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  • Here’s why Chili’s slashing its menu by 40% is a good thing

    09/08/2017 12:20:14 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 67 replies ^ | Sept 8, 2017 1:24 p.m. ET | Tonya Garcia
    Chili’s, a restaurant chain that’s part of Brinker International Inc. EAT, +3.68% , said Friday that on Sept. 18, menus nationwide will be reduced to 75 items, down from 125 appetizers, entrees, cocktails and more, the total reached in January. The chain launched in 1975 with a 25-item menu that included burgers, beer and margaritas. The new, reduced menu will give the chain the room to focus on its core menu of burgers, ribs and fajitas, the company said. “Over the years, like many bar and grill chains, Chili’s chased consumer trends, expanded the menu and tried to be all...
  • McDonald's launches all-day breakfast on Oct. 6

    09/02/2015 7:00:07 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 60 replies
    AP ^ | September 2, 2015
    If you're one of those people who hates missing the end of breakfast hours at McDonald's, hang on just a little longer: the chain says its breakfast menu will be available all day starting Oct. 6. Items like Egg McMuffins, hotcakes, sausage burritos, fruit 'n yogurt parfaits, hash browns and biscuits will be available anytime, although the exact menu will vary in different markets. The company said core items like the Big Mac, McNuggets and fries will still be available at all of its locations.
  • ObamaCare's costly menu-labeling mandate is destined to fail

    12/07/2014 7:13:44 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 38 replies
    FreedomWorks ^ | December 6, 2014 | Jason Pye
    The Food and Drug Administration is going to try its hand at shaming consumers into making healthier choices when they go out to eat. Just before the Thanksgiving holiday, the FDA announced a controversial and expansive rule that will require certain establishments with 20 or more locations -- including chain restaurants, grocery and convenience stores, and movie theaters -- to post calorie information on their menus and menu boards. A separate rule was also issued requiring operators of 20 or more vending machines to post calorie information. Section 4205 of the Affordable Care Act, a provision included in the law...
  • NO Quiero Taco Bell: Fast food employees list 14 items off the menu they would NEVER try and...

    09/28/2014 12:57:47 AM PDT · by Libloather · 129 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/28/14 | Alexandra Klausner
    THE WORST 14 FAST FOODS ACCORDING TO EMPLOYEES 1. Anything from McDonald's McCafe 2. Ballpark hotdogs 3. Steak and beans at Taco Bell 4. Wendy's chili 5. Anything off the Starbuck's secret menu 6. Movie popcorn 7. Panera pasta 8. McDonald's chicken nuggets 9. Beans at Taco Johns 10. BBQ sandwiches at KFC 11. Quesarito at Chipotle 12. Eggs at Einsteins Bagel's 13. Gas station slurpees 14. Dunkin Donuts' doughnuts
  • (Drunken) Alaska Man Feeds Black Bear Barbecue Meat, Gets Mauled for Dessert

    06/20/2013 6:33:09 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 49 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | Wednesday, June 19, 2013 | Sasha Goldstein
    Alaska man feeds black bear barbecue meat, gets mauled for dessert The drunken man could be charged with illegally feeding wildlife after the Alaska Department of Fish and Game says he 'pretty much goaded' the beast into the attack. Beer, barbecue and black bears are never a good mix. An Alaska man learned that the hard way this weekend when he threw a hungry bear a piece of barbecued meat — only to be mauled by the same bear. "He'd been drinking," Alaska State Trooper spokeswoman Beth Ipsen told the Anchorage Daily News of the man. The unidentified man was...
  • <VANITY> Applebee's E-menu [[Coming soon to a restaurant near you]]

    12/26/2012 8:51:37 PM PST · by mykroar · 15 replies
    Self | 12/26/2012 | mykroar
  • Sidwell Friends’s surprising Pearl Harbor Day menu (Japanese food for the Obamas)

    12/06/2011 2:55:50 PM PST · by Nachum · 39 replies
    WaPo ^ | 12/6/11 | The Reliable Source
    A lunch that will live in infamy? That’s what at least one parent at elite Sidwell Friends (yes, Sasha and Malia’s school!) wondered upon seeing what the school cafeteria listed as its “Pearl Harbor Day” menu Wednesday: A heavily Japanese-inspired lineup, including teriyaki chicken and edamame (as well as more generically Asian delicacies like tofu, fried rice, fortune cookies and “oriental noodle salad”). A school rep told us this was just a fluke — not a meal intended to commemorate the 1941 Japanese attack on U.S. forces: The contractor that prepares school lunches randomly assigned an Asian menu to Dec....
  • Cops: Early Morning McDonald’s Menu Changeover Prompted Wisconsin Woman's Meltdown

    11/14/2011 12:05:58 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 91 replies
    the smoking ^ | Nov 14,2011 | the smoking
    When Shanaya Edgell arrived early yesterday morning at a McDonald’s in Janesville, Wisconsin, she was expecting to order from the fast food joint’s regular menu--Big Macs, french fries, Chicken McNuggets, and the like. < p> Except it was around 3 AM and the restaurant had already switched over to its breakfast menu--hash browns, Egg McMuffins, hotcakes, and the like. This enraged Edgell, according to Janesville Police Department officers. The 22-year-old--for some unexplained reason--turned on her boyfriend, biting him on the lip and tearing off his shirt. At some point during her meltdown, Edgell climbed atop the roof of her 40-year-old...
  • Sorry, Michelle—Super Bowl Menu Isn't Lo-Cal

    02/06/2011 8:26:48 PM PST · by Suvroc10 · 34 replies
    National Journal ^ | February 6, 2011 | Staff
    So much for first lady Michelle Obama’s healthy eating crusade. Sunday's Super Bowl menu at the White House includes bratwurst, kielbasa, cheeseburgers, deep-dish pizza, and buffalo wings. There will also be twice-baked potatoes, chips and dip, and ice cream. Green salad is available, but why bother when German potato salad is on the buffet?
  • Sacramento eatery takes 'dancing shrimp' off menu

    09/04/2010 11:32:07 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 27 replies
    hosted. ^ | Sep 3
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- A Sacramento restaurant agreed to stop serving live shrimp after an animal-rights group said the practice was cruel to the shellfish. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals said the restaurant, Nishiki Sushi, suggested squeezing lemon juice on the shrimps' exposed flesh so they would writhe as they were eaten. The dish is commonly referred to as "dancing shrimp" and is considered a delicacy in Japan. PETA contacted the restaurant after receiving dozens of complaints about the practice.
  • America’s ‘cheapest family’: ‘We are hope and change’

    10/02/2010 7:09:35 AM PDT · by Immerito · 58 replies
    MSNBC ^ | September 29, 2010 | Michael Inbar
    Economides clan defend buying aging meat and other frugal strategies As the American economy sputters and families continue to struggle mightily just to keep their heads above water, the Economides family of Arizona believe they provide a model for how to not just survive, but thrive on a tight budget. Eschewing credit cards, car loans and home equity borrowing, the clan of seven stay solvent and then some on just $44,000 a year — and that includes owning a home in the pricey Phoenix suburb of Scottsdale. Mind you, they eat nutritious meals and their children are decked out in...
  • Domino's Pizza Forced to Axe Halal Menu After Poor Sales

    08/17/2010 6:25:45 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 33 replies
    Metro ^ | 8/18/2010
    Domino's Pizza pioneered a halal-only menu but has had to ditch the idea because of poor sales.Three of the pizza chain's branches banned pork and brought in meats satisfying Islamic laws 18 months ago but have reverted to their usual menu, including the meateor, pepperoni and Hawaiian. The pilot ‘hasn’t had the impact expected and the company has reluctantly decided to return to a conventional Domino’s menu’, it said in a letter to customers. ‘It did seem pretty unfair on non-Muslim pizza lovers,’ said pizza fan Chris Yates, 31. ‘It was as if I wasn’t allowed ham or pork on...
  • Exclusive: The new federal menu mandate meets the real world

    04/03/2010 7:51:23 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 20 replies · 1,006+ views
    Hot Air ^ | April 1, 2010 | Ed Morrissey
    Yesterday, I spent a little time at a local pizzeria to find out more about the impact of the new federal menu mandate in the real world. Davanni’s has 21 locations throughout the Twin Cities, a smaller, local chain that suddenly must now comply with this federal requirement to publish the caloric content of each of its menu items on all of its printed presentations. However, these restaurants have a problem when they offer their customers a wide range and high number of options — as most pizzerias do. Ken Schelper, a Vice President of Davanni’s, sat down with me...
  • Fast-Food Outlet is First to Sell Zebra Pizzas

    03/29/2010 3:53:13 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 34 replies · 638+ views
    Fox News ^ | March 29, 2010
    A fast-food outlet became the first in Britain to sell pizzas with an extra special topping — zebra, it emerged Sunday. Yummy Yummy Italia in Burnley, northern England, launched the controversial pizza after owner Arash Fard, 33, visited London and saw frogs’ legs pizzas on the menu, local newspaper the Lancashire Telegraph reported. The unusual meat toppings are bought from "alternative meats" supplier Kezie, which says the ingredients are ethically sourced from responsible farms. Fard's zebra creation is not his first time experimenting with ingredients. He told the Lancashire Telegraph that his range of buffalo, venison, kangaroo and crocodile pizzas...
  • NBC's Lost 'Soul' ('Racist' Menu At NBC Stirs Controversey)

    02/05/2010 5:05:20 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 61 replies · 1,404+ views
    New York Post ^ | February 5, 2010 | JEANE MacINTOSH and CHRISTINA CARREGA
    <p>A special NBC Black History Month lunch spread -- featuring fried chicken, collard greens and black-eyed peas -- sparked a commissary controversy yesterday, but the African-American chef who planned it doesn't understand the fuss.</p> <p>"All I wanted to do was make a meal that everyone would enjoy -- and that I eat myself," NBC cook Leslie Calhoun told The Post last night.</p>
  • McDonald's to Offer $1 Breakfasts

    12/10/2009 7:19:09 AM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 105 replies · 2,756+ views
    <p>McDonald's Corp. will start offering breakfast for a buck with the launch of a national dollar menu in January.</p> <p>The breakfast dollar menu will be backed with advertising across the U.S., and will feature five items: two sausage sandwiches, a sausage burrito, a 12-ounce coffee and a hash brown. The menu may feature some variations based on markets.</p>
  • Seal soon on the menu at Parliamentary Restaurant

    11/17/2009 7:16:09 PM PST · by Clive · 13 replies · 2,247+ views
    OTTAWA -- The Parliamentary Restaurant will soon serve seal meat to anyone with a taste for game - and controversy. Hull-Aylmer MP Marcel Proulx confirmed the addition to the menu is just awaiting hunting season, and should arrive in the new year. This is the second time the restaurant has tried to carry seal meat, he said. "In 2008 there had been a request [for seal] from a couple of senators. The problem was they could not find a supplier. "Now the chef, I understand, has found a supplier in the Magdalen Islands. I think, because of the hunting season,...
  • "The Democrat Diner" Menu

    08/27/2009 1:48:24 PM PDT · by Phree Non-Phixion · 6 replies · 362+ views
    Common Sense 2020 ^ | 2009-08-26 | LukeAmerica2020
    Impress your palate with a delectable feast creatively cooked up by our fine chefs de cuisine in our nation’s capital … because they know what you want, despite what you think you want. Are you ready for some scrumptious tasty treats? We delightfully present the official menu from “The Democrat Diner”, a family-oriented restaurant specializing in an appetizing variety of special interest pork. Today’s favorites include: “HealthCare for Everyone”, “Cap & Trade”, “Stimulus”, “Cash for Clunkers”, “Independent Chips & Democrat Dips”, and everyone’s favorite … “Elephant Stew”. Be sure to joyfully review the mouthwatering descriptions before you pick your succulent...
  • Misleading Menus? (Video: Your World)

    07/08/2009 6:53:58 PM PDT · by GOP_Lady · 4 replies · 318+ views
    Fox News (Your Word) ^ | 07-08-09 | Fox News
    Restaurants underestimating calories? View article...

    03/18/2009 3:10:52 PM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 17 replies · 686+ views
    SELF | March 18, 09 | swampsniper
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