Food

Food

It Takes More Than a Village to Feed Olympic-Sized Crowds

10 months ago

All eyes are on Pyeongchang right now, but feeding the tens of thousands of athletes, workers, and fans that have descended on the city in recent weeks is no small feat.

Chains

McDonald’s Will Try to Make Its Happy Meals Healthier by Holding the Cheese

10 months ago

We're not saying this is nothing, but as healthy initiatives go "hold the cheese" seems like an afterthought.

Food

Chipotle Wastes No Time Testing New Menu Items

10 months ago

After several misses, Chipotle desperately needs a hit here — and this is likely a priority for incoming CEO, Brian Niccol.

Chains

McDonald’s Wants to Become a ‘Credible Chicken Player’

10 months ago

A poultry push coincides with a shift a way from beef that many diners aspire to. And we all know that better quality is where McD's needs to start.

Food

Chipotle Admits It Needs a New Menu Hit

10 months ago

In its recent earnings call, Chipotle executives reaffirmed the chain's commitment to mobile ordering and digital technology, but for that to work, the food has to be good, too.

Operations

A Healthy Economy Is Good News for Coffee Shops

10 months ago

Coffee culture in the U.S. is about more than caffeine, it's about the full in-restaurant experience. While that may be bad news for the at-home coffee industry, it's great news for those of us who love cafe culture.

Food

The Super Bowl Buffalo Wing-Pocalypse Restaurants Feared Will Not Come to Pass

11 months ago

Chicken wing joints certainly find it difficult to explain price fluctuations to their clientele. They dodged a bullet this weekend.

Food

Chipotle’s First Shot at Dessert Falls Short With Diners

11 months ago

Here's your next great food item Chipotle: Hot churros sold while people wait in line. You're welcome.

Chains

Has McDonald’s Solved the French Fry Delivery Problem?

11 months ago

[Spoiler alert] It hasn't. Even the most casual french fry connoisseur knows that soggy fries aren't a heat problem, they're a bag problem. Fast delivery will help, but hot fries will steam themselves in a bag, every time.

People

Critic Q&A: Eater’s Bill Addison on the State of Dining in America

11 months ago

Creating a comprehensive "best of" list is a complicated and Herculean task. Few are better suited to comment (and rank!) the state of American dining than Eater's national critic.

Tech

Restaurant Megatrends 2018: Hit List Dining Changes the Game

11 months ago

Where to eat is important — but suggestions of what to eat are even more influential these days. But chasing after one famous and photogenic dish means you might miss out on all the rest.

Independents

Restaurant Megatrends 2018: Restaurants Make Sustainability Visible

11 months ago

With local sourcing no longer serving as a trend, but increasingly as the status quo, restaurants are making their commitments to sustainability more visible to diners than ever before, with specific design elements at the forefront of their efforts.