CHICAGO — Convenience stores are moving away from the stereotype of being a spot for low-quality food. Instead, as consumer demand for fresh, healthy offerings has increased, many c-stores now offer premium, made-to-order foodservice. But which c-stores are outpacing the competition?
Food & Wine magazine ranked the top 22 c-store chains in terms of foodservice. In compiling its rankings, the magazine asked readers one question: How happy would they be to come back here, either for a bite to eat, a cup of coffee, an ice cream or more?
“You name it, we’re eating it at the gas station,” the Food & Wine editors said. “And sometimes, what we are eating is seriously delicious.”
Here's a countdown of the top c-store chains for foodservice, according to Food & Wine …