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HMSHost Debuts Empire Roadside BBQ Food Truck

In time for the summer travel rush, global restaurateur HMSHost has introduced a new food truck to serve motorists and families road-tripping on the motorways. Empire Roadside BBQ is located at the New York State Thruway’s New Baltimore Travel Plaza at milepost 127 northbound and southbound.

Given...

Starbucks Reports Fiscal Third Quarter Growth

Starbucks Corporation reported financial results for its 13-week fiscal third quarter and 39-week fiscal year to date ended June 26, 2016. Fiscal 2016 and fiscal 2015 GAAP results include items which are excluded from non-GAAP results.

Q3 Fiscal 2016 Highlights:

• Global comparable store sales increased 4...

Kneaders Opens 50th Store in Western U.S.

Kneaders Bakery & Café has opened its 50th store in Phoenix. Kneaders is dedicated to the communities it serves, and this community support has helped drive the company's growth plans over the last 19 years.

The Phoenix store marks the 16th in Arizona and the 50th in the...

Is a Bigger Menu Better? This L.A. Fast Casual Thinks So

Many a fast casual has been catapulted to success by doing one (or two) things really well. For Chipotle it was build-your-own burritos; Shake Shack perfected the nostalgic burger-shake combo; and sweetgreen cornered salads.

But Southern California concept The Stand is casting a wider net. Instead...

How Hot Dogs—Yes, Hot Dogs—Are a Menu Winner

Guess what? Hot dogs and sausages aren’t as boring as you thought. Here's how to wow your customers with wacky wiener flavors and ingredients.

Let’s be frank. Hot dogs and sausages can be winners.

Although hamburgers and chicken get the lion’s share of attention as quick-service restaurant...

Pizza Exec Reflects on 40-Year Career

Hungry Howie’s CEO Steve Jackson shares what has inspired him as he's helped grow the Michigan-based pizza franchise.

The pizza business has been my life since high school, when I started out helping a friend deliver pizzas. I went to college to become a schoolteacher and...