People Don't Want to Eat at Red Lobster or Olive Garden Anymore

Numbers are down this quarter at Olive Garden and Red Lobster (both owned by Darden Restaurants, Inc.), despite recent jazzy revamps including small plates and lighter menu options. Sales at Olive Garden are down 4%, while Red Lobster is down 5.2%. For some strange reason, people just don't seem to be gobbling… »9/20/13 3:40pm9/20/13 3:40pm

If You Eat With Your Family You Will Be Skinny and Pretty and Happy

The habit of gathering for nightly family dinners sounds delightful—perfectly behaved children answering nicely as their parents ask them about their day, the passing of gorgeous green vegetables, a complete absence of fast food wrappers—but it's not very common in practice. And this, it turns out, is a problem. Why?… »4/25/12 10:00am4/25/12 10:00am

Should You Tell Your Loved Ones They Are Fat This Holiday Season?

Is your fondest holiday wish to permanently alienate one of your nearest and dearest? Are you looking for a way to ensure that your relatives never invite you to another festive family celebration? Well then perhaps you should follow this advice from the BBC: "Tell loved ones they are overweight this Christmas." »12/22/11 10:55pm12/22/11 10:55pm