Can Burger King and Wendy’s Take Down McDonald’s $1 at a Time?

Fast-food chains have to balance value and profit margin. Customers want to get a lot of food for their dollar — that’s a pretty basic part of the experience — and they want to deliver that while also protecting the bottom line. That’s a McDonald’s Challenge (MCD) – Get McDonald’s Corporation Report has wrestled with … Read more

Wally’s jump-starts gas station grub into roadside spectacle in Fenton | restaurants

The hottest restaurant in St. Louis right now is a gas station. Wait, no. That’s not quite right. The hottest restaurant in St. Louis right now also pumps gas and charges electric vehicles. The hottest restaurant in St. Louis right now also pumps gas, charges electric vehicles and has a camper parked in its retail … Read more

801 Local’s upscale neighborhood-restaurant approach goes nowhere new in Frontenac | Restaurant reviews

I don’t want cassoulet in June. Not an ideal St. Louis June of blooming flowers, cooling breezes and Cardinals baseball — and absolutely not the swamp-fire June we’re suffering this year. More to the point, I didn’t need to order the cassoulet at 801 Local in Frontenac. The menu is extensive. I could have eaten … Read more