Tue, 11 Jun 2013 15:24:44 GMT
(image) Lawyers for New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration will try to convince an appeals court to reinstate a ban on large sugary drinks, three months after a judge struck it down at the 11th hour as an illegal overreach of executive power.
Thu, 6 Jun 2013 17:33:43 GMT
(image) As National Doughnut Day rolls around, everybody’s got dough on their minds in one way or another. Workers at doughnut shops are gearing up for giveaways this Friday while their parent companies are rolling out big expansion plans.
Thu, 6 Jun 2013 18:21:17 GMT
(image) The newest weapon in the battle for the beer drinkers' dollar is actually an old one. The once-maligned can is now taking the spotlight—and shelf space—from the bottle.
Mon, 3 Jun 2013 20:53:34 GMT
(image) Hopefully not all of Taco Bell’s workers love the shells as much as it appears one of its California employees does. The company Monday was reacting to a picture posted on Facebook that appears to show a Taco Bell employee licking a stack of taco shells.
Mon, 3 Jun 2013 18:27:16 GMT
(image) It looked like fast food was just about to get a little faster, but Burger King says it is not making hands-free Whopper holders. All you multi-taskers will need to look elsewhere to shave a few more minutes out of your action-packed days.
Tue, 28 May 2013 16:33:20 GMT
(image) Fed up with beer? Feel too sleepy after drinking in the hot afternoon sun? Shandy, a mix of beer and lemonade, is coming to the US.
Fri, 17 May 2013 21:58:57 GMT
(image) Imagine having a drink with dinner at a restaurant only to be pulled over on the way home and slapped with a DUI. That could happen under a proposed plan to toughen the drunk driving laws across the country, and it has restaurateurs alarmed.
Thu, 16 May 2013 18:27:17 GMT
(image) Parents might not recognize E. Robert Kinney by name, but they owe him a debt of gratitude for popularizing what might be the only kind of fish their kids will eat.
Fri, 10 May 2013 14:58:51 GMT
(image) NYT: Florida’s citrus industry is grappling with the most serious threat in its history: a bacterial disease with no cure that has infected all 32 of the state’s citrus-growing counties.
Thu, 9 May 2013 19:24:16 GMT
(image) A bit of bad news for all you beef lovers out there: McDonald's said Thursday that it's cutting one-third pound Angus burgers from its menus in the U.S. as beef prices hit all-time highs.
Tue, 7 May 2013 17:02:54 GMT
(image) Outdoor chefs are in for an unhappy surprise as the summer grilling season approaches: The cost to fire up a backyard barbecue is going up. The price of wholesale beef hit an all-time high Friday and there is no indication it will decline this year.
Tue, 7 May 2013 14:43:29 GMT
(image) Samuel Adams has been a craft beer pioneer for decades, but there’s one area where they’ve lagged behind – offering their beer in cans. That’s about to change with their new custom-shaped vessel, which is hitting stores just in time for summer. But do the cans enhance the brew's flavor? We take a taste.
Wed, 1 May 2013 16:02:29 GMTAfter drawing criticism for its racially insensitive imagery, the latest installment of rapper Tyler the Creator’s advertisement series for Mountain Dew was pulled from the Internet on Tuesday.
Fri, 26 Apr 2013 16:04:08 GMTMcDonald's President and CEO Don Thompson, in a wide-ranging interview with CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" offered a peek into the future of the fast-food chain.
Thu, 25 Apr 2013 16:05:59 GMT
(image) Stand down Twinkies hoarders, you can start eating your secret stash. Twinkies will hit store shelves nationally by late July, Michael Cramer, executive vice president of Hostess Brands LLC says.
Tue, 23 Apr 2013 15:48:25 GMT
(image) Although Wall Street has declared the crash of the cupcake, it’s not over on Main Street. What is waning is the over-marketed, mass-produced, lesser-quality cupcakes that helped saturate the market and cooked-up some eye-rolling gimmicks, food trend experts say.
Wed, 17 Apr 2013 16:51:27 GMT
(image) Budweiser is about to get a makeover by cinching its waist and adding some heft to its cans.
Fri, 12 Apr 2013 17:26:37 GMT
(image) Kool-Aid is unveiling a new look for its big red mascot Monday, as the powdered drink brand looks to refresh its image and tout a new liquid mix.
Fri, 12 Apr 2013 18:36:22 GMTWhen it comes to service, McDonald’s customers just aren’t lovin’ it. The burger behemoth is fielding an increasing number of gripes about its employees’ friendliness, professionalism and speed of service, so much so that an executive warned, “service is broken” at a recent internal webcast.
Thu, 11 Apr 2013 19:02:27 GMT
(image) Is Taco Bell turning its back on its reputation as food to satisfy late-night indulgent cravings? Not exactly, but the company said it wants to offer diners some healthier options.
Wed, 10 Apr 2013 12:53:35 GMT
(image) Instant coffee drinkers may soon be getting a more gourmet brew than they realize at no extra cost as roasters consider adding higher-quality arabica beans into their blends.
Tue, 9 Apr 2013 18:43:35 GMTFollowing brain surgery, your main worry should not be whether you’ll get fired at work for refusing to wear a wig that scrapes your scar. But former Hooters waitress Sandra Lupo contends in a lawsuit that’s what happened when she declined to don a wig and her hours were reduced so much, she was forced to quit.
Fri, 5 Apr 2013 15:51:51 GMT
(image) Look, ma, no bones. KFC announces that in a bid to appeal to younger diners, who apparently dislike all that stuff like bones, gristle, etc., it is about to go big on boneless.
Fri, 5 Apr 2013 15:39:08 GMT
(image) Can’t decide which you love more — your honey or maple syrup? If you’re in Las Vegas, you’re in luck. Behind its bright-yellow, abstract facade, the Denny’s restaurant near the Strip is now accepting bookings for its in-house wedding chapel.
Thu, 4 Apr 2013 14:56:56 GMTThey work for some of the biggest businesses in the United States, yet they are among the country's lowest-paid workers.
Thu, 4 Apr 2013 15:14:44 GMT
(image) In an effort to boost sales just ahead of the U.S. grilling season, and make shopping at the meat counter a bit easier, the pork and beef industries are retooling more than 350 names of meat cuts to give them more sizzle and consumer appeal.
Thu, 28 Mar 2013 11:56:03 GMTThe chain this week launched a new advertising campaign touting its Homemade Pan Pizza, which “takes a bit longer to make” and features “fresh, never-frozen dough.”