| Sep 19, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Five Guys Burgers and Fries topped a new survey of favorite burger chains, leaving bigger chains such as McDonald’s and Burger King in the dust.
Market Force Information questioned 7,600 consumers, calculated the fan favorite based on total votes...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 11:23 AM
The company behind Chili’s baby back ribs is planning to use pork from better-treated pigs, joining a long list of restaurant chains already doing the same.
Brinker International, which owns Chili’s, said it will weed so-called gestation...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 10:55 AM
Within minutes of a Burger King employee posting a photo on 4Chan – his feet firmly planted in the restaurant’s lettuce containers – users of the online image board had figured out exactly which Cleveland store he was at.
| Jul 24, 2012
| 12:10 PM
McDonald’s customers love their chicken served small, in quick-delivery format such as McNuggets and McBites. Which may make their newest test -- deep-fried chicken wings -- such a no-brainer.
Several McDonald’s restaurants in Atlanta are...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 12:39 PM
Bloomin’ Brands Inc., the Tampa-based owner of the Outback Steakhouse chain, is aiming for as much as $321 million in its initial public offering.
The company, which first filed for the IPO in April, expects shares to be priced between $13 and...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:18 AM
CKE Inc., the owner of the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s fast food chains, expects its initial public offering of 13.3 million shares will price between $14 and $16 a share.
The Carpinteria company will offer half of the shares; its sole...
| 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 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,...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 11:03 AM
Trying to tear meat off a chicken skeleton is an annoyance for many Americans, especially younger ones. So KFC, in what it’s calling a “game changer” of a move, is ditching the bones.
The Kentucky-based chicken chain is rolling out its...