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  • Fast food: Would a higher minimum wage mean pricier burgers?

    Fast food: Would a higher minimum wage mean pricier burgers?
    Fast-food workers and their supporters are calling for a $15-an-hour minimum wage as they prepare to picket in nationwide protests Thursday. That raises the question: If they’re successful, will burger prices soar? Expert opinion is mixed. The...
  • Chipotle, Panera, fast-casual chains continue restaurant reign

    Chipotle, Panera, fast-casual chains continue restaurant reign
    The sense of malaise settling over much of the restaurant industry seems to have missed a spot: the still-growing fast-casual segment that includes chains such as Chipotle Mexican Grill and Panera Bread. A new report from researchers at the NPD Group...
  • Chipotle turns 20 with rising second-quarter profit, sales

    Chipotle turns 20 with rising second-quarter profit, sales
    Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. is entering its 20s with another strong earnings report, a commitment to ditch genetically modified ingredients and an expanding Asian food concept. In its second quarter, which ended June 30, the fast-casual chain and...
  • Starbucks to post calorie counts on menu boards nationwide

    Starbucks to post calorie counts on menu boards nationwide
    Starbucks Corp. is following other mega-chains such as McDonald’s Corp. and Panera Bread Co. by voluntarily posting calorie counts on its menu boards nationwide ahead of a pending federal requirement to do so. The Seattle coffee giant said Tuesday...
  • Panera experiments with pay-what-you-want meals

    Panera experiments with pay-what-you-want meals
    Imagine you could pay whatever you wanted for your lunch. Regardless of the menu price, you could give the cashier whatever cash you had in your wallet. It could be $10, $5, $1 or even nothing. That's the idea behind the pay-what-you-want Panera cafes...
  • IHOP gives away free pancakes for charity Tuesday

    IHOP gives away free pancakes for charity Tuesday
    Early bird today gets the pancakes. A stack of them. For free from IHOP. And it's all in the name of charity. The restaurant chain is trying to encourage diners taking advantage of the complimentary meal to donate $3 million to the Children’s...
  • 2013 restaurant trends: robots, chef delivery, 'next Chipotle'

    2013 restaurant trends: robots, chef delivery, 'next Chipotle'
    Food and restaurant analysts are already placing their bets for next year’s top restaurant trends, including automatons in the kitchen, mini dishes, pricier drinks and something called “bar snackification.” Step one, though, is going...
  • Space shuttle Endeavour is a windfall in Westchester

     
    First came a boy with a Buzz Lightyear backpack half as big as he was. Then, a man wearing a lime green "I Heart Space" shirt with a singular goal: "I've seen Endeavour, now I need to see some coffee."......
  • The Einhorn effect: Chipotle tumbles after Taco Bell comparison

    The Einhorn effect: Chipotle tumbles after Taco Bell comparison
    All it took for Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.’s stock to tumble 7% in less than five minutes was a recommendation to short from hedge fund manager David Einhorn. The plunge was deep and immediate. The Greenlight Capital founder’s concerns about...
  • Daphne's California Greek CEO: 'Jury's out' on social media

    Daphne's California Greek CEO: 'Jury's out' on social media
    Young, active people have been a desirable demographic for Daphne’s California Greek ever since the Mediterranean-style restaurant emerged from bankruptcy two years ago and launched a hefty revamp effort. The company hires “cool high school...
  • Chick-fil-A money machine: Cathy brothers are billionaires

    Chick-fil-A money machine: Cathy brothers are billionaires
    Chick-fil-A executives and brothers Dan and Donald Cathy run one of the most controversial fast-food chains around. Doing so makes them some of the richest men in the country. The privately held Atlanta company is valued at $4.5 billion, according to...