The Franchise Owner's most trusted news source


Log In / Register | Aug 26, 2016

Fiesta Restaurant Group CEO to retire

Nation's Restaurant News - Thu, 2016-08-25 17:47
Tim Taft will step down as board reconsiders Taco Cabana spinoff Tim Taft will step down as board reconsiders Taco Cabana spinoff

read more

Chipotle’s ShopHouse tests burrito format for Asian fare

Nation's Restaurant News - Thu, 2016-08-25 15:21
Guests said, “No bowl, but can you wrap it all in a tortilla?” Guests said, “No bowl, but can you wrap it all in a tortilla?”

read more

The robot will take your order now

Nation's Restaurant News - Thu, 2016-08-25 14:42
Automated ordering via social media could be the way of the future

read more

Floor maps of iconic NYC fast food joints

Topix - Thu, 2016-08-25 12:28

When he was asked to design a new outpost of iconic NYC hot dog joint Papaya King in the East Village, Andrew Bernheimer went around to several other establishments in the city built to serve food quickly -- Chipotle, Russ & Daughters, Katz's, Shake Shack, Gray's Papaya -- and looked at their floor plans and flow of customers through their spaces. Mark Lamster talked to Bernheimer about the survey .

Categories: Today's Food News

A Guide to Healthy Fast Food in the Bay Area

Topix - Thu, 2016-08-25 10:11

Healthy fast food used to seem like an oxymoron, but no more. Noticing a gap between fast food joints like McDonald's and Taco Bell and high-end restaurants like the ones reviewed by Zagat, more than a few entrepreneurs and chefs have jumped in to fill that space-often offering seasonal and local ingredients in a healthier package, but without the wait time or price tag of their upscale competitors.

Categories: Today's Food News

Did you know that junk food can give you a hangover?

Topix - Thu, 2016-08-25 05:36

Many people swear by heading to their nearest fast food restaurant to cure a hangover after a heavy night on the booze, but according to one expert, eating unhealthy food may be the reason why you feel sluggish in the first place. Gastroenterologist Dr Jay Kuemmerle told Women's Health that the discomfort which many people experience the morning after splurging on a greasy takeaway order, could be caused by a so-called 'junk food hangover'.

Categories: Today's Food News

El Cerrito police arrest man, woman suspected of DUI at Jack in the Box

Topix - Thu, 2016-08-25 01:29

A man and a woman were arrested on suspicion of DUI after officers caught them cruising through the Jack in the Box drive-thru Friday night, police said Wednesday. The second arrest happened less than 30 minutes after police responded to the first DUI at the Jack in the Box at 5920 Cutting Blvd., said El Cerrito police Sgt.

Categories: Today's Food News

Part 2: The pain and the glory of getting REAL

FastCasual.com - Thu, 2016-08-25 01:00
Restaurateurs who seek REAL certification say it’s a tough and sometimes painful process. But they are quick to add that it can end up paying off big for a restaurant brand.

There Can Be Only One: Sulfuric Acid Vs Big Mac

Topix - Wed, 2016-08-24 20:52

This is a video of a Big Mac being subjected to a dousing of sulfuric acid . I thought it help up surprisingly well, leading at least one fast-food loving blogger to announce his stomach and @$$hole the winner in this impromptu Big Mac digesting contest.

Categories: Today's Food News

Work begins on new supersized Stourbridge McDonald's

Topix - Wed, 2016-08-24 16:13

STOURBRIDGE is set to get a supersized McDonald's later this year after work on a new two-story branch begun. The fast-food giants have confirmed that the land currently being developed on the corner of St John's Road and Birmingham Street will be home to the town's newest eatery.

Categories: Today's Food News

Frisch’s survey reveals drive-thru trends

Nation's Restaurant News - Wed, 2016-08-24 15:44
Operator seeks to find out what drives trips to the drive-thru Operator seeks to find out what drives trips to the drive-thru

read more

McDonald’s recalls kids’ meal fitness trackers

Nation's Restaurant News - Wed, 2016-08-24 15:36
Wristbands linked to skin irritations, blisters Wristbands linked to skin irritations, blisters

read more

Newk’s Eatery names Michael Clock CFO

Nation's Restaurant News - Wed, 2016-08-24 13:31
Former Good Smoke executive joins chain at time of growth Former Good Smoke executive joins chain at time of growth

read more

Officials OK controversial plan for Carl's Jr. restaurant in Bragg Creek

Topix - Wed, 2016-08-24 11:50

A decision to allow a Carl's Jr. drive-thru in Bragg Creek is getting mixed reviews in the community. Rocky View County initially denied an application to build the fast-food restaurant adjacent to the Esso station on Balsam Avenue near the entrance to the hamlet, but the development appeal board reversed that decision this week.

Categories: Today's Food News

KFC's fried chicken-scented sunscreen: We can do so much better

Topix - Wed, 2016-08-24 07:25

Justina Huddleston is an editor and the head writer for TD monthly Magazine . She has been a freelance writer for several years, though her real passion is cooking.

Categories: Today's Food News