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inc.com - Kevin J. Ryan - How This Founder Is Helping Restaurants Reclaim Their Power
How This Founder Is Helping Restaurants Reclaim Their Power
Inc.com

If there's one thing that makes Nabeel Alamgir fume, it's watching eateries pay exorbitant fees to tech companies. In an industry known for razor-thin margins even in ideal circumstances, third-party platforms like GrubHub and Uber Eats can charge…

reuters.com - Vanessa Johnston - Economic pain from pandemic upends the lives of restaurant owners, entertainers
Economic pain from pandemic upends the lives of restaurant owners, entertainers
Reuters

FREDERICKSBURG, Va.FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (Reuters) - The reality has not yet sunk in for Pepe Diaz that the beloved deli he ran with his brother for more than 30 years is permanently shut. 'The camaraderie with all the students and the regular…

eater.com - Jaya Saxena - It Should Go Without Saying, but Please Don't Scam Restaurants Right Now
It Should Go Without Saying, but Please Don't Scam Restaurants Right Now
Eater

The restaurant industry might be in dire straights, but that's not stopping some people from scamming small business to get free food. According to a report in the LA Times, an increasing number of customers have been filing credit card disputes on…

suntimes.com - Miriam Di Nunzio - Chicago Restaurant Week is back; book your reservations now
Chicago Restaurant Week is back; book your reservations now
Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Restaurant Week returns this year with high hopes and some key changes. The 17-day celebration of the Chicago area's dining scene moves to the spring for 2021, running March 19-April 4. In the past, the event was held in the winter…

cnn.com - Opinion by Rohini Dey for CNN Business Perspectives  - Opinion: Here's what I need from the government to keep my restaurant open
Opinion: Here's what I need from the government to keep my restaurant open
CNN

Editor's Note: (Rohini Dey is the founder of Vermilion (Chicago). She founded the JBF Women's Leadership Program and is the founder of Let's Talk, which supports over 350 women restaurateurs across 12 cities trying to make it through this crisis.

radio.com - Will restaurants return to full capacity? Whitmer says reopening announcements are coming soon
Will restaurants return to full capacity? Whitmer says reopening announcements are coming soon
RADIO.COM

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said she will make more announcements on reopenings 'in the coming days,' as the restaurant industry and Republicans continue to press her for a plan.

austinchronicle.com - Restaurants to the Rescue, Even When They Need Rescuing
Restaurants to the Rescue, Even When They Need Rescuing
The Austin Chronicle

So many restaurants stepping up like nobody's business during the recent winter-freeze power outages and lack-of-water crises. Places that've been dealing with their own pandemic-related challenges for almost a year now, pitching in like champions…

franchising.com - Capriotti's Sandwich Shop Published: February 24th - Restaurant Industry Veteran Inks Three-Unit Deal to Bring Capriotti's Sandwich Shops to Fresno
Restaurant Industry Veteran Inks Three-Unit Deal to Bring Capriotti's Sandwich Shops to Fresno
Franchising.com

February 24, 2021 // Franchising.com // FRESNO, Calif. - Capriotti's Sandwich Shop has announced a newly signed franchise agreement that will bring three new stores to Fresno. The first location located at 5058 N. Palm Avenue is slated to open…

eater.com - Jenny G. Zhang - Rampant Heater Theft Is the Latest Blow to Outdoor Dining
Rampant Heater Theft Is the Latest Blow to Outdoor Dining
Eater

On the Thursday before Valentine's Day, in the early hours of the morning, McGillin's Olde Ale House had its heat lamps stolen. In a time when outdoor heating can be the difference between a restaurant surviving the winter or shuttering for good…

newsweek.com - Soo Kim - Restaurant where GOP leaders broke COVID guidelines may be sanctioned
Restaurant where GOP leaders broke COVID guidelines may be sanctioned
Newsweek

A restaurant in Boston may be sanctioned for not complying with the state's COVID-19 safety regulations. Several guests were seen without masks and ignoring other safety protocols at a Republican fundraising event held at the restaurant in Boston's…

globalnews.ca - Melissa Gilligan - Avenue magazine releases 2021 list of Calgary's best restaurants
Avenue magazine releases 2021 list of Calgary's best restaurants
Global News

Avenue magazine has released its annual issue showcasing the best restaurants in Calgary. Story continues below advertisement Available online on Wednesday or in hard copy on Thursday, the issue features dozens of first-rate eateries and includes a…

eater.com - Ashok Selvam - 20 Great Takeout Restaurants Created by Pandemic Pivots in Chicago
20 Great Takeout Restaurants Created by Pandemic Pivots in Chicago
Eater

Chicago restaurants didn't need a push to prove their creativity, but 2020 shoved them anyway, forcing them to think about ways to survive with indoor dining not providing a reliable revenue option. Several restaurants have crafted new takeout…

kstp.com - Tommy Wiita - Bipartisan bill introduced to make kids' restaurant meals healthier in Minnesota
Bipartisan bill introduced to make kids' restaurant meals healthier in Minnesota
KSTP

At the Minnesota Legislature, bipartisan legislation has been introduced that would make healthier drinks, such as milk and water, the default beverages in kids' menus at restaurants operating throughout the state. Known as the Healthy Kids Meal…

onetechstop.net - Anindya Chowdury - Modern Technology as a Driver for Innovation in the Restaurant Industry
Modern Technology as a Driver for Innovation in the Restaurant Industry
OneTechStop

The restaurant industry has developed dramatically in recent years, mostly due to evolving trends and technology. Food lovers' preferences have also changed these days; hence it becomes essential for restaurants to know about their targeted…

allears.net - Rachel Franko - ALL the Restaurants and Stores That Will Be Open for Event at Disney California Adventure!
ALL the Restaurants and Stores That Will Be Open for Event at Disney California Adventure!
AllEars.Net

The cat's out of the bag, everyone! We finally have more details about Disney California Adventure's upcoming special ticketed event. The event has been named “A Touch of Disney” since it is almost like a sneak peek of everything that…

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