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Helping Wendy's, Chick-fil-A and other quick-service chains beat back the Chipotles and Smashburgers of the world

by Dan Rafter

Chipotle, Five Guys Burgers and Fries and Smashburger grab the headlines today. These chains are part of the growing fast-casual restaurant category. And consumers today prefer this segment to traditional fast food. 878 more words


I've Got A New Burger...and It's Green

I’ve never been a burger fan. When I was growing up in Manila, there were almost no burger chains. In the mid-sixties, I do recall that an A&W opened up but it was a long drive and so I never visited it after the family checked it out once. 636 more words


Day 6 – Manhattan & Staten Island

Back on the ferry again to explore some more of Manhattan! I got a soft pretzel and coffee on the ferry terminal as I was hungry again after a fairly meagre breakfast at our B&B. 636 more words


The Big Mac Struggle

I’m a weirdo (like I really need to put that caveat out front) and I find McDonald’s’ struggles to be fascinating. Their struggles represent the beauty of the market, even the crony and hampered one we have in the U.S. 254 more words

Non-fiction Writings

New Favorite Burger Place

Before I was laid off, we very rarely ate at fast food places or really burger joints of any type. Lately however, we have been going to the beach more often, and my fiance has a habit of wanting to stop somewhere for a bite to eat on the way home. 262 more words


Mohegan Sun Adds "Pasta Vita" to Food Portfolio

Matt Sturdevant of the Hartford Courant recently reported that Mohegan Sun is adding yet another food option to its many culinary list.  This time is it well known local gourmet takeout Pasta Vita. 269 more words

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