The newly reopened Waverly Diner admits plenty of pre-winter sun.
When my colleague, the eagle-eyed Lauren Shockey, reported that the Waverly Diner had just reopened after a what-seemed-like-forever hiatus, I dragged my ass over there as quickly as possible, just to see if the place could p ... More >>
What A train nightmares are made of.Who wouldn't want to be on the beach with a delicious Rockaway Taco in hand on this sweltering day? Apparently not most people who take the A train, according to a McDonald's ad.
Sbarro, which recently announced it might file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, is now considering a sale instead.
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Prague is getting on the foodie bandwagon, as it gears up for the Prague Food Festival, which will feature cuisines from around the world.
A new ... More >>
Starbucks is being sued for firing an employee who is a dwarf after she asked for a stool or small stepladder to perform her job.
The City Parks Department has selected City Farm Café as the new operator of the seasonal café in Union Square Park.
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In the beginning, there was Ronald.Poor Ronald McDonald. Not only are nutrition advocates trying stamp out his iconic Happy Meals. Now, protesters are even turning up at the poor guy's annual shareholder meeting. Sure, he and his fellow fast-food mascots are at least partially responsible for ... More >>
Pray for us, children.A year after a corporate watchdog group filed a lawsuit against McDonald's to get rid of its "deep-fried Joe Camel for the 21st century," Ronald McDonald is returning to the television sets of America to peddle french fries to children.
The group of Finnish artists and activists that kidnapped a Ronald McDonald statue and promised to behead it in a grisly terrorist-style video, did so when their so-called demands weren't met.
Graydon Carter and Ken Aretsky were apparently interested in taking over Elaine's, says manag ... More >>
The Los Angeles Unified School District has denied a request by Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution to film at a local high school, and has banned all reality TV shows from shooting in schools.
A Finnish group that calls itself the Food Liberation Army has "kidnapped" a statu ... More >>
Coming at you: the McDonald's Angus Deluxe Snack Wrap
Few things are as relentlessly flogged on TV as the new product roll-outs of fast-food chains. We've been exposed to two in particular over the last few months: the BK Breakfast Bowl and McDonald's Snack Wraps.
Egon Ronay, the Hungarian food critic who helped shape British culinary culture, has died at the age of 94. He had been ill for a number of weeks, but never fully retired.
Parade Publications is planning to introduce a new food newspaper magazine and website called Dash, with the ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power.
Various Clown-Related Craft Books
Discovered at: Thrift stores throughout the Midwe ... More >>
All you West Coast types know what I'm talking about. Here's an infectiously cheerful clip from everyone's favorite lonely surf-rock heroine, traipsing around with Ronald McDonald but still giving her heart to the far superior fast-food outlet. There's also a cameo from who I thought was her cat, ... More >>
Not lovin' it.Corporate Accountability International, the corporate watchdog group who brought down penis-faced Joe Camel, has now set their sights on a less phallic but equally pervasive target: Ronald McDonald. The group is planning to release a report tomorrow calling for the clown's retir ... More >>