The dash for off-premise business is taking a detour around third-party delivery. Meanwhile, Amy Poehler isn't making restaurateurs laugh, R&D kitchens are cooking up some unusual new products, and the drug epidemic is prompting some controversial changes in operations.
There’s no better cure for the common cold than a steaming bowl of chicken soup. In addition to offering the classic chicken noodle and matzoh ball versions to cure our ills and soothe our souls, restaurants are menuing a number of tasty chicken soup variations.
Restaurant dealmaking is at its highest level in 11 years. The transactions record could be shattered if these blockbuster acquisitions, already the subjects of Wall Street speculation, should go down.