Food services

FILE - This July 6, 2015, file photo shows a sign for Wall Street carved into the side of a building in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
February 14, 2018 - 3:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are closing in on their fourth gain in a row Wednesday as banks climb along with bond yields. The increase in rates came after the government said consumer prices climbed in January at a rate that was faster than economists had expected. There were few signs of the...
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FILE- In this June 9, 2015, file photo, Taco Bell CEO Brian Niccol speaks during an interview at The Associated Press in New York. Chipotle Mexican Grill announced Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, that its Board of Directors has appointed Niccol as chief executive officer and a member of the Board, effective March 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
February 13, 2018 - 6:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle, hoping to rebuild its business after a series of food safety scares, has named an executive from fast-food chain Taco Bell as its next CEO. Brian Niccol, chief executive at Taco Bell chain for three years, will start at Chipotle next month. He'll be tasked with helping...
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FILE - This Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, shows a Taco Bell facade behind a KFC drive-thru sign in Saugus, Mass. The owner of KFC and Taco Bell, is teaming up with Grubhub to expand its delivery business. Yum Brands said Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, that Grubhub will run KFC and Taco Bell delivery and online ordering in the United States. GrubHub will provide delivery people and its technology.( (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
February 08, 2018 - 9:35 am
NEW YORK (AP) — As the big fast food restaurants increasingly see vast potential in pushing convenience beyond the drive-thru, Taco Bell and KFC are expanding delivery nationwide in partnership with Grubhub. Yum Brands, which owns both restaurants, said Thursday that Grubhub will provide the...
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This Monday, April 24, 2017, photo shows the outside of a McDonald's restaurant in downtown Pittsburgh. McDonald's Corp. reports earnings Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
January 30, 2018 - 5:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Cheap eats, $1 sodas and a new chicken snack helped bring more people to McDonald's, the company said Tuesday. The world's largest hamburger chain said U.S. sales rose 4.5 percent at established locations during the fourth quarter, thanks to its two-for-$5 deal called McPick 2, soda...
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January 11, 2018 - 8:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. wholesale prices fell 0.1 percent in December, led by cheaper food and lower shipping costs. The Labor Department says wholesale prices, which measure the cost of goods before they reach the consumer, increased 2.6 percent last month compared with the previous year. Excluding...
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In this Nov. 28, 2017, photo, D-O-G, a black and white cat with an unlikely name, lies next to a support dog in training at Support Dogs, Inc. in St. Louis. Officials from the facility took in the cat over the summer and say he plays a key role getting the dogs comfortable around other animals. He helps train canines for important jobs assisting people with disabilities. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
December 16, 2017 - 7:36 am
HOLY COW! WANDERING BOVINE RETURNED TO PHILLY NATIVITY SCENE PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A cow in Philadelphia apparently wanted to be away from the manger, as it escaped twice Thursday morning from a church's live nativity scene. Stormy, the 7-year-old brown and white Hereford, was back munching hay at...
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Gladys Fuentes, right, one of five female kitchen workers in Boston speaks about her experiences while detailing a sexual harassment lawsuit the women are filing against McCormick & Schmick's, a national restaurant chain featuring seafood and steaks Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Boston. The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice, a Boston-based nonprofit representing the women, says the lawsuit alleges a workplace filled with "lewd behavior, sexually inappropriate comments and unwanted touching." Also pictured are plaintiff Marta Romeno (left to right), attorney and interpreter Ivan Espinoza-Madrigal, plaintiff Fabiana Santos, attorney's Rachel Smith (back row left to right) and Sophia Hall. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
December 12, 2017 - 2:58 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Female kitchen workers at the McCormick & Schmick's seafood restaurant in downtown Boston were subjected to constant groping and lewd comments from male supervisors and co-workers, and their complaints to the company were routinely ignored, five women said in a lawsuit filed...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, April 20, 2016, file photo, Mario Batali attends an awards dinner in New York. Batali is stepping down from daily operations at his restaurant empire following reports of sexual misconduct by the celebrity chef over a period of at least 20 years. In a prepared statement sent to The Associated Press, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, Batali said the complaints match up with his past behavior. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
December 11, 2017 - 3:50 pm
Celebrity chef Mario Batali stepped away from his restaurant empire and cooking show "The Chew" on Monday as he said that reports of sexual misconduct "match up" to his behavior. Food news website Eater New York published an article Monday that said four women accused the chef of inappropriate...
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Allen and Cooper Alexander, 4, spin around while sledding down a hill Friday Dec. 8, 2017, in Vicksburg, Miss. Heavy snow fell across several Southern states Friday. (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post via AP)
December 08, 2017 - 4:23 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The snow that blanketed parts of the Deep South on Friday delighted schoolchildren with an unexpected holiday but also revived panicky memories for many adults of past storms that trapped commuters on interstates for hours. Businesses closed and commuters left work early as snow...
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FILE - This March 1, 2010, file photo shows an Arby's restaurant sign in Cutler Bay, Fla. Arby's is buying casual dining chain Buffalo Wild Wings in a deal worth about $2.4 billion. Arby's Restaurant Group Inc. said Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, that it will pay $157 per share. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
November 28, 2017 - 4:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Meat-centric sandwich chain Arby's said Tuesday that it's buying Buffalo Wild Wings for about $2.4 billion, making it the latest casual restaurant chain to be taken private. Buffalo Wild Wings, which serves chicken wings in a sports bar-like atmosphere, has reported falling sales as...
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