NEW YORK— Taco Bell says it will serve beer, wine and "mixed alcohol freezes" at a new location set to open in Chicago this summer. The new layout is the latest sign Taco Bell is working to shed its fast-food image and appeal to millennials, who marketers say prefer places and products that seem less cookie-cutter and more "authentic." Taco Bell says its franchisee in the...» Read More
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As McDonald's discussed another tough quarter with analysts, it singled out the shaky situation in Russia as part of its recent problems.
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Lagunitas Brewing cut the ribbon on a 300,000-square-foot brew house and tap room in Chicago's Douglas Park neighborhood.
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At the Tales of the Cocktail festival in New Orleans, teams of men and women squared off to see which gender makes the best cocktails.
For spirit makers, there's a variation of the old adage: To make a small fortune, start with a large one.
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Stephen Mould, head of wine at Sotheby's Europe, discusses Sotheby's two-day fine and rare auction expected to fetch about $2.50 million and advises how to invest in wine.