| Aug 8, 2012
| 8:41 AM
Get ready to pay more for your Papa John’s pizza if "Obamacare" goes into full effect … a whopping 15 to 20 cents more.
John Schnatter, chief executive of the pizza chain, is bashing President Obama’s healthcare reform law as a...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 5:17 PM
Carl’s Jr., the stalwart but occasionally star-crossed California burger chain launched seven decades ago with a single hot dog cart, was supposed to get a second chance on Wall Street this week. Instead, owner CKE Inc. has decided to postpone its...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 8:49 AM
McDonald’s Corp., the world’s largest hamburger chain, keeps churning out a profit – this time due to unexpectedly balmy weather and new products such as oatmeal and Chicken McBites.
The company netted $1.27 billion in income, or $1....
| Apr 24, 2012
| 12:30 PM
Restaurant sales may be recovering nicely in the U.S., but eateries are increasingly looking abroad, where diners are more accepting of innovations such as Pizza Hut’s new cheeseburger-crusted pies in the Middle East.
Think it’s a joke? A...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 7:58 AM
Burger King Corp.promised Wednesday to switch to only cage-free eggs and pork -- a day after the reemergence of mad-cow disease focused national scrutiny even more on Americans’ food sources.
The fast food giant, one of the largest in the world,...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 11:04 AM
You think “beef” burgers with horse meat are bad? A new study out of South Africa shows that two-thirds of meat sold at supermarkets and butcheries contain unlabeled amounts of donkey, goat, water buffalo and other mystery ingredients....
| Mar 1, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Taco Bell says it has discovered horse meat in some of its British products, joining a growing list of burgers, lasagnas and pizzas affected by a food labeling scandal rapidly unfurling across Europe.
Taco Bell said in a statement that it was “...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 8:37 AM
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Burger King, Nestle, Tesco and now Ikea – the European horse meat scandal that has heightened food supply concerns for the last month has now reached the furniture giant’s famed Swedish...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Food and hip-hop; hip-hop and food: two dissimilar things as intriniscally linked as a combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell. Up for a quiz? You can even get busy in a Burger King bathroom.
More quizzes from Jonathan Gold: Feet | French fries | Food and...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Horse meat has been discovered in some hamburgers in Spain, weeks after equine DNA was found mixed into beef sold in Britain and Ireland.
Tests by Spain's Organization of Consumers Unions, found that out of 20 samples of fresh, packaged burgers in...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Since the beginning of the republic, there has been a dynamic tension between constantly expanding diversity driven by immigration and the relentless homogenizing force of common American culture. And there’s nothing like a long drive on an...