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The 5 types of drinkers

Get to know the consumers spending on booze at restaurants—and those who aren’t.

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3 ways restaurants are courting Hispanic customers now

Restaurants’ latest outreach efforts take a more nuanced approach to reaching Latino consumers.

In the restaurant business, stuff happens. Sometimes in spectacular fashion. Here's a sampling of some nightmarish mishaps, surprises and unforeseen results.

Diners show willingness to eat a variety of less-common cuts of beef and pork at restaurants according to new Technomic research.

Here are six food and beverage items that more Hispanic consumers say they want to order from restaurants today than two years ago.

During a summer of extremes, what else could we expect but a week of restaurant mosts and leasts? Here's a sampling.

Older customers are more likely than younger ones to return a meal to the kitchen.

McDonald’s domestic comparable-store sales for February fell 4 percent year-over-year, underscoring “the urgent need to evolve with today’s consumers, reset strategic priorities and restore business momentum,” the franchisor said today in an unusually reflective statement.

Developments here and there might have seemed like no big thing when taken individually. But connecting the dots revealed emerging patterns that might be far from nothings.

Here are six ethnic pork concepts to watch out for as consumers look to order more Asian and Mexican pork dishes at restaurants, according to new Technomic data.

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