How Third-Party Delivery Services Are Reshaping Restaurants

Location, location, location is typically the mantra for most real estate decisions — and that’s definitely been the case for restaurateurs, especially the larger chains. They want to be in higher-traffic areas where other activities take place, either a mall or something similar. But the success and expansion of third-party delivery is causing many in[ … ]

Industry Outlook 2019-2020: Hospitality & Restaurant

Hotel and restaurant remodeling and upgrades have been in full swing since 2017. However, costs are rising for supplies, advertising and personnel, with some leaders reporting a 5 percent average impact on wage costs to keep key employees. They say that employees may jump to another hospitality competitor or leave the industry entirely for better-perceived[ … ]

Defining ‘New Arizonan’ Cuisine, One Foraged Acorn At A Time

What is Arizona food? Is it a chimichanga? Or a Sonoran hot dog? Is it the classic Native American dish of squash, beans and corn — the three sisters? The elusive answer to that question is what Chris Malloy is attempting to nail down in his new column for the Phoenix New Times called “Sonoran[ … ]