Reporter's Notebook http://nrn.com/blog/65421/feed Reporter's Notebook is NRN's newsroom blog, where our editors give their points of view on news happening in the restaurant business. en P.F. Chang’s amps up Chinese New Year promos http://nrn.com/blog/pf-chang-s-amps-chinese-new-year-promos <div class="node-body blog-body">Donations will be made from special menu items and social-media postings</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/reporters-notebook">Reporter&#039;s Notebook</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/pf-chang-s-amps-chinese-new-year-promos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/pf-chang-s-amps-chinese-new-year-promos#comments Casual Dining Latest Headlines P.F. Chang's China Bistro Reporter&#039;s Notebook Wed, 03 Feb 2016 05:25:00 +0000 156471 at http://nrn.com McDonald's to fix menu item cheesing off customers http://nrn.com/blog/mcdonald-s-works-fix-item-s-cheesed-patrons <div class="node-body blog-body">McDonald's works to fix cheese-less mozzarella sticks at some locations</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/reporters-notebook">Reporter&#039;s Notebook</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/mcdonald-s-works-fix-item-s-cheesed-patrons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/mcdonald-s-works-fix-item-s-cheesed-patrons#comments Food Trends Quick Service McDonald's Reporter&#039;s Notebook Thu, 28 Jan 2016 20:06:00 +0000 155471 at http://nrn.com Burger King Miss Universe tweet is a crowning achievement http://nrn.com/blog/bk-tweet-crowning-achievement-0 <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: Burger King posts a crowning-achievement tweet in Miss Universe flub</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/reporters-notebook">Reporter&#039;s Notebook</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/bk-tweet-crowning-achievement-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/bk-tweet-crowning-achievement-0#comments Marketing Burger King Reporter&#039;s Notebook Tue, 22 Dec 2015 20:22:00 +0000 151981 at http://nrn.com Experts unimpressed with Chipotle's crisis management http://nrn.com/blog/experts-unimpressed-chipotles-crisis-management <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: Chipotle co-CEO Steve Ells makes first televised apology</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/reporters-notebook">Reporter&#039;s Notebook</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/experts-unimpressed-chipotles-crisis-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/experts-unimpressed-chipotles-crisis-management#comments Fast Casual Chipotle Reporter&#039;s Notebook Thu, 10 Dec 2015 21:21:00 +0000 151221 at http://nrn.com Restaurant brands come bearing gifted packaging http://nrn.com/blog/restaurant-brands-come-bearing-gifted-packaging <div class="node-body blog-body">Brands ranging from KFC to Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts offer special holiday packaging</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/reporters-notebook">Reporter&#039;s Notebook</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/restaurant-brands-come-bearing-gifted-packaging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/restaurant-brands-come-bearing-gifted-packaging#comments Marketing Operations Reporter&#039;s Notebook Wed, 09 Dec 2015 20:47:00 +0000 151141 at http://nrn.com One stands as the No. 1 fastest-growing party size, OpenTable finds http://nrn.com/blog/one-stands-no-1-fastest-growing-party-size-opentable-finds <div class="node-body blog-body">Analysis shows reservations for solo diners increased 62% in past 2 years</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/reporters-notebook">Reporter&#039;s Notebook</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/one-stands-no-1-fastest-growing-party-size-opentable-finds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/one-stands-no-1-fastest-growing-party-size-opentable-finds#comments Latest Headlines Operations Reporter&#039;s Notebook Mon, 09 Nov 2015 17:04:00 +0000 148891 at http://nrn.com 5 tech innovations changing the restaurant business http://nrn.com/blog/5-tech-innovations-changing-restaurant-business <div class="node-body blog-body">What’s next: Telepresence robots, cognitive computing, delivery by drone and more</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/reporters-notebook">Reporter&#039;s Notebook</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/5-tech-innovations-changing-restaurant-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/5-tech-innovations-changing-restaurant-business#comments Technology Reporter&#039;s Notebook Wed, 04 Nov 2015 18:52:00 +0000 148351 at http://nrn.com New Pizza Hut uniforms suit crew to a T http://nrn.com/blog/new-pizza-hut-uniforms-suit-crew-t <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: Pizza Hut changes crew uniforms with input from team</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/reporters-notebook">Reporter&#039;s Notebook</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/new-pizza-hut-uniforms-suit-crew-t" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/new-pizza-hut-uniforms-suit-crew-t#comments Operations Pizza Hut Reporter&#039;s Notebook Mon, 26 Oct 2015 23:38:00 +0000 147251 at http://nrn.com <p>How the Pizza Hut crew uniform has changed through the years. Timeline: Pizza Hut</p> Fast-casual Pizza Tour part II http://nrn.com/blog/fast-casual-pizza-tour-part-ii <div class="node-body blog-body">Pie Five gains momentum as RAVE sets sights on acquisition</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/reporters-notebook">Reporter&#039;s Notebook</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/fast-casual-pizza-tour-part-ii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/fast-casual-pizza-tour-part-ii#comments Consumer Trends Fast Casual Reporter&#039;s Notebook Fri, 25 Sep 2015 21:19:00 +0000 145021 at http://nrn.com A tour of fast-casual pizza in LA http://nrn.com/blog/tour-fast-casual-pizza-la <div class="node-body blog-body">Visiting six fast-casual pizza concepts in one day in Los Angeles offers insight into the players competing for national domination.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/reporters-notebook">Reporter&#039;s Notebook</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/tour-fast-casual-pizza-la" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/tour-fast-casual-pizza-la#comments Consumer Trends Fast Casual Menu Reporter&#039;s Notebook Wed, 16 Sep 2015 17:48:00 +0000 144271 at http://nrn.com