Lori Zanteson

    A partnership with Tastemade will take the sandwich to new heights.

    Snacking between meals has etched out its own niche, turning the tables on the traditional three-daypart model.

    These carrier alternatives combine innovation and novelty.

    Lighter menu offerings at restaurants long ago moved from being a nice option for health-conscious customers to being the expectation of a sizeable chunk of the population.

    Rising to the Occasion

    La Brea Bakery rebranded itself for the first time in 25 years, updating its logo, packaging, and café to reflect its expanding vision while also doubling down on its commitment to supply fresh bre

    Morning Comforts

    Baked goods have been a staple in the quick-serve industry for decades, but innovation in the space has boomed as several operators step up their a.m.

    Built by Design

    When it comes to all-American food like salads, sandwiches, and burgers, we all have our own version of perfect.

    The Other Side of Super

    Superfoods have swept the culinary world into a frenzy, enticing consumers with a taste of the exotic and courting them with nutrition and functionality, to the point where restaurants across the c

    Good to Be Green

    Once a branding premium, going green has become a common business strategy influencing nearly every decision in the manufacturing and retail industries.

    The Profit is Right

    The economy may still be sputtering, but the Franchise Business Review’s (FBR) 2012 annual report, “Top 40 Food Franchises,” found that profitability is up for many foodservice brands.

    The Little Restaurant That Could

    Localita & The Badasserie may be tucked into the Fashion District of Downtown Los Angeles, and might even be the smallest quick serve in the world (Guinness is looking into it).

    ‘Inspired’ Operators Turn to Pork

    Just one year into the National Pork Board’s “Be Inspired” campaign, chefs and operators have taken the challenge to heart and debuted innovative pork offerings throughout the foodservice industry.

    Qdoba, the Power of Choice

    On the heels of its “Naked” ordering option (menu items without a tortilla), expanded Kids Meal menu, and last year’s Craft 2 menu, Qdoba has raised its innovation bar higher this summer.