The New Republic 5/26
Let us now praise fast food workers.
QSR Magazine 5/25
As the immediate effects of COVID-19 subside and leisure activities return to pre-pandemic levels, consumers are starting to increase spending on luxuries such as dining out.
Food Industry Policy
McDonald’s shareholders meeting on Thursday morning will mark the climax of a proxy fight waged by activist investor Carl Icahn, who is pushing for two seats on the fast-food giant’s board amid a battle over its animal welfare practices.
Nation’s Restaurant News 5/24
Potentially toxic “forever chemicals” known as PFAS — per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances — are pervasive in restaurant to-go packaging, according to tests by Consumer Reports published Thursday.
On the Side
San Francisco Chronicle 5/25
If you’ve had the incredibly delicious patty melt at True Laurel, you owe some gratitude to chef Geoff Davis.
Nation’s Restaurant News 5/25
Juice it Up, a quick-service franchise company based in California, is 27 years old but feels more like an emerging chain these days.