Man Accused Of Burglarizing Chicken Restaurant, Returning For Lunch

Man Accused Of Burglarizing Chicken Restaurant, Returning For Lunch

We aren’t in the business of giving advice to criminals, but a man in Costa Mesa, California might want to rethink his brand loyalty to El Pollo Loco. After you burglarize a place, it’s probably a good idea if you don’t return for lunch on the same day. At minimum, change your clothes first. [More]

Security cameras show the the thief walking into the restaurant just as the customer realizes he is short $2,200.

Update: El Pollo Loco To Help Out Customer Whose $2,200 Was Stolen In Parking Lot

Last week, we told you about the unlucky El Pollo Loco customer who accidentally dropped $2,200 in the parking lot, only to have it stolen by another customer who then sat and ate his meal while his victim undertook a frantic search for the cash. Now we hear there is some good news, as the eatery plans to gift the money back to him. [More]

Security cameras show the the thief walking into the restaurant just as the customer realizes he is short $2,200.

El Pollo Loco Customer Drops $2,200 In Parking Lot; Second Man Pockets Cash, Eats While Watching Frantic Search

UPDATE: Though authorities have not been able to apprehend the thief, the owner of the El Pollo Loco franchise is gifting $2,200 to the customer so that he’s no longer strapped for cash. [More]

Study: We're Getting Fatter Because We Can't Resist Combo Meals

Study: We're Getting Fatter Because We Can't Resist Combo Meals

It’s becoming more and more rare for customers to walk into a fast food restaurant and order individual meal components off the menu. Why do that when you can just order a #4 and get the sandwich, fries and drink together? It makes sense, but a new study says our penchant for buying bundled meals is causing us to eat more than we should. [More]

El Pollo Loco Mocks KFC For Using Beef Ingredients In Their "Grilled" Chicken

El Pollo Loco Mocks KFC For Using Beef Ingredients In Their "Grilled" Chicken

Grilled chicken competitor El Pollo Loco is launching a new ad campaign in which they call out KFC for using “beef powder” and “rendered beef fat” in their new “grilled” chicken, says the LA Times.

El Pollo Loco Says It Will Honor Your Broken KFC Coupons On Mother's Day

El Pollo Loco Says It Will Honor Your Broken KFC Coupons On Mother's Day

Bill just emailed us with a link to this tweet from the El Pollo Loco rep on Twitter. Might be worth a shot if you were turned away by your local KFC yesterday and you think a free chicken meal is the perfect way to say “I love you” in motherese.