From restaurant closures and the growing convenience of food delivery apps, the UK high street has suffered and many businesses have shuttered as a result. Wimpy, a fast-food chain founded in 1954, has navigated pandemic uncertainty and is reigniting people's love for nostalgic dining.
While the US has its fair share of plant-based spots that focus on ‘clean’ eating, with its flavorful food and daring marketing, Slutty Vegan proves the over-the-top, indulgent approach to vegan fare is a winner, especially for an audience that’s often excluded from mainstream vegan culture.
McDonald's is trialling its first plant-based burger to meet the ever-growing consumer demand for meat-free alternatives. It’s also set to meet individual consumer needs, as comparably priced vegan alternatives mean that eco-minded eaters aren't being price-penalised.
French society is famously food-centric, with long lunches and pre-dinner drinks forming part of daily rituals. But with COVID-19 having confined people to their homes, dining habits have had to change as a necessity. How might the crisis reshape mealtime behaviours in the long term?
As restaurants in the US closed due to the pandemic, people got used to ordering food online – but often through third-party delivery apps. How did Chipotle convince customers to go direct to the source and order via its app? And what does its success reveal about loyalty in the fast food world?