Impossible Foods begins selling its meatless sausage to restaurants nationwide

Starbucks Impossible sausage breakfast sandwich. Source: Starbucks Impossible Foods announced Monday that its meatless sausage will now be sold to restaurants nationwide.  The Impossible Sausage is already available at U.S. locations of Restaurant Brands International’s Burger King and Starbucks, but now other chains and independent restaurant owners can also put the meat-free sausage on their […]

Plastic waste surges as restaurants use more disposable packaging

A woman wearing a face mask and a plastic bag pulls a cart loaded with bags of recyclables through the streets of Lower Manhattan during the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (which causes COVID-19) on April 16, 2020 in New York City. Johannes Eisele | AFP | Getty...

Darden Restaurants (DRI) Q4 2020 earnings hurt by coronavirus closures

An Olive Garden restaurant in Times Square in New York. Richard Levine | Corbis | Getty Images Darden Restaurants on Thursday reported that same-store sales were nearly cut in half during the fiscal fourth quarter as dining room closures from the coronavirus pandemic...

Chef Jean-Georges to use QR codes to limit contact in restaurants

As New York City enters phase two of reopening, restaurateurs like Jean-Georges Vongerichten are anxiously awaiting the new normal after shutting their doors for more than three months. The city is predicting 5,000 restaurants will begin offering outdoor dining as...

France to reopen Paris restaurants

With multiple drugmakers in a push for a Covid-19 vaccine, countries are preparing for when it is finally available and putting deals in place with companies to prepare for the eventual distribution. AstraZeneca, which has a vaccine under development at Oxford and is...