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Food

Japan’s Best Curry Chain Is Now in Europe

4 hours 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.

Design

The Next Generation of Food Hall Design

2 days ago

The eateries once commonly found in shopping malls and transportation hubs have been redeveloped conceptually as standalone halls commited to providing culinary diversity and supporting local businesses. Familiar chains are nowhere to be found at this current generation of design savvy food halls.

Chains

Starbucks Will Greatly Expand Uber Eats Partnership in the U.S.

2 days ago

Starbucks is only concerned with delivery both in the U.S. and China. At the same time, the coffee chain is growing at an unprecedented rate. Time will tell if it's actually moving too fast.

Tech

Postmates Reveals Its New Restaurant Delivery Robots

2 days ago

Postmates doesn't pay its delivery people well at all, so its focus on human replacements is no surprise. Why any contractors eeking by put up with it is.

Chains

Delivery and Rewards Highlight Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe’s Growth Strategy

3 days ago

Turns out regional chains' expansion strategies aren't so different from the their larger counterparts. The secret formula is delivery, rewards, and franchising.

Tech

Waitr Acquires Bite Squad for $321 Million

3 days ago

The acquisition will double the size of Waitr's business overnight. In the company's quest to become the top delivery service in the country, this deal certainly helps its case.

Chains

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

3 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.

Operations

Single People Are Driving an Increase in Restaurant Meals Eaten at Home

4 days ago

Consumer demand for off-premise dining options has never been higher, and it's fundamentally changing how restaurants operate.

Tech

How 27 Restaurant iPhone Apps Manage Location Data

4 days ago

Sure, go for that Whopper for only a penny ... and all your location data for the foreseeable future.

Tech

What Restaurant Apps Are Tracking on Android Smartphones

4 days ago

Fast-food chains collect more data on customers' smartphones than most consumers even realize.

Strategy

Skift Restaurants Forum 2019 Tickets Are Now on Sale

4 days ago

To quote the Jackson 5: We want you back. The second iteration of Skift Restaurants Forum is going to be twice as good as our excellent first year, and we would like you to join us.

Chains

McDonald’s New Antibiotics Policy Has the Power to Change the Beef Industry

5 days ago

If you want to make change at scale, you need either a massive consumer shift or a massive change of policy by a giant in the industry. The latter is what we have here, and it should be good news for everyone.