Food

The Seriously Unsexy Origins of the Graham Cracker
Who Knew?

The Seriously Unsexy Origins of the Graham Cracker

The dry, plain crackers were invented to cool certain urges. You know the ones.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Is the U.S. Still Hungry for Meal Delivery Services?
Food Delivery

Is the U.S. Still Hungry for Meal Delivery Services?

Meal kits have taken off in a big way. But are there too many cooks in the kitchen?
Chipotle CEO Apologizes to Ill Patrons, Promises to Become 'Safest Place to Eat'
Illness

Chipotle CEO Apologizes to Ill Patrons, Promises to Become 'Safest Place to Eat'

The fast casual restaurant has had three food safety incidents since August. Most recently, a Boston location made 80 people sick.
At Least 80 Boston College Students Sick After Eating at Chipotle
Illness

At Least 80 Boston College Students Sick After Eating at Chipotle

Chipotle closed the location in question yesterday, and the students have been tested for E. Coli and the norovirus.
Katie Little
Are Flavored Buns The Next Fast Food Frontier?
Fast Food

Are Flavored Buns The Next Fast Food Frontier?

Burger buns with a taste all their own seem to be a trend, but can it last?
Carly Okyle
How This Former Engineer Found His Appetite for Business as a Restaurant Franchisee
Franchisees

How This Former Engineer Found His Appetite for Business as a Restaurant Franchisee

By taking a spot behind the counter, Danny Banwait is finding a way to get ahead.
National Restaurant Association Sues New York City Over Sodium Warnings on Menus
Legal

National Restaurant Association Sues New York City Over Sodium Warnings on Menus

The new rule applies to restaurants with more than 15 locations nationwide and concession stands at some movie theaters and sports stadiums.
Dinner Lab Scoops Up 'Food Crawl' Startup Dishcrawl In a Push to Get More Customers
Dinner Lab

Dinner Lab Scoops Up 'Food Crawl' Startup Dishcrawl In a Push to Get More Customers

The growing food events business says the acquisition is both to grow its customer base and a sign that it intends to expand its product offerings.
Catherine Clifford
How a Love of Healthy Food Led to a Beneficial Career Change
Franchise Players

How a Love of Healthy Food Led to a Beneficial Career Change

Debbie Justesen loves good food, and she wants to be healthy. With her Costa Vida franchise, she gets both.
Carly Okyle
Can Established Food Brands Stomach a Change in Customer Demands?
Food Businesses

Can Established Food Brands Stomach a Change in Customer Demands?

When food giants acquire small brands, the results are a mixed bag.
Meet the Franchisee Who's Bringing New York-Style Pizza to Texas
Franchise Players

Meet the Franchisee Who's Bringing New York-Style Pizza to Texas

The food is so good that even his Sicilian mother approves.
Carly Okyle
Chipotle Shuts Down Stores in Seattle and Portland After E. Coli Outbreak
Chipotle

Chipotle Shuts Down Stores in Seattle and Portland After E. Coli Outbreak

This is the third outbreak of food contamination at Chipotle restaurants since August.
Hampton Creek Tells FDA Mayo and Mayonnaise Are Different
Hampton Creek

Hampton Creek Tells FDA Mayo and Mayonnaise Are Different

The startup responded to the agency's demand it stops claiming it makes mayonnaise.
Biz Carson
Burger King Just Added a New Variety of Chicken Fries to the Menu
Burger King

Burger King Just Added a New Variety of Chicken Fries to the Menu

This is the third variety the company has added to the menu since Chicken Fries were reintroduced last August.
Kate Taylor