Chili's Introduces Touch Screens At Tabletops So You Can Avoid Human Contact

Chili's Introduces Touch Screens At Tabletops So You Can Avoid Human Contact

Maybe you’re just not a people person, but you love to eat out at chain restaurants. Bing bang boom — Chili’s has come up with a great way to avoid talking to a waitress while ordering and even paying for food with new touch screens installed at every table at some of its Minnesota locations. Three cheers for the socially awkward! [More]

Tequila-Spiked Smoothies Served To Trio Of Children At Chili's

Tequila-Spiked Smoothies Served To Trio Of Children At Chili's

Someone at a Chili’s in Colorado made a big oopsy over the holiday weekend by serving up three fruit smoothies loaded with tequila to a trio of youngsters. [More]

Mother Claims 4-Year-Old Served Boozy Mudslide Instead Of Milkshake At Chili's

Mother Claims 4-Year-Old Served Boozy Mudslide Instead Of Milkshake At Chili's

There might be something wrong when a 4-year-old child doesn’t want to finish a chocolate milkshake. A mother in Chicago claims that her daughter didn’t want to finish her shake at Chili’s because it was actually the sweet, boozy chocolaty concoction known as a Mudslide. The child was diagnosed with alcohol ingestion overdose, but did she take in the booze at Chili’s? [More]

Chili's Salads Come From Where?

Chili's Salads Come From Where?

David writes in with what may be the most questionable piece of Chili’s advertising since Mike Myers — as Fat Bastard in Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me — co-opted the “I Want My Baby Back” ribs jingle to express his fascination with eating infants. [More]

Man Goes Balls Out — Literally — Trying To Steal Soda Truck From Chili's Parking Lot

While some inept robbers think wearing panties on your face will mask your identity, one man in Oklahoma seems to think that a complete lack of underwear — or really any clothing — is the key to a successful crime. [More]

Chili's Fires Employee Accused Of Placing Camera In Restroom

Chili's Fires Employee Accused Of Placing Camera In Restroom

A former Chili’s employee is set to answer charges that he stashed a cellphone camera aimed at the women’s toilets in the Arroyo Grande restaurant. The camera was discovered after a 41-year-old patron noticed something suspicious concealed in a bucket of cleaning supplies. [More]

Chili’s Texas Cheese Fries Named Worst In America

Chili’s Texas Cheese Fries Named Worst In America

The killjoys at Men’s Health are out with their list of the worst French fries in America — based on how toxic they are, rather than on relative yumminess — and have crowned Chili’s Texas Chese Fries the deadliest. We suppose it has something to do with the cheese, ranch dressing and bacon that accompany the fries. [More]

Weirdos Attempt Elaborate Theft Of A Chili's Giant Pepper

Weirdos Attempt Elaborate Theft Of A Chili's Giant Pepper

I hope we’re not editorializing too much by calling these people weirdos, but let’s have a look at the facts provided by the Bennington, VT police department: The alleged weirdos ran 450′ of extension cord across a Home Depot parking lot in order to power an electric drill that they planned to use to steal the giant chili pepper off of a Chili’s. Weirdos, right? That’s fair, isn’t it?

7 Restaurant Dishes That Are Too Embarrassing To Order By Name

7 Restaurant Dishes That Are Too Embarrassing To Order By Name

Perhaps you have noticed that restaurants like to give their food interesting names. Perhaps you have also avoided ordering the food by its interesting name because it’s completely ridiculous. We looked through dozens of chain-restaurant menus to find the 7 most painful-to-order names out there. Enjoy.

Which Restaurants Are Making Your Kids Fat?

Which Restaurants Are Making Your Kids Fat?

Subway’s kids’ meals came out on top. Only a third of its Fresh Fit for Kids meals, which include a mini-sub, juice box, and one of several healthful side items (apple slices, raisins, or yogurt), exceed the 430-calorie threshold. Subway is the only chain that doesn’t offer soft drinks with kids’ meals.

So how do you improve the nutrition of your kid’s meal the next time you eat at a restaurant? A spokeswoman for the American Dietetic Association gave the following advice:

“Don’t be too alarmed even when [studies] come out and seem hopeless,” said Dawn Jackson Blatner, an American Dietetic Ass>ociation spokeswoman. “With a few swaps and switches, people really can make healthier choices at these fast-food joints, especially when the decisions are made before going in.

Chili's Chips, Now With Savory Chip-Warmer Knob

Chili's Chips, Now With Savory Chip-Warmer Knob

As if to prove that their chips are served warm, Chili’s is now serving their chips complete with the temperature control knob from the chip warmer. Reader Jared describes his chips with a twist, inside…

Does That Chain Restaurant Or Fast Food Match The Nutritional Information? Apparently Not.

Does That Chain Restaurant Or Fast Food Match The Nutritional Information? Apparently Not.

Chili's Serves You Funky Chunky Sour Cream

Chili's Serves You Funky Chunky Sour Cream

Reader Linda was having lunch at Chili’s and decided to order some extra sour cream to eat with her mashed potatoes. She was surprised and disgusted to learn that like peanut butter, Chili’s sour cream comes in “smooth” and “extra chunky.” Her letter, inside…

Chili's Awesome Blossom Menu Picture Vs Reality

Chili's Awesome Blossom Menu Picture Vs Reality

The Chili’s in Tuscaloosa, AL served Mike an “Awesome Blossom” that looks like it was run over by a truck. Mike didn’t complain to his waiter or the manager, but he did write to us:

The Really Big Guide To Secret Menu Items

The Really Big Guide To Secret Menu Items

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Not content ordering from the menu? Need to have that extra little bit of class that comes from “knowing the chef”? [More]