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Wow Bao to Open First Eatsa-Empowered Restaurant in Chicago

After Eatsa, the highly automated bowl concept, shut three locations to retrench, it looked like the modern-day automat was on the ropes. But as San Francisco startups do, the company has pivoted and has a new role as automation partner.

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Roger Lipton: Shake Shack Kiosks May Have Unintended Consequences

Danny Meyer, founder of Shake Shack, is no longer actively involved in management of this leader within the “fine” casual dining industry. His cultural influence is no doubt being maintained as one of the restaurant industry’s most progressive voices.

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Key Restaurant Credits at Risk in Tax Plan

Tax reform is grinding along in D.C., and some key tax credits are at risk in a new plan.

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Several Standouts Still ‘Buys’ in Shaky Third Quarter

The third quarter results have thus far been more of the same, but there are still plenty of restaurant stocks that have the analysts excited.

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HotSchedules All-In on Manager Retention

Restaurant turnover has just dipped from historic highs in the summer, and they aren’t getting much better.

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Hackers Targeting U.S. Companies More and More

The cost of data breaches is going up and they’re becoming more frequent, especially in the U.S.

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Union Square Fund Enables Operational ‘Cross Pollination’

Union Square Hospitality Group has a new fund with a little twist for portfolio companies: being plugged into the Danny Meyer empire.

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Restaurants Still Drive Culinary Excitement, Experimentation

How often do you make a donut burger at home, or perhaps craft a mac and cheese donut?

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7-Eleven, Albertsons Add to the List of Existential Threats

A pair of developments mean there will soon be even more existential competition for the restaurant industry.

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How Did Denny’s Do It?

There’s a lot of talk about turnarounds these days. Some say casual dining is just dead while others think they’ve cracked the code one quarter only to find a new scapegoat the next. But Denny’s made it work.

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August Continues Ugly Restaurant Trends

Even before Harvey slammed Texas, August continued an ugly trend for the restaurant industry.

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Houston ‘Open for Business’ but Restaurant Recovery Could Be Rocky

By now, much of the worst flooding is over in Houston proper, but Irma and Jose may deliver another one-two punch to restaurant operators in the Southeast.

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With Bruegger's, JAB Now Controls $7.2 Billion of U.S. Breakfast

The Luxembourg-based private equity giant JAB grabs yet another chunk of the breakfast day part.

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Bridg gets $11 Million in Series B Funding

Bridg, a one-to-one marketing firm that gleans data from credit card transactions, is set to grow further with a new round of funding.

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Inside an Open-Book Accounting Huddle at Miss Kim's

“What is your spirit vegetable?” This isn’t a question that kicks off many financial meetings. But at Miss Kim’s, the newest addition to the Zingerman’s family of restaurants in Ann Arbor, examining the P&L is no dull or secret affair.

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