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  1. KFC
    Syria’s Last Remaining KFC ClosesAfter two-and-a-half years of civil war, Colonel Sanders calls it quits.
  2. Your Old Kentucky Home
    KFC Auctions Off Colonel Sanders’s Personal EffectsHarland Sanders’s key to the city of St. Louis for only $75. (Works in most locks.)
  3. Ick
    KFC Selling ‘Deep-Fried Soup’ in JapanMaybe it’s good?
  4. Empire Building
    Here Comes KFC’s ‘Upscale’ SpinoffKFC eleven will specialize in flatbread sandwiches and rice bowls. Also, no chicken bones, ever.
  5. Bad Taste
    Hitler-Themed Chicken Restaurant in Thailand Ruffles Many FeathersIt’s the worst restaurant name to come along since Mussolini’s Crab Shack.
  6. Holidays
    Twelve Interesting Christmas Food Traditions From Around the WorldWere you aware that KFC is huge in Japan on Christmas Day?
  7. Choking Chick-fil-A
    Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day and John Goodman’s Gay-Loving Colonel SandersChick-fil-A’s CEO and President Obama totally have the same stance on gay marriage, says some dope.
  8. The Chain Gang
    Fast Food Chains, American Eaters, Flipp’n for Snack-Sized Chick’nThe industry is seizing on the fact that Americans are increasingly eating out of their cars with new small snacks.
  9. Empire Building
    West Hollywood’s KFC Turning Into a Zankou Chicken BranchEveryone wins with this one, especially since there’s a liquor store next door.
  10. The Chain Gang
    KFC Ordered to Pay Millions After Customer Gets Chicken-Related Brain DamageOf course the chain is appealing the decision.
  11. The Chain Chang
    Let the Colonel’s Herbs Protect YouA tidal-wave scare might not be the best time to remind people to buy a bucket.
  12. The James Weird Awards
    The James Weird Awards: Red Lobster Redemption, Gasoline-Baked Clams, and ApplePlus: faux Girl Scout cookies, faux bacon milkshakes, and more, all in this week’s roundup of weird food news.
  13. Mediavore
    Angry Calls Flood Albert Pujols’ Restaurant; Santa Monica Woman Finds RustyAngry St. Louis residents vow to stop patronizing Pujols 5.
  14. Mediavore
    PA Distilleries Get the Go-Ahead to Sell Booze Directly to Consumers; TeboozingPlus: A Chinese dairy farmer gets sentenced to death; and consumers go ga ga over secret formulas, all in our morning news roundup.
  15. Mediavore
    Yao Ming Forwards Chinese Wine; Sherry Slams Strand HouseThe former NBA star is named as an under-the-radar connoisseur.
  16. Mediavore
    Dungeness Crab Season Opens Tomorrow; Vintage Colonel Sanders Cookbook
  17. Mediavore
    Coolhaus Gets in Bed with Nissan; The Passions of Colonel SandersTurns out, the KFC icon was very into regionally specific recipes and farm-sourced food.
  18. The James Weird Awards
    The James Weird Awards: Pot-Infused Alcohol and an Edible Toy PianoPlus: chugging ranch dressing for cash, and more, all in this week’s roundup of weird food news.
  19. The Chain Gang
    IHOP Knows You Don’t Really Want That SaladWe all say we want healthier food options, but we just keep on ordering Double Downs!
  20. Mediavore
    Comcast Teams Up with Philadelphia’s Free Lunch Program; Taco Bell, KFC & Pizza
  21. Mediavore
    Burger King Crash Shows the Dangers of Eating Fast Food; KFC Compiles a DossierPlus: Mexican papayas cause a small food-poisoning outbreak in Illinois; and American officials are pushing to broaden the types of E. coli that’s subject to regulation, all in our morning news roundup.
  22. The James Weird Awards
    The James Weird Awards: Illegal Lemonade Stands, Fast-Food Quitters, and YogurtPlus: stolen sheep (statues), condiment thieves, and more, all in this week’s roundup of weird restaurant news.
  23. Job Openings
    KFC Offers Dwyane Wade His Old Job BackThey’ll make him “an honorary captain” at a drive-thru window, then give some money to charity.
  24. The Chain Gang
    In-N-Out Sits Atop the Fast-Food HeapReaders vote for In-N-Out over McDonald’s, Chipotle over Taco Bell, and Chick-Fil-A over KFC in a series of fast food upsets.
  25. The James Weird Awards
    The James Weird Awards: Grasshoppers in Tacos, Cicadas in Ice Cream, and Pot inPlus: drunk robbers and pancakes for the homeless, all in our weekly roundup of weird restaurant news.
  26. Mediavore
    Drunken Brawls Still Plague Old City; KFC Commits ‘Crimes Against Food’Plus: Schools around the country weigh chocolate milk bans; and ethanol subsidies may be to blame for high corn prices, all in our morning news roundup.
  27. The James Weird Awards
    The James Weird Awards: Supper Slippers, Odorous Asparagus, and a Prison FoodPlus: A car chase makes a pit stop at McDonald’s, a mound of rubber terrorizes Dairy Queen, and more, all in this week’s roundup of weird restaurant news.
  28. Mediavore
    Colonel Sanders Threatened; What Padma’s Baby EatsAn old letter is unearthed showing a death threat to the king of KFC.
  29. Mediavore
    Costco Ditches Endangered Fish; Where Aubrey Plaza EatsThe mega-retailer agrees to stop selling a dozen varieties of threatened seafood.
  30. Mediavore
    Breast-Milk Ice Cream in London; Man Scores Bag of Cash at KFCPlus: more mini-cupcakes in NYC, a handy guide to regional barbecue, and more, in our morning news roundup.
  31. Mediavore
    Bimbo Acquires Sara Lee’s Bakery Business; Libya Offers Food Money toPlus: Good magazine takes issue with Costco even after the big-box agreed to stop selling endangered fish; and Campbell’s Soup Co. works to curb a health crisis that it and other food companies helped create, all in our morning news roundup.
  32. Lawsuits
    Kennedy Fried Chicken Doesn’t Want You Imitating It, But Here’s HowJust get some bread crumbs from Restaurant Depot …
  33. Mediavore
    KFC Rumors Arise in Egypt; Pot-Infused BBQ Sauce Hits Colorado“Kentucky meals” are falsely rumored to be fueling the revolt in Cairo.
  34. Mediavore
    Suburban Co-Op Manager Gets a Firsthand Look at Fair Trade in Central America;Plus: Dennis Kucinich is suing several companies over an olive and a broken tooth; and nutrition labels will soon take center stage on food packaging, all in our morning news roundup.
  35. Mediavore
    What’s on the Jukebox at Jay-Z’s Chicken Joint?; Kucinich SuingPlus: In-N-Out has 23 secret menu items, nutrition labels move to the front of packages, and more, in our morning news roundup.
  36. Mediavore
    Ex-WHDH Exec Nabbed in Restaurant Striptease; Secret In-N-Out Menu ItemsPlus, the Chinese adore KFC and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  37. Mediavore
    Bush Administration Pushed Genetically Modified Foods; 8,000 Pounds of AngusWikileaks reveals aims for more modified frankenfood, while there’s yet another listeria scare in our meat supply.
  38. Wingin’ It
    Are We Nuts, Or Is Crazy for Chicken Ripping Off Mad for Chicken?What is it about fried chicken that brings to mind losing one’s marbles?
  39. The James Weird Awards
    The James Weird Awards: Pizza Delivery Sentences, 660-Pound Fish, and BearPlus: a pizzeria employee beats a thief with a pipe, and a manager shoots a grill cook, in our weekly roundup of weird restaurant news.
  40. Mediavore
    $24,000 of Cannabis-Infused Food Seized; Who’s Complaining at NomaPolice capture 4,000 marijuana-laced edibles, while “Americans” ruin another good thing while traveling abroad.
  41. Mediavore
    Business Booms at Restaurants and Bars with the Phillies Postseason Success;Plus Wolfgang Puck shows up to his restaurant’s opening in Tulsa, and KFC temporarily converts two stores into “hunger relief stations,” all in our morning news roundup.
  42. Mediavore
    Governor Advocates Raised Fishing Limits; Anonymous Heimlich Heroine Saves SalemPlus Wolfgang Puck shows up to his restaurant’s opening in Tulsa, and KFC temporarily converts two stores into “hunger relief stations,” all in our morning news roundup.
  43. Mediavore
    L.A. County Restricts Foam Container Use; KFC Doubles Down on Co-Ed ButtsEnvironmentalists are pleased over new legislation, while the chicken chain’s unhealthy sandwich has a new marketing scheme.
  44. Mediavore
    Blatstein to Receive Upwards of $100 Million from the State for Hotels and OtherPlus Budweiser to give away free beer, and KFC advertises the Double Down on college students’ butts, all in our morning news roundup.
  45. Mediavore
    Boarded-Over Ike’s Gets Street Art; FDA Panel Sees Nothing Wrong With
  46. Mediavore
    Will Ferrell Deemed ‘Useless’ in The Kitchen; Joe Biden Throws Hot Dogs DownThe comedian’s chili pot pie falls flat with peers, while the Vice President served wieners to U.S. soldiers on The Colbert Report.
  47. Mediavore
    PA Tavern Owners Support Changes to the State’s Liquor Laws; Young Americans DoPlus 56 food recalls affected Pennsylvania since food-safety legislation hit a roadblock in Congress, and Joe Biden handed out hot dogs on the Colbert Report last night, all in our morning news roundup.
  48. Fashion
    Tell the World You Want a SkinwichSkinwich goes from hoax to lunch to t-shirt in record time.
  49. Mediavore
    Red Lobster Removes Oysters From Menu; Is L.A. Really ‘The Big Orange?’The Gulf Spill forces a major chain to scrap some of its seafood offerings and LAist debunks a rarely used nickname for the city.
  50. Blechtacular
    Hold the Bread, Please
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