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Red Lobster Desperately Wants You To Think It's A Fancy Restaurant

AP | By CANDICE CHOI | Posted 07.28.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it's getting rid of some of its promotional discounts and stacking...

Olive Garden Is Evidence Of A Huge Problem In The Economy

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 06.20.2014 | Business

One restaurant operator has just given us a small window into a huge problem with the American economy. Darden Restaurants, the Orlando-based purv...

Red Lobster Sued After Alleged Racist Receipt Goes Viral

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Hiscott | Posted 05.28.2014 | Business

A Tennessee man is suing a Red Lobster server and the chain itself for a total of $1 million, alleging that a racist receipt that subsequently went vi...

Here's Why Red Lobster Is Dying

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 05.16.2014 | Business

America's changing eating habits are killing Red Lobster. The chain's parent company, Darden Restaurants, announced on Friday it was selling Red Lo...

Red Lobster Is Being Sold For $2.1 Billion

Reuters | Posted 05.17.2014 | Business

(Reuters) - Darden Restaurants Inc said it agreed to sell its Red Lobster seafood chain to private equity firm Golden Gate Capital for $2.1 billion i...

2 Reasons Red Lobster Is In Big Trouble

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 03.21.2014 | Business

Red Lobster has two problems: One big, one small. Red Lobster sales fell 8.8 percent from a year ago in its latest quarter, parent company Darden ...

Red Lobster Is In Big Trouble

Reuters | Posted 05.21.2014 | Business

March 21 (Reuters) - Darden Restaurants Inc reiterated its plans to divest its struggling Red Lobster chain and reported third-quarter results in l...

Big Change Coming To Red Lobster?

Reuters | Posted 04.26.2014 | Business

Feb 24 (Reuters) - Activist hedge fund Starboard Value LP wants to put to shareholder vote Darden Restaurants Inc's plan to spin off its Red Lobste...

Red Lobster Gets The Boot

AP | MICHELLE CHAPMAN | Posted 12.19.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Darden Restaurants wants to set Red Lobster adrift. The company said Thursday that it is looking to either spin off or sell Red Lob...

Sandra Lee's Favorite Easy To Make Comfort Foods (VIDEO)

Posted 12.09.2013 | MarloThomas

Ever wonder what Sandra Lee's favorite comfort foods are? The Editor-in-chief of Sandra Lee magazine stopped by to discuss on Mondays with Marlo. S...

Red Lobster Waitress Gets Incredible Surprise

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.11.2013 | Business

A terrible tip just turned into more than $10,000 for one Red Lobster waitress. Toni Christina Jenkins got a surprise check for $10,759 last month...

Andy Campbell

What Red Lobster Doesn't Want You To Know About Endless Shrimp

HuffingtonPost.com | Andy Campbell | Posted 09.24.2013 | Taste

Follow us on our voyage to a very dark place.

Media Swallows Hoax About Man Slipping Into Red Lobster-Induced Coma

Posted 06.25.2013 | Weird News

A farcical story about a food writer slipping into a coma after eating 413 biscuits at a Red Lobster embarrassed some British newspapers that regurgit...

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...

Red Lobster Customer Sues Over 'Poison Beer'

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 05.16.2013 | Business

Panama City resident Justin Grogg discovered that you can accidentally ingest far worse poisons than alcohol while drinking beer. Like potassium hydroxide.

Is the American Dream Out to Lunch?

Simon Greer | Posted 07.06.2013 | Business
Simon Greer

There is a tremendous opportunity for Darden to grow. The first step is to sit down with its own employees and investors to chart a path for growth based on reasonable standards that will make the promise of the American Dream much more than just lofty rhetoric at a trade conference.

Caroline Fairchild

Bad News For Casual Restaurants

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Companies' Love-Hate Relationship With Payroll Tax Hike

AP | By DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 05.02.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — Companies are rushing to describe the impact of higher Social Security taxes that took effect in January. They paint a bleak pictu...

Olive Garden Announces Slowdown

AP | Posted 04.27.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Darden Restaurants is pulling back on price increases and the pace of new restaurant openings for its flagship Olive Garden chain, a...

Red Lobster Chain Blames Sliding Sales On Higher Payroll Taxes

AP | Posted 04.24.2013 | Business

ORLANDO, Fla. — Darden Restaurants, struggling to draw more customers into its Olive Garden and Red Lobster restaurants, predicted a third-quart...

Couple Confused, Offended By Note On Takeout Box

Posted 01.18.2013 | Business

A couple dining at a Red Lobster restaurant outside Albany, N.Y., were surprised to find a bizarrely offensive note written on their takeout container...

Apparently Trying To Skirt Obamacare Can Hurt Your Bottom Line

AP | Posted 02.03.2013 | Business

ORLANDO, Fla. — Darden Restaurants Inc. is cutting its profit forecast for the year, with the owner of Olive Garden and Red Lobster blaming fail...

Restaurants Test Plan To Skirt Obamacare

AP | CANDICE CHOI and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 12.09.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- The owner of Olive Garden and Red Lobster restaurants is putting more workers on part-time status in a test aimed at limiting costs from P...

Here's What Red Lobster's Menu Looked Like In 1968

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.02.2012 | Home

-- Red Lobster is launching its biggest menu revamp in a decade on Oct. 15. The chain plans to expand the number of non-seafood items and boost the n...

Red Lobster Sees Future In Non-Seafood Dishes

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 12.01.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — Red Lobster isn't just for the seafood lover in you. It's also for that person in every group who just wants a chicken dish. The cha...