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Fast Food Spotlight: Menu Tracker: New items from McDonald’s, Subway, Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s
NRN Bret Thorn | Feb 10, 2022 Plus innovation at Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar, Cinnaholic, Cousins Subs, Dave & Buster’s, Eggs Up Grill, Everytable, The Habit Burger
Menu Pricing Spotlight: Chipotle’s menu prices are about 10% higher than last year, and still climbing
Dive Brief: Chipotle’s menu prices are roughly 10% higher overall compared with 2020’s prices, the burrito chain confirmed during its Q4 2021 earnings call on Tuesday.
Chicken Wars Spotlight: When it Comes to Buffalo Chicken, Shake Shack Says ‘Don’t Wing It’
Beloved burger joint Shake Shack has unveiled its latest limited time offering, featuring the Buffalo Chicken Sandwich. The new menu item is a spin on the iconic Chicken Shack
Covid Spotlight: Consumer Trends- Delivery Reigns But Buffets are bouncing back, Says YELP
The 2021 Yelp Economic Average studied search terms on the review platform to track the pandemic’s continued impact on restaurants. Food delivery remains hugely popular
Trend Spotlight: Next-level Charcuterie, Banana-themed Inspiration and Mexican Comfort Food Top List of 2022 Menu Trends
Flavor & The Menu’s annual Top 10 Trends point to the “democratization of innovation,” where some restaurant trends are now inspired by consumer behavior NEWS
Trend Spotlight: 9 restaurant industry trends in 2022
he food and beverage industry faces constant change and various challenges but that hasn’t stopped the industry from flourishing. The 2019 worth of the restaurant
Covid Spotlight: FDA Approval of Pfizer Shot Could Mean More Mandates
The agency’s move could persuade holdouts and spur more businesses to require COVID-19 vaccinations. August 24, 2021 ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Technology Spotlight: Sweetgreen to acquire robot-powered Boston restaurant Spyce
Spyce is an automated fast-casual ‘better for you’ bowl concept with two locations in the Boston area Joanna Fantozzi | Aug 24, 2021 Los Angeles-based fast-casual restaurant
COVID SPOTLIGHT: COVID-19 Are All Those Plexiglass Barriers in Restaurants Actually Keeping Anyone Safe From COVID-19?
The latest research indicates not only are the now-ubiquitous plastic dividers ineffective at containing virus-loaded aerosols, they might disrupt airflow that would disperse the virus
Non-Com Spotlight: Top takeaways from chefs across the noncommercial spectrum
In a virtual idea exchange, chefs from colleges, healthcare, K12 and more revealed the recent successes and challenges their dining programs are facing. By Patricia Cobe
Casual Dine Spotlight: Foot traffic exceeding 2019 levels at some casual chains
Foot traffic analysis from Placer.ai from the last three months shows that 28 of the top casual dining chains are returning to pre-COVID-19 levels. Monthly visits
Take Out/Delivery Spotlight: Alaska Seafood for Takeout and Delivery?
How adding seafood as a pickup or delivery item adds healthy, sustainable and innovative twists to your restaurant menu. When restaurants around the world were