In its continued attack on Starbucks, McDonald’s has launched maple-flavored oatmeal, available with diced red and green apples, raisins and cranberries, and cream for $1.99.
Cooks looking to start their own businesses can pay by the shift to use a 5,500-square-foot commercial kitchen in Long Island City.
Several chains, including Jamba Juice and Five Guys Burgers and Fries, have announced plans to expand into Canada.
[Nation’s Restaurant News]
With the opening of the Brooklyneer, a Brooklyn-themed bar in Manhattan, it looks like Brooklyn is becoming a brand.
A contingent of food trucks from the Upper East Side, including the Patty’s Tacos truck, have relocated to the Upper West Side following complaints and police harassment.
Further defending of Nate Appleman’s decision to take a job at Chipotle: “[T]he test kitchen prepares everything from scratch. … Many of the ingredients are local.”
The Washington, D.C.-based Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine has called for a moratorium on new fast-food restaurants in obese Detroit.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on December 15, 2010