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Taipei Grows as a Fine-Dining Destination with New Michelin Stars

5 years ago

The newest Michelin guide should go a long way in attracting more tourists to the city, promoting it as a spot for luxury travelers. There are now 24 restaurants with stars in Taipei, but the number will likely continue to rise.

Chains

McDonald’s Decision to Go Cage-Free Drives Down Egg Prices

5 years ago

The fact that one company can cause such a seismic shift in how eggs are produced shows exactly the kind of power McDonald's has as the world's largest restaurant chain.

People

The UAE’s Dining Scene Is Generating Plenty of Hype

5 years ago

Standards of dining out in The Middle East have been transformed over the past decade, thanks in large part to loads of new restaurant openings in the region by international chefs.

Chains

Burger King’s Ad Misfire Could Hurt Asia Expansion Plans

5 years ago

Burger King has issued an apology for its chopstick ad blunder, but the damage may already have been done.

Chains

Chuck E. Cheese Is Reinventing Itself as a Millennial Parent Hangout

5 years ago

No one goes to Chuck E. Cheese for the food. So this is clearly an eatertainment play; almost like a Dave & Buster's for kids.

Strategy

What It Takes to Run an Entirely Organic Burger Chain

5 years ago

The food sourcing headaches are plentiful, but the ability to raise prices because of the organic label is worth it.

Chains

Burger King Tests Plant-Based Impossible Whopper

5 years ago

We've seen many chains become early adopters of plant-based options for customers over the past year, but Burger King is probably the most surprising.

Marketing

NCAA Tourney Overtime Was Worth $1 Million to Buffalo Wild Wings

5 years ago

Buffalo Wild Wings likely also profited from more people staying at its restaurants during overtime, too. Double win.

Operations

Digital Transactions Rule … Outside the U.S.

5 years ago

Generally, a higher adoption of digital payments lends itself to more consumer spending.

Chains

Subway Shutters More Stores as Diners Pass on Footlongs

5 years ago

Subway was once considered a healthier option than traditional fast food. But then diners began to realize its sandwiches are packed with calories and carbs.

Operations

EU Bans Single-Use Plastics in Restaurants

5 years ago

Bans like these truly feel like they're for the greater good, even if the change can be painful for businesses.

Chains

McDonald’s Ends Fight Against Minimum-Wage Increases

5 years ago

Technology isn't the only area where McDonald's is getting more progressive.