Richard Martin

Burger King, Wolfgang Puck defy labeling as naïve capitulators to ‘food police’ activists 
What’s an industry to do when its very own bogeymen—like the “food police” are to...
Foodservice communicators find pen not always mightier in war of words vs. deeds 
As writers and readers, we know that words have transformative powers, but they can be...
NRN Southeast bureau chief Jack Hayes dies 
ATLANTA Jack Hayes, the highly respected veteran business journalist and acclaimed poet who was Nation’s...
Ablessing in disclosure? Maybe menu data will help industry get its fill of lucrative diet market 
As someone whose career in journalism was twice interrupted by entrepreneurial stints in foodservice, I...
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Apr 17, 2015

Post Darden, restaurants more receptive to activists

Recent announcements by Panera, Jamba Juice show restaurants taking a more conciliatory tone with activists...More
Apr 16, 2015

All quiet as the Beard Awards stay in Chicago

The restaurant world seems fine with the Beard Awards gala’s prolonged sojourn in Chicago....More

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