Coon Rapids Food & Restaurants

Dan Kluger’s newest restaurant, port pairings and Cheez-Its

Dan Kluger’s newest restaurant, port pairings and Cheez-Its

This week on Menu Talk, hosted by Pat Cobe, senior menu editor of Restaurant Business, and Bret Thorn, senior food and beverage editor of Nation’s Restaurant News and Restaurant Hospitality, we discuss the latest news in Cheez-It crackers. The snack food has...

How restaurants can get more customers to order direct

How restaurants can get more customers to order direct

The majority of consumers say they prefer ordering from a restaurant's app, but price and ease of use are factors. | Photo: ShutterstockMany consumers would rather order from a restaurant’s own app than a third-party marketplace. But the experience, and the...

16 Handles’ founder Solomon Choi dies at 44

16 Handles’ founder Solomon Choi dies at 44

16 Handles' founder Solomon Choi, 44, died Friday. | Photo courtesy of the Choi familySolomon Choi, who founded the 16 Handles frozen yogurt concept in 2008, died on Friday. He was 44. No cause of death was listed in his obituary. Choi sold the 30-unit...

Starbucks makes a surprise jump into the value war

Starbucks makes a surprise jump into the value war

Starbucks is now offering a "Pairings Menu," providing an unexpected entrant into the fast-food value wars. | Photo: ShutterstockStarbucks is apparently serious about reversing its traffic slide. The Seattle-based coffee shop chain, which has popularized the $3...

3 fast-casual CEOs on the high cost of fast food

3 fast-casual CEOs on the high cost of fast food

Three fast-casual chains talked pricing at analyst conferences last week. | Photo: Shutterstock.Lower-income diners are showing signs of cutting back on restaurant dining, as they struggle to keep up with rising costs. Fast-food chains, in particular, have been...

What Operators Should Know About The “Food Bowl” Trend

Over the past several years, the concept of the “food bowl” has become increasingly popular—for a number of reasons. First, they’re versatile, allowing operators to combine an array of ingredients for a complete meal all in one convenient bowl. Second, they’re...

Tijuana Flats hires turnaround pro James Greco as CEO

Tijuana Flats hires turnaround pro James Greco as CEO

Tijuana Flats has 91 units following the closure of 40 company locations earlier this year. | Photo: ShutterstockTijuana Flats has a new CEO who will lead the brand through its Chapter 11 bankruptcy and planned turnaround.James Greco, a former CEO of both...

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