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Wildfire Restaurants has a full-time Social Media Director who tweets people who check into their restaurant via FourSquare, to thank them for coming...

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New data shows restaurants are skeptical of daily deals

Four months after releasing research that indicated daily deals live up to their potential, Technomic has issued new data that shows restaurants aren’t convinced.

If you took a United or Delta flight to the 2012 Restaurant Leadership Conference in March in Scottsdale, Arizona, you had the option to forego a printed boarding pass, using a QR code sent to your smartphone instead. In a world where 80 percent of the population owns a mobile device (and only 47 percent own a toothbrush), cellphones and tablets are replacing pagers, wallets, credit cards and even keys. Here’s a round-up of mobile solutions from the floor of RLC to keep an eye on.

From Turkish kabobs and Greek gyros to Mexican tacos and Indian flatbreads, street vendors the world over have forever been selling hearty snacks-to-go. Now...

A sluggish economy and skittish consumer spending means operators will continue to keep tight reins on their own spending in the New Year. What is worthy of investment and what’s on the chopping block?

On Tuesday, the online reviews site launched a free reservations tool that could have OpenTable and others worried.

The University of Maryland team also determined what sort of reviews are more influential than others.

Visually stunning sips are helping brands drive a following on the popular social site.

Things can go wrong for restaurants in truly unique ways. Here's a slab of proof, gathered from just the last few days.

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