Food Businesses The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Food Businesses en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:00:00 GMT Dig Inn Founder: 'I Wouldn't Let People Tell You That You Can't Do Things' To keep prices low and be able to expand its model, this farm-to-table eatery will have to continue to reinvent the restaurant supply chain. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:00:00 GMT Catherine Clifford There's Now a Crowdfunding Campaign for a Permanent Cat Café in NYC Good news for cat lovers: a cat sanctuary and tea house is trying to open in NYC, if it can raise $65,000 in startup funds. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:35:00 GMT Kate Taylor Flat Year for Fast-Food Is Bad News for the Restaurant Business While fine dining visits were up 3 percent from last year, quick-service restaurants fell flat. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 18:30:00 GMT Kate Taylor With Soda Sales Down Anyway, Coke and Pepsi Vow to Promote Healthier Drinks At the Clinton Global Initiative, Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Dr Pepper pledged to cut beverage calories by one-fifth in the next decade. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:58:00 GMT Kate Taylor Why This Bay Area Bistro Wants to Be Yelp's Worst-Rated Restaurant Ever In a protest against the site's alleged ratings manipulations, this Italian restaurant's co-owners offered scathing reviewers 25-percent off their checks. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 20:39:00 GMT Geoff Weiss 'We Don't Give a Sh*t About Gluten Free': A Restaurant Owner Gets Bold With Customers A San Francisco chef is tired of catering to hard-to-satisfy customers. So, he's telling picky patrons to go buy dinner elsewhere. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 17:03:00 GMT Kate Taylor Don't Call Her Old-Fashioned: Paula Deen's Comeback Is for the Digital Era The Paula Deen Network, an online-TV platform where subscribers must pay between $7.99 and $9.99 to watch Deen whip up her famed Southern fare, launches on Wednesday. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:40:00 GMT Geoff Weiss 3 Out of 4 Negative Tweets Happen While Customers Are Still Inside the Restaurant Social media provides a new way to deal with disgruntled customers before they even finish eating. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:12:00 GMT Kate Taylor Fast-Food Giants' Top Cheese Supplier Embroiled in Shocking Animal Abuse Scandal Animal rights activists released a graphic video showing workers whipping, kicking and punching cows at a farm responsible for the cheese at Domino's, Pizza Hut and Papa John's. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:18:00 GMT Kate Taylor Mario Batali and the Power of 'Delusional Optimism' Empire-building lessons from one of the world's most entrepreneurial chefs. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:00:00 GMT Tanya Benedicto Klich Overexposure to Food Ads Can Make You Lose Your Appetite Food porn no more? A new study shows that when people actually ate a snack after studying dozens of pictures of food they enjoyed it less. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:52:00 GMT Kate Taylor Tasty Turnaround: How Restaurant Chain Dig Inn Wants to Change the Way America Eats Adam Eskin took over a gym-rat focused food chain and has turned it into a farm-to-table restaurant with nine locations and counting. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:00:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Would You Eat Burger King's Black Cheeseburger? Burger King Japan is rolling out a burger that's treated with bamboo charcoal to give its cheese and buns and unnaturally dark shade. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:01:00 GMT Kate Taylor For Restaurant Goers, Authenticity Trumps Hygiene Forget the public health department: if customers think a restaurant is authentic, they don't care how clean it is. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 15:00:00 GMT Kate Taylor Groupon Helps Restaurants Fill Tables During Off-Hours With Reservation-Based Deals Groupon's latest feature allows businesses to offer deals that can only be redeemed at a specific time of day. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 15:06:00 GMT Kate Taylor Franchise Players: From Making Minimum Wage to Running the Show When she was 16, Dulce Luevano was making $5.15 working at CiCi's Pizza. Now, she owns her own shop. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:30:00 GMT Kate Taylor The Internet Thinks Hershey's New Logo Looks Like Crap -- Literally The 120-year-old company unveiled a new logo today, much to the amusement (and disgust) of commenters on social media. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:03:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Can a Food Blogger Force Starbucks to Change Its Pumpkin Spice Latte? Vani Hari has already convinced Subway and Chick-fil-A to make big changes. Now, she's taking on Starbuck's favorite fall drink. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:06:00 GMT Kate Taylor Is Shake Shack Preparing for an IPO? Sources say the burger chain is preparing to go public, cashing in on the fast-casual trend. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:21:00 GMT Kate Taylor Investors Are Hungry for Food Startups Traditionally a field dominated by technology and biotechnology, venture investors have developed an appetite for food. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:00:00 GMT Katie Roof