Restaurants

News and Articles About Restaurants

Flush With Cash, Tech Employees Are Investing in Nightlife
Trends

Flush With Cash, Tech Employees Are Investing in Nightlife

While many young techies are spending their money on nightlife, others are taking it a step further, by buying their own stake in restaurants and bars.
Katie Roof
So You Have a Successful Restaurant. Now What?
Restaurants

So You Have a Successful Restaurant. Now What?

Your food business might be able to support new ventures. Here's how to figure out the best direction to go in for expansion.
Kep Sweeney and Ken Wiles
Delivered by
Wish Waiting for a Table Was Less Painful? There's an App for That.
Dining

Wish Waiting for a Table Was Less Painful? There's an App for That.

NoWait efficiently manages waits for tables, reducing stress levels for customers and restaurant owners alike.
Katherine Duncan
With an All-Deaf Wait Staff, New Restaurant Asks Guests to Order in Sign Language
Unique Selling Proposition

With an All-Deaf Wait Staff, New Restaurant Asks Guests to Order in Sign Language

At the aptly-named Signs restaurant in Toronto, one restaurateur is piloting a new concept that aims to give hearing diners a glimpse into deaf culture.
Geoff Weiss
Dinner Lab Founder: Email Sucks and Other Advice on Building Company Culture
Company Culture

Dinner Lab Founder: Email Sucks and Other Advice on Building Company Culture

When your employees are scattered across the country, catalyzing a sense of camaraderie among them can be a challenge. Here's how one startup does it.
Catherine Clifford
Square Scoops Up Fancy Food Delivery Startup 'Caviar'
Mergers and Acquisitions

Square Scoops Up Fancy Food Delivery Startup 'Caviar'

Caviar, which delivers meals from high-end restaurants that don't typically offer delivery, represents new territory for the electronic payments company.
Geoff Weiss
5 Ways to Work Harder, Courtesy of a Beijing Restaurateur
Persistence

5 Ways to Work Harder, Courtesy of a Beijing Restaurateur

An overseas trip provides some insights about how an entrepreneur can prevail in realizing his dreams.
Nathan Resnick
Delivered by
This Food-Tech Startup's Secret Sauce: Employees First, Customers Second
Restaurants

This Food-Tech Startup's Secret Sauce: Employees First, Customers Second

Dinner Lab, which hosts pop-up dinners in overlooked, underused spaces across the country, empowers its staff with an important sense of ownership.
Catherine Clifford
This New Orleans Food-Tech Startup Is Turning the Tables on the Restaurant Industry
Restaurants

This New Orleans Food-Tech Startup Is Turning the Tables on the Restaurant Industry

New Orleans-based meal-experience company Dinner Lab depends on participants giving their honest feedback on every course.
Catherine Clifford
French Court Sides With Business Owner Over Negative Online Review
Legal Center

French Court Sides With Business Owner Over Negative Online Review

The decision creates a new crime of 'being too highly ranked' on a search engine, the blogger says.
Geoff Weiss
Presented by
Soon, Applebee's May Be Asking You to Put Your Phone Away
Technology

Soon, Applebee's May Be Asking You to Put Your Phone Away

The casual-dining giant wants you to play and pay with its shiny, new tablets. Not yours, and specifically not on Tuesdays. Check, please.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Controversial Reservation 'Scalping' Site Rethinks Its Mission
Pivots

Controversial Reservation 'Scalping' Site Rethinks Its Mission

A startup that allows customers to pay for restaurant reservations is doing a 'soft pivot' following outrage from the restaurant industry.
Kate Taylor
Food Truck Fare Is Getting Pricier. Here's Why.
Food Businesses

Food Truck Fare Is Getting Pricier. Here's Why.

Food trucks saw a boom in the recession, but as competition has grown so have the costs for consumers.
Aim for a Big Bite of the Restaurant Market With These 7 Steps to a Successful Launch
Restaurants

Aim for a Big Bite of the Restaurant Market With These 7 Steps to a Successful Launch

There's no secret sauce for making a new eatery profitable but careful planning surely helps.
Jesse Torres