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Can LYFE Kitchen out-Chipotle Chipotle?

Last week the Internet was abuzz with the discovery that most meals people eat at Chipotle are not actually “healthy.” While those barbacoa soft tacos may be made with antibiotic-free and hormone-free beef, they come with 880 calories, 88% of the day’s recommended saturated fat intake, and a whopping 111% of the recommended daily allowance of sodium. 987 more words


Demand Increases for Smoothies in the New Year

With the arrival of the New Year, foodservice professionals pay special attention to what researchers predict as the next big trend for the industry. On the non-commercial side, beverages are always important, and smoothies stand out with the largest growth potential according to a recent article in… 420 more words


The caloric highs and lows of eating at Chipotle, McDonald's, Panera, and Taco Bell

The most popular combinations of beans, rice, and meat that people order from Chipotle, America’s favorite fast-casual burrito chain, all contain close to 1,000 calories… 629 more words

17 February 2015 - the rise of 'fast-casual'

The rise of the fast food concept known as ‘fast-casual’ features in the New Yorker (26 January) which, as author James Suroweicki says, distinguish themselves from traditional fast-food restaurants by emphasizing fresh, natural, and often locally sourced ingredients’. 226 more words

Local Food

Shake Shack, Born in a Park, Goes Public With Big Dreams

By Michael J. de la Merced and Kim Severson

The New York Times

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Nearly 14 years ago, on something of a lark, the restaurateur Danny Meyer opened a Chicago-style hot dog cart in Manhattan’s Madison Square Park, hoping to draw crowds to the park and give summer jobs to the staff at one of his nearby high-end restaurants. 1,125 more words

Menu Trends


Mấy ngày qua, ở Việt Nam đang rộ lên vụ án “con ruồi nửa tỷ” xuất hiện trong sản phẩm nước tăng lực Number 1 của Tân Hiệp Phát. 2,077 more words

Harvard Business Review

Why Chipotle’s co-CEO spends so much time talking about pigs

While most CEOs use their prepared remarks on earnings calls to go over the high points of the quarter or year, Chipotle co-CEO Steve Ells Tuesday spent the bulk of his talking about pigs. 615 more words