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New on the Menu: Forget Turkey, It’s McRib Time of Year (Again)

1 month ago

We've purposefully stayed away with the season of pumpkin spice items in order to focus on what matters: turkey-themed offerings and the ubiquitous/elusive McRib.

Chains

New on the Menu: Duck Season at Arby’s

2 months ago

Seasonal menu items done right spark interest and make it fun for diners used to a standard menu. But there's a wrong and a right way to do it.

Food

Blackberry Farms’ New Resort Trades Gluttony for Wellness

2 months ago

When it comes to resort food "wellness" is usually a tip off that you will not eat well. We look forward to this next wave of good, healthy food that's informed by a kitchen that knows what a sinful meal tastes like.

Food

Plant-Based Menus Can Help Slow Global Climate Change

2 months ago

From innovative meat substitutes to veg-centric chains, consumers in markets that eat the most meat have never had so many non-meat options to choose from.

Independents

Interview: How Art and Activism Inspire Change in Hotels and Restaurants

2 months ago

Gone are the days of the stodgy hotel restaurant. Now, restaurants within hotels play an integral role in the vibe, business model, and guest experience. There's also plenty of room to affect real change.

Chains

Chicken Is Cheap in the U.S. and That’s Good for Fast Food Nugget Lovers

2 months ago

If prices go down now that will be good ... until they need to go back up again and consumers start complaining.

Food

China’s Top Farm-to-Restaurant App Raises $600 Million

2 months ago

If there's a big deal on the restaurant scene — from tech to franchising — you're likely to see Hillhouse Capital nearby. It understands that the opportunity in China is just far beyond what any other market has to offer right now.

Food

World’s 50 Best Closes Three-Year Partnership Deal With Singapore Tourism Board

2 months ago

This is a big win for the Singapore Tourism Board. The World's 50 Best show is hardly a fair representation of global gastronomic excellence, but it is a marketing juggernaut for host cities, and Singapore will be the center of attention in the food world when the partnership kicks off next year.

Food

Interview: Chef JJ Johnson and the Making of a Modern Chef

3 months ago

A chef-led quick service restaurant means that Johnson's take on bowls is one of the few in the genre we are actually excited to dig into.

Chains

McDonald’s Removes Artificial Preservatives From Two-Thirds of Its Burgers

3 months ago

McDonalds' leadership has talked about the move toward better quality food for years, and it understandably takes some time to implement across the chain. It's also 100 percent necessary to keep up with competition.

Food

What to Expect From ThinkFoodGroup’s Upcoming Hudson Yards Food Hall

3 months ago

ThinkFoodGroup's Hudson Yards project is pretty ambitious but if it manages to tell an authentic Spanish food story then it will likely be a success.

Food

McDonald’s Needs to Treat Its Chickens Better Says Major Stockholder

3 months ago

More humane treatment of animals on a large scale would have a huge impact, but we're certain we'll hear that McDonald's can't provide better conditions and offer value meals at the same time.