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Restaurant Food Delivery Competition Heats Up

Uber has grown rapidly as an alternative to the taxi. Nonetheless, Uber wants to be more than just a passenger app. And one of its more recent pursuits is Uber Eats, a restaurant food delivery service that already operates in … Continue reading

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Watch the Construction of a Retail Store via Time-Lapse Photography

Building a retail store can be a time-consuming and complex project. It is far more detailed than a store remodel. Consider the case of Jimmy John’s. According to its Web site, at Jimmy John’s Sandwiches: “We serve from-scratch food made … Continue reading

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Innovation in Dining Out: Dinner Lab

The Dinner Lab has turned dining out into a very unique and fun occasion. It is “a place to discover what’s possible. Our nomadic dining experience invites members to try new recipes from rotating chefs and give feedback. The dinners … Continue reading

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Making Fast Food Fast Again?

Isn’t it time for a number of fast-food restaurants to return to their roots and offer scaled-down menus and fast service? In the “good old days,” fast-food menus were really simple. Take a look at this early McDonald’s menu, for … Continue reading

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Seating for 5,000? West Lake Restaurant in China

For those of us accustomed to dining out in a typically sized restaurant, seating for 250 or 500 people may make a restaurant seem massive. So, how about these statistics for the West Lake Chinese Restaurant in Changsha, China? The … Continue reading

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ShopHouse by Chipotle

Chipotle is a very popular restaurant chain: “When Chipotle (pronounced chi-POAT-lay) opened its first store in 1993, the idea was simple: demonstrate that food served fast didn’t have to be a ‘fast-food’ experience. We use high-quality raw ingredients, classic cooking … Continue reading

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Breakfast Market Booming at Fast-Food Restaurants

One sometimes neglected segment of the fast-food business is breakfast. But today, many companies are expanding their breakfast offerings, while a few are abandoning them. As Maureen Morrison reports for Advertising Age: “Wendy’s won’t be serving you breakfast, but Ronald … Continue reading

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