chipotle burrito bowl
A new in-your-face campaign from the street-fighting lobbyist blasts the chain as a health risk.
mcdonalds egg mcmuffin
Some analysts are worried that the spike in demand will drive egg prices higher while further crimping availability.

The casual-dining brand’s headquarters will relocate to Glendale, Calif.
A new commercial reveals how the most potent force in the business intends to change the state of competition.
kids sharing ice cream
More than two in five (42%) consumers share their desserts at full-service restaurants with those in their dining party, while less than one-third (28%) of desserts are shared at limited-service...

A third-party service also figures into a new catering initiative for the Mexican chain.

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rb cover august 2015


Bryan Vincentini will assume COO responsibilities at the fast-casual Italian chain.
Places will be recommended or downplayed according to time of day, among other criteria.

john fuller
The former Johnny Rockets CEO takes the helm at the cafe chain.
Users in southern California can now choose from a bevy of local and national price-off and frequency deals.
A bill introduced in the state assembly this week would add a 5-cent charge to every cocktail.
Denny’s, Krystal, Wayback Burgers and Giraffas are invited to take the role McDonald’s declined.
The parody pop-up, originally named Ruth Krishna’s Tandoori Steakhouse, is rebranding as Randy Krishna’s.