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Restaurants are tapping menu psychology tactics when constructing their menus and menu boards.
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Consumers' expectations are higher than ever and constantly evolving, forcing operators to take a second look at traditional menu items...

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How to create incentives that do the heavy lifting of recruiting.
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In a phrase: stepped-up competition for share of stomach.
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Check out these teaching moments from operators’ worst managers.

In This Issue

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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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This week's most arresting restaurant developments seemed to come in groups, raising the risk of neck injury for the keen observer. Here's a painless review of the head-spinning moments you may have missed.

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Among all limited-service burger chains tracked, SONIC Drive-In has the highest rating for memorable advertising.
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The reported offer tops an already-inked purchase deal by almost 10%, and comes days after the Landry's owner bought 50% of Catch.
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An executive order issued yesterday would blaze a new path to restaurant management. The National Restaurant Association has given the industry an edge in realizing the benefits.
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A mega food hall, celebrity chef opening, Australian coffee invasion and more highlight the latest crop of new concepts.
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Operators often make the mistake of calculating plate cost as one big project, but then fail to update it as prices change.