| Aug 6, 2012
| 11:11 AM
So much for being a square. Fast food chain Wendy’s, known for its angular burger patties and slightly musty reputation, is going glamorous.
The classic Baconator and Hot 'N Juicy sandwiches are now joined by burgers piled high with extravagant...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 11:34 AM
Consumers tend to have a better time at fast-food chains such as Chick-fil-A and Subway than they do at many other types of companies, according to a new survey that rates customer experiences.
Research firm Temkin Group ranked more than 200 companies...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 12:22 PM
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...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Hate overpriced airport food?
TV star Greg Grunberg -- of "Heroes" and "Alias" fame -- is bringing his mobile couponing app, Yowza, to LAX through a partnership with HMSHost. The free app, available on iPhones and Android devices, targets travelers by...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 11:39 AM
Restaurateurs are in a chipper mood these days, with the majority reporting customer and revenue gains; they also plan expansion, remodeling or equipment purchases.
The Restaurant Performance Index from the National Restaurant Assn. hit the same post-...
| 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....
| Dec 11, 2012
| 1:48 PM
The American restaurant industry is headed into a year full of obstacles, including health coverage costs related to "Obamacare," employee turnover, rising food costs and weak consumer spending.
Still, the National Restaurant Assn. predicts that the...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 11:00 AM
A certain subset of McDonald’s fans is gearing up for their favorite time of year. No, not Christmas. McRib season.
The Golden Arches are bringing back the cult-favorite, limited-time pork sandwich this month, according to the company’s...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 10:52 AM
Coming to Southern California next year: healthful food with McDonald’s business sense and Bill Clinton’s blessing.
LYFE Kitchen, a year-old Palo Alto restaurant that hits all the organic, local, vegan and gluten-free buzz words beloved of...
| Nov 10, 2012
Wendy Williams used to love the McRib, and she hid eating it. She hid eating a lot of things and also engaged in unhealthful behaviors to try to combat her weight. That's all changed. Now the syndicated talk show host embraces her body type and uses...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 8:14 AM
This post has been updated.
A week before Thanksgiving, an animal advocacy group is accusing Butterball of abusing and neglecting turkeys at some of its facilities.
The activist group Mercy For Animals said an undercover investigation into several...