It's been a long time coming. After three years, New York City Council has finally passed veto-proof legislation guaranteeing paid sick days in businesses with more than 20 employees. Now (hopefully), restaurant workers afraid of losing their jobs won't come to work hacking up pathogens into soup. B ... More >>
Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot, an internationally acclaimed hot pot brand, is marking their expansion to the East Coast with a store in Flushing. The restaurant is set to open early to mid May. According to Peter Yang, the East Coast operations manager of Little Sheep International, the company is ... More >>
The 'M' stands for mum.OK, so maybe we've been ragging on fast-food chains lately. But, as a new SmartMoney roundup reminds us, it's important to stay suspicious of these ubiquitous cheap-food dispensers. The article lists 10 secrets restaurant chains continue to hide from their patrons. And ... More >>
The Butcher's Guild, a new trade organization for butchers, is opening its membership to regular folk June 1.
Remember all those "my meal at El Bulli" articles? Well, get ready for the onslaught of "my meal at Noma" articles starting with Bruce Palling's.
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Yum! Brands, which owns fast-food chains KFC and Taco Bell, earned less than expected in the first quarter, while Chipotle beat expectations.
Fabio Parasecoli, coordinator of the New School's Food Studies program, was in Union Square teaching a "pop up" college course on local and s ... More >>
This is a true story from beloved doorperson and scenester Dee Finley, who remembers the way Liz changed her life.
Here's Dee's touching tale:
"I believe it was 1997.
"Back then, there were few services for addicts. One of the only places to go, for a host of services, w ... More >>
Wal-Mart is rolling out a five-year plan to make thousands of its packaged foods lower in sodium, fat, and sugar, and to slash prices on produce.
Ever wonder how 89-year-old Betty White is still kicking? Her co-stars say she lives on fried foods and candy.
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The Beefy Crunch Burrito comes shrouded in a generic wrapper, as if Taco Bell isn't sure it's a keeper.
National fast-food chains continue innovating at breakneck speed, trying to keep pace with the competition and stabilize their market share - all the while being assaulted by new chains an ... More >>
KFC takes China.Maybe the best way to regain world dominance is for America to spread one of the phenomena that helped bring us down in the first place. Let's make the world fat and addicted to fast food, just like we are.
Did you know that a new KFC opens somewhere in mainland China almost ... More >>