London restaurant goes card only

Pizza parlor alerts customers of stolen credit card receipts

Is this the beginning a cashless restaurant revolution? London-based Shrimpy’s, a California/Mexican street food restaurant, has gone cashless. This hip hangout only accepts cards using an app that allows patrons to even split the check, according to the London Evening Standard. Could cashless restaurants catch on in the U.S.? Split Bread, a small San FranciscoMore »

One northern Indiana pizzeria not fooled by scam

aking order over phone

A scam artist posing as a utility employee called Val’s Famous Pizza in Chesterton, Indiana, demanding immediate payment for a past-due bill or the pizzeria’s utilities would be turned off, according to the Post Tribune. Scammers are using pretty sophisticated technology to pull off their cons. This person used an app that made Val’s callerMore »

Diners rescued by boat as Buddy’s Pizza floods

Buddy's Pizza cleanup

Patrons at Buddy’s Pizza in Warren, Michigan, were caught by surprise when the restaurant began to flood earlier this week in the middle of dinner service. More than 125 diners and people who came in to escape the torrential rain were stranded at Buddy’s, according to the Detroit News. One account said people were standingMore »

Unique Pizza and Subs announces development of marijuana pizza

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Unique Pizza and Subs Corporation today announced it will explore the possibility of developing a signature Unique Pizza that has cannabis infused into it. The company believes, with the increasing demand and legalization of marijuana in Colorado, it would utilize Dr. Reddy’s world renowned skills, laboratories and test kitchenMore »

Pizzeria ejects woman for changing diaper at table

You’re a mom with a baby at a pizzeria. There’s no changing table in the bathroom. What do you do? If you are this Texas mother, you change the baby’s diaper at the table. The result was being ejected from Brothers Pizza Express location. The operators of the restaurant say other customers were grossed outMore »

Push for Pizza

Push for Pizza

Push for Pizza, a new food delivery service, is getting tons of buzz for its app that allows users to order a pizza with the press of a button. How does it work? Push for Pizza has partnered with other food delivery services that select one of its pizzerias at random to process the orderMore »

Could customers’ smart phones be driving slow service?

WHY SHOULD A PIZZERIA LAUNCH A SMART PHONE MOBILE APP?

Recently a New York City restaurant raised the question when management noticed an increase in negative customer reviews focused on slow service. The restaurant points the blame at patrons’ smart phones. Management at the restaurant poured over dining room security footage from 2004 and this year. Their findings concluded that table times increased from justMore »