All the current restaurant news

locol coffee
Yes Plz will offer 12-ounce cups of joe for $1.
dysfunctional restaurant food fight

Potholes, dead ahead! The first two days of the Restaurant Leadership Conference brought to light a number of looming problems--as well as some possible solutions.

Mod Pizza
The rapidly growing fast casual was honored for a 220% increase in systemwide sales.
tax money

Here are some discounts and freebies being used to draw diners this Tax Day.

roasted turkey fillet

Chicken still rules the roost, but consumers want to see more turkey on menus.

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More than 1,000 top-level chain executives came together to compare approaches to common problems and opportunities. The resulting discussions at the Restaurant Leadership Conference covered a lot of ground, including the latest challenges in building off-premise sales.

quick service food customers
New research shows loyal guests intend to divert the money to travel.
stressed kitchen

Operators say a calmer kitchen can lead to higher productivity and happier employees. Here are their tips for reducing heat in the back of house.

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The concepts winning with their marketing efforts aren’t necessarily grabbing the full audience. Here’s a look at the chains resonating with different genders as well as those scoring with both.

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Taco Bell's newfound qualms about social media is just one example of restaurants wondering if the status quo is such a hot way to go.

mini pizzas square

Restaurants take sampling beyond beer and wine to waffles, pies, sauces and more.

noodles company exterior
The shuttered locations are part of the chain’s plan to close 55 underperforming restaurants.
Ruby Tuesday
The appointment came as the casual chain posted more dismal financial results, including a quarterly loss of $19.8 million.