Lisa Jennings

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Lisa Jennings

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Mendocino Farms plans to deliver sandwiches quicker by drone

The fast-casual chain joins a handful of chains that are preparing for a flying food future.


Get your house in order before bringing on investors

At an Investment Summit, held on an actual summit in Southern California, restaurant investors shared advice for bringing in financial partners.

The iconic deli from Ann Arbor, Mich., is planning a one-day pop-up on Oct. 7. But don't get too excited. This does not indicate plans for expansion.

The beloved Nacho Fries are back and this time in a new large size that can be ordered with dairy-free nacho sauce for those who want nothing to do with cheese.

Calling it "exhausting political theater," the chain isn't taking sides but wants to reward "those with the stamina to watch." Drinking whenever the former president's name is mentioned is optional.

Sweetgreen, Cava and Salad and Go are part of a new generation of chains looking for the Holy Grail of the restaurant industry: Building a national chain of healthy fast-food restaurants. This is how they're doing it.

The chain's two-tiered Sweetpass loyalty program now allows members to earn and redeem rewards in restaurants, rather than just digital orders.

New concepts seem to pop up daily. Here's a look at how the pickleball eatertainment landscape is taking shape.

Chipotle founder Steve Ells' new automated concept Kernel is expected to debut this fall in Manhattan.

This is what happens when a great location presents itself and a group of friends, who are also restaurant operators, pool their talents.

At an Investor Day, company officials plot the 77-unit chain's path to 920 units across the U.S.

Limited-service restaurants may have avoided an existential threat, but a $20 per hour minimum is expected to have a profound impact on wage rates across all segments and up the salary ladder.

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