| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Angelenos have a lot to deal with when we wake up on the weekdays. The hustle and bustle of the morning rhythm rarely makes breakfast a first priority.
More often than not, we have to settle for the drive-thru: scream into the menu microphone, hand over...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 10:07 AM
A day after Smithfield Foods launched a campaign to illustrate its commitments to sustainability, the Humane Society of the United States filed a complaint to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charging that Smithfield--the world's largest pork...
| May 8, 2013
| 8:10 AM
McDonald’s had another rough month as sales at restaurants open more than a year slid in April, a month after the world’s largest burger company said the gauge dipped 1% during its first quarter.
This time, the Oak Brook, Ill., chain...
| 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...
| Mar 17, 2013
Perched on the Pacific Ocean roughly midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, Cambria is charming — full of local boutiques, not chain stores; fresh, inventive restaurants, no McDonald's in sight; art galleries, studios and a series of small-...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:06 AM
PROVINCETOWN, Mass. - "Provincetown?" a Boston friend, who only summers on tony Nantucket, sniffed when I mentioned my plan to visit the artist colony and fishing port at the tip of Cape Cod. "You're not going to Provincetown. It's so tacky, so hectic....
| Jul 5, 2012
The first salvo of the Great Burger-Beer-Bourbon Skirmish of 2012 was fired June 8. The last salvo was also fired June 8. There were no casualties or damage, and to be honest, it was a one-sided skirmish.
Via Twitter, Owen & Engine in Logan Square...
| Jul 20, 2011
Demand for minimally invasive cosmetic procedures showed a three-digit increase over the last decade, with Botox leading the way for those seeking to look younger or better.
As of last month, would-be patients can consider a new product that uses their...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 11:55 AM
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| Jul 17, 2011
"Florence has changed," my friend Alessandra told me on the phone. "There's a new spirit here."
"I don't believe it," I said. "I know Florentines; they're conservative people who hate change."
"Come and see for yourself. I'm going on a trip. You can...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:37 PM
DUBLIN — Sitting in a Pizza Hut, near a McDonald's, a Hollister bag at our feet, we could have been at any mall in America.
The foreign traveler who craves the exotic, the rare, the undiscovered will cringe. The parents among us will understand....