News and Articles About Restaurants
On 'Restaurant Impossible,' top chef Robert Irvine swoops into town with a $10,000 materials budget and remakes failing restaurants. Here's why sometimes, even this splash of TV publicity and a quick fix-up isn't enough.
Opening day should be a big event for any new restaurant or business. Here are some tips on how to make yours a good one.
From 'Top Chef Masters' to food trucks, this restaurateur continues to reinvent herself.
Kenny Lao of Rickshaw Dumpling uses Twitter and Facebook to update his restaurant's fans on a "moment-to-moment" basis. Here are his tips on managing a social-media schedule.
At Lime Fresh Mexican Grill, customers are encouraged to linger. And the concept caught the eye of Ruby Tuesday, now a licensee.
Many restaurant franchises begin as small-town favorites. But when regional expansion calls, keeping that local flavor is difficult. How three chains have managed it.
This new app enables restaurant and bar patrons to cash out their bill via smartphone, simplifying the process for customers and servers alike.
Lower prices and a new restaurant design propel Pizza Hut back into the top 10 on this year's Franchise 500 List.
If you've been checked out and letting your business's problems multiply, restaurant expert Jon Taffer from the series 'Bar Rescue' has some tips on how to turn things around.
Area businesses call protestors camping in a lower Manhattan park a menace. Lost sales are only the half of it.
Sometimes the only way to save a business is to start over, even down to changing its name. Here's how bar owners learned that lesson on Spike TV's 'Bar Rescue.'
How a Silicon Valley veteran and an English-bred chef helped define the farm-to-table movement.
More people are exploring microfarming as a way to become their own boss. A look at two moonlighting gardeners in Cleveland.
This business analyst is an unlikely leader in the economics of food localization.
Producing and using locally sourced food is becoming a sustainable business. Call it Foodie Inc.
The New York restaurateur talks about starting and growing a successful business.
Here's a rundown of the top hotels in every price range in our in-depth look at how to do better business on the go.
From Philly cheese steaks to stuffed pitas, meet the companies devouring the competition.
Our list of the top restaurant franchises--and how to be innovative when it comes to the most important meal of the day.
Interested in franchising, but don't know where to begin? Why not start with what's hot?
The terminal case of sorry sandwiches that travelers must suffer through in most airports may finally be sent packing.
A couple turns restaurants' cooking oil into soap -- and sells it back to the establishments.
Eight tips to steer a mobile restaurant business in the right direction.
Value. Affordability. Service. That's the winning combination for success in this year's Franchise 500.