Your brand is what your restaurant is all about. It’s the sum and substance of who you are, what you stand for, your reason for being, and your restaurant’s moral compass.

Curbing Restrictions

Restaurants are pivoting to offer pickup, delivery and drive-thru during the COVID-19 pandemic. Never before has such widespread upheaval hit the restaurant industry. Dining rooms are closed and many restaurants have shut their doors, not sure when — or even if — they’ll reopen.

Rooftop Dining

The appeal of ascending to the top of a tall structure with panoramic views of an urban space has always been stirring. Here's how establishments across the country are cashing in on rooftop dining.

Dog Haus Builds a Better Hot Dog Place

With an indoor/outdoor bar, improved queueing area and more efficient kitchen, this chain out of California has taken full advantage of its first ground-up build.

Steve Starr, president of starrdesign, explains the tectonic shift restaurants are facing due to sudden changes in guests’ priorities, and how to address them.

Reports that buffet dining is dead have been greatly exaggerated. Pizza Inn launched a Right-Way Buffet effort to reassure guests as restaurants continue to reopen across the United States.

Great American Cookies and Marble Slab Creamery opened its first co-branded store featuring a cohesive brand vision and design in Columbia, S.C.

Panera updated its curbside service to include an opt-in geofence service that extends Wi-Fi into the parking lot and alerts staff when a guest pulls up to pickup their order, allowing for a frictionless curbside delivery experience.