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Drive-thrus and Breakfast Coming Soon to Chipotle?

It seems that nothing is safe in today's era of slow-growing economies -- not even Chipotle. According to a report from Bloomberg, Chipotle's founder is so unhappy with the company's slow growth rate that he's considering adding drive-thru windows and a breakfast menu to the chain's offerings. The restaurant is......

Top 10 Famous Vegans, 2012 Edition

Nearly one year has gone by since our first list of Top 10 Famous Vegans caused an outright internet vegan-type revolution. Well, not really. But plenty of readers didn't shy away from outrightly hating or loving the list, so we thought we'd catalog a few more for 2012. The obligatory......
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Top 6 Fast Food Items We're Guessing Michelle Obama Would Ask You to Avoid

The USDA recommends adults consume between 1,200 and 2,000 calories and no more than 2,400 milligrams of sodium daily, but based on fast food chain offerings, said establishments tend to disregard the USDA's suggestions. Instead, fast food vendors capitalize on the country's food culture by introducing gratuitous entrees and desserts......
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Best Food Poisoning Remedy May Be Garlic

For garlic lovers, there's a new reason to love those cloves even more, and it doesn't have much to do with flavoring your food. A study out of Washington State University found that garlic is 100 times stronger than antibiotics when it comes to killing bacteria that cause food poisoning......
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Saturday Night Live Spoofs Paula Deen

Paula Deen made her debut on Saturday Night Live over the weekend -- or rather, Kristen Wiig debuted her best Paula Deen impression. During a segment on "Weekend Update With Seth Meyers," Wiig slowly swiveled in as Deen, with a drumstick in one hand and a big stick of butter......
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Paula Deen and Her Brother Bubba Accused of Sexual Harassment

Whether she's hiding a 3-year-old type-2 diabetes diagnosis, inking deals with pharmaceutical companies for diabetes drugs or dropping two pants sizes, Paula Deen is riding an unpredictable public relations roller coaster with the media this year. And now, Deen is back in the headlines: A former restaurant employee is taking......
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Man Stabbed Over a Bag of Taco Bell Tacos and Harmonicas

Playing a taco the way you play a harmonica just isn't possible. So maybe that's why a Florida man stabbed another man for allegedly trying to grab harmonicas instead of a bag of tacos from his car. Sheriff deputies in Sarasota County, Fla., said 52-year-old Bruce Richard Hood offered to......
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McDonald's Debuts the McRibster… In Austria

Is there a McRib-sized void in your arteries? In need of some cheese and bacon as well? Then book an international flight to Austria and indulge in McDonalds' newly introduced McRibster. According to Burger Business, McDonalds' sandwich creation contains "juicy pork, bacon, pepper-Jack cheese, and crunchy iceberg lettuce, red onion,......
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Old Town Pasadena's Happy Hour Week Starts Tomorrow

Old Town Pasadena is kicking off its second annual Happy Hour Week on Thursday, March 1. And much like an extension of happy hour, the "week" will run for two weeks, until March 15. Participating restaurants, bars and lounges are set to offer cheap items such as $1 martinis, $2......
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5 Super Bowl Food Commercials Worth Seeing (Sort of)

Whether you tuned in to cheer on the New York Giants or the New England Patriots, wanted to see Madonna lip-sync or loved the excuse of eating tons of tailgate-type food on this unofficial holiday, Super Bowl Sunday also gave us some memorable commercials. This year, advertisers had to shell......
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