| Apr 13, 2012
| 4:26 PM
Certain things in life are incongruous. Pharmacy chains sell alcohol and tobacco. Churches that preach against the evils of gambling run bingo nights. Wealthy environmentalists decry overconsumption and pollution, then fly off to their summer homes in...
| Mar 29, 2012
Truth be told, when we started on this story, there were questions as to whether we'd find enough variety out there. I mean, a breakfast sandwich is just a portable version of bacon and eggs with toast, right? Well, right. And yet, thanks to the...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 9:45 PM
There are things the law cannot do.
And if that seems a self-evident observation, well, you may want to think again in light of last week's headlines out of New York City: It seems the mayor wants to ban the Big Gulp.
Specifically, Michael Bloomberg has...
| Dec 19, 2012
Coffee is now good for you. According to a research study, it may help prevent Type 2 diabetes, Parkinson's, stroke and dementia as well as help you live a little longer. But java lovers know this: Another study says that drinking three or more cups of...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 12:31 PM
The restaurant industry’s royal line of succession has shifted, with Wendy’s usurping Burger King as the second-largest sales-getter behind McDonald’s.
In its annual ranking of U.S. restaurants, research group Technomic Inc. placed...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 12:18 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Wendy's has dethroned Burger King as the country's second biggest hamburger chain.
Wendy's edged out Burger King in U.S. sales volume for the first time last year since Wendy's was founded in 1969, according to a report by the...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 4:18 PM
Wendy's is taking a bite out of Burger King in the fast food business.
Dave Thomas's restaurants became the No. 2-selling hamburger chain in the country last year, industry research firm Technomic said Monday, pushing Burger King back to the No. 3 spot....
| Mar 20, 2012
| 3:11 PM
Violence broke out over the St. Patrick's Day weekend at the same McDonald's that has been the scene of several bloody incidents in the last year.
The YouTube footage in the latest fight was shot through the front window of the restaurant, and shows...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 6:31 PM
An Indiana native and Purdue University graduate will soon lead the nation's largest hamburger fast food chain.
Don Thompson, 48, will succeed Jim Skinner as McDonald's chief executive officer. Skinner is set to retire June 30.
Thompson has acted most...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 4:58 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Two more major grocery chains say they will stop buying beef that contains "pink slime."
The Kroger Co., the nation's largest traditional grocer with more than 2,400 supermarkets in 31 states, made the announcement Thursday --...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 9:37 AM
Jim Skinner, chief executive of McDonald's, the largest restaurant chain on the planet, will retire this summer. McDonald’s Corp. president Don Thompson will take his place as one of the few black CEOs at the wheel of a giant multinational company....