Inspiration for running your restaurant business more successfully

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The new Disney Springs district is now home to four distinct neighborhoods: dining-heavy The Landing, Marketplace, entertainment-centered West Side and Town Center.

With consumers increasingly craving ethnic fare, restaurateurs—and fast casuals, in particular— are going beyond familiar Mexican and Asian to appeal to diners with bolder global cuisines. Here are four concepts built on internationally inspired fare from South America to the Middle East.

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The latest crop of concepts we're keeping an eye on includes a few small-plates hot spots and revamped restaurants from Danny Meyer and Sean Brock.

To say opening a restaurant for the first time is tough could be a prime contender for understatement of the year. From financing to inspections to hiring, there’s a whole gamut to consider—and...

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In our latest list of concepts to watch, we look at upcoming eateries from Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Tom Colicchio, and a new home for one storied hot dog spot.

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Foursquare asked users of its social network to pick the best pizzeria in their state. Here's the site's list, annotated with RB's business mini-profiles of the 51 choices (District of Columbia users also had a vote).

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Bon Appetit has released its picks for this year's don't-miss new concepts, a list it says was culled from meals eaten across more than 5,700 miles and 40 U.S. cities.

To revamp its menu, Native Grill & Wings took to social media for guest input. Appetizers, salads and, of course, wings already were robust categories at the casual-dining chain. What the...

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It’s not a new idea—in 2000, Nestle found success with its Nestle Toll House Café by Chip. Now, more brands are tossing their bowls in the ring.

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It’s no secret the four main food channels—restaurants, supermarkets, on-site foodservice facilities and c-stores—are looking more alike by the day. But there are still ideas unique to each for bolstering traffic and sales. Here, we present 12 tactics that could translate from one sector to the next.