Slater’s 50/50′s Bloody Mary Burger
New Year’s Day has two traditions: One is the hangover; the second is the rich, fatty, protein-rich Hangover Burger that cures what ails you. Among those who’ll be ready to greet bleary-eyed revelers is Slater’s 50/50, the innovative concept with locations in Anaheim Hills, Huntington Beach and San Diego, [...]
The restaurant industry’s advertising spending ballooned by 12.1% during the third quarter while total U.S. ad spending for all products and services rose just 7.1%, according to data from Kantar Media in New York City. For full-year 2011, restaurant ad spending rose by only 4.4%.
The increase in restaurant ad spending is especially surprising considering [...]
The quick-service category continues to provide the restaurant’s only positive growth in customer traffic, according to new data from NPD Group. It finds that for the July-August-September quarter of 2012, net overall restaurant visits were flat.
Source: The NPD Group
QSRs, however, continue to show traffic gains, up 1% in Q3. That’s the fourth [...]
Multi-person boxed burger meals have taken a step closer to the U.S. with McDonald’s introduction of the concept in Japan. As it did in Australia when it originated the Family Box meal platform in 2010, McDonald’s offers three different price/component choices in Japan.
The basic Family Meal includes one Big Mac, a teriyaki burger and [...]