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Peter Romeo

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Peter Romeo

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Food

5 ways pizza preferences are changing

A look at what’s cycling on and off menus shows the changes depend on where the pizza is being sold.

This week’s restaurant nightmares: New lows in customer idiocy

The boundaries were moved by an epic food fight and a king-like ruler, among other change agents.

An unprecedented size for a restaurant franchisee was a factor, acknowledged Greg Flynn, but there’s much more to his company than unmatched sales levels.

The experts who took the stage during the first two days of the Restaurant Leadership Conference shared more than a few surprising assessments of the restaurant industry and its near-term prospects.

The sandwich chain was chosen from among the more than 300 chains that have earned a place on RB's Future 50 ranking during the last 11 years.

The landmark dining spot for New York City power brokers could not get its lease renewed.

The adoption of that pay floor in California and New York is just the start for the industry, speakers at the Restaurant Leadership Conference agreed. They see implications that may not fit the conventional thinking.

Factoids aired yesterday at the Restaurant Leadership Conference provided startling insights into everything from delivery partnerships to drink refills. Here are a handful that ended up in our notes, starred and underscored.

A complicated plan to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour for all restaurant workers was just one provision of the budget that will impose new employment burdens.

Sonic has figured out a new way to pay for technology, Domino's is taking a hard look at carryout and Wetzel's Pretzels is welcoming wage hikes.

The measure will create different rates increasing by different amounts in different areas.

The plan that has reportedly won the support of some parties would call for a pause to study the effects of the stepped increases.

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