Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Features Gourmet to Go from local celebrity chef Tim Love

BETHESDA, Md. -- With more than 50 guests, music and fantastic Gourmet to Go food, the first airport Z Market opened Monday at DFW International Airport in Dallas-Fort Worth. Z Market is a combination of convenience store and upscale delivariety in a quick-serve environment, said joint-venture...

Following Denny's, longer hours aimed at cutting into McDonald's sales

MIAMI -- On the heels of a similar move last week by Denny's, Burger King Corp. said that beginning June 5, 2008, its U.S. restaurants will be open until 2:00 a.m. or later Thursday through Saturday. To support the extended hours announcement, BK launched the next phase of its partnership with...

Takes first in six categories: breakfast, coffee, deli, lunch

YORK, Pa. -- Rutter's topped The York Sunday News' 2008 "Best of York" rankings in six categories, beating out a number of national brands, the company said, citing the newspaper. Rutter's took first place in the breakfast, coffee, deli/sub/sandwich, fast food, lunch and milk categories. Rutter's...

Pizza Hut, Papa John's spice up online ordering.
Couche-Tard Eastern Canada unveils fresh, ready-to-eat store concept
Largest franchise operator hatches newest chicken QSR
Will play to "night owl" demographic with band promos, alternative music.
But growth could be tempered if retail gas prices continue upward, Technomic says
Fries go trans-fat free
Technomic research finds consumers want more variety