Q4 restaurant sales surge, reversing lackluster 2017

The new Technomic Chain Restaurant Index shows 4.4% sales growth in the quarter.

Consumer Trends

The 5 types of drinkers

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

Cooking demos and on-premise ads aren’t doing it for most diners, but these five things are.

Customers share which brands have the menu items they most crave and can’t get anywhere else.

Consumers rate the brands they see as the top players in takeout.

Often, the menu items deemed the most craveable aren’t the ones consumers say they’re most likely to purchase.

See which 10 chains are winning with seafood that consumers say they can’t get anywhere else.

OpenTable diners reveal which restaurants won them over this year.

Here's who they are and what they expect.

Here's how the off-premise engine is causing a sea change.

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