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

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
Jan 09, 2015

Save Starry Kitchen's balls

Adorably goofy Kickstarter campaign attempts to raise $500,000 to save Los Angeles restaurant....More
Nov 07, 2014

Daphne's California Greek considers shift to new name/concept

Daphne's California Greek unit to be reconnected as Yalla Mediterranean....More
Jul 18, 2014

Taco Bell motivates employees, customers to finish high school

Education is good for workers, and it’s good for business....More
May 12, 2014

West Coast innovation in spotlight at Restaurant High

Annual conference organized by Riley Lagesen of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP brings together some of the best and brightest innovators from the West....More

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