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How Food Makers Are Convincing America to Eat Bugs
Food Businesses

How Food Makers Are Convincing America to Eat Bugs

A swarm of companies selling insect-based food items has descended upon the American market. Can they persuade consumers that eating bugs isn't a punishment?
Kate Taylor
10 Apps to Save You Time, Money and Energy on Your Next Business Trip
Travel

10 Apps to Save You Time, Money and Energy on Your Next Business Trip

Want a hotel reservation in a jiffy or need to fly out of town in two hours? Fire up these applications on your smartphone.
Breanna Wilson
Dig Inn Founder: 'I Wouldn't Let People Tell You That You Can't Do Things'
Trep Talk

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.
Catherine Clifford
There's Now a Crowdfunding Campaign for a Permanent Cat Café in NYC
Crowdfunding

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.
Kate Taylor
Flat Year for Fast-Food Is Bad News for the Restaurant Business
Restaurants

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.
Kate Taylor
'We Don't Give a Sh*t About Gluten Free': A Restaurant Owner Gets Bold With Customers
Customer Service

'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.
Kate Taylor
3 Out of 4 Negative Tweets Happen While Customers Are Still Inside the Restaurant
Social Media

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.
Kate Taylor
Mario Batali and the Power of 'Delusional Optimism'
Mario Batali

Mario Batali and the Power of 'Delusional Optimism'

Empire-building lessons from one of the world's most entrepreneurial chefs.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Tasty Turnaround: How Restaurant Chain Dig Inn Wants to Change the Way America Eats
Trep Talk

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.
Catherine Clifford
Olive Garden to Unveil a Really Crazy 'Never-Ending' Deal
Publicity Stunts

Olive Garden to Unveil a Really Crazy 'Never-Ending' Deal

Looking to capitalize on America's appetite for all things 'endless,' the casual dining chain is selling $100 gift cards for seven weeks' worth of unlimited pasta, salad, bread and soda.
Geoff Weiss
Groupon Helps Restaurants Fill Tables During Off-Hours With Reservation-Based Deals
Groupon

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.
Kate Taylor
Lessons from a Food-Tech Startup: Big Data Isn't Just a Buzzword -- It Can Be Your Secret Weapon
Young Influentials

Lessons from a Food-Tech Startup: Big Data Isn't Just a Buzzword -- It Can Be Your Secret Weapon

Pop-up meal company Dinner Lab owes its blockbuster success to its savvy analysis of information from its consumers.
Catherine Clifford
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