Darden Restaurants Inc.

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2013

    Red Lobster: Valentine's Day lunch might net your just desserts

    It's a tricky time for plan-ahead, chain-dining daters. They have six weeks to figure out which where to make Valentine's Day reservations, and despite the fact that dining out on February 14 is way more hassle than it's worth (big waits even with reservations, crowded dining rooms, flustered staff, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    Olive Garden's "Dinner Today & Dinner Tomorrow" -- how do you double unlimited breadsticks?

    When 86-year-old newspaper columnist Marilyn Hagerty wrote her now-famous review of a North Dakota Olive Garden back in March, I wouldn't say that her story changed the path of restaurant reviews everywhere -- or even anywhere. But it did give food writers, myself included, an appreciation for the f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2012

    Yard House sells to...owner of Olive Garden?

    Former local boy Steele Platt has made very, very good: Darden Restaurants -- an Orlando-based company that operates Olive Garden and Red Lobster, among other chains -- announced today that it has agreed to buy Yard House USA Inc. for $585 million -- cash, according to Nation's Restaurant News. The ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 6, 2007

    Holiday Rush

    Restaurants unwrap a few surprises.

  • Dining

    November 29, 2007

    Meat of the Matter

    There’s good reason to call Denver a cow town.

  • Dining

    May 27, 2004

    Bite Me

    Final Answers