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  • Red Mango. Pinkberry. Yogen Fruz. Menchie’s. FreshBerry. The frozen yogurt trend exploding across the country comes in many forms, as upstarts capitalize on the healthy-eating movement with a frozen...

    Due to the recent financial crisis, ex-bankers take a new career path toward the

    Amid the global financial crisis, with the world’s largest banks reporting losses in the billions of dollars, Duane Clark, a 24-year veteran of the commercial banking industry, did something he never...

    Wendy's four new salads will replace the chain's Garden Sensations lineup.

    Wendy’s is launching a new line of premium salads after successfully testing the menu items in several markets.

    The four salads will replace the company’s Garden Sensations roster during the third...

    McDonald's recalled the Shrek Forever After glassware after discovering that the

    An anonymous tip to a California congresswoman led to the discovery that the paint on McDonald’s USA’s new Shrek promotional glassware contained the metal cadmium.

    On June 4 the company...

    Restaurants that rely on seafood sales are struggling with the impact of the rec

    Restaurateurs and seafood trade association spokesmen conveyed a message of confidence in the safety of Gulf of Mexico–sourced seafood during the 91st annual National Restaurant Association's Restaurant,...

    The burger-scented candles, available on White Castle’s website, is a quirky add

    If you walk through your front door in the near future and your house is filled with the aroma of steam-grilled hamburger and onions, try not to get too excited. You might be having a salad for dinner....

    Seasonal workers are much appreciated by many quick-service restaurants, especia

    Summer can be a good thing for quick serves. Tourists come to town, high school students can work more hours, and profits often go up. But handling an increased flow of customers, replacing college...

    Restaurants are working to stop federal regulations of salt from being put into

    With the release of an Institute of Medicine (IOM) report recommending the government regulate the amount of sodium in the nation’s food supply, the restaurant industry says it wants to take action—on its...

    Diners are looking for value on late-night menus, and restaurants must be aware

    When Greg Van Winkle walked into a McDonald’s in Manhattan, he just wanted to order two cheeseburgers off the $1 menu. But when he tried to, he couldn’t—it was past midnight.

    “As soon as 12 o’clock...

    With Congress set to tackle financial reform, the Food and Drug Administration Modernization Act, an attempt to overhaul the nation’s food-safety system after recent outbreaks of E. coli, Salmonella, and...

    Boston Market's Southwest Santa Fe Salad, right, and Mediterranean Salad

    A new lunch menu tested by Boston Market in two markets will be added to the entire fast-casual restaurant chain this summer.

    The line of upscale sandwiches, salads, and soups is an effort to enhance...

    Bob Evans exeriments with a retail concept called Taste of the Farm.

    Bob Evans restaurants, known for their farm-style menu and aesthetic, are trying out a grab-and-go concept called Taste of the Farm in an effort to update the company’s image.

    So far, the new concept...

    El Pollo Loco attacks KFC in its beefy chicken campaign.

    When the economy is tough, restaurants tend to get tough in their advertising. As customers tighten their wallets, chains will often claim superiority over competitors in the hopes of...

    The $1 double cheeseburger has boosted traffic but decreased average check sizes

    Burger King’s $1 Double Cheeseburger may be on its way out, but the financial problems left by the chain’s aggressive discounting may be tough to sweep away with a few menu changes,...

    The sweetflow mobile truck in Washington, D.C.

    As mobile quick serves grow in popularity across the country, operators should be prepared for a host of challenges when running one.

    Alternatively known as lunch trucks or...

    New York City sanitary inspection grade card

    Last week’s decision by the New York City Board of Health to give restaurants sanitation grades and require them to publicly display their “report cards” garnered mixed reactions...