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Sep 30, 2012

The forgotten generation?

Restaurant chains target a younger demographic....More
Sep 19, 2012

Seeing how Dine Out dollars work

A look at a Texas branch of the Share Our Strength program....More
Aug 27, 2012

The deal of the art

Restaurateur Phil Romano is an accomplished artist....More
Jul 27, 2012

Chick-fil-A president's comments provoke ire, support

Cathy says company supports the “traditional family”....More
Jul 18, 2012

Choice real estate

Are Taco Bell's new menu boards too wide?....More
May 07, 2012

Commodity inflation improving in 2012; even better in 2013

This is part of NRN’s special coverage of the 2012 NRA Show....More
May 06, 2012

Beyond chef whites

Whites and occasional blacks and grays are giving way to such colors as....More
May 05, 2012

Cinco de Mayor

Catching a glimpse of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel at the NRA Show....More
May 05, 2012

Social media: Where to 'start'

How to use social media to do more than just sell and self-promote....More
May 05, 2012

First day impressions from the NRA Show floor

Lots of attendees, educational sessions, hot dogs and bacon samples....More
May 05, 2012

Fatburger opens free-standing Las Vegas restaurant

Fatburger chain opens first location with full bar....More
May 05, 2012

Good fortune for Mama Fu's

Mama Fu’s Asian House shared a bit of its good fortune....More
Apr 30, 2012

New bistro plugs into guests' needs

Customers log-in an new Dallas bistro and bar....More
Mar 15, 2012

Our week with Marilyn

North Dakota restaurant critic's Olive Garden Review goes viral....More
Mar 05, 2012

At Kona Grill: Word perfect

Beyond "resigned for personal reasons"....More

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Jonathan Maze covers finance for Nations Restaurant News, as well as restaurant chains based in the Midwest. Jonathan came to NRN in 2014 after seven years covering restaurants for Franchise Times...

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