Arizona restaurant sales are projected to increase 6.6 percent this year, totaling $11.5 billion and tableside technology is helping to capture more of that money. In recognition of Arizona Restaurant Week, we’ve been taking a closer look at the industry, including where we’re most likely to get a side of tech with our meals.
May 26, 2016
Lucidi Distilling Co
We hear a lot about the development in downtown Phoenix these days, and Old Town Scottsdale has long been a place to be and be seen. But what about Old Town Peoria?
May 24, 2016
One Mesa official says Glendale needs to keep the community involved as light rail extension planning and construction rolls out.
May 26, 2016
Theranos brochures
The lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court claims Theranos negligently maintained labs and misled consumers.
May 26, 2016
It seems Americans are hungry for diversity when it comes to their food. The National Restaurant Association finds 66 percent of consumers surveyed eat a wider variety of ethnic cuisines than they did five years ago. In recognition of Arizona Restaurant Week, we’re taking a closer look at how the industry is meeting new customer demands.
May 25, 2016
Mesa logo
Mesa officials are trying to work out a way to keep their unique emergency response system going.
May 24, 2016
paypal logo
Earlier this year, PayPal picked the North Carolina city over Chandler and Tampa, to house its new global operations center — but, the online payment firm then backed out of that deal, in the wake of North Carolina’s House Bill 2, the so-called bathroom law.
May 24, 2016
restaurant servers and cooks
The Obama administration’s new rules on overtime have elicited swift reaction from both business and labor groups.
May 24, 2016
Traffic coming into Arizona from Mexico has steadily increased in recent years.
May 24, 2016
Moody's Investors Services said in a credit outlook report Monday that the passage of Propositions 123 and 124 are "credit positives" for Arizona and its school districts.
May 24, 2016
The number of restaurants owned by women and people of color has increased significantly compared to the overall economy. From 2007 to 2012, the National Restaurant Association found women-owned restaurants increased 40 percent nationally compared to all businesses. In Arizona, women restaurant owners grew 71 percent, compared to 9 percent for all restaurants.
May 24, 2016
Salad
A Phoenix-based company is recalling pre-packaged salads over fears of listeria.
May 23, 2016
Jerry Cramer
We continue our celebration of the working life by looking at the people who do the jobs that you sometimes don’t see or don’t think about.
May 23, 2016