This week’s restaurant nightmares: Creepy, crawly things

In a week of surprises, the restaurant industry definitely had its share. Here are a few that slithered up on the business.

Political disruption leads to waves of uncertainty

When we first started brainstorming ideas for the cover of this month’s issue, we didn’t plan on featuring the president-elect…And then the results came in.

Sometimes silence can really be golden for restaurants. Here's proof.

Andy Puzder is out as a candidate for secretary of labor.

Here's what the industry can expect from the White House, based on the chief executive's speech to Congress.

With politics dominating the news, is it any surprise that such issues as immigration and racial stigmas would spill into restaurants, with ugly results? Here’s how it’s happening.

The nation's worsening drug problem is spilling into restaurants, and that's not the only negative carryover from other realms. Overtime lawsuits are proliferating while new regulations are on hold. But there is some good news among the week's most noticeable developments.

Patrons’ visitation results from strong ties with restaurants’ values.

Catastrophes can bring out the best in people. Unfortunately, they can also bring out the worst in business decisions. Here's the proof.

Operators are looking to cash in on the chatter surrounding this year’s presidential race.

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