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Independents

Chef Edouardo Jordan on Life After the Awards

1 hour ago

Fresh off a year of two James Beard Awards and accolades from local and national press, Seattle’s Edouardo Jordan settles in to what happens next: More customers, new expectations and building a future.

Tech

Why Restaurants Still Lag on Digital Transformation

2 hours ago

The big battle to come at restaurant brands is chief marketing officer vs. chief digital officer. Smart brands will realize that cooperation can breed innovation rather than conflict.

Sponsored

Looking at the Foundations of Food Tourism Through ‘Foodways’

3 months ago

Thinking about a region’s “foodways,” or how its food, culture, and history connect, can help destinations tell meaningful, unique stories to travelers.

Independents

David Chang Moves in to New York’s Most Notable High-End Food Court

19 hours ago

What's not mentioned here is Related's owner is one of the big-money investors behind Momofuku's expansion. Expect even more when its Thomas Keller-curated Hudson Yards opens up 20 blocks south in 2019.

Chains

Starbucks Lays Off 350 Employees Through Corporate Cutbacks

20 hours ago

Starbucks warned that these cuts were coming in September. It's not a surprising move to trim ranks under new executive leadership; hopefully, this will allow the chain to be more nimble when it comes to digital innovation in the U.S.

Tech

The State of Restaurant Delivery Now: Soggy Fries Vs. Rapid Growth

23 hours ago

Growth of delivery can be measured in leaps and bounds across the industry as companies expand their national footprints, restaurant partners, and technology to cover increased demand at a time when the limits feel boundless.

People

U.S. Restaurants and Retail Battle for Labor Before Holiday Crunch

1 day ago

As restaurants and retails are forced to pay a bit more for labor, it's time also that consumers got used to paying for what things are worth.

Chains

What Went Wrong at Honeygrow?

2 days ago

It's a familiar story of bad real estate decisions and branding mistakes fueled by millions of private equity dollars that didn't leave much room for Honeygrow to slow down and expand in a measured, deliberate way.

Strategy

Skift Restaurants Forum 2018 On-Stage Videos Are Now Live

2 days ago

There was a lot to take in at Skift Restaurants Forum this year. Now videos from the entire event are available so you can see what you either experienced if you were lucky or missed if you weren't.