The casual-dining chain debuted a social media-based “buy a burger, give a burger” promotion.
The ban taking effect Wednesday has taught many places that being more green will cost more green, too.

The increase will impact an estimated 20,000 workers, including many in the restaurant industry. Three-Michelin-starred restaurant Grace has already announced higher menu prices attributed to the city’s incremental wage hike.
The capital is expected to be spent on building an infrastructure as well as more restaurants.
Shareholders of Levy Acquisition Corp. approved the merger Tuesday, with an eye toward accelerating the chain’s growth nationwide.

This week’s update on turnaround efforts finds some bold moves—and some daunting challenges on customer satisfaction.
Food residue is blown off plates with high-pressure compressed air.
The addition would give U.S. stores a high-spiced vegetarian option.

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Just over half of consumers (55%) look for good value from foodservice because they can more easily justify spending money to eat out if a meal is a good value.
The recommendation hasn’t been finalized, but the group revealed its intentions ahead of the deadline.
The steakhouse ended its 36-year run after the site was sold to developers for $8.3 million.
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While most of the stereotypes associated with millennials just anger those in the demographic, the need for speed is one that rings true.
Chipotle took second place, according to the latest American Customer Satisfaction Index, while Texas Roadhouse led the full-service restaurant category.