Friday, August 23, 2013

Would You Cross a Picket Line for a Quarter-Pounder?

Posted By on Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 2:28 PM

In a hush-hush meeting at Cobo last week, fast food workers and union organizers from across the country planned strikes they said would hit at least 15 cities August 29. Organizers said 500 Detroit fast food toilers had already struck May 10, part of a wave of walkouts...

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Friday, August 9, 2013

The Price that Dares Not Speak Its Name

Posted By on Fri, Aug 9, 2013 at 11:59 AM

At a medium-scale restaurant recently, our party was asked if we wanted bread. “Yes,” we said, eyebrows raised. Outside Indian restaurants, which charge for naan and papadam, very few places that serve bread don't just bring it automatically. “It's to avoid waste,” our server explained—a welcome idea, but one...

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