| Jan 17, 2014
| 11:56 AM
I'm as surprised as anyone to hear that the ratings for the "Duck Dynasty" fifth season premiere were down about 27% from the fourth-season opener last summer. I would have thought that the publicity bonanza reaped from duck patriarch Phil Robertson's...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:56 AM
The Gloucester Chick-fil-A received the highest rating by its customers for 2013, the second year in a row the eatery has garnered the national restaurant chain's honor.
The Gloucester restaurant topped the 1,700 other Chick-fil-A restaurants to receive...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 1:49 PM
French fry lovers rejoice! The Lehigh Valley's first Checkers have opened within months of each other, allowing customers to "feast on" in Allentown and Bethlehem.
The greasy-spoon section of Allentown's South Fourth Street got even greasier thanks to...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 9:11 AM
Chick-fil-A Inc., said it plans to eliminate antibiotics from the chicken it uses by 2019, responding to growing customer concern about the safety of food ingredients.
"Transparency in our food is important to customers and its important to us, too,&...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Howard Schultz, the chairman and chief executive of Starbucks, has jumped into the shutdown/debt limit mess with an open letter to his fellow business leaders urging them to pressure politicians to end the "current stalemate" in Washington.
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Faith Driven Consumer, an organization with a goal of connecting Christian consumers with "faith-compatible" companies, has launched a petition drive calling for A&E to reinstate Phil Robertson after he was suspended from "Duck Dynasty" on Wednesday for...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:21 PM
Back to style: The Irvine Spectrum Center is kicking off the back-to-school shopping season with a Teen Vogue Back-to-School event Saturday. Shoppers will be able to peruse pop-up "style closets" from Nordstrom's TOPSHOP collaboration at 1 p.m. outside...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I strode into my local dry cleaner and awaited Gary, the proprietor. After a minute or so, he emerged from behind a rack of neatly pressed suits, covered in plastic bags. He was sweating profusely, just one of the downsides of working 12-hour shifts in...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
We are gathered here today to discuss two recent controversies about same-sex marriage. One comes from the world of pigskin, the other from the world of chicken fat.
You are surely familiar with the latter. It unfolded a few weeks ago over comments by...
| Oct 6, 2013
Just as I was thinking about getting a great, thick, juicy burger — but one without any condiments that mock the sacred Christian sacrament of Holy Communion — a truly weird thing happened:
A fried chicken sandwich came to mind.
| Jun 27, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Chick-fil-A President Dan T. Cathy didn't waste any time before taking to Twitter to express his opinion on the recent Supreme Court ruling on DOMA, calling it a "sad day."
At 11:22 a.m. Wednesday morning, Cathy tweeted, "Sad day for our nation;...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 10:03 AM
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is among the country’s most high-profile advocates for gay marriage, even officiating a few himself. But now he’s also become one of the most stalwart supporters of Chick-fil-A.
Or, rather, of its free...