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Peter Romeo

Editor at Large

Articles by
Peter Romeo

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Restaurant Business named Magazine of the Year

The publication was chosen as the best of the best by the American Society of Business Press Editors.

Hot numbers of the week

A look at Dunkin’s fan base, BJ’s nosebleed margins, San Francisco’s business wallop and Starbucks’ potent brew.

Starbucks employees may be getting a low-priced lift from Lyft as part of the just-announced partnership, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz revealed.

Chipotle was forthcoming this week with some revelations that seem to run contrary to its contrarian approach. And then there’s a little-known key to Chick-fil-A’s success.

Unexpectedly poor response led to a 2 percent comp-sales decline for Q2.

A feed will be provided to loyalty program members for free, starting next year.

In this edition: An Orlando McDonald's tries pasta, pizza; McDonald's secret menu is confirmed; Howard Johnson's, Roy Rogers and Naugles make comeback plans.

Income growth accelerated on the strength of improved margins, the result of menu-price increases and some relief in food costs.

Jeff Jenkins quietly left the chain last month.

Officials intend to require local businesses to post a warning next to the menu listing of any item that packs more than 2,300 milligrams of sodium.

Several key metrics merited their own attention this week. Here are some of the most intriguing.

Domino’s is in what business? And you really don’t need a translator for Yum execs? Next you’ll be saying restaurants and government are entering into business together.

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