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Looking at the Foundations of Food Tourism Through ‘Foodways’

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


Wendy’s Sells Stake in Arby’s Parent Company for $450 Million

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It was the last remaining stake that Wendy's had in Arby's, which it formerly owned. The influx of cash (about $335 million after taxes) will go towards stock buybacks and investing in undefined general company growth.


Interview: Chef Chris Scott and Eugenie Woo on Managing a Growing Business

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Your restaurant’s website should make you just as proud as your restaurant. No matter how big or small your business, your website is often the first thing guests see.


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Whether it's increased traffic or people paying more for their meals it's a good sign. But we sincerely hope it's the latter: Too-cheap food is bad for workers and for diners alike.


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Two of Trump’s appointees to the National Labor Relations Board have previously worked as attorneys advising franchise owners in how to deal with the "Fight for $15" movement. It's unlikely that they could objectively weigh in on a labor dispute centered around that same movement.


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When and how you’re making updates matters, but if your restaurant website isn’t mobile-friendly you risk over 50 percent of your guests not seeing them.


After Two Years, Farmacy Is Still Selling Its Plant-Based Hype Abroad

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In a market not exactly known for its vegan fare, Camilla Fayed's Farmacy works to create pleasing dishes with only plant-based ingredients, hopefully inspiring other businesses to make small but meaningful changes, too.