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5 More Reasons You Can't Sue Applebee's

The Second City Network | Posted 03.10.2015 | Comedy
The Second City Network

I'm sure we can all agree that it is a sad day when a man burned by fajitas while praying can't sue Applebee's. But perhaps it will provide him -- and the rest of us mourning this tragedy of our broken judicial system -- some solace to know that he is not alone.

100 Million Reasons to Be Thankful

Jay Scott | Posted 02.06.2015 | Impact
Jay Scott

While the common conjecture may be that summer is the most important time for us here at Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, the beginning of the year brings with it some special inspiration as well.

EMTs Planning Dinner At Applebee's End Up Saving Everyone Inside

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.29.2014 | Crime

Two EMTs having dinner at an Applebee's restaurant on Long Island found themselves suddenly back on the job Tuesday night when their portable carbon m...

Zane Tankel's Rocky Road in Retrospect

Myra Chanin | Posted 10.28.2014 | Weird News
Myra Chanin

So what could have led such a fastidious administrator to risk a bundle on the chanciest investment on the planet? A Broadway show, specifically Rocky, the Musical, which closed two weeks ago without recouping its $16,500,000 capital investment.

Applebee's to Offer 'All-In Burger'

BurgerBusiness | Posted 10.12.2014 | Taste

The "All-In" name refers to the smashing of the ground beef into its toppings -- chopped onion, bacon and pickles -- so that those ingredients are included in the patty.

This Popular Restaurant Is Taking A Stand Against Tech At The Table

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 07.11.2014 | Healthy Living

If your group dinners involve more foodstagramming and Facebook updates than real conversation, you might want to try convening at the neighborhood Ap...

Police Say Man Admits Shooting Estranged Wife Inside Florida Applebee's

David Lohr | Posted 12.31.2013 | Crime

An apparent domestic dispute inside a Florida Applebee's turned deadly Sunday night, leaving a woman dead after her estranged husband allegedly shot h...

Times Square On New Year's Eve Is The World's Biggest Rip-Off

Alison Spiegel | Posted 12.30.2013 | Business

Some people avoid Times Square on New Year's Eve like the plague and some are willing to stand in the cold for up to 12 hours to get a piece of th...

This Idea Could Fix The Most Annoying Thing About Eating Out

The Huffington Post | Carey Polis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

Those interminable waits for the check at restaurants may soon be a thing of the past. At least that's what Applebee's is banking on. In the next 1...

Family Kicked Out Of Applebee's Because Kids Were Too 'Active'

Posted 09.20.2013 | Parents

A family of four in Katy, Texas went to Applebee's for dinner on a Sunday night. The 3-year-old and 1-year-old boys were apparently too "active" to b...

Everyday Situations Made Infinitely Better with Decoys (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 08.12.2013 | Comedy

There are moments in life where you just want to get away. Whether it's needing to escape awkward situations, out of long lines, or to take a simp...

The Biggest Failed Chain Restaurants

The Daily Meal | Posted 09.15.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

We tend to think of the chain restaurant as a lumbering behemoth; an easily replicable, formulaic money machine that packs in customers no matter wher...

The End Of The Entree?

The Huffington Post | Carey Polis | Posted 06.21.2013 | Business

For people that go out to restaurants a lot, there's been a growing weariness of tapas-style dining. It seems like every menu has a section for "Bites...

Applebee's Waiter Allegedly Assaulted By Coworker's Husband

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.02.2013 | Business

An Applebee's server in Rice Lake, Wisc., was allegedly beaten with a 2-by-4-inch piece of wood over questions regarding his sexual orientation. H...

Caroline Fairchild

Bad News For Casual Restaurants | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 03.21.2013 | Business

Far fewer Americans dined out last month as many adjusted to smaller paychecks, according to new data released from a closely watched index of restaur...

Drunk Driver Sues Drinking Buddy And Restaurants For Crash

AP | Posted 03.09.2013 | Crime

SANTA FE, N.M. -- A repeat drunken driver convicted in a crash that killed two teenagers has sued his drinking buddy and two Santa Fe restaurants that...

A Tip for Applebee's

Dennis Miller | Posted 04.10.2013 | Business
Dennis Miller

The Applebee's social media folks came in too late and did more damage than good. Once they moved past the company line their posts were amateurish, defensive and mildly condescending. So this is where I enter and tell you what they should have done.

Beware of Internet Outrage

Chez Pazienza | Posted 04.10.2013 | Media
Chez Pazienza

The denizens of the internet will not be denied. When they act as one, they can be the only heckler truly capable of taking the floor away from the act on stage, whatever that act and whatever that stage may be. Whether this is a good thing or a bad thing depends entirely on your point of view.

Pastor Says 'I Give God 10%' Receipt Scandal Overblown

Posted 02.01.2013 | Religion

The St. Louis pastor who caused a stir after writing "I Give God 10% why do you get 18" on her receipt, instead of leaving a tip, has apologized for w...

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Chain Restaurants

Michael Hobbes | Posted 04.02.2013 | Home
Michael Hobbes

Last weekend in London, after lunch at a cute little patisserie in Soho, I was feeling all satisfied with myself until I saw the same patisserie -- same food, same interior, same smell coming out the door. Oh, I thought, deflated. It's a chain. But what am I actually against?

Applebee's FIRES 'I Give God 10%' Tip Receipt Waitress

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.01.2013 | Business

Be careful what you post on Reddit. It may just get you canned. Earlier this week, an Applebee’s waitress posted a photo on Reddit of a receipt ...

Look: Family Receives Shocking Discount

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.10.2013 | Small Business

A restaurant worker in North Carolina went out of his way to cheer up a pregnant customer who was more than ready to give birth. The good deed went...

The Worst Popular Bars in America

Jeff Sorensen | Posted 03.09.2013 | Comedy
Jeff Sorensen

There are some bars you should avoid altogether unless it's required by a friend's birthday, or a first-date decision by a girl you like. If that is her choice for a first date location, then stand her up.

The Applebee Connection

Len Levitt | Posted 02.16.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

It must have been a slow day on the crime and terrorism fronts because there was Police Commissioner Ray Kelly up in Harlem last Monday at an Applebee restaurant ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Applebee's May Actually #HireKevin

Posted 12.14.2012 | Home

#HireKevin seems to have worked -- meaning that Kevin Matuszak, the 25-year-old Philadelphia resident who started the social media campaign may soon b...