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Costa Vida Declares June 4th National Tortilla Day

Tender and soft, coming in all shapes and sizes, tortillas are one of the most versatile, yet underappreciated foods to date. Consumed more than any other type of bread in the United States, one has to wonder how America doesn’t have a day dedicated to...

Better Than Delivery? Num Pang Offers Recipes in New Cookbook

The quick-service restaurant industry has long been known for its fierce competition and closely guarded menu secrets. Ever try to find out what’s in that secret sauce you love from your favorite chain, and you’re likely to learn that the recipe is “proprietary.”

But one New...

Spike Mendelsohn Joins Feeding the 5000 in D.C.

Feedback, DC Central Kitchen, and Chef Spike Mendelsohn, along with a coalition of partners, will host a Feeding the 5000 event in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, May 18, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Woodrow Wilson Plaza at the Ronald Regan Building and International Trade Center.

Each...

Smoothie Factory ‘Goes for Gold’ with Gold’s Gym

Smoothie Factory is going for “Gold” in 2016. Leading retailers of real fruit smoothies, fresh cold-squeezed juices, nutritional products, and next-level fitness, Smoothie Factory and Gold’s Gym, both Dallas-based companies, have entered into an agreement to test several locations inside select Gold’s Gym locations. 

The first...

Eating Behaviors Go Far Beyond Generational Forces

Turns out that not all Millennials, Boomers, Gen Xs, and Zs are created equal when it comes to eating behaviors, finds The NPD Group, a leading global information company. Age, ethnicity, life stage, and values also influence current and future eating behaviors, based on a...

Former SweetFrog Exec Returns to Manage Franchising

SweetFrog Enterprises, named by The Daily Meal as America’s Best Frozen Yogurt, appointed Casey Cooley as manager of franchise development.

Cooley, who spent the past year as general manager of Sports Reality Performance Training, had previously been with sweetFrog from 2012–15 in franchise sales and as...