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Restaurant Prices are Increasing

 Going out to eat is costing you more.    Prices at full-service restaurants are going up, according to the US Department of Labor. Experts say increased expenses such as rent, insurance, and labor are getting passed on to consumers.    In December, prices at full-service restaurants were up 0.5 percent from the prior month on a …

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Could new management lead to further growth for Restaurant Brands International?

Restaurant Brands International (NYSE: QSR) reported its 4th quarter and full year results on February 12, 2019 before the market opened. As per the numbers in the early release, comparable sales are up 0.6% in Tim Hortons, 2% in Burger King, and 1.6% in Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen for the Fiscal Year 2018. For Quarter 4 …

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Why that dish costs so much

We’ve all noticed it: Restaurants are always getting more and more expensive. A high-end dinner for two can easily add up to over $100, even without second drinks or dessert. Bottles of wine that retail for $15 are going by the glass for that price or more. Understandably, guests are increasingly frustrated. In response to …

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Locations Where Restaurants Thrive

  Are you thinking about opening that restaurant you’ve dreamed about owning for years? Good for you. We won’t go into the industry’s failure rate, the hours you can expect to work, or the labor shortage that looms larger than ever—you’ve undoubtedly heard the negative news more than once. What we will do is let …

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Openings and Closings of St. Louis Restaurants During December 2018

The losses the city’s restaurant scene sustained this month were significant. Central Table, the remainder of the much-ballyhooed Central Table Food Hall, ceased operations earlier this month. Affton barbecue institution Phil’s Bar-BQ will close its doors on December 30th after 57 years of serving quintessential St. Louis-style barbecue. Though its tenure was not as long, …

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