| May 17, 2013
| 9:56 AM
The first Copper River king salmon of the season -- a 40-pound specimen -- was hoisted aloft Friday morning as the annual first shipment of the prized salmon arrived in Seattle.
It was the ceremonial first fish, delivered from Alaska to Seattle-Tacoma...
| May 2, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Is the feminist movement to blame for our expanding waistline?
In her book “Homeward Bound,” excerpted on Salon, author Emily Matchar points to food writers and experts who’ve pinned the problem on feminism. In driving women out of the...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Urasawa, the rave-inspiring Beverly Hills sushi restaurant where the average check is $1,111, is being fined many times that amount over labor violations.
California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su wrote in a citation that the eatery will face a $65,...
| Aug 26, 2012
State of England
Alfred A. Knopf: 256 pp., $25.95
He was born Lionel Pepperdine but changed his name to "Asbo" for England's commonly known Anti-Social Behaviour Order, which targets...
| May 18, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Every spirit has its own personality. Vodka is bright and cheerful; tequila is sensual and a bit sloppy; gin is no-nonsense and driven; rum is reckless and bold. Then there's whiskey.
Whiskey is sexy and sullen and a bit mean. It's a spirit that plays...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 9:15 AM
McDonald’s investors aren’t used to being disappointed. The powerhouse fast-food chain regularly turns in strong earnings, successful expansion efforts and new innovations that keep customers – even the cash-strapped ones – coming....
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Food-focused watchdog group Center for Science in the Public Interest has its hooks in Long John Silver’s, accusing the seafood chain of serving the least healthful meal in the country.
The advocacy group said it ran laboratory tests on the chain&...
| May 18, 2013
| 9:30 AM
“Arrested Development” fans seeking out the replica of the famous banana stand that’s touring the country can see pictures of it in Times Square, at Yankee Stadium and the Tower Bridge in London. But the town that plays host to the stand...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Dunkin’ Donuts is its maker. It’s drenched in sugar and salt. P.S.: There’s bacon.
Basically, the Glazed Donut Breakfast Sandwich debuting Friday hits the social media sweet spot.
A single photo of the item, which hits the chain&...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 8:33 AM
KFC is taking airplane food to a whole new level, pairing with Japan Airlines to serve its fast-food chicken on holiday flights between Tokyo and eight U.S. and European destinations.
The chain's Japanese operation will provide a meal of a drumstick,...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 10:27 AM
An uproar in China over the safety of chicken sold at KFC “has been longer lasting and more impactful than we ever imagined,” according to the chief executive of parent company Yum Brands.
But even after a “sharp sales decline”...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 8:52 AM
Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, with its chicken-munching supporters and vuvuzela-tooting protesters, has come and gone. So, is the chain’s role in the gay marriage debate going to wind down? Hardly.
A since-deleted tweet from evangelical Christian...