Kellogg’s to Move Cereal Cafe Downtown


Kellogg’s is closing its cereal cafe in Times Square this Sunday and will move downtown to a bigger location later this year. In July 2016, Kellogg’s NYC cereal café opened at 1600 Broadway to promote its brand with custom bowls of cereal with various toppings and flavors. Kellogg’s operated the cafe with its business partner, Co.create NYC, led by culinary …

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Boston Market Expands in NY Area

(PRNewsfoto/Boston Market)

Boston Market, a fast-casual dining chain known for its rotisserie chickens, is expanding in the greater New York City area with the opening of several new restaurants this year. New locations are now open in Parkchester and at The Crossings at Southern in the Bronx, with an additional property scheduled to open at Bruckner Plaza in the fourth quarter of …

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Fresh&co Buys 35-Acre Long Island Farm

NYC eatery, fresh&co, launches own farm in Orient, New York: fresh&co farms (PRNewsfoto/fresh&co)

NEW YORK — Fresh&co, a fast-casual restaurant chain with 15 locations in Manhattan, has a bought a 35-acre farm in Orient, NY on the North Fork shore of Long Island. The farm is now known as fresh&co farms which will grow produce and raise livestock with the goal of providing hyper-local seasonal fruits, vegetables, and pasture-raised poultry and pork …

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Bareburger Adds the Impossible at 5 NYC Restaurants


NEW YORK — Organic restaurant chain Bareburger has launched the meatless Impossible Burger in five new Bareburger outlets in the NY area. Bareburger was the first multi-unit chain to feature the Impossible Burger, and it’s now rolling out Impossible Burgers at Bareburger restaurants in Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn. Please click here for the full list …

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Umami Burger Opens in Hudson Hotel

Umami Burger at Hudson Hotel continues the brand legacy of carefully crafted interior and exterior design. (PRNewsfoto/sbe)

NEW YORK — Gourmet hamburger chain Umami Burger has opened a new restaurant in Hudson Hotel in Manhattan at 358 West 58th Street, the fourth location in New York and first in a hotel. “Hudson provides the perfect backdrop for us to bring both New Yorkers and hotel guests the innovative and truly distinct dining …

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Shake Shack Sees Store Sales Drop


Shake Shack reported revenues for the first quarter ending March 29, 2017. The NY-based deluxe hamburger chain said total revenue increased 41.7% to $76.7 million in the quarter on the strength of new openings, but same-store sales declined 2.5%.  The news sent the company’s stock down 2% in after-hours trading on Thursday. The chain said …

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Unilever Buys Condiment Maker Sir Kensington’s


ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ — Consumer product giant Unilever has signed an agreement to acquire Sir Kensington’s, a New York-based condiment maker. Terms of the purchase were not released. Sir Kensington’s is a pioneer and leader in condiments sold in the organic and natural marketplace. Having seen strong growth the past four years, the product line …

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Pink Drink Joins Starbucks Menu


Pink Drink officially joins Starbucks year-round beverage menu and will be available for customers to order at participating stores across the U.S. and through mobile orders. Starbucks Pink Drink is a light and refreshing beverage that features the sweet flavors of Strawberry Acai Refreshers with accents of passion fruit and acai combined with Coconut milk, and topped …

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Munchery Launches Lunch Service in Manhattan


NEW YORK — Munchery, a provider of meal preparation and delivery services, has introduced its new lunch service this week in the Midtown East area of Manhattan. In the coming weeks, Munchery lunch will be available in Midtown West, Flatiron, Chelsea, Financial District, West Village and Soho. Munchery expanded to New York City in March of …

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Panera Bread Shares Soar on Potential Deal


Shares in Panera Bread soared nearly 8% Monday after Bloomberg reported the bakery chain is considering a sale. Panera stock was up $20.76 to close at $282.63. The company’s shares are up nearly 38% this year. Bloomberg says potential buyers include Starbucks, Domino’s Pizza and JAB Holding Company. JAB is a private equity firm that owns …

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Dunkin’ Donuts Adds New Items for Spring


Dunkin’ Donuts is readying for spring with several new drinks and donuts but is reportedly ending its popular Coffee Coolatta drink this summer. The drink additions are led by new Coconut Crème Pie flavored iced coffee (pictured above), the return of Butter Pecan flavored iced coffee, and the nationwide launch of Fruited Iced Teas. Dunkin’ …

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Duncan Hines Launches Microwaveable Treats


PARSIPPANY, NJ — Duncan Hines, a brand of Pinnacle Foods Inc., is introducing Duncan Hines Perfect Size for 1, a broad line of freshly-baked indulgent treats prepared in the microwave in only about a minute. The new treats are available at select retailers and will soon be available in stores nationwide. Duncan Hines Perfect Size for 1 …

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Delta Introducing Food From MoMA Cafes


Delta is bringing flavors from the cafe of NY’s Museum of Modern Art to the new Delta One spring menu. Beginning today, customers flying in the Delta One cabin on select trans-Atlantic routes to Europe, and transcontinental flights between New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport and Los Angeles International Airport and San Francisco International Airport, …

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