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Independents

One of America’s Best Independent Pizza Joints Just Sold for Less Than $700,000

2 days ago

We'd love to see independents valued at a much higher level than this.

Chains

Indonesia’s Largest Pizza Chain Is Planning a $150 Million IPO

2 days ago

Too many chains? Not yet, at least in Indonesia. The power of international operators of U.S.-based chains is growing significantly, fueled largely by growth in young markets.

Chains

Germany’s Vapiano Restaurant Chain Hopes to Use Its Summer IPO to Kickstart Growth

3 days ago

Restaurants are struggling to expand stateside, but the European chain thinks that there's plenty of room to bring its pizza and pasta to the masses in Europe, the Middle East, and South America

Food

Naples Pizza Makers Receive UNESCO Cultural Heritage Designation

3 days ago

A separate UNESCO designation for "delicious things" would certainly be an excellent idea.

Tech

Uber Eats Celebrates Its Second Anniversary With a Rebrand

3 days ago

Uber Eats is two years old and growing fast with its eye on worldwide expansion. The new Uber Eats app, just released, is designed with a global audience in mind.

People

Chefs Look Beyond Cookware, Building Lifestyle Businesses

4 days ago

Chefs and the restaurants they create are firmly ensconced in pop culture — so much so that they've made the leap into fashion. We sure did pay $45 for a t-shirt from this collection.

Independents

Singapore’s Superior Cocktail Culture Is Attracting Serious Talent

4 days ago

Singapore's cocktail bars have figured out that the experience comes first, not the price (which is high in this city), and have created businesses that clearly stand out from their peers.

Marketing

Bangkok’s Michelin Debut is Dampened by Lack of Any 3-Star Ratings

4 days ago

Michelin's shortcomings are on full display here. If the measurements for what constitutes a great restaurant don't match up with one of the world's best eating cities than maybe the measurements are off.

Tech

San Francisco’s Robot Delivery Army Is Going to Start Needing Permits

5 days ago

We are clearly on #teamhuman, but more importantly we're all for local lawmakers not sitting idly by for many years before taking a move to understand how tech is affecting their neighborhoods.

Chains

GM’s in-Car Food Ordering Tech Will Make Driving Dangerous Warns Safety Group

5 days ago

There's a reason handheld phones are illegal to use while driving in so many places. This in-car touchscreen technology can't possibly stick around.

People

This Year’s Eater Awards Have an Activist Edge

5 days ago

There's a progressive theme in many of Eater's national awards this year, helping to prove that food, people, and politics are inseparable.

Tech

Wendy’s Wins as #NuggsForCarter Is the Top Twitter Retweet of 2017

5 days ago

It's been an excellent year for fast food chains and social media, and Wendy's ability to stoke interest in the #nuggsforcarter push certainly paid off beyond its wildest dreams.