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As if we needed more disinformation in the age of fake news, along comes CKE Restaurants’ controversial new advertising campaign for its dual fast-food brands, Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s.
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Here are eight diverse fast-casual brands with fewer than eight locations, but with visions of going big.

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Kurt Vonnegut Jr. wrote that “maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists,” and so it has been with the coming-of-age fast-casual restaurant segment.
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The use of “better bread” is not new, but fresh varieties are rising to the top, and consumers indicate they want more—and are willing to pay for it.
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Holistic approaches to health are increasingly driving meatless choices.

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10 groundbreaking concepts: The latest buzz—Danny Meyer's no-tip coffee shop, the McDonald's of the future and more...


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Two burger giants recently battled it out with an atypical weapon: cheesy sides.
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An employee's first paystub is less than she was expecting, and there might be a reasonable explanation for that.


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Here are a few recommendations from people who know a thing or two about winning: the leaders of the Chicago Cubs.
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Some tips from the NRA Show on the best way to get those likes, favorites and shares.
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The 2017 National Restaurant Association Show featured four days of chef demos on two designated stages, the Foodamental Studio and World Culinary Showcase.
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Beverage chains share best practices for smaller footprints.
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Here’s what’s happening in food and drink that can power your menu in the year ahead, as seen and heard at the sessions and in the aisles of this year's convention.