| Aug 13, 2013
| 9:20 PM
After years of touting naturally raised meat, Chipotle Mexican Grill is changing its standards to allow beef treated with antibiotics into its restaurants amid a supply shortage.
The burrito seller will use meat from cattle treated with antibiotics...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 8:54 AM
The sense of malaise settling over much of the restaurant industry seems to have missed a spot: the still-growing fast-casual segment that includes chains such as Chipotle Mexican Grill and Panera Bread.
A new report from researchers at the NPD Group...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 7:58 PM
The chief executive of a property management company for several residences near the site where a Costa Mesa teen crashed his car, leading to fatal injuries, has personally apologized to the teen's family after they were forced to remove a memorial...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 7:20 PM
At some point in his scholastic career, Luis Adrian Torres wrote an essay that debated the merits of homework.
"I don't think there should be more homework, don't you?" he wrote. The young man cited three reasons why: Homework ruins vacations, there...
| Jun 19, 2013
Even on his days off, Luis Adrian Torres was known to visit his co-workers at Chipotle Mexican Grill in Costa Mesa and lend a hand.
The grill needed to be cleaned at closing time after a busy day, and Torres did that and everything else enthusiastically...
| Jun 19, 2013
The family of a Costa Mesa teenager who died after a weekend car crash is raising funds for his funeral service.
Estancia High School alumnus Luis Adrian Torres, 19, died in a hospital Sunday after his Jaguar hit a tree along Susan Street near Sunflower...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:12 AM
Overall impression: Italio borrowed a page from Subway and Chipotle Mexican Grill when it came up with its create-your-own, cafeteria-line-style system of ordering pasta bowls, salad bowls and wraps. But instead of submarine sandwiches or burritos,...
| Apr 5, 2013
Today's culinary lesson is: piadina.
The rustic flatbreads from Italy's Emilia-Romagna region resemble extra-large tortillas and are the basis for Italian wrap sandwiches. With the March opening of Italio Modern Italian Kitchen in Winter Park, the...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:25 PM
The highly anticipated Chipotle Mexican Grill opens next week at Lehigh Valley Mall, an official said Friday. The fast and casual Mexican restaurant opens at the former Corner Bakery space on June 5, according to mall spokeswoman Amanda Johnson....
| Feb 3, 2013
| 7:58 AM
If you're having a party or plan to eat out, make savings part of your game plan for Super Bowl weekend with dining deals and coupons from South Florida restaurants.
We've rounded up a few tasty offers for you to enjoy when the Baltimore Ravens and...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 10:13 AM
A member of the family that created Zankou Chicken is staking his name — actually his brother's — on his ability to replicate the success of the rotisserie chicken chain with a new Mexican restaurant in Glendale called Ara's Tacos....
| Jul 21, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Want to get a look at skate and surf brand Billabong's new Spring 2013 collection? Billabong will host its 6th annual "Designer For Humanity" event July 25th with an exclusive sneak peak at the line's new tribal-influenced swimwear and one-of-a-kind...