casual dining

Why Ruby Tuesday Will Never Be Great Again

Goodbye, Ruby Tuesday -- if not now, then soon. It's recent quarterly results show it on track to join Steak & Ale and Chi-Chi's in the Museum of Failed Restaurant Chains.

Casual Dining Chains Still Feel the Pinch

The overall economy may be picking up, but restaurants are hurting. And it's the casual, or family-style chains – such as Red Lobster, Applebee's, and Bob Evans – that are feeling the most pain.

Starbucks Unveils New 'Coffee'-less Logo

Starbucks, the world's largest coffee-shop chain, on Wednesday unveiled a new logo that retains its iconic green mermaid but no longer includes the word "coffee," reflecting the company's efforts to expand sales through a broader array of menu and consumer-product items.

This Trio of Restaurant Stocks Look Tempting

The New Year brings new hope to the restaurant industry, which suffered heavily during the harsh, eat-at-home recession. As a result, the number of restaurants have dwindled nationwide. But Goldman Sachs says this is very good news for three companies in particular.

Crabs grab a piece of the cake

In these trying times, when most things are either constant or sliding down the graph, crabs are slowly climbing up.

Phillips Foods Inc., the global...