Darden has been trying to get rid of the chain for months after executives concluded it was a drag on its finances.
America has turned lunchtime into errand or work time. 'People are expected to produce so much that they forget to live,' one restaurateur laments.
There's little evidence so far that either Taco Bell or McDonald's will emerge victorious.
After an endless stream of promotional offers, the company is going back to its roots. It's trying to find a strategy that works.
The new restaurant, the first of which will open this summer, features premium tacos, fries, craft beer and wine.
The stock rockets higher in its first day of trading. Everyone wants to find the next Chipotle.
Facing new competition across the fast-food spectrum, the burger pioneer is searching for a new hit.
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