| 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...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 12:25 PM
All it took for Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.’s stock to tumble 7% in less than five minutes was a recommendation to short from hedge fund manager David Einhorn.
The plunge was deep and immediate. The Greenlight Capital founder’s concerns about...
| 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....
| 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,...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Get a free burrito, bowl, salad or tacos from Chipotle Mexican Grill when you buy burritos by the box for the Super Bowl.
Order six or more burritors for Sunday's big game and bring the receipt in by Feb. 28 to score a free burrito. Orders of 50 or...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 9:53 PM
They're calling it a different spin on a tried-and-true concept.
Burrissimo Fresh Italian is a newly opened fast-casual restaurant in Costa Mesa with assembly-line service reminiscent of Chipotle Mexican Grill. But don't expect south-of-the-border-...
| Jun 1, 2012
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....