Restaurant Industry Reporter, Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal reporter covering food and restaurant companies
online.wsj.com — Wrigley temporarily halted production and sales of its new Alert energy gum as the FDA investigates the safety of caffeinated food products.
online.wsj.com — Companies are exploring whether there might be a viable caffeinated version of almost everything. In the mood for Perky Jerky?
blogs.wsj.com — Ordering burgers and fries is becoming more orderly at McDonald's restaurants. The chain is in the midst of rolling out a new "dual-point" ordering system in which customers place an order at one end of the counter and then get a receipt with an order number.
online.wsj.com — HIGHLAND PARK, Ill.-It was bingo night in this Chicago suburb, but the venue wasn't some church hall packed with blue-haired old ladies. Instead, mostly 30-something hipsters sipped $7.50 cups of Pu-erh tea in the cozy confines of Madame ZuZu's, an Art Deco-inspired tea shop.
online.wsj.com — Some low-wage employers are moving toward hiring part-time workers instead of full-time ones to mitigate the health-care overhaul's requirement that large companies provide health insurance for full-time workers or pay a fee.
online.wsj.com — The latest episode in Morgan Stanley's recently stormy relationship with the cost of money is what could end up being a large trading loss on wrong-way bets on inflation expectations. The world reacts to one of the strangest explanations ever for losing a soccer game.
online.wsj.com — Heinz is being sued by a fast-food loving Chicago inventor who said it was his idea to create a ketchup packet that could be opened at one end if the condiment is needed for a sandwich and opened differently if it is needed for dipping finger foods.
online.wsj.com — TOLLESON, Ariz.-When Travis Heriaud decided to spend $40,000 on the grand opening of a new McDonald's here-sponsoring a book giveaway for local children and hosting a parade of zoo animals-his father, Lee, balked. Lee Heriaud, a 59-year-old owner of 12 McDonald's restaurants, warned that the event risked erasing cash flow for a full year.
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