Food

Food

Japan’s Best Curry Chain Is Now in Europe

3 days ago

As Asian chains gain footholds in new markets we will see a new kind of competition that appeals to new diners is ways that home-grown favorites can't compete.

Chains

Restaurant Chains Benefit From Trump’s Trade War While Farmers Suffer

6 days ago

Too much meat is good news for chains selling stuff for cheap, but it's terrible long-term news for the people producing the food and could impact their ability to produce it in the future.

Food

New on the Menu: Jack in the Box’s Late-Night Proposition

1 week ago

If there's one theme in this installment it's that the healthy eating push that many chains have promoted doesn't mean that fast food is going to ditch the calorie bombs for which they've become known for.

Food

Fast Food Prices Rise to Better Reflect True Costs

2 weeks ago

Yes, the price of menu items has gone up over the last decade, but so too have the costs associated with buying food and paying workers. Those are the breaks.

Food

Romaine’s Woes Are Great News for Other Kinds of Greens

3 weeks ago

Romaine will bounce back – who doesn't love a Caesar – but there are more greens out there for restaurants than just one.

Chains

How Shake Shack and Milk Bar Localize Their Booming Chains

3 weeks ago

As companies like Shake Shack and Milk Bar continue to expand into new markets, localizing the menu and design draw fans for unique, city-specific experiences.

Food

New on the Menu: KFC Chicken and Waffles Are Finally a Thing

3 weeks ago

We're still waiting for the perfect fried chicken breakfast item from a chain restaurant.

Food

Romaine Scare Hits Fast Casual Restaurant Chains

4 weeks ago

There is a marketing angle here: better food is food, not a chemical ingredient. And with natural ingredients come challenges. But the benefits far outweigh the downsides 364 days a year.

Independents

Albert Adrià Expands His Restaurant Group to London

4 weeks ago

We are seeing a new wave of food concepts from high-profile chefs who are thinking beyond the confines of the traditional dining room.

Food

Beyond Meat’s Proposed IPO Reveals Rabid Demand for Fake Meat

4 weeks ago

Sales to grocery stores make up Beyond Meat's largest revenue stream, but restaurants are a giant area of growth for the company. Successful chain partnerships and an exclusive distribution agreement with foodservice giant Sysco are fueling the company's path towards an IPO.

Food

Beyond Meat Files for an IPO

1 month ago

Beyond Meat and rival Impossible Foods have broken through to larger audiences, thanks to partnerships with fast food and casual restaurant chains. The IPO process should reveal more of what's happening behind the scenes of the faux meat provider.

Food

There Is a Coming Avocado Shortage at Restaurants

1 month ago

We are going to soon see both the collision of prices and the impact of climate change on major crops. How will restaurants contribute to the dialog with consumers?