Let’s compare pranks. Here’s the latest, and it’s from the polite Canadians who run Tim Horton’s, which according to Wikipedia was Canada’s largest fast food service at the end of 2013, besting even those honest confessors over at McDonald’s Canada. I don’t know about you, but the whole time I was watching, all I could…

Usually when people talk about being “on the wrong side of history” they’re talking about major social issues. I’m not. I’m just talking about smart phones. And I’ve already gone on record recommending that you join them, since you can’t beat them. Be on the right side. Embrace the smartphone obsessives. True, it does cause…

Quick. What is the summer promo at Applebee’s? What’s the big news at Ruby Tuesday? What’s going on at Bennigan’s? Oh wait, nothing is going on at Bennigan’s. What about Fridays? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GWy33VQJ08#t=55 Apparently, the investors think “All You Can Eat Appetizers for $10” is stupid. Their remarks boil down to a bunch of naysayers saying, “Nay!…

While Selling Eating blogger Charlie Hopper is off on vacation, we’re re-publishing a few of this year’s most popular blogs so far. AS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON MARCH 7, 2014: On the occasion of the announcement of the availability of my restaurant marketing book Selling Eating: Restaurant Marketing Beyond the Word “Delicious” on Kindle, Nook and iBooks, I present this…