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A Deeper Dive

"A Deeper Dive" is a weekly podcast from Restaurant Business dedicated to going in-depth on the most pressing challenges and opportunities restaurant operators face today, hosted by Editor-in-Chief Jonathan Maze.

Menu Talk

“Menu Talk”, formally Menu Feed, is a weekly podcast hosted by Pat Cobe of Restaurant Business and Bret Thorn with Nation’s Restaurant News.

Restaurant Rewind

"Restaurant Rewind" is a weekly podcast hosted by Editor-at-Large Peter Romeo as he looks at the people, concepts and trends that helped create the restaurant industry as we know it today.

Working Lunch

Working Lunch is a podcast from Align Public Strategies devoted to explaining the so what and now what about key issues impacting the restaurant and retail industries.

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Marketing

There's plenty happening at the high end of the pricing barbell, too

Reality Check: Decadent meal choices are also proliferating, for a lot more than $5.

Financing

Reassessing McDonald's tech deals from 2019

The Bottom Line: The fast-food giant’s decision to end its drive-thru AI test with IBM is the latest pullback away from a pair of technology acquisitions it made five years ago.

Operations

Trend or fad? These restaurant currents could go either way

Reality Check: A number of ripples were evident in the business during the first half of the year. The question is, do they have staying power?

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Working Lunch: Both Trump and Biden are pledging moves that the industry would readily feel.

Sushi and Korean barbecue were on fire in 2023. Full-service pizza, meanwhile, came up cold.

Nancy Kruse: RB's menu trends columnist writes about the continued popularity of beef, and how restaurant brands have been expanding and upgrading their beef offerings.

Melt Bar & Grilled, an Ohio chain that was featured on the Food Network and the Travel Channel, joins the Chicago concept Kuma’s Corner and other small chains running into post-pandemic financial problems.

As the fast-casual pizza niche tries to find its post-pandemic path, Blaze Pizza hopes to regain leadership with a new menu and mission.

Advice Guy: Restaurant operations expert Jonathan Deutsch advises a manager frustrated at seeing trash cans full of wasted bread and butter.