facebook pixal
Operations

How Panda Express is luring convenience-focused diners

The nearly 40-year-old fast casual, known for its hot foods serving line, is eyeing new store formats and upgraded tech to shorten the “customer journey” to its heaping plates of orange chicken.

Get the news you need to grow your business

Enjoy unlimited access to Restaurant Business' award-winning industry coverage, news analysis and special reports starting at just $9.99 per month

or Subscribe

Restaurant Business Exclusive Content

Food

The hummus wave is becoming a tsunami

A dip that originated in the Middle East has gone mainstream on fast-casual and school-lunch menus. Now new variations are coming out of those roots.

Marketing

How Culver’s turned its April Fool’s joke into a big marketing win

The Midwest burger chain, not known for taking risks, quickly developed its cheese curd topped Curderburger after its prank led to a push for a real one. The result was a social media win and, perhaps, a regular menu offering.

Operations

Restaurants unlikely to find relief under Biden's supply-chain remedies

The president's plan addresses only one problem afflicting the pipeline, and that's not enough, according to RB's Reality Check.