Ban on cashless restaurants moves closer to reality in Los Angeles

The City Council directed staff on Wednesday to start drafting an ordinance. It would put LA among a number of other cities and states that require businesses to accept cash.


Bloomin' Brands to part ways with longtime executive Gregg Scarlett

Scarlett’s position, COO of casual dining, is being eliminated as part of “organizational design changes” at Bloomin’. He has worked there for nearly 30 years.

Vending machines aren't just for chips and soda anymore. Here’s a look at why new iterations are making waves in foodservice.

The state-of-the-art facility in Milford, Mass., replaces Legal’s aging Quality Control Center and will house a growing ecommerce business, among other operations.

Here are the types of concepts that restaurant entrepreneurs and investors are betting will be big in the next few years.

Chef Jared Howard won the opportunity to test-launch HoneyBunny Chicken and Biscuits for six months inside NYC’s Market 57 food hall.

Dispensaries would be allowed to sell foods and beverages for on-site consumption, and feature live entertainment, under a bill heading for Gov. Newsom's signature. It also allows pot users to light up on-premise.

During a Technomic report on the state of technology, attendees were advised to factor human intervention into their contingency plans.

Jay Pandya has long portrayed himself as a “business tycoon,” with restaurant and real estate holdings along the East Coast, before he bought Boston Market and Corner Bakery. But that history is filled with lawsuits, unpaid bills and allegations that he bilked investors.

Premium, live sports content in bars and restaurants is a huge draw—guests gather to watch their favorite teams play and order snacks, drinks and meals during their often multi-hour visits. In short, it’s a huge opportunity for operators, and having a reliable provider is key.

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