| Feb 21, 2013
| 10:54 AM
"Empanada for a Dream"
As debates about the escalating murder rate in Chicago continue to rage on, Juan Francisco Villa's solo, "Empanada for a Dream," offers a portrait simultaneously timely and a time capsule of life in a neighborhood ravaged by drugs...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 8:18 AM
Soon to be listed among the Big Macs and McFlurrys on every McDonald’s menu board and drive-through across the country: calorie counts.
As diners increasingly demand more healthful dietary options and nutritional disclosures, the world’s...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 9:15 AM
Fervent fans of the McDonald’s McRib will have to wait past October and November, when the cult favorite usually emerges, until late December, according to a leaked memo.
The sauce-slathered pork sandwich was originally set to be launched from Oct....
| Feb 4, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Fast-food giants McDonald’s and Pizza Hut are thinking small after the Super Bowl, with new menu offerings that take after the small plates, tapas and portion-controlled craze.
McDonald’s this week is adding seafood for the first time to its...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 10:05 AM
Are McDonald’s fries made of plastic? Indestructible? Hardly, according to a new video from the Golden Arches.
As part of an ongoing transparency initiative from the chain’s Canadian outpost, the company shows viewers exactly how the...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 9:45 AM
McDonald’s Corp. underperformed yet again, reporting profit levels Friday below what Wall Street had anticipated along with sliding sales this month.
Net income was down 3.5% to $1.45 billion, or $1.43 a share, in the third quarter ended Sept. 30....
| Dec 24, 2012
| 10:11 AM
Burger King Worldwide is making its second foray into France, attempting to endear its Whopper sandwich to a country known for its foie gras, fine wines and general culinary excellence.
The chain opened a branch Saturday at the Marseille airport --...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Early bird today gets the pancakes. A stack of them. For free from IHOP.
And it's all in the name of charity. The restaurant chain is trying to encourage diners taking advantage of the complimentary meal to donate $3 million to the Children’s...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 6:32 PM
First, it was the silverware.
For more than six years, Moe's Southwest Grill has been selling its burritos at Annapolis' historic City Dock, the waterfront store among the few "fast-casual" restaurant chains to successfully set up shop despite the...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Sales at McDonald’s restaurants slipped 1.5% last month, but not because of global economic difficulties or fast-casual competition.
The fast food behemoth attributed the slide to the difficulty of comparing February’s performance against...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:40 AM
For the first time in months, a key sales figure at McDonald’s rose in May as the world’s largest burger chain tried to stay ahead of competitors by sprucing up its menu.
Same-store sales were up 2.6% last month, beating out Wall Street&...