Cows With Guns

by Broad Street | Published 09/19/2014 | Humor

The meat eater’s nightmare. Share this with your vegan and vegetarian friends… From humorous songster Dana Lyons, composer of the hilarious “I’d Go Anywhere To Fight For Oil To Lubricate the Red White & Blue.”

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BREAKING NEWS: McDonald’s Meat Supplier OSI Shakes Up China Ops

by Broad Street | Published 07/31/2014 | Health, Humor, World News

The meat scandal in China that had Illinois-based OSI Group‘s China operations accused of selling adulterated meat, and which has dragged down McDonald’s, KFC and others, has led to sweeping changes. OSI’s Shanghai plant has been accused by the Chinese government of mixing meat with expired dates with fresh meat to stretch profits. The plant […]

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Five Controversial Restaurant Ads

by Broad Street | Published 04/08/2014 | Humor, Marketing, Marketing Trends, The Restaurant Business

Restaurants face the same advertising challenge as other products: cutting through the ad “clutter.” Some have chosen, like Carl’s Jr., to go the double-entendre route with sexy ads that some find offensive. Their “great buns” spot below is one ad that got a lot of people hot & bothered for various reasons both positive and […]

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Newest Music Craze in Japan

by Broad Street | Published 03/21/2014 | Friday Hoots, Humor

This has ABSOLUTELY NOTHING TO DO WITH FOOD & BEVERAGES, but we thought you’d find “BABYMETAL,” the latest music craze in Japan, a Friday Hoot: Be sure to join us at the National Restaurant Show in Chicago on Sunday May 18th for our seminar The Grocerants Are Eating Your Lunch: How Grocery Stores, C-Stores, Drug […]

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