Slurpee fans rejoice. To kick off the Memorial Day weekend -- and the beginning of summer vacation -- 7-Eleven will be slapping a 49-cent price tag on their medium-sized Slurpees beginning Friday, May 24. The deal will go on all weekend long until Monday, May 27, and has been timed in order to celeb ... More >>
Java junkies rejoice. For those unwilling to fork up more than a buck for caffeine, 7-Eleven is giving out coffee for only $1. The promotion is only on Wednesdays and lasts until the end of January.
That means any size cup and all the sugar, flavorings, topping and cream you can possibly want are ... More >>
One of the most curious icons of the early 21st century is Domo. A large, brown creature with a wide open mouth stuck somewhere between a growl and a guffaw, Domo is the mascot for Japan's public television station, NHK. He came to life in a television spot back in 1998 and, by 2004, had appeared in ... More >>
Tomorrow is 7/11. That's right, you know the drill. It's Free Slurpee Day at 7-Eleven locations.
Hallmark might not sell Slurpee Day greeting cards (yet), nor is the holiday pre-labeled on your kitten-themed calendar, but it goes without saying that America has come to embrace the day of free froz ... More >>
7-Eleven is introducing a new low-calorie, sugar-free Slurpee at its stores nationwide this week. The offering targets women in their 20s who have bought into the whole "skinny girl" hoopla.
Right off the bat, we see a couple of problems with this move. One, we weren't aware that anyone over the ag ... More >>
Our Venn Food Diagram series has studied the people of Thailand, Armenia, Vietnam and most recently California, comparing what they actually eat with what Angelenos believe they eat. In this edition, we turn our attention to Japan, looking past ramen and sushi to see what foods Angelenos have left t ... More >>
mioiA teenage driver was cited for suspicion of animal cruelty after her 1-year-old dog, left in a closed car while she went to a mall for three hours, died from apparent heat exposure, authorities say.
It happened in the Ontario Mills Mall parking lot in Ontario Monday evening when security ... More >>
There was a time when pairing Slurpee flavors with Sour Patch Kids by their color was considered a gourmet marijuana experience. Discovering the perfect addition to your badly stirred bowl of mac 'n cheese (yup, it's fruity pebbles) was a master stroke of cannabis culinary brilliance. Thes ... More >>
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Embellished with funky MTV-inspired videos, writer/solo performer George Spielvogel's goofy good-natured comedy sports an array of ditzy characters who sha ... More >>
FOXGuilty pleasures: Glee & Slushies
In a list of guilty pleasures about a mile long, two things rise to the top. First, the TV show Glee. Second, the slushie: a brain freeze-inducing, icy concoction sold at most convenience stores and movie theaters. Lucky for us, we can (sort of) enjoy bot ... More >>
In which we highlight the past week in food, either at home or abroad.
"On the east side, it seems as if these chefs are trying to disguise the fact that their food comes from anywhere at all." First Bite: Looks Fusion, Cooks Orthodox, or Dip's Grill in Alhambra.
"'No one remembers the art,' ... More >>
J. GarbeeMeet Your New Brewery Tour FriendsWhen you live in the capital of urban sprawl, it's hard to feel sympathetic when San Diego residents bemoan their half dozen traffic-free miles between weekend hangouts. But if beer is involved, they're more than forgiven -- it can seem like ten time ... More >>
Who'd have guessed that the debut of a new 7-Eleven would be such a grand event? This Friday's opening of the new convenience store in Compton will occasion the kind of fanfare normally reserved for oh, I don't know, a celebrity-named community center or a new hospital wing. In addition to an appea ... More >>