30 Sneaky Ways Restaurants Trick You Into Spending More Money

There are a lot of ways you could describe dining out, but “psychological warfare” probably isn’t the phrase that springs to mind. In truth, it’s not a bad metaphor for the barrage of techniques restaurants use to coax a few extra dollars out of you. Restaurants have a number of ways that will have you leaving with a wallet that is more empty than your stomach is full.

Last updated: Jan. 31, 2020

Location is said to be the key to restaurant success, and that applies to the menu as well. Menu design is a whole field of study in … Read More

Yum China Gets Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Sponsorship

Backed by an impressive track record of promoting sports and healthy lifestyle in communities across the Chinese Mainland, Yum China Holdings, Inc. YUMC has been recently named the official retail food services sponsor for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 (“Beijing 2022”). The company will also become the official sponsor of the Chinese Olympic Committee through the end of 2024.

Following the announcement, shares of the company rose 1.2% during the trading session on Jul 20. Previously, it was associated with the 2019 Tennis Masters, 3×3 basketball competitions and city marathons.

Per the agreement, Yum China will be

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How fish and chip shops have boomed in lockdown as the rest of our food industry struggles

App ordering and a mobile chip shop are just some of the ways in which fish and chip shops are staying open - Chris Watt
App ordering and a mobile chip shop are just some of the ways in which fish and chip shops are staying open – Chris Watt

It’s 8pm in Euxton, Lancashire, and fish and chip shop owner Andrew Crook is gearing up for a busy Friday. But rather than the usual queue of hungry locals after battered cod, mushy peas and maybe a chip barm (or butty, for southerners), the pavement outside remains deserted.

Instead, a steady stream of cars pull up, ready for one of the employees of Skippers of Euxton to pop open the boot, place their order and

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Starbucks brings Beyond Meat and Oatly to China with new plant-based lunch menu

(Reuters) – Starbucks Corp <SBUX.O> said on Monday it would roll out a plant-based food and beverage menu in China this week, launching Beyond Meat Inc <BYND.O> and Oatly products in a country which is trying to recover from coronavirus shutdowns.

The world’s biggest coffee chain has reopened most of its stores in China, where the outbreak appears to be slowing, and is banking on the new products to pull in more curious and environmentally-conscious diners.

The new lunch menu will feature pastas and lasagna made with Beyond Meat’s plant-based alternative beef products, and also include dishes from Omnipork, a

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