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Peter Romeo

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Peter Romeo

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What people really think about fast-food wages

What do consumers really think about fast-food wages? Our "man on the street" takes the issue straight to the people (hypothetically) to find out.

7 ripples to consider surfing in 2014

For the strongest inkling of what will unfold for restaurants in 2014, consider some of the sleeper trends of late 2013.

With everyone else aspiring for the crown, the burrito powerhouse has decided it should be the Chipotle of the better-pizza market.

The investor pushing for a breakup of Red Lobster and Olive Garden’s parent has released a comprehensive rationale for doing it. Here’s a look at the reasoning and the plan.

The announcement of the pending $8.2B merger of Sysco and U.S. Foodservice has restaurateurs wondering what’s in store for them. Here are some things they should keep in mind.

Some of the industry’s most interesting developments weren’t the big headline-grabbers. But any savvy restaurateur wouldn’t want to miss these developments.

As the volume trend softens, consumers spark increased competition among premium beer, wine and spirits for drink orders in restaurants and bars.

The industry is foolishly allowing the proponents of unionization to control the conversation about wages and opportunity.

The industry is poised to slip back into a price war. Yet quality, not dirt-level prices, is what’s selling. So why’s it happening?

Two widely used customer attractions may be falling out of favor in the restaurant business.

Changes in product, systems and technology have changed several key metrics for the industry’s second largest pizza chain.

Not all of the juiciest restaurant developments are reflected in the mainstream media’s headlines. Consider these tidbits, for instance.

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