Darden Restaurants Inc.

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2014

    A Probably Futile Ode to Red Lobster

    Dear Red Lobster, I hear you guys are having some financial problems. Your parent company may be looking to dump you, but it's not your fault. You have been continually wonderful for the last one hundred years (or however long you've existed) as everyone's favorite budget-friendly seafood restauran ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2013

    Did the IRS Just Kill the Automatic 18-Percent Tip for Big Parties?

    The Wall Street Journal has an interesting article today about a new IRS tax rule that could affect your next large celebratory dinner. It has to do with automatic gratuity charged for large parties at restaurants. You know the asterisk at the bottom of the menu in 10-point font: (*18-percent grat ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 9, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    Seasons 52 Coming to Plano

    ​Ryan Fletcher will serve as executive chef for Texas' first Seasons 52, the upscale grill from Darden Restaurants that promotes itself as a "change" rather than chain restaurant. Fletcher, who spent three years managing kitchens for the Grand Lux CafĂ©, previously cheffed for The Cheesecake ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 11, 2001

    Sweet Leaf

    The Bay Leaf has plenty of personality