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Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 04:04 PM CDT

Superdawg Founder Maurie Berman Dies at 89

Superdawg Founder Maurie Berman Dies at 89

Maurie Berman, founder of Chicago’s Northwest Side hot dog institution Superdawg, died early Sunday in hospice care in Glenview, according to his family. He was 89.

Monday, May 18, 2015 at 05:45 PM CDT

Food Trends, Tech on Display at 2015 Resto Show

Food Trends, Tech on Display at 2015 Resto Show

The National Restaurant Association show helps fill more than 70 Chicago-area hotels and pumps $115 million into the local economy.

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 05:43 PM CDT

Mondelez to Cut Up to 600 Jobs at Chicago Bakery

Mondelez to Cut Up to 600 Jobs at Chicago Bakery

Mondelez International plans to cut several hundred jobs at a Chicago bakery that makes Chips Ahoy and Oreo cookies and other snack foods.

Monday, May 11, 2015 at 01:01 PM CDT

Olive Garden's Latest Plan: Breadstick Sandwiches

Olive Garden's Latest Plan: Breadstick Sandwiches

Olive Garden's plan to win back customers? Take the breadsticks it's known for and make sandwiches out of them.

Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 01:42 PM CDT

McDonald's Key Sales Figure Dips in April

McDonald's Key Sales Figure Dips in April

The world's biggest hamburger chain, which is in the midst of a turnaround plan, said Friday that global sales at established locations open at least 13 months fell 0.6 percent in April.

Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 02:54 PM CDT

Groupon Offers $25K Perfect Child for Mother's Day

Groupon Offers $25K Perfect Child for Mother's Day

If you can't spend time with your mom for Mother's Day, Groupon has the ideal gift you can give her: a perfect child to replace you -- for $25,000.

Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 11:21 AM CDT

McDonald's Embracing New Ingredient: Kale

McDonald's Embracing New Ingredient: Kale

McDonald's may be developing a taste for a new ingredient as it fights to reinvent itself: Kale.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 06:42 PM CDT

Whole Foods Plans New Chain to Court Millennials

Whole Foods Plans New Chain to Court Millennials

Whole Foods is planning to open a new chain of stores that courts millennials with lower prices as it faces intensifying competition as a purveyor of organic and natural products. The company said Wednesday it's

Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 02:55 AM CDT

Former MillerCoors VP Accused of Defrauding Company

Former MillerCoors VP Accused of Defrauding Company

Prosecutors say Dave Colletti worked with the seven others to submit false invoices that billed for fictitious promotional and marketing events.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 04:54 PM CDT

United Ranks Second in Baggage, Reservation Change Fees

United Ranks Second in Baggage, Reservation Change Fees

Airline bag and cancellation/change fee revenue in the U.S. hit a combined total of $6.5 billion in 2014.

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