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Chains

The Burger Is Still the King of Fast Food Dining

1 month ago

it’s silly to think that people don’t care about their health. But they also care about the health of their bank account, and often fast food — not fast casual — is the most logical option when budgets are tight.

Chains

Restaurant Brands International Shows Impressive Earnings in the U.S.

2 months ago

It’s turning out to be a banner quarter for fast food giants.

Marketing

Dunkin’ CEO Says It May Drop Donuts From Name But Not From Menu

2 months ago

Changing names to appeal to a specific audience at a specific time is always a mistake. How about instead they drop their terrible coffee from their menu?

Chains

Burgers Beat Burritos for One Billionaire Restaurant Investor

2 months ago

Whether you’re an investor or a hungry diner, burgers win every time.

Chains

Buffalo Wild Wings Overcomes Wing Price Worries to Beat Profit Forecasts

2 months ago

The chain worried about wing shortages and prices throughout the quarter. Despite profits, it looks like the Street is still worried about this too.

Marketing

San Francisco Bests New York in Battle for Michelin Stars (For Now)

2 months ago

Until Michelin returns to Los Angeles this city vs. city battle won’t be complete.

Independents

London’s Rochelle Canteen Expands to a Second, Larger Space

2 months ago

Slow-growth family affairs are some of our favorite types of restaurant businesses.

Independents

Internationally Sourced Food and Harsh FDA Rules Collide at New York’s Masa

2 months ago

Restaurants that source ingredients from other countries, including the priciest sushi in Manhattan, must straddle the line between authentic ingredients and compliance with U.S. safety standards.

Chains

Starbucks and Other Restaurants Don’t Want to Publish California’s Coffee Cancer Warnings

2 months ago

We don't mind real health warnings, but "maybes" seem like a waste of time and energy for chains and independents alike.

Tech

Grubhub’s Earnings Provide Insight Into the Future of Its Eat24 Business

2 months ago

Grubhub is taking a measured approach to integrating Eat24 into its system. Given the scale and scope of both companies, slow and steady is probably the best approach.

People

Video: Danny Meyer Talks Change, Technology and Hugging Millennials

2 months ago

The good news is everyone loves food. The bad news is that competition is fierce and the business of dining out is delicate.

Tech

You Can Now Order and Pay for Delivery With Amazon’s App

2 months ago

Amazon's restaurant business is just getting started, but by aligning its technology with existing companies in the space, it is poised to go (very) big.