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Beyond Meat’s Successful IPO Points to Opportunity for Restaurants

3 months ago

The consumer demand is there. Whether restaurants (and the faux-meat startups) have the operational capacity to keep up with demand is another question.

Food

Beyond Meat Is Worth $1.5B in Market Debut

4 months ago

Beyond Meat lands on the public market with plenty of popularity (and high-profile investors). Its products are sold in grocery stores, but — like competitor Impossible Foods — continued large chain restaurant partnerships could really move the needle.

Food

Rising Meat Prices Threaten Restaurant Chains’ Bottom Lines

4 months ago

Here's another reason those Impossible Burgers are so irresistible.

Food

Beyond Meat’s Pending IPO Could Be Valued at $1.2 Billion

4 months ago

Beyond Meat is one of several makers of plant-based meat substitutes that have attracted high-profile investors. And with revenue more than doubling in 2018 for the second consecutive year, it's easy to see why.

Food

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

4 months ago

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.

Food

China’s Fastest Growing Hotpot Chain Just Minted Two Billionaires

4 months 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.

Food

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

4 months 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.

Food

Taipei Grows as a Fine-Dining Destination with New Michelin Stars

4 months ago

The newest Michelin guide should go a long way in attracting more tourists to the city, promoting it as a spot for luxury travelers. There are now 24 restaurants with stars in Taipei, but the number will likely continue to rise.

Food

Impossible Foods Lands Another Restaurant Chain Partner

5 months ago

Both Red Robin and Impossible Foods could use the favorable attention from this new partnership.

Strategy

Are Expensive Pre-Mixed Cocktails the Next Big Thing?

5 months ago

We've had enough poorly made drinks at otherwise quality bars to scoff at this idea.

Food

The New Hudson Yards Restaurants Offer Plenty of Chef Star Power

6 months ago

Are the views from the a seven-story building worth fighting tourists fresh off the High Line for a table? Not to me. But the list of chefs is quite impressive.

Chains

Veggie Grill’s CEO on the Explosion of the Plant-Based Protein Market

6 months ago

As plant-based protein takes on a more welcomed status in the mainstream American diet, vegan chains like Veggie Grill are uniquely positioned to capitalize on diners willing to pay more for less meat.