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Red Lobster

Boom time for the American lobster

A generations-old fishery in Maine is a beacon of creative management and sustainability in an age of overfishing.


Watercress not only packs a healthful punch, it also adds vibrant color and flavor to dishes. Chefs use it year-round on menus to enliven soups, salads, entrees, sauces and even cocktails.

The seller, Darden Restaurants, said it chose Golden Gate Capital in part because the deal would be all-cash. The purchase price is nine times Red Lobster’s EBITDA for the past year.

Restaurants are piggybacking on the day’s bargain-hunting mania with some kind of deal—many of which extend throughout the weekend and the holiday season.

Buying soup. How hard can it be? Hopefully easier with a little help from us.

LAS VEGAS (June 8, 2011)—Prime Star Group, Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Gourmet Fusion Seafood, signed a National Distribution Agreement with U.S...

Following the money could have triggered a whiplash epidemic this week. Darden didn’t make enough of it, fueling speculation of management changes, while disgruntled restaurant buyers said they want a professional snoop to determine exactly where theirs went. A hefty round of fines underscores who was really behind last month’s fast-food wage protests, and employees in Michigan are learning what it’s like to have skin in the game.

Social media fans blasted the seafood chain over its response to a shout-out in Beyonce’s newest single.

A conversation with Jean Bernstein

Chinese, Thai and Japanese restaurants are no longer the only destination for Asian cuisine. Many mainstream menus have embraced Asian, using classic Eastern flavors and ingredients to update Western menu options.

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