The question of who owns a recipe comes with a large dash of uncertainty. According to the law, no one does. Recipes generally are not protected by U.S. copyrights, since a list of ingredients required for a dish or the basic instructions for preparing it are considered mere factual information and therefore aren’t covered. But in practice, some cookbook authors give credit for various dishes, sometimes naming them after their original sources, or describing how the recipe came to their […]

Chances are, you’ve eaten out at a restaurant, placed a take-out order, or grabbed a meal from a fast food drive-thru. But do you ever wonder about what goes on in the restaurant and service industry that you don’t see as a customer? I rounded up a bunch of responses from restaurant and grocery store employees, chefs, servers, hostesses, and more on the subreddit r/askreddit and from the BuzzFeed Community. Here are the industry secrets they spilled. 1. “I work […]

THE COST OF THE FIRE — CAUSES UNDER INVESTIGATION. >> THESE ARE YOUR WINNING MEGA MILLIONS NUMBERS FOR THAT $830 MILLION JACKPOT. BIG LETTERS, NO BIG WINNERS. >> THAT MEANS THE JACKPOT IS GOING UP ONCE AGAIN. THE GRAND PRIZE IS NOW MORE THAN $1 BILLION. >> THE EYE-OPENER’S MATT REED IS LIVE FOR US THIS MORNING WITH THIS HISTORIC JACKPOT. >> I’VE GOT TO LOSING TICKETS RIGHT HERE. THOSE. TAKE A LOOK ALL THE WAY DOWN THERE, THAT’S THE […]

FOLSOM, Calif. (KTXL) — Local fast-food workers told FOX40 the conditions they’ve been forced to work under need to change, and it is the reason why they hit the picket line Tuesday in Folsom. The demonstration happened in front of a Jack in the Box on Greenback Lane, and workers from fast-food restaurants across the area turned out to speak up. The workers wanted to be loud and clear about the fact that they wanted to be respected on the […]

The privately-held Baton Rouge, La.-based company has a total of 750 corporate employees, 500 in its Dallas office. Of those, 250 will be going in the field as front-line employees. Another 250 who work as marketers and trainers will shift to restaurant and recruiting jobs. The employees will be housed in hotels for one to two weeks at company expense. Other corporate employees will be working to recruit more workers or will work in one of the company’s more than […]