Tag: politics

Chains

Trump Hats Spark Conflict and Firings at Cheesecake Factory

1 year ago

We're only running this story to remind our readers that in nearly every case, it's rude to wear hats at a dining table no matter your political affiliation. Let's make manners great again.

Chains

Starbucks Is Now Officially Your Public Restroom

1 year ago

Starbucks should charge city governments for offering this service since the cafe chain is clearly stepping in to carry out duties that local leaders have abandoned.

Food

Calorie Counts on Chain Restaurant Menus Finally Go Live

1 year ago

Plenty of states have required calorie counts on chain restaurant menus in anticipation of today's change. Sure, they work, but that doesn't mean we like seeing how many calories are in that plate of nachos.

Food

The Farmer-Funded Campaigns That Put Mushrooms in Your Sonic Hamburger

1 year ago

Working with chains gives the groups the fastest connection with consumers and validation (or not) of a new twist on an existing staple.

Chains

Trump Labor Officials Scramble to Keep McDonald’s Workers From Setting a Precedent

1 year ago

Big brands like McDonald's need to be held more accountable for the things franchisees do in their name.

Food

Immigration Raids in California Threaten U.S. Produce Supply

1 year ago

The in-between status of workers who help feed the U.S. has been a travesty for decades. And it's only getting worse.

Chains

Burger King Charges More for Faster Burgers to Prove a Point About Net Neutrality

1 year ago

As is usual in cases where brands step out of their lane, we can hear the cries of "stick to hamburgers." We like the lane BK got into here.

People

Restaurant Owners and Managers Shouldn’t Get a Cut of Tips

1 year ago

Tip pooling is not a good way to level the pay imbalance between front and back of house. Solid wages and pransparent pricing offer the best option for this.

Food

Chicken Wing Producer Blames Kaepernick Effect for His Product Shortcomings

2 years ago

Prices rose all summer and peaked in September. If you're a consumer of wings price point does matter - it's not like they are a thrill to eat. The rise of boneless alternatives demonstrates this.

Independents

The EU’s War on Kebabs Has a Delicious Ending for Now

2 years ago

With all the bad news coming out of the restaurant world this week, we needed a good meat on a spit story with a happy ending.

Food

The EU Is Coming After Kebabs for ‘Health’ Reasons

2 years ago

Nobody eats a doner to be healthy. We eat it because it's delicious. Certainly even the joy-free EU can understand that?

Food

Calorie Counts Are Coming to All Menus in the U.S.

2 years ago

While the calorie counts can be a nice guideline for how healthy (or not) an item is, we doubt that independent and small restaurants will be able to provide accurate numbers on an ongoing basis.