Food

Food

Great Restaurants Probably Won’t Save UK Malls

5 months ago

The state of UK retail is only slightly weaker than that of the country's weak chain restaurant industry. Neither is going to save the other any time soon.

Food

Impossible Foods Has Another FDA Challenge to Its Burger

6 months ago

We get the FDA's concerns, but at this point — when you can buy an Impossible Burger at a restaurant — this attention seems nitpicky.

Food

11 Moments That Mattered for the Restaurant Industry in 2018

6 months ago

From mergers to leadership changes to loss, 2018 was filled with news that kept us on our toes. Here are the stories that had the biggest impact.

Food

The 16 Restaurant Dishes That Defined 2018

6 months ago

The best dishes of 2018 aren't the most expensive or exclusive which really is where restaurants are right now.

Food

Japan’s Best Curry Chain Is Now in Europe

6 months 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 months 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

6 months 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

7 months 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

7 months 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

7 months 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

7 months ago

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

Food

Romaine Scare Hits Fast Casual Restaurant Chains

7 months 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.