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Red Lobster Desperately Wants You To Think It's A Fancy Restaurant

AP | By CANDICE CHOI | Posted 07.28.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it's getting rid of some of its promotional discounts and stacking...

Jillian Berman

America's Picky Eaters Are Overhauling The Restaurant Industry

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 04.23.2014 | Business

In Panera Bread CEO Ron Shaich's vision of the future, every restaurant could have "a different menu for every person." Shaich's chain and others ...

The Next Chipotle? 12 Small Chains That Might Someday Dominate The World

Thrillist | Posted 06.16.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

There are few industries in America as glutted as the chain-restaurant market, but gluttony loves company.

Pizza Chain Files For Bankruptcy AGAIN

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2014 | Business

March 10 (Reuters) - Sbarro LLC, the pizza restaurant chain, on Monday filed for bankruptcy protection for the second time in less than three years. ...

There Are 80,000 Ways To Drink A Starbucks Beverage

Posted 03.04.2014 | Taste

Here are some of the worst.

Fast Casual Restaurants Are Thriving, Fast Food Joints Are Floundering

BurgerBusiness | Posted 04.07.2014 | Food
BurgerBusiness

The battle for customers waged between fast-casual and quick-service restaurants proved about as noncompetitive last year as Sunday's Super Bowl. Fast casual won. Again.

Rachel Tepper

PHOTOS: KFC Goes In New Fast Casual Direction

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Tepper | Posted 07.31.2013 | Business

KFC's new fast casual concept, KFC Eleven, opens Aug. 5, marking a different direction for the fried chicken chain. The single location in Louisville,...

Town Bans Fast-Casual Restaurants

Posted 04.01.2013 | Small Business

U.S. cities have been known to occasionally try to ban fast-food restaurants, but the town of Eastchester, N.Y., is going one step further. The town h...

Why In-N-Out Isn't Everywhere

Posted 02.25.2013 | Los Angeles

Given the amount of fanfare that surrounds In-N-Out Burger, one would think that the fast-casual chain was fairly ubiquitous. While 281 stores is noth...

Americans Are Obsessed With 'Fast Casual' Restaurants

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 02.13.2013 | Taste

"Fast casual" eateries are now a force to be reckoned with.

5 Burger Chains That May Take Over The World

Posted 01.18.2013 | Food

The burger is one of those American foods that will never go away. There have been books written and movies filmed about the subject. In some restaura...

The Fast Food Chains With The Best Value

Posted 10.25.2012 | Food

Finding out which fast food chain is the cheapest is easy -- you just look at the prices on their menus. And there's no objective way to determine whi...

Sbarro Aims To Break Food Court Mold

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 10.09.2012 | Food

Over the last few decades, Sbarro has become known as the pizza company of choice for mall and airports. But, that may soon change as it eases into a ...

Wendy's Game Plan: Take On Five Guys

AP | By CHRISTINA REXRODE | Posted 01.10.2012 | Food

NEW YORK -- Wendy's new CEO on Wednesday laid out his action plan for re-energizing the fast-food chain against the backdrop of a quarterly loss drive...