Consumer Trends

America's favorite fast casual chains

As expected, fast casual is still growing faster than other segments, though Technomic recently suggested its growth may be slowed in the coming years.

Consumer Trends

6 chains winning with Hispanic families

Hispanic customers who recently dined out with children younger than 18 years old rated their favorite restaurant chains in a Technomic survey. These are the brands currently winning Hispanic family-dining occasions.

Here's how consumers rate various health-related buzzwords.

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

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.

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