The Rise of the Veggie Burger

BurgerFi is going to market test the meatless Beyond Burger at 8 of its 101 locations starting in July. The burger, which bleeds beet juice when eaten, has been gaining steady popularity with people looking for meat alternatives. As more and more people are searching for such alternatives, many restaurants are seeing demand for veggie burgers increase.

You can read more about this in the New York Times here.

No More Tipping at Blue Hill at Stone Barns

Blue Hill at Stone Barns is the most recent restaurant to hop on the no tipping wave. The restaurant will begin applying a 20% administrative fee to all meals. The “service included” discussion has been happening for some time now, and the jury is still out on if it is here to stay. Blue Hill paid $2 million dollars in a settlement regarding a wage lawsuit earlier this year.

You can read more about the move toward service included here.