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Restaurant and Catering Industry

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  • Outdoor dining encouraged through city grants

     Outdoor dining encouraged through city grants
    Des Plaines officials have set aside $100,000 and awarded nearly $40,000 to restaurants interested in creating or improving outdoor dining spaces. The City Council approved changes at a recent meeting to an assistance program that were recommended by...
  • Boy, 16, killed and father wounded: 'It's a terrible thing'

    Boy, 16, killed and father wounded: 'It's a terrible thing'
    A 16-year-old boy was killed and his father critically wounded minutes after they had lunch with a friend in the Belmont Gardens neighborhood on the Northwest Side, according to police and witnesses. Adam Lara was shot in the head and his father was...
  • Chick-fil-A sales could outpace McDonald's in next decade, analyst says

    Chick-fil-A sales could outpace McDonald's in next decade, analyst says
    Chick-fil-A could grow its U.S. sales faster over the next decade than McDonald’s Corp., according to a Wall Street analyst.  Mark Kalinowski, a restaurant industry analyst at investment firm Janney Capital Markets, estimates that Chick-fil-A...
  • Five ways restaurants may be tricking you into spending more money

    Five ways restaurants may be tricking you into spending more money
    Restaurants put a lot of effort into serving you a meal, and not all of it happens back in the kitchen. According to a new list of restaurant tricks by Business Insider, from the music to the way a menu is presented, it's all part of a ploy to get...
  • Editorial: Minimum wage hike imperils Chicago job creation

    Editorial: Minimum wage hike imperils Chicago job creation
    "The repeated failure of well-intentioned programs is not an accident. The failure is deeply rooted in the use of bad means to achieve good objectives." — The late University of Chicago economist Milton Friedman   Before we mull what hiking...
  • Report: McDonald's monthly sales could be lower than expected

    Report: McDonald's monthly sales could be lower than expected
    June sales at McDonald’s U.S. restaurants may have fallen as much as 2.6 percent due to operations issues including slowing average service times, according to research from Janney Capital Markets. Janney analyst Mark Kalinowski said that the...
  • Cheery starts to the day

    Cheery starts to the day
    Last year, Ina Pinkney closed her namesake restaurant, Ina's, in the West Loop after 33 years in business. She is now enjoying dining out for breakfast and highlighting places people might not know about in their neighborhoods, traveling around Chicago...
  • Hostile hedge fund Starboard boosts stake in Darden to 7.1%

    Hostile hedge fund Starboard boosts stake in Darden to 7.1%
    Starboard Value, a hedge fund with a hostile plan to replace Darden Restaurant’s board and management, has been buying more Darden stock. Starboard’s ownership surge  – now 7.1 percent, up from 6.2 in May – comes as the hedge...
  • Katz's Delis settle lawsuit

    Katz's Delis settle lawsuit
    The dueling delis have put down their knives. Katz’s Delicatessen in Deerfield Beach — sued by the iconic Katz’s Delicatessen in New York City — has agreed to change its name. “We settled peacefully and amicably, and both...
  • Nordstrom fell to upscale and outlet competition, analysts say

    Nordstrom fell to upscale and outlet competition, analysts say
    Helen McCourt, a loyal Nordstrom shopper for years, likes the attentive staff, high-end merchandise and expert alterations. "It's a great store," said McCourt, 40, of Orlando as she left the Florida Mall store Tuesday. "They have the best customer...
  • New South Florida hotels bring buzz, options

    New South Florida hotels bring buzz, options
    The newest hotels in South Florida are already making a name for themselves. Open just since March, the Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach has earned the top spot for the city on TripAdvisor, followed in second place by another newcomer, The Redbury...