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Rules for a Better Dining Experience

Being in the restaurant industry can be very draining. Many industry workers joke about being “dead inside.” It’s made a pretty big cynic out of me. 666 more words

Restaurant Industry

Is the Chain-Restaurant Recession Becoming Structural? by Wolf Richter

Chain-restaurants are integral to the American way of life, but perhaps not for long. From Wolf Richter at wolfstreet.com:

A 15-month downturn, longest since 2009, and no end in sight. 340 more words

The history of the restaurant of the future

Starting in the early 20th century, most futuristic thinking about restaurants involved technological inventions. Many envisioned replacing waiters with mechanical devices that would send orders straight to the kitchen, then deliver the food to customers. 651 more words

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The food gap

Last week I spent some time doing library research, an increasingly rare activity for me in the age of digitized sources. Looking at early 1980s issues of a major restaurant trade journal I was struck by how unappetizing the food looked. 207 more words


One Month Later...

I just noticed that next week would’ve been a month since my last blog post. I am awful. Really. At blogging. And various other things, but really blogging. 685 more words

Legal News in the Restaurant Industry

Some recent news in the restaurant industry is that the National Restaurant Association has taken a big step toward protecting the industry.

Over the years, well-funded special interest groups have lobbied for laws and regulations that have ended up burdening the restaurant industry with over-regulation. 321 more words

US Restaurant Industry Suffers Worst Collapse Since 2009, by Tyler Burden

The restaurant industry had been a pillar of strength for the US economy. No more. From Tyler Durden at zerohedge.com:

What tentative hope had emerged for a rebound for the U.S. 289 more words