Restaurants are hopping on the subscription bandwagon

Restaurants are serving up subscriptions.

Sara Friedman • March 16, 2023

Gross pranksters hit sushi sales

A video of someone licking a soy sauce bottle caused a sushi restaurant’s parent company’s shares to dip.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • February 15, 2023

Why do restaurant workers fund a lobbying group that keeps their wages low?

Restaurant workers pay to take a food safety class, which — surprise — funds industry lobbying efforts.

Sara Friedman • January 19, 2023

The world’s best restaurant is unsustainable

Copenhagen’s Noma is closing as its chef says the entire model has become unsustainable.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • January 10, 2023

The Cheesecake Factory defies all odds

Despite doing everything wrong, the Cheesecake Factory prevailed.

Sara Friedman • December 29, 2022

Restaurant service fees don’t always check out

The rise of “service fees” has diners scrambling to figure out what the heck they’re paying for.

Sara Friedman • November 3, 2022

Sorry, night owls — restaurants are closing early

Since the pandemic, restaurants have been cutting hours and closing early.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • October 31, 2022

The long, strange saga of the $100m deli

A New Jersey deli may have been better off perfecting its pastrami.

Rob Litterst • September 29, 2022

The economic indicator that uses egg-and-cheese sandwiches

Beyond sandwiches and soup, Pret A Manger offers insight to the global economy.

Rob Litterst • August 23, 2022

Despite inflation, tips are still flowing

Are consumers getting more generous or is “iPad tipping” to blame?

Rob Litterst • August 19, 2022

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