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  • Burger King profit slumps 83% amid revamp, re-franchising

    Burger King profit slumps 83% amid revamp, re-franchising
    Burger King Worldwide Inc., one of the country’s largest hamburger chains, said its net income tanked 83% in its third quarter, the first time the brand has reported earnings since returning to public trading. The fast food company was one of...
  • State senator calls for investigation into 'meat glue'

    State senator calls for investigation into 'meat glue'
    Just when you thought the “pink slime” controversy was in the past and that the discovery of mad-cow disease had blown over, the forces that be now bring yet another cause for carnivore concern: calls for an investigation into ‘meat...
  • Benihana restaurant company taken private for $296 million

    Benihana restaurant company taken private for $296 million
    Benihana Inc., the Japanese-style and sushi restaurant company known for slicing, dicing and frying food in front of diners, will be sold to a private equity group for $296 million. Angelo, Gordon & Co. plans to pay Benihana shareholders $16.30 per share...
  • Taco Bell launches 'restaurant-sized' nachos, churro desserts

    Taco Bell launches 'restaurant-sized' nachos, churro desserts
    Taco Bell is trying to color outside of the fast-food lines, launching several new items designed to compete with higher-end restaurants. On Thursday, the Irvine-based chain will officially launch XXL Steak Nachos, which it calls “restaurant-...
  • USDA clears California slaughterhouse accused of abuse to reopen

    USDA clears California slaughterhouse accused of abuse to reopen
    Central Valley Meat Co., the California slaughterhouse shut down by regulators last week after undercover video footage showed apparent animal abuse, reopened Monday morning after promising to change its ways. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said it...
  • Bacon sundae and sweet potato fries at Burger King?

    Bacon sundae and sweet potato fries at Burger King?
    Burger King seems to be getting its summer inspiration from Southern barbecue joints, with new menu items such as sweet potato fries, Memphis pulled-pork sandwiches and, to keep things interesting, bacon sundaes. Summer options also include Whopper or...
  • Burger King debuts again on NYSE; stock rises nearly 12%

    Burger King debuts again on NYSE; stock rises nearly 12%
    Burger King Worldwide Inc. is once again public, debuting Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange. Less than two years after 3G Capital Management took the fast-food chain private, ticker symbol BKW is trading on Wall Street -- and not doing too badly....
  • With its best score yet, McDonald's still ranks last in survey

    With its best score yet, McDonald's still ranks last in survey
    McDonald’s rules the fast food roost when it comes to revenue. But when customer satisfaction is at stake, the burger behemoth comes in dead last, according to a new survey. The American Consumer Satisfaction Index ranks pizza chain Papa John&...
  • Chuck E. Cheese to revamp rodent mascot as rock star

    Chuck E. Cheese to revamp rodent mascot as rock star
    The Chuck E. Cheese rodent mascot is ditching the backward baseball cap and fingerless gloves and reemerging as a rock star with a guitar. The pizza chain’s parent, CEC Entertainment Inc. of Irvine, Texas, is teasing its new spokesmouse with...
  • Carl's Jr., Hardee's parent CKE to nix cramped pig crates by 2022

    Carl's Jr., Hardee's parent CKE to nix cramped pig crates by 2022
    Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s parent CKE Restaurants Inc.  is joining the pig rights parade, promising to free its pork supply system of cramped gestation crates by 2022. The Carpinteria company began implementing better conditions for its hogs...
  • Smashburger opens in Thousand Oaks, plans at least 40 L.A. stores

    Smashburger opens in Thousand Oaks, plans at least 40 L.A. stores
    Smashburger is finally in town, bringing its brand of so-called better burgers to Thousand Oaks on Wednesday. The Denver-based chain comes with a luminous pedigree. Founder Tom Ryan has shaped menus and marketing campaigns at McDonald’s, Quiznos,...