Fast Food

How Hudson Yards Chose Its 25 Restaurants

On March 14, 2019, <b>Hudson Yards</b> will fully open its eastern portion. Twenty-five restaurants will fire up the stoves. More than 100 stores will fling open their doors. Marquee companies like BlackRock, Wells Fargo, and HBO will occupy office space. An entirely new neighborhood will spring into …

New York City

Jameis Winston ‘Grabbed Uber Driver’s Crotch’ While Waiting for a Burrito: Lawsuit

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston is facing yet another sexual-assault lawsuit, this time by an Uber driver in Arizona who accused him …

News (U.S.)

Burgerville Workers Went on Strike Amid Button Ban Controversy

Two Burgerville locations went on strike yesterday protesting the company’s decision to ban buttons, the Portland Mercury first reported. Workers at both the Montavilla Burgerville and the 92nd and Powell locations picketed in response to Burgerville’s decision to reinstate its proposed ban on …

Employment

Florence death toll climbs to 37; Trump visits stricken area

The death toll from Hurricane Florence climbed to at least 37, including two mental health patients who drowned when a sheriff's van was swept away …

North Carolina

'I didn't recognize myself': Morbidly obese father who washed down daily pizza, pasta and McDonald's with SIX sodas loses 115LBS after ditching fast food and fizz, and taking up running

A morbidly obese dad who guzzled six cans of soda every day ditched his sugary habit to shed an incredible 115lbs and run his first marathon.<p>Brad …

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Inspired by #MeToo, McDonald's Employees Protest Workplace Sexual Harassment

McDonald’s employees in cities across the U.S. launched #MeToo-inspired protests on Tuesday against workplace sexual harassment at the fast-food …

Sexual Harassment

Mexican Street Food Chain To Soon Debut From Ex-Naf Naf Execs

A new fast-casual Mexican street food chain is debuting in early October in suburban Naperville from two executives who helped start Naf Naf Grill, the Middle Eastern chain that’s expanded to nine states. The new restaurant’s called <b>Invicto</b>, and it’s from suburban Chicago natives David Sloan and his …

Mexico City

Amazon Will Consider Opening Up to 3,000 Cashierless Stores by 2021

Amazon.com Inc. is considering a plan to open as many as 3,000 new AmazonGo cashierless stores in the next few years, according to people familiar …

Amazon Go

How the Better Burger Is Killing Zoe's Kitchen

The chain’s struggle is well documented, but the reasons behind it are scant. Here’s one possible culprit.<p>When <b>Zoe's Kitchen</b> debuted as a public …

Fast Casual

Wu-Tang And White Castle Join Forces To Teach You About...Veganism?

America's first fast-food chain has built an impressive marketing campaign around their new vegan options.White Castle, the fast-food chain best …

Cannabis

‘You will hear us today’: McDonald’s workers strike to protest sexual harassment

A little before noon on Tuesday, protesters stood silently on a Chicago street, blue duct tape covering their mouths. Then, linking arms, they began to slowly walk forward.<p>An activist with Fight for $15, a group that advocates raising the minimum wage, <b></b>was filming the march and explained that the …

Sexual Harassment

Alabama woman claims restaurant called her 'crazy b---h' on receipt for ordering burger without cheese

An Alabama woman claims she was shamed by a local fast-food restaurant when she tried to order a burger without cheese.<p>Jessica Marie, a regular at Henry’s Burgers and Cream in Brookwood, stopped by the local spot to pick up lunch for her co-workers Tuesday, one of whom is lactose-intolerant.<p>When …

Burgers

Affordable New Portuguese Rotisserie Touches Down in the Village

The Village gets a new Portuguese chicken spot today, as fast-casual option <b>Carlos</b> opens on Sainte-Catherine East, near Beaudry metro station.<p>It comes from PJ Goupil — known for working closely with major restaurant and bar group A5 Hospitality on projects like Kampai Garden — but the new restaurant …

Fast Casual

How a prank to improve McDonald's ad diversity turned into a marketing campaign

Asian America<p>What started as a prank at McDonald's became a widespread call for Asian representation in mainstream advertising and entertainment — and even McDonald's has taken notice.<p>Two University of Houston students, Jevh Maravilla and Christian Toledo, went viral on Twitter after sharing images …

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Battle of Dividends: McDonald's vs. Walmart

Unlike many growth stocks, dividend stocks can provide investors returns in two ways. Like a growth stock, the per-share value can appreciate over time. But what makes a good dividend stock different from the typical growth stock is its meaningful dividend payments. Through the day-to-day, …

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Dos Toros Created a Burrito-Themed Meme Account to Boost Its Own Following

People don’t want to follow brands on Instagram—at least, that’s what Leo Kremer, co-founder of Dos Toros, a fast-casual Mexican chain with locations …

Advertising Industry

Union embroiled in #MeToo scandal holds McDonald's sexual-harassment walkout

The McDonald’s walkout Tuesday over sexual harassment was organized by the SEIU, the service-employees’ labor union grappling with its own #MeToo …

Sexual Harassment

Here Are All the Vendors Open at the Bourse Food Hall So Far

The reinvention of the Bourse Marketplace food court inside the historic Bourse building across from the Liberty Bell is almost complete. As promised, the vendors are opening in small batches over several weeks, with an official grand opening planned for November 15.<p>When the makeover of the …

Selling

Ohio-based Hot Head Burritos adding cantina location in Gadsden - Birmingham Business Journal

By Cecilia Salomone <br>– Staff Reporter, Dayton Business Journal<p>Sep 19, 2018, 8:41am CDT<p>One month after launching its cantina concept in Dayton, a …

Fast Casual

McDonald’s Avoids Fines as Europe Rules Its Tax Deal Is Legal

The decision is in line with a double-taxation treaty between Luxembourg and the U.S., and doesn’t constitute favorable treatment, says commission<p>BRUSSELS—European Union regulators said Wednesday that McDonald’s Corp.’s tax arrangement in Luxembourg is legal, dropping an investigation against the …

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Subway Has Launched A New Money Saver Menu That Includes Hash Browns

Skint? Stoney? Considering how to scrimp together enough cash to be able to have lunch 'options' rather than just the naffest butty at the …

Cleveland Browns

McDonald’s workers in SF allege sexual harassment in national protest

Tuesday’s lunchtime crowd at the McDonald’s in San Francisco’s Mission District clustered outside the front door, but people weren’t dining al fresco or happily waiting in line for a meal.<p>About 60 protesters, some of them McDonald’s employees, gathered to chant, wave signs and deliver speeches as …

Sexual Harassment

India's largest hotel chain OYO to expand into Britain

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A worker cleans the entrance of a hotel in Kochi<p>By Eric Auchard<p>LONDON (Reuters) - OYO Hotels, India's largest and …

Peter Thiel

Arby’s Latest Fast Food Gimmick Is Tattooing People in Long Beach

<b>The Arby’s question</b><p>The modern Arby’s ad campaign is backed by big vocals from actor Ving Rhames, and makes tough proclamations about how much meat the company uses, or something. Now the we-promise-we-are-still-hip company is moving into the real world for its newest ad stunt: tattooing people in …

Arby'S

Why restaurants are enhancing maternity benefits

Expanded parental leave could be a differentiating strategy for fast-casual and fast-food restaurants, which can have trouble attracting and keeping …

Fast Casual

White Castle Offers Vegan Impossible Burger Nationwide

It’s the first fast food chain to adopt the plant-based product in all of its locations.<p>Carnivorous burger lovers looking to go vegetarian or vegan …

New Jersey

Papa John’s New ‘Voices’ Campaign Is a Pointed Response to Disgraced Founder’s Racist Remarks

Papa John’s is doing its best to put the scandal surrounding its founder, <b>John Schnatter</b>, in the past.<p>The mired pizza chain debuted a new ad on …

Employment

China's Hillhouse raises $10.6 billion in Asia's biggest private equity fund

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hillhouse Capital, an investor in top Chinese technology firms including Tencent (0700.HK) and Baidu (BIDU.O), has closed its latest funding round at $10.6 billion, it said, making it the region’s biggest private equity capital raising.<p>The new fund, Hillhouse Fund IV, will …

China

McDonald’s Workers Stage Nationwide Walkout Over Sexual Assault Allegations

McDonald's workers throughout the U.S. held a walkout at lunch time on Tuesday to protest what they describe as unaddressed complaints about sexual …

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Vestager says McDonald's, Luxembourg tax deal not illegal

EPA-EFE/OLIVIER HOSLET<p>Click for full view<p>EU Commissioner for Competition, Danish, Margrethe Vestager gives a press conference on Luxembourg state aid …

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