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The restaurant industry is expecting slight growth in 2020, yet operators remain uncertain about what the future holds. Sluggish traffic, consolidation and employee retention are just a few of the top concerns. Gain a better understanding of the landscape with our fast facts infographic.
Portillo’s online “Shop and Ship” program lets you send a giftbox filled with their authentic Chicagoland food to anyone, anywhere in the country – including Hawaii and Alaska – in as little as two days.
To say that the new five-story Starbucks on Chicago’s Mag Mile is “over-the-top” would be one of the biggest understatements of 2019. Part retail, part foodservice, part next-level customer experience, this Starbucks location is worth the visit this holiday season, whether you’re a coffee lover or not.
For a limited time, KFC is selling chicken-scented fire logs exclusively through Walmart to infuse your home with the smell of eleven herbs and spices. After all, nothing feels quite like the holidays than the aroma of fried chicken roasting in your, um, fireplace. See how KFC is expanding their brand well beyond the restaurants’ doors.
Everything Stephanie Izard touches practically turns to gold. As one of Chicagoland’s most famous chefs, Izard has a reputation for quality, freshness and attention to detail. Her holiday cookies are no exception. Baked fresh and available for pick up on Dec. 23, these cookies are truly special.
Look no further than your local grocer to see how retailers and food and beverage manufacturers are taking seasonal items to the next level. Every daypart, every occasion, there’s something new in festive food lining the aisles.