Barbecue brisket and pulled pork may be unlikely candidates for healthy, on-the-go fare, but Southern Concepts Restaurant Group plans to change that with its upcoming fast-casual concept, Southern Hospitality.
Borrowing inspiration from both its full-service counterpart Southern Hospitality...
Forty years since the first McDonald’s drive thru was created near a military base in Arizona in 1975, drive-thru and fast-food restaurants have come to dominate the American restaurant industry. With 75 percent of restaurant industry transactions consumed off-premise, drive thru is a perfect fit...
Amid thousands of Los Angeles–area taco shops sits Mondo Taco, a three-year-old eatery dishing up 34 eclectic tacos and a mission to redefine the taco experience.
Starting with homemade tortillas, the 1,250-square-foot outlet in Santa Monica features a menu cleverly divided into three categories:...
Sure, you may be able to accept credit cards on your smartphone. But can that reader actually help you run your quick-service restaurant or food-truck business after the swipe?
In early 2014, the owners of Atlanta-based food truck Happy Belly Curbside Kitchen realized they needed more functionality...
Yum! Brands Inc. recently released its 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, detailing the company’s progress in four areas: food, people, the community, and the environment.
The Louisville, Kentucky–based parent company of Taco Bell, KFC, and Pizza Hut shared the progress it has made...
Boosting sales as much as 10 to 15 percent is a breeze—at least it was for Mama Fu’s following the launch of its branded delivery fleet.
In December, the Asian fast casual kicked off its new delivery program at corporate-owned stores in Austin, Waco, Houston, Georgetown, and Braunfels, Texas, as...
The preference for premium products may be increasing among consumers, but that demand does not necessarily correlate with the quality for certain ingredients, including Italian hard cheeses.
According to Arthur Schuman Inc. (ASI), 20 percent of the 463 million pounds of Italian hard cheeses, such...
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Each year, roughly 60,000 restaurant professionals descend on Chicago’s McCormick Place to learn, eat, drink, and talk shop.
That event—the National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show—has become the industry’s...