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The changing landscape of American fast food can be summed up with this one word

Chipotlification. Coined by the Washington Post this week, it’s the perfect term to describe a certain burrito chain’s pervasive influence on quick-service restaurants across the United States. 193 more words

How the Burger King deal could change Tim Hortons

Merger will help expansion plans but could also change coffee chain’s more free-wheeling habits

Canadians aren’t likely to lose their beloved double-doubles or the Timbits that prove so perplexing to our American neighbours. 1,107 more words

Casual Dining

The Shrimp Shack, Market! Market!

It’s been a very long time since I last went to Market! Market! that I already forgot how it looked like. The invitation I got from Ace from The Old Spaghetti House and Ross of Wazzup Pilipinas could not have been very timely as it was around the same time when Ramon Bautista caught unwarranted attention for his shrimp pun. 445 more words


Is Your Cafe Fast Casual or a QSR?

Depending on where you live, you probably notice a new concept restaurant opening in your area about once a month. Most of these new restaurants find a comfortable niche location within a strip mall on highly trafficked street and fit the recently defined genre of “Fast Casual Dining.” This label refers to businesses like Chipotle, Noodle’s and Company, and Five Guys Burgers and Fries. 672 more words

Cafe Management

Pizza Hut Grows Stale with American Diners

By Venessa Wong, Businessweek

Pizza Hut, the country’s largest pizza chain, seems to be losing favor with American diners.

The 56-year-old pizza restaurant’s same-store sales in the U.S. 384 more words

Franchise Activity

Pizza On The Rise In Fast-Casual

According to Telsey Advisory Group, pizza will be the next trend in fast-casual dining. Perhaps the reason this is not yet a craze in fast casual concepts is because the cooking time for pizza is typically longer than say a sandwich or a burrito. 183 more words

Global Market Buzz

Kanto Freestyle Breakfast, Kapitolyo, Pasig

Kanto is Tagalog colloquial term for a street corner and it is often associated with a not-so-good connotation, because it is where most bystanders stay. On the contrary, Kanto Freestyle Breakfast has been receiving a lot of good feedbacks from social media. 625 more words