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Restaurant and Catering Industry

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  • Beef prices hit all-time high in U.S.

    Beef prices hit all-time high in U.S.
    Come grilling season, expect your sirloin steak to come with a hearty side of sticker shock. Beef prices have reached all-time highs in the U.S. and aren't expected to come down any time soon. Extreme weather has thinned the nation's beef cattle herds...
  • Chili's autism misstep and the downside of sloppy philanthropy

    Chili's autism misstep and the downside of sloppy philanthropy
    [This post has been updated, as explained below.] If you believe that a great deal of corporate charity is only for show, not about serious concern for the beneficiaries of philanthropy, the restaurant chain Chili's has justĀ provided a data point to...
  • L.A. County food-truck safety program leaves a bad taste in the mouth

    L.A. County food-truck safety program leaves a bad taste in the mouth
    If you've eaten from a food truck or cart in Los Angeles County, chew on this: About 40% of the roughly 3,200 food trucks and carts cooking up meals in the area have never been inspected in the field by health officials since letter grades were...
  • Ireland: A friendly Great Western Greenway bike ride to Achill Island

    Ireland: A friendly Great Western Greenway bike ride to Achill Island
    ACHILL ISLAND, IrelandĀ — Instead of asking if I wanted to see the dessert menu, the waiter took a surreptitious look around the restaurant and asked, sotto voce, "Do you want to go to the coziest pub in all of Ireland?" Before I could answer, he...
  • Nozawa, blue crab hand roll pioneer, to open rolls-only Kazu-Nori downtown

    Nozawa, blue crab hand roll pioneer, to open rolls-only Kazu-Nori downtown
    The team behind the ever expanding Sugarfish chain of sushi restaurants, which have successfully marketed chef Kazunori Nozawa's affordable "Trust Me" menus to the masses, is now set to open a sushi bar downtown serving only hand rolls and cut rolls....
  • KFC parent Yum launches Chick-fil-A chicken competitor Super Chix

    KFC parent Yum launches Chick-fil-A chicken competitor Super Chix
    KFC parent Yum Brands Inc. is readying to launch an assault on chicken chain Chick-fil-A. Quietly, Yum is opening a single-concept store in Arlington, Texas, on Wednesday that will sell a curated collection of chicken sandwiches, tenders, fries,...
  • Advocates seek to carve out official Latin American areas in L.A.

    Advocates seek to carve out official Latin American areas in L.A.
    Dassler Jimenez stood on a busy stretch of Western Avenue in East Hollywood, ready to plant a flag and call it "Little Venezuela." Never mind that none of his countrymen live or own businesses in the neighborhood — or the fact that Jimenez has...
  • Jack in the Box cooks up late-night menu amid surging profit, new CEO

    Jack in the Box cooks up late-night menu amid surging profit, new CEO
    Jack, the round-headed fictional chief executive in Jack-in-the-Box commercials, is not only a hit on television. He's also popular on Wall Street. In the last year, investors have driven the company's stock price up more than 80% — and industry...
  • At Boston Marathon bombing site, all signs point to normality

    At Boston Marathon bombing site, all signs point to normality
    BOSTON — On an April morning a year after two bombs tore through the crowd at the Boston Marathon finish line, there's little sign that destruction once visited Boylston Street. Bleary-eyed students and hard-hatted construction workers wait at...
  • Low-wage workers pay the price of nickel-and-diming by employers

    Low-wage workers pay the price of nickel-and-diming by employers
    The continuing push for higher minimum wages across the country has much to recommend it, but the campaign shouldn't keep us from recognizing a truly insidious practice that impoverishes low-wage workers all the more. It's known as wage theft. Wage...
  • Hollywood lore lures tourists to the TCM tour

     Hollywood lore lures tourists to the TCM tour
    There's a Chick-fil-A on the Sunset Boulevard corner where Lana Turner was said to have been discovered, a public school at the former Ambassador Hotel site where Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft filmed their trysts in "The Graduate" and a CVS in the...