has just written his memoir and is heading back to his old stamping grounds to talk about it (and eat a bit too).
Andrews was raised in Beverly Hills by show biz folk and started eating at Chasen’s from a...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:16 PM
KFC owner Yum Brands is testing a new concept called Super Chix in Texas that claims to serve "the last true chicken sandwich." It looks a lot like a fancier version of a Chick-Fil-A sandwich. Another concept in the works in the Dallas area is Banh Shop,...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:00 AM
The Big Mac has arrived in Ho Chi Minh City, marking the opening of the first McDonald's location in Vietnam. The Golden Arches restaurant will also be Vietnam's first drive-through.
The restaurant offers the traditional McDonald's menu of burgers...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:19 PM
Ice cream is pleasurable enough on its own, but your favorite flavor may seem boring compared to the Viagra ice cream created by U.K.-based food inventor Charlie Harry Francis.
The award-winning inventor and owner of the company Lick Me I'm Delicious --...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 3:53 PM
Choosing a corsage that matches your date's prom dress can be a major source of anxiety for some young men, but KFC has come to the rescue this prom season with a fried chicken corsage that goes with everything.
No this is not a joke. The fast food...