The restaurant group was dogged by declining comp sales at its Double Eagle and Grille brands.
starbucks delivery woman
The coffee giant gives its much-anticipated foray into delivery a shot.

The courier will partner with local restaurants to bring exclusive dishes to Postmates Pop customers.
big burger
What condiments and descriptors are appealing to customers? And which ones merit an upcharge? A new Technomic flash report provides some answers.
paul prudhomme
The New Orleans culinary scene reflects on the impact of one of its most celebrated chefs.

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Consumers’ changing tastes and wallet watching are to blame.

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rb magazine september 2015 cover

bud beers
The merger announced this morning would create a European behemoth controlling about one-third of the beer market.
pigs grazing
Roughly two in five consumers strongly agree that it is important that the environment is not negatively impacted by the beef (44%) and pork (40%) they eat.

smashburger bbq bacon cheddar burger
The Asian giant is paying an estimated $134 million for the minority interest.
Lunch customers won’t have to choose between a burger or nuggets.
The unlikely trio of pumpkin, truffles and cyber-security insurance are giving restaurateurs a pre-Halloween scare.
Garner will be the Mexican chain’s first chief information officer.
Paul Prudhomme
Prudhomme’s 58-year career in the food industry, cut short last week by his death at age 75, changed the American palate and indelibly stamped menus. Here’s, in timeline form, is how it happened.