Millions of busy young professionals cook just once a week and survive the rest of the time on quick-fix meals such as beans on toast, scrambled eggs and instant noodles, research has shown. A study of employees aged 18 to 30 shows many are too busy to produce daily culinary delights, so instead whip up dishes like pizza, pesto and pasta, soup, stir fry, burgers and cheese on toast.
One in four [...]
San Bernardino, California, has gone from being the birthplace of McDonald’s, one of the world’s most successful companies, to a mound of unpaid debts. It’s a sad example of what a lack of infrastructure investment and an almost religious aversion to higher taxes have done to cities across the United States.
Ketchup and mustard, always in exactly the same amounts — this is the secret of the serving machine that [...]
VALLEJO (CBS13) – Women were shocked to learn that they were being secretly videotaped while using the restroom at a Vallejo Long John Silvers restaurant.
Police say a teenage employee at the fast food restaurant was capturing their every move.
“That’s disgusting,” said one woman. “It’s a complete violation.”
Female residents were creeped out learning what one customer allegedly found inside the Long John Silvers.
“In Long John Silvers? I go over there all [...]
Chick-fil-A stopped funding traditional-marriage groups in an effort to open a new Chicago restaurant, but the company initially kept quiet about the decision, prompting gay rights groups to speculate that the company feared a backlash from conservative customers.
The Christian-rooted fast food restaurant agreed to stop funding groups such as Focus on the Family that oppose same-sex marriage in a meeting with the Chicago politician who had been blocking the company’s [...]
Wednesday was Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, and Americans flocked to the fast food restaurant in response to criticism of COO Dan Cathy’s opposition to same-sex marriage (as well as threats from the mayors of some major cities). The photos of long lines and traffic jams reveal the extent of the restaurant’s support–for some it’s about traditional values and for others it’s about freedom of religious exercise and speech in the face of government intimidation. There are [...]
A powerful New York politician claims she was just speaking as a private citizen when she tried to run Chick-fil-A out of town, but she used her official letterhead and even invoked her position as City Council speaker to apply pressure on the embattled chicken chain.
New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, who has mayoral aspirations, sent a letter to New York University president John Sexton on Saturday asking the [...]
Sarah Palin has Tweeted her support for Chick-Fil-A’s anti-gay tirade claiming the chicken sandwich chain was ‘a great business’.
Just before 10pm last night, the Republican posted a tweet saying she ‘stopped by’ Chick-Fil-A to support the embattled restaurant, which sparked controversy after publicly shunning homosexual couples last week.
The former Christian politician also posted a photograph of her and her husband on her Facebook page, grinning as they clutched their Chick-Fil-A [...]
Dead woman was ‘propped up in a corner and had a napkin placed on her head’
Workers carried on serving customers until her body was removed by mortuary staff
Staff at a McDonald’s in Croatia allegedly carried on selling burgers despite the fact a customer had dropped dead in front of the counter.
After efforts to revive her failed, the woman was instead propped up in the corner of the restaurant and had [...]
Burger King announced that all of its eggs and pork will come from cage-free chickens and pigs by 2017 causing a whopper of a shift toward more humane treatment of animals.
The decision on Wednesday by the world’s second-biggest fast-food restaurant raises the bar for other companies seeking to appeal to the rising consumer demand for more humanely produced fare.
The decision by Burger King, which uses hundreds of millions of eggs [...]
April 18, 2012
As the economic pressures increase in the United States and across the world, people have a tendency to retreat into tribal, ethnic and racial groups. That tendency is amplified by radical groups on both the right and the left , who seek to use racial conflict as a means to maintaining and acquiring political power. The stage is being set by the media and other powers in [...]
A small plane crashed into a Florida shopping mall and burst into flames tonight, injuring at least five people and sending shoppers running from the building.
Several people at the Northgate Shopping Center in Deland, Florida called emergency services at 7.20 pm to report that an aircraft had plunged into the complex, according to the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office.
Witnesses described seeing the plane sputtering just before it plummeted and hit the [...]
December 26, 2011
A federal court has ordered the city of Madison to pay members of a gun-rights group $10,000 to settle a lawsuit.
The judgment last week closes a case that developed when police cited five people for disorderly conduct after they openly carried handguns into a Culver’s fast-food restaurant on the city’s East Side last year.
A Wisconsin Public Radio report said the citations were eventually dropped, but the group sued [...]
IRVINE (CBS) — A cashier at a fast food restaurant in Irvine has been fired after insulting two Asian customers.
KNX 1070?s Mike Landa reports it all stems from two racially-charged names that were printed on a receipt.
The cashier reportedly typed the names “Ching” and “Chong” on the receipt of two customers who said they were regulars at the Chick-fil-A restaurant on Jamboree Road.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A fight over an order at a Manhattan McDonald’s leads to complete chaos and it was all caught on tape.
The video contains images and audio of a graphic nature.
Sources tell CBS 2’s Chris Wragge the stunning incident featured a cashier with a criminal past violently beating two female customers after they appear to provoke him by slapping him and then hopping the counter.
A Vancouver restaurant has come up with an interesting solution to the men-can’t-aim problem: Ban men from peeing standing up.
Recently, my wife and I had brunch at the Edible Canada bistro on Granville Island. When I went to use the facilities, I was surprised to see just one unisex bathroom with about six private stalls and a communal sink area.
Even more surprising, though, was the sign above [...]
Images of police interviewing a second highway shooting victim in a fast food restaurant parking lot in National City at Plaza Boulevard.
Four separate highway shootings were reported within 20 minutes on San Diego County highways and officials have launched a search for a suspect vehicle with two suspects and a semi-automatic gun last seen driving northbound on I-5 in the Carmel Valley area.
SEPTEMBER 21–Angered that his Taco Bell drive-thru order failed to include hot sauce, a Missouri man returned to the fast food restaurant and allegedly pulled a shotgun on an employee, who fled in fear from the takeout window.
The bizarre incident Saturday evening resulted in the arrest of Jeremy Combs, a 30-year-old convicted felon, on both state and federal charges. Combs is pictured in the below [...]
The real scandal around the endowment by the Koch brothers of two chairs at Florida State University http://www.salon.com/news/politics/w…ofessors_kochs is that state universities now have to seek such outside money and accept strings. The reason they have to do so is that many state legislatures have chosen not to have state universities any more. At many ‘state universities’ the state contribution to the general operating fund is [...]
Wendy’s/Arby’s mulls price increases
The third-biggest U.S. fast-food restaurant operator depends on fresh beef at Wendy’s and roast beef at Arby’s. It now expects beef costs to rise 20 percent this year, compared with its previous call for an increase of 10 to 15 percent, Chief Financial Officer Stephen Hare said on a conference call with analysts on Tuesday. It also sees overall commodity costs [...]