Bowling for Dollars: Bowls Are Here to Stay on LSR Menus

Bowls are proving to be a menu force that’s here to stay at limited-service restaurants, alongside menu staples like sandwiches and salads. The bowl format became a mainstream hit around 2003 when Chipotle debuted its Burrito Bowl. KFC followed suit by launching its KFC Famous Bowls in 2006. Since then, the bowl category has grown […]

Fast-Casual Restaurants Look to Be Life of the Party

Seeing strong potential in catering as an avenue for growth, several top fast-casual restaurant chains are stepping up their party programs. Catering offers significant brand-building opportunities, especially for fast-casual concepts looking to maintain an edge over (or at least keep pace with) a rising number of competitors in the segment. After all, catering in essence […]