| Aug 26, 2013
| 8:54 AM
The sense of malaise settling over much of the restaurant industry seems to have missed a spot: the still-growing fast-casual segment that includes chains such as Chipotle Mexican Grill and Panera Bread.
A new report from researchers at the NPD Group...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Chipotle Mexican Grill may be known for its giant foil-wrapped burritos, but the fast casual chain is venturing into the game app world. The company launched a new game app called "The Scarecrow" and an accompanying film Thursday.
The game follows a...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:11 PM
“The Scarecrow,” a short animated video put out by Chipotle Mexican Grill, seems part Pixar, part Tim Burton, accompanied by a creepily melancholy version of the song “Pure Imagination” from the first Willy Wonka movie.
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:57 PM
A day after announcing plans to raise prices in 2014, Chipotle Mexican Grill watched its stock surge in intra-day trading to an all-time high.
The stock reached $511.10 a share on Friday before closing up 16%, or $70.67, at $509.74.
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:12 AM
Overall impression: Italio borrowed a page from Subway and Chipotle Mexican Grill when it came up with its create-your-own, cafeteria-line-style system of ordering pasta bowls, salad bowls and wraps. But instead of submarine sandwiches or burritos,...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 9:32 AM
Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. is entering its 20s with another strong earnings report, a commitment to ditch genetically modified ingredients and an expanding Asian food concept.
In its second quarter, which ended June 30, the fast-casual chain and...
| Mar 6, 2013
A member of the family that created Zankou Chicken is staking his name — actually his brother's — on his ability to replicate the success of the rotisserie chicken chain with a new Mexican restaurant in Glendale called Ara's Tacos....
| Mar 30, 2011
| 4:06 PM
In response to the recent tsunami and earthquake in Japan, Marinello Schools of Beauty is holding a Japan Relief Cut-A-Thon in Huntington Beach through Saturday. The school will offer $5 haircuts; all proceeds will be donated to the American Red Cross for...
| May 16, 2011
| 1:06 PM
Grabbing more meals at Panera, Five Guys and Chipotle? Blaming the decision on your battered wallet and the lousy economy? You’re not alone.
The fast casual restaurant category “outpaced the restaurant industry as a whole in 2010, with the...
| Dec 9, 2010
Promising an affordable and family-friendly atmosphere, a group of investors hoping to open a new restaurant near the United Artists La Caņada movie theater is expected on Tuesday to seek Planning Commission approval for beer and wine sales.
| Jan 3, 2012
| 11:57 AM
(Reuters) - Starbucks Corp raised prices by an average of about 1 percent in the Northeast and Sunbelt regions on Tuesday, a move affecting cities such as New York, Boston, Washington, Atlanta, Dallas and Albuquerque.
Shares of Starbucks, which boosted...