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Food

How Food Sensitivities Drive Menu Development

1 month ago

Marketing

Facebook’s Events App Morphs Into Facebook Local

1 month ago

Getting local right has been the holy grail for many digital players for years. We're not sure Facebook has the stamina to stay in the tase.

Sponsored

Insights on Today’s Tipping Economy from an Employee Perspective

1 month ago

Tipping is seen by some as an outdated concept in America, and a few vanguard restaurateurs have been trying to change how employees are compensated. But old habits die hard for both servers and customers.

Independents

Eataly World Really Wants to Be a Food Tourism Landmark

1 month ago

We'll have more on Eataly World next week, but for now we'l just say that Farinetti's ambition is likely not overblown.

Independents

London’s Restaurant Industry Blames Brexit for Fewer Openings this Year

1 month ago

Restaurant growth in London is slowing, and Brexit is to blame. But, as in the U.S., restaurateurs cite rising food costs and labor shortages as their biggest business concerns.

Independents

Singapore’s Top Seafood Hawkers Are Going Public on the Stock Market

1 month ago

One warning sign would be the current highs at which Singapore's market is seeing. While that's good for what they could raise now, it means a drop in value may not be far behind.

Tech

UberEats Bets on Personalization for a Delivery Edge

1 month ago

The best food delivery app is the one that gets you the food you want exactly when you want it — especially when you want it now. With over 80,000 restaurants on its platform, UberEats has done well to inject personalized suggestions into its ordering and delivery experience.

Chains

Starbucks Tries Another Kind of Expansion With an Italian Bakery Chain

1 month ago

Starbucks struck out with La Boulange as well as Teavana. Has it learned something from these two disappointing expansions/integrations that will help its Princi play?

Independents

Christina Tosi Raises Millions to Grow Milk Bar Dessert Empire

1 month ago

Chefs that want to expand concepts beyond well-executed local independents are turning to more sophisticated investors. Tosi's teaming up with RSE would appear to play to both of their strengths.

Independents

Eater Releases Its List of the Year’s Essential Restaurants

1 month ago

Eater's picks for top spots reflects how many, many people eat now in cities across the U.S. It's delicious democracy with incredibly high standards and a solid payoff as well.

Operations

Square Grows in the Third Quarter, Driven by Bigger Retail Merchants and New Services

1 month ago

The ease of use for consumers and businesses alike make Square a smart choice in many cases, and as it adjusts to better meet the needs of larger businesses it is recognizing that it can carry this experience over to restaurants and other operators with slightly more complicated needs.

Tech

New Postmates App Puts Restaurants and Groceries on Level Ground

1 month ago

The new Postmates app feels like a local marketplace for food. The key to its success will be honing in on what makes it different from all the others.