| Mar 8, 2013
| 3:25 PM
With the closing of Sage Restaurant in January, and the selling of the Villa Nova in February, and the planned closing of the Ritz at the end of the year, I felt that as the owner of a 51-year-old restaurant it was time to speak up and let people know...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 10:57 PM
Its no fluke that UC Irvine senior Adam Folker is a marketing whiz who has already organized and overseen a handful of companies and dozens of employees. He is, after all, a master at maximizing opportunity.
In five years with the Anteaters men's...
| Feb 3, 2011
In late 2008, Roy Choi and his buddy and partner Mark Manguera dreamed up the Kogi Korean BBQ truck and harnessed Twitter to send out a block-by-block account of the truck's whereabouts. Kogi's short-rib tacos and kimchi quesadillas went viral, the truck'...
| Mar 13, 2011
Words & Ideas
Compiled by Grace Krilanovich.
826LA Adult Writing Seminar Series: TV Writing: A series of panel discussions featuring industry professionals will cover multiple aspects of writing for television. Panelists include Emily Cutler,...
| Apr 10, 2011
There may be no better time to escape the city for a sun-drenched jaunt to the desert than spring. Flowers are blooming, temperatures are moderate, and music and art beckon with two major festivals — the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 9:56 AM
DineEquity Inc., the Glendale-based owner of the Applebee’s and IHOP restaurant chains, had a strong fourth quarter after suffering a severe slump a year earlier.
Several factors helped the recovery, including the company’s franchising...
| May 1, 2012
| 11:38 AM
DineEquity Inc., the Glendale-based owner of IHOP Restaurants and Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, is making a heavy push toward franchising.
More than 95% of the company’s thousands of restaurants are now owned by entrepreneurs,...
| May 21, 2012
| 8:28 AM
IHOP, which for years has tried to establish itself as a good option for lunch and dinner, is returning its focus to its original calling – breakfast.
The morning meal is responsible for more than 60% of IHOP’s sales and more than 60% of...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 5:00 AM
In the land of sushi, ramen and tempura, pretzel sales apparently do gangbusters. After launching its first Asian outpost in Japan, Pasadena-based Wetzel’s Pretzels said the store has become its top-selling location worldwide.
Photos show snaking...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 11:07 PM
CARSON CITY, Nev. -- A man who opened fire at a Nevada pancake house, killing three National Guard soldiers and a civilian before shooting himself, was detained for mental health reasons over a decade ago, police said on Wednesday.
The man's family has...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 4:34 PM
With only four goals this season, Kings left wing Dustin Penner won’t win the NHL scoring title. But he has won over many fans with his humorous take on the day he sat down to a pancake breakfast and suffered......
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Nigel Lythgoe, the uber reality-TV producer who was instrumental in launching Fox's "American Idol" and "So You Think You Can Dance," is joining the board of directors of the Music Center in downtown Los Angeles, the organization announced Friday....