Restaurants

SXSW: Momofuku's David Chang -- What Luxe Restaurants Can Learn From Taco Bell and Google
SXSW

SXSW: Momofuku's David Chang -- What Luxe Restaurants Can Learn From Taco Bell and Google

By creating order histories for diners, restaurants would be better equipped to anticipate and cater to their customers' needs, he said in his panel at SXSW.
Laura Entis
Macaroni Grill Sold for the Second Time in Two Years
Restaurants

Macaroni Grill Sold for the Second Time in Two Years

Two years after buying the chain for $55 million, Ignite Restaurant Group is selling Macaroni Grill for $8 million.
Kate Taylor
How This Nightlife Entrepreneur Won a Celebrity Following and International Acclaim
Restaurants

How This Nightlife Entrepreneur Won a Celebrity Following and International Acclaim

Richie Akiva and his partner opened The Butter Group in 2002 and have since expanded to both U.S. coasts and destination cities around the world.
Adam Toren
Lobster Went From Prison Food to Delicacy. Your Product Can, Too. (Infographic)
Infographics

Lobster Went From Prison Food to Delicacy. Your Product Can, Too. (Infographic)

The 'cockroach of the sea' wasn't always so swanky. It was cleverly rebranded. Dig into the creature's remarkable tale to learn how you can boost perception of your product's value.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Taco Bell to Open First Restaurants in Japan
Taco Bell

Taco Bell to Open First Restaurants in Japan

The taco chain plans to add 1,300 new locations internationally by 2023.
Kate Taylor
This Family Restaurant Had to Improve the Entire Neighborhood to Succeed
Community building

This Family Restaurant Had to Improve the Entire Neighborhood to Succeed

Cafe Prima Pasta is a beloved Miami Beach eatery that put down roots 20 years ago in a rundown neighborhood that was scary to visit at night.
Daphne Mallory
6 Restaurant Chains Celebrating Valentine's Day With Sweet Deals
Valentine's Day

6 Restaurant Chains Celebrating Valentine's Day With Sweet Deals

Ready to smooch for your supper at Qdoba or join the world's largest coffee date at Starbucks?
Kate Taylor
At This Restaurant, Waiters Walk and Fly
Drones

At This Restaurant, Waiters Walk and Fly

It's a bird, it's a plane, no it's a flying robot waiter.
Ansuya Harjani
Hackers Hijack Chipotle's Twitter Account, Tweet F-Bomb and N-Word Insults
Chipotle

Hackers Hijack Chipotle's Twitter Account, Tweet F-Bomb and N-Word Insults

The global burrito giant fell victim to racist trolls who changed its Twitter profile image to a swastika, then ripped into a profanity-laden tweetstorm that was beyond offensive.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Donnie Wahlberg's Unlikely Ascent From Boy Band Heartthrob to Entrepreneurial Powerhouse
Celebrities

Donnie Wahlberg's Unlikely Ascent From Boy Band Heartthrob to Entrepreneurial Powerhouse

Donnie Wahlberg has proven he has the right stuff in business and in entertainment, all while staying true to his brothers and his Boston roots.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
These 4 Apps Will Make Your Dining-Out Experience Awesome
Apps

These 4 Apps Will Make Your Dining-Out Experience Awesome

You can pair the perfect wine, pay for your meal and more -- right from your phone.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
3 Business Reminders Gleaned From an English Country Pub Opened in 1397
Customer Service

3 Business Reminders Gleaned From an English Country Pub Opened in 1397

Your startup may be a newcomer to the field but some pillars of a longstanding business operation might apply: competitive differentiation, great customer service and savvy product updates.
Mel Carson
Why Most Restaurants Featured on 'Kitchen Nightmares' Fail
Failure

Why Most Restaurants Featured on 'Kitchen Nightmares' Fail

British chef Gordon Ramsay supposedly turns things around for these business owners every episode, but they go out of business anyway. Here's an explanation.
Gene Marks
Pittsburgh Eatery Eliminates Tipping; Offers Servers Salary, Health Care and Shares Instead
Restaurant Business

Pittsburgh Eatery Eliminates Tipping; Offers Servers Salary, Health Care and Shares Instead

The upscale Bar Marco in Pittsburgh joins a handful of stateside establishments turning an age-old dining paradigm on its head.
Geoff Weiss
Restaurants are businesses that make and sell food. Chain restaurants are a business model where a series of restaurants are owned and operated by a single parent company. Some well-known chain restaurants include Outback Steakhouse, Red Robin and P.F. Chang’s.
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