Ever try going out to eat with a group of friends but can’t agree on a place? Mary wants Greek, but Tim’s craving Thai. Susan, however, has a hankering for New York style pizza. Well, the food hall is your answer, and they’re on the rise!
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Premium fast-casual players have created a new market niche called ‘fast fine.’ Restaurants such as Mendocino Farms, 800 Degrees Pizza, and LYFE Kitchen are pushing the fast-casual model and putting a greater focus on hospitality and restaurant design. While still keeping prices low, these.. Read on here.
New attention is being given to flex-casual restaurants, a term coind by Randy Murphy, president and CEO of Mama Fu’s Asian House.
What’s the difference between a flex-casual restaurant and a fast-casual restaurant?
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