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Restaurant Megatrends 2018: Hit List Dining Changes the Game

3 months ago

Where to eat is important — but suggestions of what to eat are even more influential these days. But chasing after one famous and photogenic dish means you might miss out on all the rest.

Tech

Restaurant Megatrends 2018: Good Content Is the Path to Bot Recommendations

3 months ago

In a race to personalize everything, from your news feed to the ads you see, companies are embracing artificial intelligence to get to the perfect answer. But it's going to take much more human curation before the robots take over.

Tech

WeChat’s Big Rival Is a Restaurant App That Lets Consumers Do Nearly Everything

3 months ago

There's been a battle over local discovery in the U.S. and Europe for ages. Meitun's payment- and booking-first approach is clearly the way to go with both consumers and restaurants and bars.

Tech

Restaurant Megatrends 2018: Logistics Complicate Ambitious Delivery Algorithms

3 months ago

Delivery companies have done well to incorporate as much efficiency-supporting technology as possible, but the real barrier to total optimization will continue to be the complicated logistics of real life. 

Chains

Burger King’s Owner Has Its First C-Suite Tech Boss

3 months ago

The young guns in the C suite at RBI have significant tech ground to make up against their rivals. Kobza will need to move fast.

Operations

Salads, Lamb and Dressing on the Side at Amazon’s Cashier-Free Store

3 months ago

Rotisserie hot dog and drippy cheese jokes aside, Amazon's Seattle store is a bigger competitor to fast casual businesses than convenience stores.

Tech

David Chang’s Delivery Experiment Ends With Uber Eats Deal

3 months ago

Was it a restaurant or a technology company? As Ando ceases its operations and its tech becomes part of Uber Eats, we have our answer.

Tech

Skift Table Newsletter Is Now Published 5 Days a Week

3 months ago

Don’t miss out on all the news you need to better understand the business of dining out.

Chains

White Castle Partners With Grubhub as Delivery Moves Toward Exclusivity

3 months ago

The next big competition in online delivery might be for exclusivity with large, national chains.

Tech

OpenTable Will Add Its Listings to China’s Largest Restaurant Guide

3 months ago

It's nice that leading Chinese review guide Ctrip Gourmet List has tied up with OpenTable to introduce Chinese travelers to some of America's best food. But when will OpenTable bulk up its China listings?

Strategy

Postmates and Ford Partner on Driverless Delivery Pilot

3 months ago

Considering Postmates' limited markets and confusing pricing, Ford will continue to learn more about delivery and automation from the forward-thinking bunch at Domino's.

Tech

Google May Finally Be Giving Up on Its $151 Million Bet on Zagat

4 months ago

You can only lean on a decades-long history for so long. In the new frontier of restaurant reviews, recommendations from social circles are winning the day.