Whether you're firing up the grill or want a cold soup, here are five summer recipes from the country's top chefs.
No one really knows how the French fry became linked with the hamburger. One can only surmise that the emergence of fast food chains like McDonald's and Burger Kings did a lot to help solidify this combination.
Elected officials have a responsibility to speak for their cities. But preventing a restaurant from opening off words like Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy's alone is inherently problematic.
How ironic! The global event that showcases the fittest people on the planet is bankrolled -- to the tune of about $4 billion -- by companies whose foods undermine our health.
Britain has launched its largest peacetime security operation ever for the Summer Olympics. Nearly 20,000 armed personnel are now providing security -- almost double the number of British troops currently serving in Afghanistan.
winking and nudging is typical in the emergent genre of ads aimed at stoners, a once taboo marketing approach recently embraced most blatantly by the fast food industry.
When they say "Five Guys Breakfast," what they really mean is "Five Guys Plus Eggs," because they just added eggs to their menu and re-appropriated their existing hamburger toppings into breakfast sandwich ingredients.
America manages to sell its "superior" lifestyles to the rest of the world in ingenious ways, from food to movies to clothing to music -- and in the area of food at least, our obesity problems as well.
I ate at a Chick-fil-A restaurant the other day and my life was transformed. You see, at Chick-fil-A you get so much more than mouthwatering, delicious fast food. In addition to chicken, you also get a whopping helping of evangelism.
These days when I think back to some of the misadventures that I had when I was over 250 pounds overweight, I often chuckle to myself -- while also admiring my stamina for not only getting through that time in my life, but also conquering it.
In Okinawa specifically, longevity could be attributed not only to healthy lifestyles, but also to luck. Today's generation of Okinawan centenarians started life off on the right foot with a vegetable-heavy diet and strong social networks, but these could only take them so far.
It is July, a few summers back, at Paramount's Kings Dominion theme park near Richmond, Va. And as Patrick the Starfish, SpongeBob SquarePants' best cartoon friend, I am the goofy hero of the afternoon.
Do you love Chipotle but hate waiting in line? Would you be willing to sacrifice some quality if you could get it cheaper at a drive-thru? Oh boy, have I got news for you!
The ashtray in my car used to be a plain ol' Spare Change Catch-all. Then, I watched a Tony Robbins PBS special about how you have to call out intenti...
Meatless choices weren't on franchises' menus -- or radar -- a few years ago. Every time you order a meatless meal in what was once a vegan-free zone, you become the change you want to see in the world and on the menu. So pull up a chair, vegan friends, there's a seat at the fast food table for you.
How important is it to control your brand's message online? Just look at McDonald's in Canada's "Our Foods. Your Questions" website, which pulled back the curtain to address one customer's question about why their food looks so good in ads, and not so good in real life.
One of our bloggers was on the ground at Popeye's HQ last week to cover the announcement that the chain is partnering with Zatarain's on a new menu item.