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Is there room enough in the world of upscale Chinese restaurants for more than one man named Chow? There is Michael Chow, the designer and art collector from Shanghai by way of London who founded the chain of famous Mr. Chow restaurants in 1968. And...
Times Staff WriterEdwin Traisman, a food researcher who helped create Cheez Whiz and, as an early McDonald's franchise owner in Wisconsin, co-developed the freezing process used to make McDonald's French fries, has died. He was 91. Traisman, a resident of Monona, Wis.,...
Tags: Ken Strong, Death, Potatoes, McDonald's, Hammond
'If you want peace, prepare for war," counseled the Roman general Flavius Vegetius Renatus more than 1,600 years ago, echoing the sage advice given nine centuries earlier by the Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu. But in a film I saw recently at Oslo's...
Tags: Defense, Death, Diplomacy, European Union, History
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIt was the 1950s. America was a superpower, and the Los Angeles area was the center of it. The space race was on. A car culture was emerging. So were millions of postwar babies. Businesses needed ways to get families out of their automobiles and into...
Tags: Business, McDonald's, Bowling, Lightweight Boxing, Vehicles
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterSan Bernardino may not be the Eden the early inhabitants stumbled upon, but the creeks and river are still inviting, and snowcapped mountains grace its backdoor in the wintertime. Sports and cultural events abound in this storied city where the McDonald...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSomewhere, Joan Kroc giggled over her great-grandson's boyish innocence. What began with a tour of the Kroc Center in Chicago ended in South Bend Friday afternoon with Joan Kroc's great-grandchildren standing in the community center bearing their great-...
WGN Feature ReporterAfter she passed away, Joan Kroc, widow of McDonald's founder Ray Kroc, left nearly $2 billion to the Salvation Army. That money has turned into some of the nation's largest community centers, serving those who have lacked the resources needed to...
When struggling to make decisions, whether it's choosing an ice cream flavor or a spouse, a common piece of advice urges: Go with your gut. But is the gut really all that wise? Where is it even getting its intel? A gut feeling, also known as instinct or...
Channel Guide MagazineTune in to Planet Green this weekend, and you're likely to be surprised. Well, that probably won't happen to many people, or else there wouldn't be any reason to be surprised. As of this weekend, the erstwhile eco-minded — but ratings-challenged ...
The boutique burger craze shows no sign of ending. That's what we were thinking last week when we sidled up to the counter at BGR: The Burger Joint, a new burger joint in West Hartford center. BGR The Burger Joint, a chain with around 20 U.S. locations,...
TribLocal - Winnetka & Northfield » NewsAmid scrutiny and skepticism from some residents, a mixed-use development proposal that had previously won a preliminary approval from the village was given the unofficial …...
TribLocal - Des Plaines » NewsBill Neufeldt and his girlfriend, Carol, were teenagers when a little red and white tile hamburger joint with broad golden arches opened on Lee Street …...
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