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Man Shoots Unarmed Ex at Denny's, Claims Self-Defense

Florida's Sean Barnes is the latest to invoke Stand Your Ground law

(Newser) - Sean Barnes admits he followed his ex-girlfriend into a Denny's bathroom, then shot her in the face. But as for the resulting attempted murder charge, Barnes says he acted in self-defense in August 2013 in accordance with Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law, reports the Miami Herald . Police... More »

Delta the Least Respected Brand in America

Pepsi, Coca-Cola are apparently the most respected

(Newser) - Poor Delta: It gets less respect than even Denny's and cigarette maker Philip Morris. A new survey of businesspeople finds the airline is the least respected of the brands studied, Yahoo Finance reports. The most respected? PepsiCo and Coca-Cola, in a tie. CoreBrand, a branding research firm, asked respondents... More »

Restaurateur's Plan: 5% ObamaCare Surcharge

John Metz to pass the buck to customers

(Newser) - Ordering a Grand Slam breakfast in Florida might soon cost a little bit more. John Metz, owner of Hurricane Grill & Wings and franchisee of 40 Denny's and a number of Dairy Queens in the state, plans to slap a 5% ObamaCare surcharge onto bills once ObamaCare is fully... More »

Worst New Fast Food Items

Menus at Denny's, Olive Garden, and TGI Fridays each feature diet traps

(Newser) - Happy Meals may come with fruit now , but that doesn't mean gut-busters have been wiped from menus. And while Applebee's Provolone-Stuffed Meatballs dish is the stuff of legend, the Daily Beast also ferrets out a few surprises on its list of worst new fast food:
  • California Pizza Kitchen'
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Teens Milk Denny's All-You-Can-Eat Deal for 301 Pancakes

They're establishing a new Guinness World Record category

(Newser) - Ever wondered just how far you can take the whole "all-you-can-eat" thing? Seven teenage boys found out recently. They sat down for the $5 all-you-can-eat pancake deal at a Denny's in California, and didn't stop for 24 hours, the OC Weekly reports. The boys ate 301 pancakes... More »

Denny's New Burger Cheered by ... Vegans?

They're mostly happy about getting a menu entry

(Newser) - Surprise, surprise. In an age of KFC Double Downs and footlong cheeseburgers, Denny's has put a "bona fide vegan burger" on its menu, writes Jason Best at Slashfood . Granted, it also has a Bacon Slamburger, he notes, but his survey of vegan blogs finds that people seem genuinely excited... More »

6 Truly Gross Restaurant Sandwiches

Massive amounts of cheese, anyone?

(Newser) - KFC's Double Down was just the beginning. The Stir lists five more truly disgusting (not to mention unhealthy) sandwiches being served at restaurants near you:
  • Denny's Fried Cheese Melt: The restaurant took the grilled cheese sandwich and added more cheese to it, in the form of four fried mozzarella sticks
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Free Food Contests Pay Off for Chains

Advertising exposure trumps paltry cost of gift certificates

(Newser) - That year’s worth of free food you just got from a Denny’s or Chick-Fil-A promotion isn’t hurting the chains a bit—in fact, it’s the most effective advertising they do. For one, you don’t actually get a year’s worth. It’s usually just a... More »

Best, Worst Super Bowl Ads

Megan Fox is great, but most ads are in 'meh' territory

(Newser) - It's a rare year when the Super Bowl itself eclipses the ads, but 2010 was such a year. Bob Garfield declares in Advertising Age that most of the spots were skippable and asserts he is "totally pro-TiVo." His picks for a few of the (relatively speaking) best and... More »

Denny's Sued Over Salty Food

(Newser) - A consumer activist group is taking Denny's to court over the "dangerously high" salt levels in the restaurant chain's food, Reuters reports. The suit, filed on behalf of a New Jersey man with high blood pressure, seeks to require Denny's to list the sodium content of its food on... More »

America's 10 Most Noxious Eats

(Newser) - From fries drenched in salad dressing to cheeseburgers mashed between glazed donuts, Americans are not known for always possessing the most refined palettes. Minyanville takes a look at some of the worst offenders.
  • The KFC Famous Bowl, described as tasting like “your nephew’s half-eaten dinner plate”, mixes fried
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