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

in Reporter's Notebook Feb 22, 2013

Lazy Dog drops "cafe" for "restaurant and bar"

Lazy Dog Cafe is in the process of changing its name to Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar, marking the evolution of the casual-dining brand....More
in Reporter's Notebook 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
in Reporter's Notebook May 05, 2012

Fatburger opens free-standing Las Vegas restaurant

Fatburger chain opens first location with full bar....More
in Reporter's Notebook May 05, 2012

Good fortune for Mama Fu's

Mama Fu’s Asian House shared a bit of its good fortune....More
in Reporter's Notebook Aug 26, 2011

Michael Mina restaurant with SBE to be "recalibrated"

Sam Nazarian of SBE talks to NRN about "recalibrating" XIV....More
in Reporter's Notebook Aug 04, 2011

Fundraising for a Food Revolution

Jamie Oliver, Chipotle and supporters fight childhood obesity....More
in Reporter's Notebook Jul 26, 2011

Qdoba tests whole wheat tortillas

New tortillas have more fiber, fewer calories and less fat than traditional....More
in Reporter's Notebook Jun 21, 2011

Macy's hits the road with food truck tour

Macy's launches national food truck tour on June 28....More
in Reporter's Notebook Jun 15, 2011

Starbucks: Procedures protect against peepers

Starbucks credits checks to ferreting out peeping toms....More

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