This Olive Garden Pasta Pass Holder Is Having the Time of His Life

Everybody was skeptical back in September, when Olive Garden debuted their $100 never-ending pasta passes. How could you possibly get your money's worth without utterly wrecking your health (or at least your digestion)? Well, one North Carolina man says he's eaten $1,510 worth of pasta and he feels just fine. » 11/04/14 1:50pm 11/04/14 1:50pm

Why Is Everybody Suddenly Talking About Olive Garden?

America, there is a battle being waged. A battle for the heart and soul of the Olive Garden. And consequently, everyone is very excited for this chance to talk about a restaurant chain that, when you weren't looking, became the new Red Lobster. (In terms of its being a constant punchline.) » 9/15/14 5:20pm 9/15/14 5:20pm

Desperados Now Trading Olive Garden Unlimited Pasta Passes on Ebay

Given that they sold out in an hour and fifteen minutes, you very likely missed your shot at a $100 pass to gorge on Olive Garden until you upchuck alfredo in the parking lot. Fret not! You've got another shot, as long as you're willing to turn to the shadowy secondary market that immediately sprang up on Ebay. » 9/10/14 1:20pm 9/10/14 1:20pm

$100 Will Get You a Pass to Eat Olive Garden Pasta Until You Explode

Tired chain restaurant Olive Garden is trying a gluttonous new gimmick today: They'll sell a thousand people a "Never Ending Pasta Pass," valid for seven weeks, for a mere hundred bucks. Try it and see what gives out first—your deal, or your gut! » 9/08/14 12:20pm 9/08/14 12:20pm

Olive Garden Redesigns Logo to Look More Like Organic Diaper Brand

Italian-food-from-a-plastic-bladder eatery and suburban hellscape staple* Olive Garden is revamping its image: by making its signage more closely resemble the sort of label you might see on a jumbo-sized package of dye-free 100% organic disposable diapers. » 3/04/14 3:45pm 3/04/14 3:45pm

Olive Garden Will Pay for Your Kids' Babysitter (But Just This Once)

If you're desperate for unlimited soup, salad and breadsticks but your babysitter just bailed, good news! Olive Garden is running a "Parents Night Out" promotion, where they will supply diners with a babysitter. » 1/31/14 2:40pm 1/31/14 2:40pm

Olive Garden Is Probably Worse For You Than McDonalds

New research suggests that food at so-called "sit down" restaurant chains are actually less healthy than food at their "eat out of lap in car" fast food counterparts, thanks to ungodly portions and rosters of fatty, salty ingredients that could choke a Paula Deen cookbook. » 1/08/14 6:15pm 1/08/14 6:15pm

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 3:40pm 9/20/13 3:40pm

We Are All the Olive Garden Lady

This week, an elderly restaurant critic with a kind face wrote a glowing review of the Grand Forks, North Dakota Olive Garden, and the internet exploded into uproarious, superior laughter. Look at this rube stupefied by a basket of breadsticks! Overwhelmed by black olives! But why is this woman's sincere appreciation… » 3/09/12 5:15pm 3/09/12 5:15pm

Olive Garden, Red Lobster Reducing Calories In Kids Meals

The company that owns both Olive Garden and Red Lobster, Darden Restaurants Inc., will be reducing the calories and sodium in its kids meals in an effort to provide healthier options in light of concerns about obesity in children. » 9/17/11 2:55pm 9/17/11 2:55pm

Olive Garden Shies Away From Kendra Wilkinson • GGW Assaulter Released…

Kendra Wilkinson's love for the Olive Garden » 8/13/08 5:30pm 8/13/08 5:30pm and role as a "rogue brand ambassador" (not to mention promoting the company's ) isn't appreciated by the family-friendly restaurant who view her endorsement as a "complicated issue." • The crew member who was arrested for sexually assaulting a girl in Long Island has been

Germaine Greer Pissed At Playwright • Playboy Meets The Olive Garden

Germaine Greer calls a female playwright an "insane reactionary" after she wrote a play loosely based on Greer being held hostage by a teen. • An Alaskan prison is home to America's only all-female prison orchestra. • Tempest Storm, a self-described "classy" 80-year-old stripper, says she isn't giving up her vocation… » 7/14/08 5:30pm 7/14/08 5:30pm

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