In 2007, an intoxicated Kid Rock got into a fight at an Atlanta restaurant and wound up in jail. In 2013, a woman was arrested for public intoxication at a Loganville, Ga., dining establishment where she mistook a cheeseburger for a shoe and wore it on her foot.
Food is inherently nostalgic. We all have memories of dishes that our family cooked or that we ordered at our favorite restaurants growing up, and we are constantly creating new food memories.
Some people say grace before a meal. I have a similar ritual before chowing down, as do so many others in this social media age: I take pictures of my […]
As competitors rely on promotional-driven strategies in a fickle economy, Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar is making a $75 million bet that a menu relaunch will boost weak sales.
No one likes trying to have a dinner conversation with someone who's distracted by a screen. But other people get just as annoyed if they're asked to put their phone away when an "important" call or text might come through. It's one of the great social tensions of our time, and marketers seem to be picking a side.
Cannes is undoubtedly an amazing place to visit, but finding the right spots for food or drinks away from the crowded Croisette can be a challenge.
Comedian Jeff Foxworthy has a broad, family-friendly appeal beyond those who might be rednecks. And Golden Corral, the North Carolina-based buffet-dining chain, is looking to leverage that relatability in its new "Golden Bill of Rights" campaign, which features Foxworthy as the brand's spokesman.
Star Wars: Episode VII doesn't hit theaters until December, but the parade of marketing around the movie has already begun. Quiznos today is launching a parody ad on YouTube that playfully mashes up the film franchise with another flick—the movie version of the HBO show Entourage due out in June.
Two years ago, Christian Ott decided to run a Sunday afternoon seminar on coffee appreciation. Ott had just been hired as director of coffee for Stone Creek, an artisanal coffee chain with 10 locations in and around Milwaukee, and he figured he could teach his clientele a thing or two. But as the seminars got going, it was Ott who learned something.
Food trucks have become a South by Southwest Interactive tradition, and options galore will line several streets in downtown Austin, Texas, where the tech festival begins Friday. And every one of the artisanal sellers will be tweeting while posting via Facebook and—more than ever this year—Instagram to create chatter around its offerings.