| May 12, 2013
May is National Hamburger Month, and the industry hopes you'll forget all about last month, when a Utah man attracted publicity by claiming he had a 14-year-old McDonald's hamburger that has never been refrigerated yet looks like new — no mold, no...
| 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...
| May 14, 2013
| 1:02 PM
A lone paparazzo stood under a neon sign just outside the large red doors of Chi Lin on Sunset Boulevard, where the new Chinese restaurant opened Monday night. He looked around, camera ready, reminding patrons they were on the Westside.
Alas, there were...
| May 14, 2013
| 3:54 PM
The McDonald's McRib sandwich has managed to gain a following that would rival that of the Beatles in the '60s, but this summer, the sandwich is getting some competition. Burger King is announcing its 2013 summer menu items Thursday, and they will include...
| May 16, 2013
| 6:57 AM
After the coffee. Before my last day of upfront presentations. Phew!
The Skinny: I love New York but it seems to have gotten even more crowded since I left years ago. I can't deal! Thursday's headlines include CBS's new fall schedule and a restructuring...
| May 17, 2013
| 7:20 PM
This story starts at a point in time that most observers predicted it would end. The year was 2002. The Internet party was long over. Pets.com and other high-flying digital darlings were defunct. It was the dark days for the few survivors of the dot-com...
| May 19, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Regarding the Internet sales tax ("Online sales tax bill should be improved, and passed," May 16), I suppose that if I go to Delaware and purchase something and since I am from Maryland, shouldn't that retailer charge and forward the sales tax? What...
| 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.
| May 24, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Where do you want to go for dinner? That’s no longer just a theoretical question. Thanks to the early wish lists you created on our Jonathan Gold’s 101 Best Restaurants page, we know precisely where you want to go.
Big surprise – the...
| May 26, 2013
Wild and lonely, on the Central Coast about 45 minutes southwest of Lompoc, Jalama Beach County Park is one of those places that puts the golden in the Golden State. Getting here over mounded hills and through moss-bearded oak thickets is glorious enough,...
| May 25, 2013
| 3:34 PM
SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Canary Islands — These islands are Europe's Florida: a subtropical climate, sandy beaches edged with palms, even theme parks as large as those in the United States.
Yet, many Americans don't have a clue where these seven...