Tweet The online restaurant review site Yelp has become increasingly suspicious to the small business owners who the site supposedly supports. The website is based in San Francisco, where it is also the most popular, although Yelp does post reviews about restaurants in 24 cities across the United States. Restaurant and small business owners in [...]
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Tweet Some restaurateurs are taking advantage of a 7 year low in choice and prime beef to offer their customers some great values on more expensive beef cuts like sirloin, T-bones, and ribeyes. As consumer spending has ground to a halt, expensive cuts of beef have languished while affordable options like hamburger have continued to [...]
Tweet As social media matures and becomes one of the leading elements of Web 2.0, business owners, including those in the food service industry, have started to look for ways to engage customers through sites like MySpace and Facebook. But just how effective is it to make a Facebook page for your restaurant? Dunkin’ Donuts [...]
Tweet It was just another night at William’s Supper Club, in Muskego, WI until there was a rude interruption recently. Joey Geraci burst through an open door in the kitchen of the restaurant and immediately grabbed a teenaged busgirl, claiming he had a gun. The would be robber dragged the poor girl into the bar, [...]
Tweet The restaurant-specific internet marketing company BooRah announced recently they have developed a way for restaurateurs to track online reviews of their businesses, although this service doesn’t appear to have gone live yet. Recent years have seen the exponential boom of user generated content online, or content posted by internet users to websites, from YouTube to [...]
Tweet Despite the objections of many groups in the food service industry, public smoking bans have been passed with increasing frequency over the past five years. Restaurants and bars are primarily concerned with losing business as a result of these smoking bans. Advocacy groups claim that the health benefits of banning smoking far outweigh any [...]
Tweet The Moondance Diner used to be an 80 year old fixture in the trendy SoHo neighborhood of Manhattan. Last year it was consigned to destruction by a new condo building. The Moondance was up for sale, and the chic artists that had once frequented the little restaurant were long gone. That’s when a couple [...]
Tweet As some of you may know, Tundra and The Back Burner are based in Boulder, CO so we were especially pleased to learn that Boulder chef Hosea Rosenberg claimed first place on Wednesday’s finale of Top Chef: New York. Rosenberg is the executive chef at Jax Fish House in Boulder. He graduated from the [...]
Tweet The Anaheim White House, a fine dining restaurant in Anaheim, CA, drew an unexpected amount of criticism recently after renaming one of 12 presidential-themed private dining rooms the Obama Room. Irate customers asked to be removed from the restaurant’s email list and others swore they would never patronize the restaurant again as a result [...]
Tweet The Back Burner’s Restaurant Survival Guide continues with some more tips on how to keep customers coming in the door in these tough economic times. Take your product to the customer. You have already developed delicious entrees, trained your kitchen staff to cook them, and purchased all the equipment you need to produce on [...]
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