Last week, Chipotle posted extremely impressive earnings,
beating all the analyst’s expectations by a long shot. In
comparison, McDonald’s reported another quarter of lackluster sales
growth in the United States. Over the last several years,
McDonald’s has been struggling to stay relevant while fresher
concepts like Chipotle seem to be printing money. Why is
People can be fanatical about Sriracha, the fiery red sauce
rivaling ketchup as the most popular condiment on people's dinner
tables. And winos can be even more enthusiastic and particular
about their libation of choice.
Ever eat Japanese-inspired Mexican food? It’s an uncommon mix
that food truck owners Debbie and Derek Kaye have combined to
create Takumi Taco. But rather than hawking their spicy tuna tacos
and miso tortilla soup off a truck, they’re peddling it in another
Results of an inaugural sparkling wine competition have been
announced out of the UK, where a trio of bubbly experts handed out
gold and silver medals to producers around the world. While it may
come as no surprise that French bubbly from Champagne dominated The
Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships with 35
gold medals, British wine producers also proved to be formidable
players in the ...
OTTAWA, Aug. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - The Cadillac Fairview
Corporation Limited is pleased to announce the opening of the new
Dining Hall in Ottawa's Rideau Centre, a major milestone in the
$360 million multi-year redevelopment project. The 35,000 square
foot Dining Hall, located on Level 2, Nordstrom Court, features an
urban, contemporary look and feel, with high-end finishes, a mix of
seating areas and ...
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wine
Institute President and CEO Robert P. "Bobby" Koch joined Governor
Brown's trade mission to Mexico City this week to help spur sales
of California wines in its sixth largest export market.
U.S. wine exports to Mexico, 90% from the Golden State,
reached $21.5 million in 2013, up 21% from the previous year,
accounting for 2% of the state's record ...
Next time you feel hard pressed to justify that expensive
hobby of yours, consider this: more and more of America’s most
affluent investors are taking up so-called “hobby investing,” and
often making good money in the process.
Participation in the U.S. government food-stamp program is
declining modestly as low-income Americans get some economic
reprieve. About 46.25 million people were enrolled in the
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in April, according to
the most-recent data available from the Department of Agriculture.
The "gradual decline" shows some low-income households no longer
use these benefits as ...
OTTAWA , Aug. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Rideau Centre's new Dining Hall
will open to the public on Friday, August 1 st at 11:00 am .
The completion of the 35,000 square foot Dining Hall marks a major
Since introducing its 100% Pure Coconut Oil in 2010, LouAna
Oils has seen sales increase more than 632%. As the brand and its
retail partners throughout the U.S. and Canada continue to enjoy
It was a bad week for the crown jewels of the U.S. fast food
industry. At the end of July, Louisiana-based Yum! Brands, which
owns Kentucky Fried Chicken and Pizza Hut, discovered (along with
McDonalds, Subway and Starbucks, among others) that one of their
suppliers in China, Shanghai Husi Food [...]
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — They came armed with berries and honey
and black licorice, sweet strawberry lemonade and lush lavender
caramel, shoulders sagging from the weight of a dozen glass canning
jars or boxes piled with small mountains of baked goods. And as
they gathered, there were three simple rules:
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. -- Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc.,
, a casual dining restaurant chain focused on serving an innovative
selection of high-quality gourmet burgers in a family-friendly
A food safety scare in China is testing local consumers'
loyalty to foreign fast-food brands, including McDonald's Corp and
Yum Brands Inc, which owns the KFC and Pizza Hut chains. Yum said
on Wednesday that the scare, triggered by a TV report earlier this
month showing improper meat handling by a supplier, Shanghai Husi
Food, caused "significant, negative" damage to sales at KFC and
Pizza Hut ...
Harvest in Paso Robles Wine Country is a time of excitement
and anticipation shared by winemakers, growers, and tasting room
staff alike. It is the culmination of a successful year of hard
work and dedication to their craft, and is a glimpse into the
promise of the new vintage.
From September 12 to 21, five different chefs from London?s
finest Michelin star restaurants will be taking flight and
preparing their award-winning fare 100 feet in the air in the sky
table kitchen for London in the Sky.
I’ve always felt that cooking for just one or two person is
“expensive” – the amount of groceries you buy and the time you
spend preparing the food just doesn’t seem worth the effort. Just
ask someone who lives alone. Especially in Asia where we can easily
find food nearby almost anytime, not many people would choose to
prepare their own meals. As someone who is diet conscious, I’m
constantly in ...
With growth in mainstream demand for wine noticeably shifting
towards new markets and consumers, the current challenge for wine
companies is how to adapt to an evolving consumer landscape,
according to the latest Wine Quarterly report from Rabobank. It
appears that fortune favours the brave as market segmentation is
ushering in a new wave of innovation in global wine styles,
marketing and ...
It's a marriage made in gourmet burger heaven: a five-ounce,
all-beef patty dripping with cheddar cheese and fried onions --
served between a glazed donut. Specialty burger restaurant PYT in
Philadelphia says its limited edition Donut Cheesesteak Burger is a
novelty take on the city's signature classic, the Philly
cheesesteak sandwich. "It definitely has sweet and savory elements
to it ...
Barcelona Wine Bar & Restaurant has some little problems.
They’re the Spanish small plates called tapas. Few of them tempt a
diner to return. The 10-month-old establishment on 14th Street NW,
one of n...
A screaming baby or a child running through a dining room is
never a pleasant sound or sight for diners, but one Northern
California restaurant has decided to do something about the
behavior of its pint-sized diners.