Reporter's Notebook http://nrn.com/blog/65421/feed en When I met Sally, the Salad Robot http://nrn.com/blog/when-i-met-sally-salad-robot <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: Casabots displays new computerized salad maker at NRA Show</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/when-i-met-sally-salad-robot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/when-i-met-sally-salad-robot#comments NRA Show Technology Reporter&#039;s Notebook Wed, 25 May 2016 18:29:00 +0000 167031 at http://nrn.com Chipotle hired big-gun food-safety experts http://nrn.com/blog/chipotle-hired-big-gun-food-safety-experts <div class="node-body blog-body">Report reveals Chipotle hired top food-safety experts as consultants and implies that small farms are being cut from chain's supplier family</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/chipotle-hired-big-gun-food-safety-experts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/chipotle-hired-big-gun-food-safety-experts#comments Food Safety Fast Casual Chipotle Reporter&#039;s Notebook Wed, 11 May 2016 19:51:00 +0000 165941 at http://nrn.com Whataburger art contest comes through with flying colors http://nrn.com/blog/whataburger-art-contest-comes-through-flying-colors <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: Whataburger draws on adult coloring book trend for art contest</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/whataburger-art-contest-comes-through-flying-colors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/whataburger-art-contest-comes-through-flying-colors#comments Marketing Quick Service Whataburger Reporter&#039;s Notebook Tue, 03 May 2016 18:29:00 +0000 165051 at http://nrn.com Sonic offers a square deal on Instagram http://nrn.com/blog/sonic-offers-square-deal-instagram <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: Drive-In operator to offer Instagram-tailored #SquareShakes in Coachella promotion</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/sonic-offers-square-deal-instagram" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/sonic-offers-square-deal-instagram#comments Social Media Sonic Drive-In Reporter&#039;s Notebook Tue, 05 Apr 2016 20:40:00 +0000 162591 at http://nrn.com Should Chipotle Mexican Grill own the term 'better burger'? http://nrn.com/blog/should-chipotle-mexican-grill-own-term-better-burger <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: Chipotle Mexican Grill's attempt to trademark the term "better burger" could be a challenge, regardless of any new concept that may follow.</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/should-chipotle-mexican-grill-own-term-better-burger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/should-chipotle-mexican-grill-own-term-better-burger#comments Marketing Fast Casual Latest Headlines Opinions Chipotle Reporter&#039;s Notebook Fri, 01 Apr 2016 17:45:00 +0000 162161 at http://nrn.com Latest buzz: Beehives at Texas Roadhouse http://nrn.com/blog/latest-buzz-bee-hives-texas-roadhouse <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: Casual-dining chain installs hives near Kentucky support center</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/latest-buzz-bee-hives-texas-roadhouse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/latest-buzz-bee-hives-texas-roadhouse#comments Casual Dining Texas Roadhouse Reporter&#039;s Notebook Tue, 29 Mar 2016 17:47:00 +0000 161691 at http://nrn.com Howard Schultz: A vocal presidential non-candidate http://nrn.com/blog/howard-schultz-vocal-presidential-non-candidate <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: The chairman and CEO has said he is not running for president, but he sure sounds like it</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/howard-schultz-vocal-presidential-non-candidate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/howard-schultz-vocal-presidential-non-candidate#comments Government Opinions People Starbucks Coffee Reporter&#039;s Notebook Thu, 24 Mar 2016 19:45:00 +0000 161381 at http://nrn.com Hospitality turnover rose to 72.1% in 2015 http://nrn.com/blog/hospitality-turnover-rose-721-rate-2015 <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: Restaurant and accommodations sector saw fifth consecutive year of increases, Bureau of Labor Statistics reports</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/hospitality-turnover-rose-721-rate-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/hospitality-turnover-rose-721-rate-2015#comments H.R. & Training Latest Headlines Reporter&#039;s Notebook Wed, 23 Mar 2016 20:32:00 +0000 161291 at http://nrn.com Shake Shack vs. In-N-Out Burger: Let the comparisons begin http://nrn.com/blog/shake-shack-vs-n-out-burger-let-comparisons-begin <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: New York chain opens first of three Los Angeles restaurants</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/shake-shack-vs-n-out-burger-let-comparisons-begin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/shake-shack-vs-n-out-burger-let-comparisons-begin#comments Fast Casual Operations In-N-Out Burger Reporter&#039;s Notebook Tue, 15 Mar 2016 17:34:00 +0000 160761 at http://nrn.com Restaurants serve up a slice of Pi Day http://nrn.com/blog/restaurants-serve-slice-pi-day <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: Brands from Pizza Hut to Bojangles' give 3/14/16 special promotional consideration this year</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/restaurants-serve-slice-pi-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/restaurants-serve-slice-pi-day#comments Marketing Quick Service Reporter&#039;s Notebook Fri, 11 Mar 2016 19:50:00 +0000 160531 at http://nrn.com