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There’s Another Restaurant Awards Show on the Way

21 hours ago

The cheeky categories and promises to be different (no doubt learned the hard way by the World's 50 Best founder) actually make this awards show sound fun.


Starbucks Will Open an All-Day Restaurant in Shanghai

22 hours ago

Starbucks' renewed focus on China comes as it has rethought strategies in other global markets. Where laissez faire works in Europe, it doesn't in China.


Looking at the Foundations of Food Tourism Through ‘Foodways’

6 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.


Starbucks and Politics Probably Aren’t a Good Mix

2 days ago

We think the concern here is overblown, especially at this point. Where are the coffee drinkers going to go, Dunkin'?


Taco Bell Nearly Doubles Television Advertising Spend in January

2 days ago

Last month called for the restaurant industry to recharge its TV marketing efforts after a slow holiday period. Taco Bell just did so better than anyone else.


Blaze Pizza Gets Ready For an IPO by Taking on Domino’s and Pizza Hut

3 days ago

Blaze Pizza's IPO is not expected for another two years, which is a good thing if the company feels compelled to take on international chains at the their own game –– value meals.


Papa John’s Offers Employees Full Tuition Coverage In Attempt to Retain Staff

4 days ago

The terms aren't as generous at the franchisee level, but, as one of Papa John's newly instated Chief People Officer Marvin Boakye's first initiatives, it's not a bad one.


Yelp Beats Earnings and Predicts Double-Digit Revenue Growth Through 2025

4 days ago

After much shareholder pressure to deliver, Yelp was ready for its moment in the sun after reporting earnings that easily topped Wall Street's estimates.


Intelligentsia Coffee Expands New York Presence With Another Hotel Outpost

4 days ago

Today’s new luxury hotels are on the hunt to fill their F&B spaces with trendsetting partners. That’s why the owner of the soon-to-be TWA Hotel at JFK is looking to the Midwest to satisfy its caffeine craving.