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Carl’s Jr. Puts CBD on the Menu… For One Day Only

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The burger (well, its sauce) contains a tiny amount of CBD, well under the threshold of any perceived effect. The chain calls this a "test," but it's for one day, in one store.

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China’s Fastest Growing Hotpot Chain Just Minted Two Billionaires

2 days ago

We've regularly argued for the power of the "experience" in restaurants. We still don't think that is the same thing as "cooking your own meal," but it is hard to argue with the market's response. We will still argue it's not sustainable long term.

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Five Things Restaurateurs Should Know About Millennial Business Travelers

4 weeks ago

With company money to spend, clients to entertain, and time to explore, the value of business travelers is often overlooked by restaurateurs. Due to their sheer size and spending power, millennial business travelers are an especially important audience that restaurateurs should get to know.

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The Portuguese Egg Tart That’s the Next Big Thing at Restaurants

2 days ago

The Skift office is a half block away from one of Mendes' former restaurants in New York City. That's to say we are not an impartial observer of this amazing and delicious trend.

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Plant-Based Protein Is Breakfast’s Not-So-Secret Ingredient

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For many restaurant chains, the breakfast category presents plenty of opportunity for sales growth. Adding vegan options to the morning menu is yet another way to get more diners through the door.

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Google Maps Could Be the Do-It-All Restaurant App of the Future

3 days ago

Google Maps has become a daily must-use for plenty of people. As its parent company looks further into the restaurant business, Maps could become an indispensable superapp for the future of restaurants.

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Starbucks Invests in Solar Energy to Power Stores in Texas

3 days ago

Starbucks has tried to paint itself as a "green company" for at least two years now. With strawless lids already in distribution, and a company mandate to introduce new recyclable cups to cut down on its waste footprint by 2022, it may actually be working.

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Malaysia KFC Operator May Take Company Public This Year

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The IPO would give a boost to share sales, although fundraising via this route isn't as lucrative as it once was in Malaysia.

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Uber Eats’ Chain Partnership Strategy Is a Risky Business

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Uber Eats and Grubhub have both publicly cited losses on discounted fees charged to chain partners in financial documents. One can only imagine the case is the same for DoorDash, who's IPO is likely not far behind.