Lisa Jennings

West Coast Bureau Chief, Nation’s Restaurant News



From the Los Angeles office, Lisa Jennings covers companies based in the West, including California, Washington, Oregon, Colorado, Nevada, Wyoming, Montana, Utah, Alaska and Hawaii.

Posts by Lisa Jennings

Jul 24, 2015

Chipotle Mexican Grill: An alternative view on loyalty

Blog: Chipotle Mexican Grill takes a pass on formal loyalty programs....More
Jul 06, 2015

Frozen yogurt goes 'on demand'

Blog: Pinkberry teams up with Postmates to offer delivery in Los Angeles, New York....More
Jun 10, 2015

Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill makes jump to East Coast

Blog: California concept expands to the Washington, D.C. area for the first time....More
Jun 05, 2015

Gearing up for growth, Tender Greens innovates with hydroponics

Blog: Fast-casual concept aims to take its local, organic farm-to-table model to the East Coast....More
May 22, 2015

A toast to juice as mixers

Juice bar concepts see an opportunity with more-healthful mixers for home mixologists....More
May 19, 2015

PizzaRev to launch delivery service in Los Angeles

Fast-casual pizza players will not likely be able to compete on cost....More
May 04, 2015

May the Fourth be with you

May the Fourth is the unofficial Star Wars Day and an opportunity for cross-generation marketing....More
Apr 22, 2015

Ideas for protecting the planet

These restaurant chains are working toward a more sustainable planet....More
Apr 15, 2015

Blaze Pizza sees possible IPO in future

Fast-casual pizza leader gunning to be fifth-largest pizza brand within five years....More
Mar 04, 2015

Umami Burger rolls out 'real sugar' Pepsi sodas

Umami Burger rolls out new "real sugar" soda line from PepsiCo, including Pepsi, Mountain Dew and Sierra Mist....More
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