Americans want food their way, and a new survey shows that "their way" calls for a higher quality, more varied meal than they're getting at the top burger, burrito, sandwich and chicken chains.
Consumer Reports asked subscribers to answer one straightforward question: "On a scale of 1 to 10, from least delicious to most delicious you’ve ever eaten, how would you rate the taste?"
96,208 meals and 65 chains later, some trends emerged: readers expressed an increased interest in the quality of the food, and less of a focus on convenience than they had in the group's 2011 report. One industry expert, Darren Tristano of Technomic, a food-service research and consulting firm, told Consumer Reports that he believes the shift has a lot to do with the increasing role food plays in millennials' social lives.
John King highlights an incriminating picture of President Obama during his recent trip to Chipotle. Did he overstep his political power here or is it OK for a customer to breach the boundary of the sneeze guard?
Bring your appetite... but not your guns.
That's the message from Chipotle after a social media campaign after gun rights activists openly displayed their assault rifles inside one of its restaurants in Dallas this past weekend.
Get ready for a side of “thoughtful texts” with your Chipotle burritos.
Starting Thursday, the fast-food chain is rolling out restaurant packaging featuring original essays by authors, actors and comedians, from Toni Morrison and Malcolm Gladwell to Sarah Silverman and Judd Apatow.
“Must a cup, or bag, suffer an existence that is limited to just one humble purpose, defined merely by its simple function?” Chipotle asks on the website of its “Cultivating Thought” author series.
Could guacamole and some salsas become victims of global warming? Possibly, says Chipotle Mexican Grill.
The restaurant chain, in an annual report, listed drought and global weather change among a long list of business risks faced by the company.
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