| Feb 2, 2013
If the cult of ramen still mystifies you, you could do worse than to grab a counter seat at the new Little Tokyo branch of Shin-Sen-Gumi, a small restaurant chain that introduced high-quality ramen from Japan's Hakata region to Los Angeles. Most ramen...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 11:00 AM
A certain subset of McDonald’s fans is gearing up for their favorite time of year. No, not Christmas. McRib season.
The Golden Arches are bringing back the cult-favorite, limited-time pork sandwich this month, according to the company’s...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 10:42 AM
The parents of a 4-year-old child in Dundee, Mich., were surprised to find a pipe packed full of pot in their kid's Burger King meal Wednesday night.
According to Dundee Police Chief Dave Uhl, a 23-year-old employee admitted to trying to hide the drugs...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 8:14 AM
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A week before Thanksgiving, an animal advocacy group is accusing Butterball of abusing and neglecting turkeys at some of its facilities.
The activist group Mercy For Animals said an undercover investigation into several...
| May 23, 2013
| 11:11 AM
Charles Ramsey had a Big Mac in hand when he went to help the Cleveland kidnapping victims escape years of captivity. As a reward for his help in the women's release, he's going to get more free hamburgers than you'd really wish on anyone.
| Nov 18, 2012
| 12:40 PM
What does Oscar-nominated actor and former Evanston Township High School student Michael Shannon plan on doing as the most high-profile film of his career, "Man of Steel" — which co-stars Russell Crowe, Amy Adams, Kevin Costner and, in the role of...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 10:52 AM
Coming to Southern California next year: healthful food with McDonald’s business sense and Bill Clinton’s blessing.
LYFE Kitchen, a year-old Palo Alto restaurant that hits all the organic, local, vegan and gluten-free buzz words beloved of...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 1:48 PM
The American restaurant industry is headed into a year full of obstacles, including health coverage costs related to "Obamacare," employee turnover, rising food costs and weak consumer spending.
Still, the National Restaurant Assn. predicts that the...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 10:56 AM
McDonald’s, one of the largest single buyers of fish in the country, said all of its Filet-O-Fish sandwiches and Fish McBites snacks will be made of Alaskan Pollack sustainably fished in the wild.
And the company is willing to pay to prove it....
| May 13, 2013
| 4:40 PM
McDonald's has announced it will add three new Quarter Pounder burgers to its menu and take off the Angus Prime third-pound burgers. With the new chicken wraps and egg white, whole grain McMuffins also on the menu, maybe no one will notice the new burgers...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 1:20 PM
A Pop Tart and ice cream concoction called the Carl's Jr. Pop Tart Ice Cream Sandwich has hit a Newport Beach location of the fast food chain.
If you just did a double take and reread that last sentence because it was one of those oh-my-God-is-this-...