- Number of people in latest E. coli outbreak expected to grow Updated: Nov-25-15 4:51 pm
SEATTLE - The number of people sickened in an E. coli outbreak linked to Costco chicken salad will likely grow over the next few weeks, even though the product has been removed from store shelves, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday.
- Plans for alcohol, wine at Utah Starbucks on hold Updated: Nov-24-15 4:10 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah regulators declined to rule Tuesday on whether Starbucks can serve beer and wine at some locations, saying they want lawmakers to determine if the cafes can be considered restaurants eligible for alcohol licenses.
- Church's Chicken franchisee with unpaid taxes found in Texas Updated: Nov-23-15 7:00 am
TULSA, Oklahoma - The Church's Chicken franchisee who was reported missing after 15 of his Tulsa- and Oklahoma City-area restaurants closed in early November has been located.
- The pho empress of Anchorage Updated: Nov-22-15 7:46 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Behind any steaming bowl of pho soup or fried rice at Pho Vietnam 8, a new Fireweed Lane restaurant, is Linda La, the mastermind behind the chain of Anchorage's Pho Vietnam restaurants.
- Williston eatery given extension for new ventilation system Updated: Nov-21-15 6:26 pm
WILLISTON, North Dakota - A downtown Williston hot spot for Hawaiian-style food has received an extension to put in a new ventilation system after weeks of debate about whether it could remain open.
- E. coli outbreak linked to Chipotle expands to 6 states Updated: Nov-20-15 7:29 pm
NEW YORK - An outbreak of E. coli linked to Chipotle that originated in the Pacific Northwest has spread south and east and has now infected people in six states.
- In America's Little Syria, a divide on accepting refugees Updated: Nov-20-15 10:36 am
ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania - A few days ago, a pastor asked Syrian-born restaurant owner Marie Jarrah to donate food to a welcoming event for recently arrived Syrian refugees. Jarrah, who said she regularly helps people in need, declined.
- A win, a new restaurant and McDowell is all smiles Updated: Nov-19-15 2:34 am
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Georgia - Graeme McDowell wasn't even sure he would be eligible for The Players Championship going into his seventh season on the PGA Tour. His biggest concern was making sure he kept his card.
- House bill would limit some calorie labels Updated: Nov-18-15 5:12 pm
WASHINGTON - Supermarkets and pizza chains would get some relief from government calorie labeling rules under legislation approved by a House committee Wednesday.
- Taco Bell on the run: 1st location to be lifted and moved Updated: Nov-18-15 5:07 pm
NEW YORK - Taco Bell is rescuing its first restaurant by moving it to another city.
- Deaf business owners overcome obstacles and prejudice Updated: Nov-18-15 11:51 am
NEW YORK - Soon after customers arrive at Mozzeria for the first time, they notice something's different about the restaurant: Virtually every staffer is deaf.
- Engineers examining collapsed parking lot in Mississippi Updated: Nov-09-15 5:51 pm
MERIDIAN, Mississippi - Engineers are trying to determine what caused a drainage structure to collapse beneath the parking lot of a new restaurant, opening a gap that swallowed at least 14 vehicles, a mayor in eastern Mississippi said Monday.
- Restaurant linked to widespread bacterial infection reopens Updated: Nov-05-15 11:45 pm
SAN JOSE, California - A Northern California restaurant linked to a bacterial infection that sickened nearly 200 people has reopened.
- Sushi and culture: Dining with locals on a visit to Japan Updated: Nov-04-15 11:06 am
TOKYO - Some of my most treasured travel memories involve food. Like the time my husband and I went to what was billed as New Delhi's best rumali roti stall, where we turned the hood of a car into a table so that the extravagantly thin and succulent flatbread could be wolfed down before it cooled. Or the time I introduced my in-laws to a Johannesburg street vendor's vetkoeks, slightly sweet, slightly sour dollops of fried dough.
- Chef Jose Andres focuses on Haitian cuisine in PBS special Updated: Nov-03-15 1:37 pm
NEW YORK - Chef Jose Andres hopes that by boosting the profile of Haitian cuisine, he can inspire more travelers to visit.
- No fine on 1st offense for violation of gender equality law Updated: Nov-03-15 7:21 am
NEW YORK - New York City's Human Rights Commission says restaurant owners who inadvertently violate gender-equality laws by posting ads for waitresses or hostesses will be given warnings instead of fines for the first offense.
- 5 things to know about Pacific Northwest E.coli outbreak Updated: Nov-03-15 4:45 am
SEATTLE - Chipotle has closed 43 of its Pacific Northwest locations in response to an E. coli outbreak health officials have connected to the Mexican food chain.
- Studies raise questions about impact of menu calorie counts Updated: Nov-02-15 4:16 pm
WASHINGTON - Tracking calories at chain restaurants is supposed to become easier next year, but new studies raise questions about whether the counts actually make a difference for diners and eateries.
- Poll: NYC residents back $15 wage for fast-food workers Updated: Nov-02-15 11:41 am
ALBANY, New York - A poll of New York City voters finds that they support the state's plan to phase in a $15-an-hour minimum wage for fast-food workers - but they're opposed to the idea of replacing restaurant tips with higher menu prices.
- Canines to celebrate NY's new dining-with-dogs law Updated: Nov-02-15 2:01 am
SCHENECTADY, New York - Dogs and their human companions are marking New York state's new law allowing dogs into outdoor dining areas at restaurants.
- Friendship has helped Central City salon thrive for decades Updated: Nov-01-15 10:42 am
CENTRAL CITY, Kentucky - Friendship and family have contributed to the success of Nancy and Jewell Dean Williams' business venture.
- Customers chip in to help ill Ohio restaurant owner Updated: Nov-01-15 6:27 am
HUDSON, Ohio - A northeast Ohio restaurant owner who's missing months of work after undergoing a kidney transplant says dozens of his regular customers are pitching in to keep his pizza place running.
- Vancouver restaurant says asking man to prepay wasn't racism Updated: Oct-30-15 8:42 am
PORTLAND, Oregon - A Vancouver restaurant accused of racially discriminating against an Oregon sheriff's deputy says their decision to make him prepay for his meal was a matter of policy, not racism.
- Essentials for a Phnom Penh visit: History, markets, culture Updated: Oct-29-15 11:40 am
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Bigger. Taller. Fancier.
- Man sentenced for biting off fingertip of LA cafe owner Updated: Oct-29-15 1:23 am
LOS ANGELES - A homeless man has been sentenced to prison for biting off the fingertip of a Los Angeles cafe owner.