August 19, 2014

Reports: Shake Shack Considers IPO

Shake Shack IPO

Nation’s Restaurant News reports that Shake Shack, the fast-growing chain of high-end burger restaurants, is seriously considering a public offering. The chain, owned by New York restaurateur Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group, is credited with pioneering the super high-end burger concept, and it has developed something of a fanatical following since it first opened, as a literal shack, a decade ago in Manhattan’s now-trendy Madison Square Park. Read the rest of this entry »

July 19, 2014

Survey: Americans Really Do Want Higher Quality, More Variety in their Fast Food

Panera Bread Bowl with Clam Chowder

Americans may be spending more money than ever on dining out, but they’re looking for more than what’s being provided by mega-chains like McDonald’s, Burger King and KFC. In results from a massive survey just published by Consumer Reports, readers indicated that, in the three years since Consumer Report’s last survey, food quality has grown in importance for them, while convenience has become less vital.

So while the market for dining out in America has ballooned to more than $680 billion annually, readers in the survey gave especially low grades to some of the highest-provile names in fast food. Read the rest of this entry »

July 16, 2014

Hankering for a Great Weeknight Burger Recipe? We’ve Got 5 for You

It’s summertime. And you want a burger. Not just any burger, something special. Thing is, you can’t decide whether you want a juicy cheeseburger, a healthy vegan burger or maybe something more exotic. And you really don’t want to go out, so you can’t afford to wait much longer to get your act together. Read the rest of this entry »

September 8, 2011

Hearty Dinner Thursday: The Best Burgers

Burgers are the ultimate American tradition for good times and grilling, and this week is no different. Get out the grill for some burgers, and celebrate the beginning of football season in grand style tonight and this weekend! Read the rest of this entry »

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