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Mayor Ed Murray is touting the dual benefits of combating obesity and raising funds for education.
work timesheet
The state is the latest jurisdiction to take up so-called secure-scheduling rules.

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The coffee giant will keep its cold-press juice business, but solely as a retail brand.
peter romeo
Restaurateurs learned their world truly is shrinking, but they can't readily say the same about delivery concerns.
buffet steam table

Advice Guy consults an equipment expert to discuss why thermostatic control for steam tables is preferable to manual settings. 


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This latest openings roundup includes a new prototype from Panda Express, a counter-service steakhouse and the newest concept from Jean-Georges Vongerichten.

In This Issue

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business men fight
Sometimes the gloves come off in restaurant marketing campaigns. Here are a few of the standout brawls.
assorted spices
To perk up customers’ palates and inspire a kitchen staff bored with winter ingredients, add a spicy dish or two to the lineup.

chipotle burrito computer
As the chain looks to boost digital orders, it also aims to get them to customers faster via its new “Smarter Pick Up Times” platform.
crossroads iga exterior
The sandwich shop has struck a deal to open units in 15 Crossroads IGA locations throughout the country.
chocolate chip cookie dough
The nostalgic, no-cook treat is popping up beyond ice cream joints.
handcuffs wood table
Crime doesn't pay, as some restaurateurs learned this week. But, sometimes, neither does doing what seems the right thing for your staff.
joans park food plate
Other attributes rank higher than food quality when it comes to how much consumers will pay at restaurants, the research shows.