Food

Chains

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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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.

Food

Michelin Finally Awards Three Stars to a Washington, D.C. Restaurant

6 months ago

This is great recognition for The Inn at Little Washington, where chef Patrick O’Connell is celebrating 40 years of operation. However — and we know this is a pipe dream — but, given the comments that the Michelin director gives here on who is worthy of attention, we would all be better off caring a little less about Michelin stars.

Food

Restaurants at New York’s Hudson Yards Have a Big Plan to Feed Office Workers

6 months ago

For the 25 restaurant and food concepts moving into the Hudson Yards project, their top customers are going to be the 40,000 office workers flowing through the development on a regular basis. Figuring out in-office delivery and flexible operating hours are key.

Food

Good Oysters Begin With Good Relationships in the U.S. Northeast

6 months ago

Tourism and handshake relationships with local restaurant buyers are more important than ever for Cape Cod oyster farmers, who run high risk businesses.

Food

Mass Meats Purveyor Perdue Farms Looks Into Buying a Plant-Based Protein Startup

7 months ago

Sales generated in the plant-based protein business are still tiny in comparison to the red meats and chicken business, but it's enough of a growth market that national restaurant chains and massive meat suppliers are getting on board.

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Catalonia Case Study: How the Food Economy Drives Sustainable Tourism Development

7 months ago

When destinations go viral, tensions between locals and visitors can run high. Promoting local food systems can up the ante for residents by maximizing the economic impact of tourism dollars. Building a deeper narrative around local food and culture can also create more fulfilling experiences for the right kind of tourist.