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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

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...

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 | Food
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 | Food

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

Papa John's Obamacare Stance Costs Company Its Reputation: Study

Posted 12.04.2012 | Business

Turns out nobody wants a side of politics with their pizza. The opinion of Papa John's among recent casual diners dropped precipitously after CEO J...

Rude Applebee's Receipt: 'Stop Eating, B*tch!'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.20.2012 | Food

An Applebee's receipt posted to Reddit on Monday appears to show a rather rude barb directed toward the waitress -- in place of any tip whatsoever. ...

Not-So-Secret Ingredient In Applebee's Food? Alcohol

Posted 11.16.2012 | Food

Applebee's has drawn a bit of heat recently for comments made by a franchise owners implying that the Affordable Care Act would force it to cut back o...

Applebee's Obamacare Rant Reveals the Lies of the Deficit Hysteria

William K. Black | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
William K. Black

Businesses criticizing Obamacare have made two contradictory arguments about the impact of the employer mandate, and projections of a purported U.S. financial crisis arising from the safety net are baseless.

Janean Chun

Applebee's Faces Backlash Over Franchisee's Obamacare Threat

HuffingtonPost.com | Janean Chun | Posted 11.14.2012 | Small Business

Heated comments from an Applebee's franchise owner sparked viral outrage against the giant restaurant chain, marking a new phase in the war over Obama...

Pizza Chain CEO: 'I Don't Think People Know What They're Going To Pay For' Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.15.2012 | Business

In the wake of President Obama's reelection, one CEO is doubling down on his criticisms of Obamacare. Papa John’s CEO John Schnatter said he plan...