Chipotle Set to Open Digital Kitchen, First Digital-Only Restaurant

Chipotle has announced its first digital-only restaurant, potentially disrupting the restaurant industry during one of its most challenging periods.

Olive Garden Employee Tells Police Officer To Leave Restaurant Because Guns Are Not Allowed

Olive Garden restaurant apologized to a police officer after one of their employees asked him to leave because he had a gun with him. According to Officer Michael Holsworth, he was supposed to celebrate his birthday at Olive Garden with…

Hulk Hogan: Was There an Anti-Black Dress Code at Hogan’s Restaurant?

There has been another of those non-scandal scandals afoot in the tabloids lately. This one is about famed wrestler Hulk Hogan. The story goes that the Hogan’s Beach restaurant in Tampa, Florida, has a dress code that discriminates against black…

Lisa Vanderpump Accused Of Being Rude At Restaurant

Lisa Vanderpump seems like the type of woman who would know proper restaurant etiquette, but earlier this week she was accused of being rude and leaving behind a poor excuse for a tip. Lisa and her husband Ken Todd were…

McDonald’s Plane Crash Sends Pilot To The Hospital

It was a very close call for one Northern Louisiana McDonald’s restaurant on Tuesday. According to airport officials, a small plane that was preparing to land at the Monroe Regional Airport, crashed into the McDonald’s parking lot on Desiard Street…

Paula Deen Closes Restaurant Without Notice

“Uncle Bubba’s Seafood & Oyster House,” a restaurant owned by Paula Deen’s brother, Bubba Hiers, closed its doors on Thursday. Deen, a television host and celebrity chef, is part owner of the restaurant. Employees of the Savannah, Georgia restaurant showed…

“Tips for Jesus” Tip Thrown Away by Waiter

The year is 2014 and we all now know Harold Camping was wrong; the world did not end in 2011. Regardless of that fact, there are many people out there who still believe the rapture is imminent and that Jesus…

Morton’s Steakhouse Apologizes For Horrible Act

If you were thinking about going to Morton’s Steakhouse any time soon for a nice end-cut, you better take your hat off when you get there. That’s probably what Robert Chambers might suggest, after he was told by the management…

Customer Finds Marijuana In Wendy’s Cheeseburger

A customer, who has remained anonymous in the press, found something very startling in her cheeseburger from Wendy’s on November 1. Sitting right on top of her pickle was a half-smoked blunt. The customer immediately called 911 to report the…

McDonald’s Bagged Coffee: Will You Buy It?

McDonald’s bagged coffee will soon be coming to a grocery store shelf near you. McDonald’s McCafe specialty coffee went national in 2009, and just four years later, the chain has announced plans to sell bagged coffee in grocery stores. Fans…

Free Chick-Fil-A Breakfast Promo Already Shut Down

Chick-fil-A has been running a promo recently for a free breakfast entree, but customers had to log on to a website in order to reserve a meal and a time to pick it up; now, with five days left in…

Chick-Fil-A Free Breakfast Offer Week of September 9

There may not be any such thing as a free lunch, but fast food chain Chick-Fil-A is offering customers a free breakfast menu item during the week of September 9. The only thing needed to score the free breakfast is…

Restaurant Tip Ban: Sushi Servers Go On Salary

One New York City restaurant has chosen to forgo the tip route in favor of giving the customer a better dining experience, and many are pretty happy about it. Sushi Yasuda co-founder Scott Rosenberg says it was a decision that…

Hooters: Free Food on Mother’s Day

With their scantily-clad waitresses and focus on sports TV, Hooters restaurants aren’t normally thought of as the place to bring your mother. This Mother’s Day, however, the restaurant chain is encouraging moms to ditch the fancy restaurants for some free…

‘Breastaurant’ Trademark Registered by Texas Sports Bar

Restaurants in which the waitresses wear skimpy outfits have been the norm in the U.S. for decades. Now, one Texas sports bar has taken the moniker “breastaurant” and made it its own. Doug Guller, the founder and CEO of Bikinis…

Dunkin’ Donuts Moves Into Southern California

Dunkin’ Donuts this week announced it will be expanding its stores into Southern California. The restaurant’s goal is to have more than 15,000 Dunkin’ Donuts locations throughout the U.S. Multi-unit franchisees are now being recruited throughout the Los Angeles, Riverside,…

Chuck E. Cheese Gets a Hip Rock-and-Roll Makeover

Chuck E. Cheese has apparently lost his appeal with the children. CEC Entertainment Inc., the company that owns the popular children’s pizza restaurants, is attempting to revamp the character for the modern age, a facelift that will include a new…

LivingSocial Launches Takeout & Delivery

LivingSocial has just announced the launch of Takeout & Delivery, an online restaurant platform which allows users to order food from thousands of local diners for pickup or delivery. LivingSocial has used its Instant service as a testing ground for…

Flavor Flav Opens Fried Chicken Restaurant In Vegas

53-year old rapper Flavor Flav, recently best known for his foray into reality television with the show “Flavor Of Love“, has opened a restaurant in Las Vegas called–what else–Flavor Flav’s House Of Flavor. Flav says the restaurant will be take-out…

Restaurant Calls 1% Tip Story a Hoax

A Newport Beach, CA banker recently prompted public outrage after apparently leaving a 1% tip for a waitress named Breanna, adding a small note to the check reading “get a real job.” But according to the True Food Kitchen, the…