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Wendy’s Reddit AMA Can’t Match Its Top-Notch Twitter Game

1 day ago

Wendy's Reddit AMA keeps the formula for the brand's secret sauce to itself, and still provides no answer to the future of Spicy Chicken Nuggets.

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McCormick & Schmick’s Restaurant Faces Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

3 days ago

It's not just high-profile restaurants where harassment can flourish. It's wonderful to see nearly powerless kitchen staff get the backing they need to speak out about egregious behavior.

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Warren Buffett’s Bet on Burger King Pays off to the Tune of $3 Billion

4 days ago

This was never a sexy investment, which is why it is likely paying off so well for Buffett — as things usually do.

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Secret Ingredient: Pei Wei, the Concept Built Ahead of Its Time

5 days ago

This reads like the ultimate fast casual success story — and it's been in the works for well over a decade.

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Indonesia’s Largest Pizza Chain Is Planning a $150 Million IPO

1 week ago

Too many chains? Not yet, at least in Indonesia. The power of international operators of U.S.-based chains is growing significantly, fueled largely by growth in young markets.

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Germany’s Vapiano Restaurant Chain Hopes to Use Its Summer IPO to Kickstart Growth

1 week ago

Restaurants are struggling to expand stateside, but the European chain thinks that there's plenty of room to bring its pizza and pasta to the masses in Europe, the Middle East, and South America

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GM’s in-Car Food Ordering Tech Will Make Driving Dangerous Warns Safety Group

2 weeks ago

There's a reason handheld phones are illegal to use while driving in so many places. This in-car touchscreen technology can't possibly stick around.

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Welcome to Chipotle Queso Version 2.0

2 weeks ago

The fact that people care so much about this one menu item is good news for Chipotle. Now they just need to get it right.

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GM Wants Drivers to Order Coffee and Pancakes From Their Dashboards

2 weeks ago

We're in the early days of preordering at restaurants and neither consumers nor businesses have figured out the right customs and practices so that guests don't feel like there are two rival classes. We need some hospitality pros to help us figure this out.

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Taco Bell Wants You to Know It Has Really Cheap Food Too

2 weeks ago

We know the value push has a lot to do with the state of the U.S. economy and the vast mass of people who don't make what they deserve. But at the end of the day, a race to the bottom of the $1 barrel is never a great one for any brand to be engaged in.

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McDonald’s Is Starting a New Fast Food Price War With Its Revamped Dollar Menu

2 weeks ago

In a race to the bottom the winner's prize is just that, the bottom. If they need any insight into this, just have them call the airlines.

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Secret Ingredient: Buffalo Wild Wings’ Faster, Smaller and Cheaper Brand

2 weeks ago

Amid its year of change, Buffalo Wild Wings has maintained strong branding built on wings, sauce, and sports. Concepts may evolve, but this brand's ethos runs deep.