| May 20, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Fast food company Taco Bell is promoting its president, Brian Niccol, to chief executive starting in 2015.
Niccol will assume the top spot in the Irvine chain on Jan. 1. On the same day, current Chief Executive Greg Creed will be elevated to helm Yum...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Visitors and patients at UCLA hospitals probably won’t notice what’s gone missing from the chili, hamburgers and chicken dishes they order for lunch.
But by putting antibiotic-free ground beef, ground beef patties and chicken breasts on...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:54 PM
The Phelps advertising agency has hired veteran marketing executive Mike Jackson as president.
Jackson, a former top General Motors advertising executive, most recently ran his own consulting firm in Detroit. But Jackson closed that office late last...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Chipotle fans – and there are many – are in a near panic over a recent report from the company which seems to suggest that climate change could cause guacamole to disappear from the chain’s menu.
The reality may be much less dramatic....
| Apr 8, 2014
| 8:02 AM
KFC parent Yum Brands Inc. is readying to launch an assault on chicken chain Chick-fil-A.
Quietly, Yum is opening a single-concept store in Arlington, Texas, on Wednesday that will sell a curated collection of chicken sandwiches, tenders, fries,...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 9:20 AM
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| Feb 24, 2014
| 10:00 AM
The opening of the first Trader Joe’s store in Boise, Idaho, has become the latest front in a campaign to get the Monrovia company to stop selling meat from animals raised with antibiotics.
Consumers Union, which publishes Consumers Report...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:17 AM
Get a free bagels to celebrate National Bagel Day on Sunday.
Several South Florida restaurants are celebrating the holey holiday:
Panera Bread: Get a free bagel with purchase of any coffee or hot drink at participating Broward and Palm Beach...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 6:51 PM
At the start of an interview, actress Anne Hering announces confidently that she's playing four distinct characters in Orlando Shakespeare Theater's "Nicholas Nickleby."
It's a huge production — the largest the Shakes has undertaken — and 27...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 4:28 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
Batteries, a set of tools and gasoline were stolen from a truck between Jan. 12 and 13 parked in the lot of Extended Stay at 3150 Finley Road.
Several batteries were stolen from...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 12:44 PM
The following items were gathered from police reports:
•A Mercedes-Benz parked outside Rookies, 1545 W. Main St., was found with a "substantial" amount of damage, according to police. The car was vandalized between 2 p.m. Jan. 30...
| Jan 15, 2014
Tasty discovery: Soup and Sandwich
Destination: Panera Bread. 5218 Monticello Ave., Williamsburg. 757-229-8810. Panerabread.com.
Hours: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday.
Panera Bread's New Town location...