Affluent Customers Offer Bright Spot in Dull Market

Same-store sales growth was down 1 percent in June and down 1 percent for the second quarter of 2017, according to TDn2K’s Restaurant Industry Snapshot, which is based on weekly sales from more than 28,500 restaurant units and more than 155 brands.

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James Beard Award Winner to Open Italian Restaurant at Disney Springs

Terralina Crafted Italian, a new restaurant from James Beard Award-winning Chef Tony Mantuano, is slated to open at Disney Springs in Orlando this fall.

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The Counter Opens First Tokyo Location

The Counter, a full-service premium burger concept founded in 2003, recently opened its first location in Japan in Tokyo’s Roppongi district.

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Melting Pot

Restaurants occupy a unique place in our society. At their core, they offer the opportunity to engage in the most human of endeavors, to share a meal with friends, family, business associates and strangers.

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Who Controls Your Tech?

Some would argue that restaurants have been behind the curve on tech. I’m inclined to agree. Why should a high-touch hospitality industry be overly concerned with creating fewer interpersonal touchpoints?

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First IHOP Opens in India

The first IHOP opened in India in June. It is the first of 20 planned restaurants to open in Northern and Southern India in the next decade.

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