Bad reviews about your restaurant suck… but they also can be a learning experience. Let’s face it, sometimes a bad review has some element of truth to it. But reviews that are clearly fake (often created by competitors) are really aggravating. What to do? Nothing! So says The Restaurant Boss. Forget about the bad fakeRead more about Fake review about your restaurant? Here’s what to do.[…]
Ever fear the portable gas heat used to keep chafing dishes hot will tip and start a fire? Well, now flameless Sterno packages have arrived that quickly bring water to a boil and eliminate fire altogether! Plus, the packs are safe to drop into the regular trash when you’re done! Brilliant!
Here’s a restaurant opening checklist on how to have standing room only at the launch of your next location. Howdy’s Texas Grill’d Pizza went from zero customers to selling out on opening day. And continues to beat all of expectations. But the College Station, Texas pizza joint isn’t an overnight success. The big opening startedRead more about How to go from zero to packed restaurant in 1 day[…]
Buckingham County Middle School is rolling out a food cart in between morning classes to offer healthy snacks to those who may have missed breakfast earlier. The school says it’s all about helping the learning process. Hungry students can’t concentrate. The idea quickly became popular with about 50 percent of the students picking up aRead more about School gives students second chance to eat breakfast[…]
Hey, sometimes you just need some smoked pork or beer brats long after the local joint closes. So, Barrett’s Smokehouse in Portage, Michigan aims to satisfy customers with a vending machine that serves up smoked deliciousness 24/7. We’re sensing a trend after the bacon vending machine was launched not long ago.
San Francisco’s Fiorella restaurant has always attracted a crowd for its amazing Italian food. But the restaurant’s historical-themed wallpaper honoring community dignitaries has become an Instagram hit. Original drawings of local heroes ranging from chef and food activist Alice Waters to football legend Joe Montana bring pride to surrounding communities the restaurant serves.
Getting a good breakfast and lunch during school days are life savers for many disadvantaged youth. But what happens during the weekends? One Indiana school district and an innovative nonprofit have teamed up to provide nutritional meals that students in need can take home for the weekend. All because of a little ingenuity by repurposingRead more about Indiana schools rescue food for kids to take home on weekends[…]
A Tucson high school student has won her campaign to get a gluten-free microwave installed so she can dine without fear of serious health effects from celiac disease. Now, after more than three years of campaigning, a dedicated microwave has been installed. And the student is working with state lawmakers to get gluten-free microwaves inRead more about Gluten-free microwaves. Yep, that’s a thing… fortunately![…]
What restaurant wouldn’t be honored by raving diners who literally build shrines and wear sweaters to honor their favorite food joint. The Whataburger hamburger chain has just that kind of loyal following. But recently a dedicated diner may have gone too far by commissioning a “Whata-Pistol” that customized a real gun using the Whataburger logoRead more about Wonder if restaurant fans can go too far? Ask Whataburger.[…]
In a tiny 1,200 basement, FarmOne is providing the equivalent of acres in fresh herbs, produce, microgreens, edible flowers and more to the city’s high-end restaurants… all thanks to hydroponics. Some may think it’s a strange laboratory. Others believe it’s the future particularly for urban areas in need of fresh greens!