Ordering simply "a coffee" at the Le Petite Syrah cafe in Nice runs you about $9.50, but add "please" and the price drops.» Read More
It might sound like whacky science, but the latest food revolution is an attempt to bring sustainable food to the fore.
VANCOUVER, Oct 29- A silver and blue ATM, perched up next to the espresso bar in a trendy Vancouver coffee shop, could launch a new era for the digital currency bitcoin, offering an almost instant way to exchange the world's leading virtual money for cash.
Oct 29- Businessman Mitch Goldstone planned to shell out about $40 at the Red Square restaurant in Las Vegas before heading to a show, but he ended up spending four times that amount because of the alluring pictures of food and drinks on an electronic menu.
Scott Colosi,Texas Roadhouse president, discusses his company's plans for expansion as third quarter earnings showed lower profits but higher sales.
McDonald's has dropped Heinz Ketchup after 40 years. CNBC's Jane Wells reports McDonald's only uses Heinz in 2 U.S. markets, and most of its ketchup comes from a variety of other suppliers.
Burger King says it's attracting more customers with its new lower-calorie "Satisfries," but is not ready to call the fries a major success yet.
Oct 28- Burger King Worldwide Inc, known for its Whopper hamburgers, on Monday said it plans to introduce fewer seasonal and limited-time menu items in a bid to help restaurant operators improve profits and speed up service.
SHANGHAI, Oct 28- Bearing rice burgers and lotus roots, an army of Chinese fast food firms is cooking up a challenge to McDonald's Corp and Yum Brands Inc, tempting cost-conscious diners with healthy, homegrown fare and causing a drag on growth for the U.S. chains in the country's $174 billion fast food market.
After a relationship with Heinz spanning more than 40 years, the fast-food giant is transitioning Heinz out of its restaurants.
"The evidence that Obamacare is having a negative impact on hiring is unequivocal, abundant and consistent with common sense," says Andrew Puzder, CKE Restaurants CEO. Puzder employs more than 70,000 people at restaurant chains Hardee's and Carl's Junior.
*Third-quarter earnings/share $0.41 vs est $0.43. *Revenue rises 8.5 pct to $186.3 mln vs est $183.2 mln. Oct 24- Coffee and doughnut chain Dunkin' Brands Group Inc reported a stronger-than-expected rise in quarterly sales as customers bought more of its higher-priced sandwiches.
McDonald's is changing its Dollar Menu to the "Dollar Menu & More," and is raising the prices of several items to keep up with costs caused by droughts.
Howard Schultz said Starbucks was "taken aback" by Chinese media complaints the chain charges too much for its coffee.
Stephen Anderson, Miller Tabak analyst, provides his play on the casual dining space, as shares of Panera Bread trade lower on missed sales expectations and warnings of lower fourth quarter results.
Stephen Anderson, Miller Tabak analyst, explains why he downgraded Chipotle to "hold" from "buy." He also discusses whether a price increase for its products would impact the traffic.
Oct 21- McDonald's Corp reported a 4.1 percent rise in quarterly profit, while global sales at established restaurants marginally missed analysts' expectations. The world's biggest restaurant chain by revenue reported net income of $1.52 billion, or $1.52 per share, for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, up from $1.46 billion, or $1.43 per share, a year earlier.
McDonald's reported quarterly revenue that missed analysts' estimates and warned that global comparable sales for October are expected to be flat.
Very few bars serve drinks that cost a small fortune. An exception is the King Cole Bar at the St. Regis New York.
ALBANY, N.Y., Oct 17- New York state's highest court agreed on Thursday to hear Mayor Michael Bloomberg's appeal of a decision striking down a ban on large sugary drinks in New York City, setting up the final showdown over one of the outgoing mayor's most controversial policies.
Oct 17- Darden Restaurants Inc, parent of the Olive Garden and Red Lobster chains, should break itself up and explore spinning off its real estate properties, activist investor Barington Capital Group said.