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America's infatuation with cheap fast food wanes

Topix - Sun, 2014-11-09 15:41

The hospitals of the Truman Medical Centers in Kansas City, Missouri no longer serve fast food in their cafeterias, after ending a contract with McDonald's in 2012 - two years ahead of schedule. In Kentucky, Kosair Children's Hospital signed up to serve Big Macs and Chicken McNuggets to its patients when it opened in 1986.

Categories: Today's Food News

Starbucks opens Military Community Stores - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Starbucks has opened its first two Starbucks Military Community Stores at Joint Base Lewis-McChord near Tacoma, Washington and Joint Base San Antonio in Texas.

Four ways the game has changed for restaurant brands - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Nimbleness, dynamic customer relationships, customization and millennial insights are all key to brand success, says FOCUS Brands CEO Steve DeSutter.

Webinar: Turning Customer Feedback into Growth - Taco John’s Shares How Guest Surveys Help Build Business - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Shawn Eby, Vice President for Operations at Taco John’s®, discusses the process he and his team embarked upon to identify the needs they faced in cultivating a “guest-centric” culture. He also shares the steps Taco John’s used to determine which technologies and partnerships they sought to grow for the future.

Newk's will open newest location with Make-A-Wish Fundraiser - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
The fundraiser is part of the grand opening celebration for the newest Newk's, located in the Inverness area in Birmingham, Alabama.

La Madeleine rolls out holiday menu - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
La Madeleine French Country Café has announced its holiday seasonal menu.

Maui Wowi adds holiday heat - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Maui Wowi Hawaiian is releasing two holiday espresso beverages to its menu: Peppermint Mocha and Gingerbread Latte.

Noodles & Company makes incremental progress in Q3 - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Noodles & Company announced that same-store comps increased 1.7 percent system-wide.

Top 100: People – Kevin Miles, Zoës Kitchen - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Kevin Miles, president of Zoës Kitchen, is number four on our list of the 2014 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers: People.

Costa Vida expands Nevada footprint - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
The new Costa Vida location will be the second opening in the Reno area by owner Gary Moore.

Illegal Pete's won't change name, despite pressure from Latino groups - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Owner Pete Turner said the chain's name is not a reference to immigrants who enter the country illegally, but comes from a novel and the name he shares with his father.

Dickey's ramping up holiday offerings with online ordering - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
The day before Thanksgiving is the biggest sales day of the year for Dickey's, with a more than 80 percent increase for the 2013 holiday season.

Argo Tea launches pay-ahead mobile app - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
The new Argo LoyalTEA app will allow users to pre-order and pay for beverages for immediate pick-up at the bar station upon arrival.

Genghis Grill sponsors 'Build Your Own Bowl' contest - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
The contest will reward three contestants with free Genghis Grill for a year in recognition of their original creations.

Veterans can score free froyo at Orange Leaf on Veteran's Day - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt will offer all retired and active-duty military personnel a free cup of froyo, up to 11 ounces, on Veteran's Day, Nov. 11.

Miami Subs offers vets 50% off - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Miami Subs and The New Miami Grill will offer 50 percent off menu items for Veterans Day promotion.