Tag: restaurants

This restaurant tech start-up uses computer vision to get your fast-food order made accurately

An employee passes a drink order to a customer at the drive-thru of a Starbucks coffee shop in Rodeo, California. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Restaurant tech start-up Agot AI has closed a $10 million funding round that will help the company work toward its mission of improving fast-food order accuracy. The […]

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Taco Bell tests 30-day taco subscription to drive more frequent visits

A Taco Bell restaurant stands along a Queens street on July 21, 2021 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images The newest subscription service isn’t to stream TV shows or movies. It’s for Taco Bell’s tacos. Customers with the Taco Lover’s Pass can order one crunchy taco, soft taco, spicy potato soft taco […]

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The next fast-food chicken sandwich war may be a vegan one

Vegan chicken quick-serve restaurants like San Antonio, Texas-based Project Pollo are aiming directly at Chick-fil-A and its fried chicken sandwich as the plant-based meat industry rises against one of fast-food’s recent best-selling menu items. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images In an iconic scene from 1970’s film “Five Easy Pieces,” a young Jack Nicholson orders […]

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FDA says it won’t complete review of e-cigarette products by Thursday deadline

A sign advertising Juul brand vaping products is seen outside a shop in New York City, February 6, 2019. Mike Segar | Reuters The Food and Drug Administration said it will need more time to complete its review of e-cigarette products sold in the U.S. The agency announced Thursday afternoon that it has made “significant […]

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Even with a COVID-19 surge, New York City is seeing tourists come back: ‘It’s the turning point we’ve been waiting for’

Even as New York City grapples with an increase in coronavirus cases over the past several weeks, it is beckoning a growing number of tourists. Airbnb ABNB, +0.51% says the city is the most popular fall destination among its U.S. travelers, putting the Big Apple ahead of such other popular places as Chicago, Boston, Washington, […]

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