| Nov 12, 2012
| 5:46 AM
On Veterans Day, we honor those who have so honored us with their service and sacrifice to keep America strong and free.
Hundreds of retailers and restaurants also salute the military, offering discounts to veterans, active duty and retired U.S....
| Nov 14, 2012
| 10:27 AM
Don’t expect Bobby Slayton to pay you a compliment. He’s known as the “pit bull of comedy” for good reason.
“How old are you? You sound like a 17-year-old boy,” he asks at the beginning of a recent phone interview from...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Whether you are for or against it, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, is set to go into full effect in 2014. Since the President’s recent re-election businesses have spoken up, stating there could be some...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:15 PM
HOLLISTER, Mo -- Nathan Kissee lives to show off his General Lee. His car is in disrepair--a sad situation for the Dukes of Hazzard's number one fan.
A group of mechanical heroes, who have ties to the show itself, came to Holilster to make sure Nathan's...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 3:35 PM
New restaurant regulations that were supposed to require chains with more than 20
locations to list calorie counts on their menus are stalled. But many restaurants have
already started disclosing that information anyway. Consumer Reports wanted to see...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 2:50 PM
You're going to work up an appetite voting on Tuesday.
Ballots are long -- running up to four pages front and back in some instances -- and are packed with a record 11 Constitutional amendments. So we've rounded up a list of free drinks and eats...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 9:21 PM
Diners at national chain restaurants are most satisfied with Olive Garden and Pizza Hut, according to a newly-released portion of the American Consumer Satisfaction Index, and they're much happier with pizza than burgers.
The ACSI is an annual survey...
| Apr 6, 2011
| 7:53 AM
To: Chris Borrelli
From: Phil Vettel
Re: Death to Communal Tables!
It happened to me again on an out-of-town trip. My wife and I walked into a nice-looking restaurant only to encounter that growing scourge, communal tables. Really, really not my thing....
| Aug 22, 2012
| 11:28 AM
Diners at Boston Market will have to taste their food before pouring on the salt after the restaurant chain decided to take shakers off tables and put them out of reach at the condiment station.
Some may call it nanny dining, but it’s the latest in...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:41 AM
It’s never just a simple bear hug when President Obama is involved.
For Florida pizza parlor owner Scott Van Duzer, lifting the president off the floor this weekend has wrought an onslaught of impassioned political commentary from customers on...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 11:30 AM
McDonald’s rules the fast food roost when it comes to revenue. But when customer satisfaction is at stake, the burger behemoth comes in dead last, according to a new survey.
The American Consumer Satisfaction Index ranks pizza chain Papa John&...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 4:46 PM
Darden Restaurants Inc., the owner of Olive Garden and Red Lobster, will buy Irvine-based restaurant chain Yard House USA Inc. for $585 million in cash.
The deal with Yard House owner TSG Consumer Partners will place the chain -- known for its vast...