Tag Archives: Domino’s

App Truthers Claim Domino’s Is Lying About Who Makes Their Pizza

Source: Grub Street NY

Domino’s, a chain frequently celebrated as tech-savvy, is now having to convince app users that its so-called Pizza Tracker actually isn’t a digital promulgator of lies. For years, the delivery app has allowed customers to track their orders’ progress in real time, from what time the pie …

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Domino’s Is Testing Driverless Cars That Make Door Delivery Your Problem

Source: Grub Street NY

No reason for alarm or anything, but today Domino’s says it’s putting the first driverless delivery cars on America’s roads. It’s starting things off slowly — it partnered with the autonomous-vehicle team at Ford Motor Company to see if customers even “like the idea.” For their joint test, …

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3 More Domino’s Franchisees Will Repay $480,000 in Stolen Wages

Source: Grub Street NY

Back in May, New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit accusing both Domino’s and several franchisees of “systemic” wage theft — what his office has routinely blasted as an ongoing pattern of “illegally chiseling at the pay of minimum-wage workers” by the entire chain. …

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Domino’s Customer Gets Pizza Order Offering MDMA, Cocaine, and ‘Much More’

Source: Grub Street NY

Domino’s R&D team has really been going for the convenience factor lately, whether that’s push-for-pizza buttons or delivery cars with their own ovens, but this probably goes a bit too far: A paper in Liverpool, England, reports that a customer alerted city authorities on …

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Domino’s Now Has a Wedding Registry

Source: Grub Street NY

So, you want to register for a KitchenAid mixer, but your fiancé insists on a George Foreman grill? Here’s one possible solution: Ask for neither, and instead request an unholy amount of pizza using the new Domino’s Wedding Registry. The chain unveiled the clear gimmick yesterday on a …

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Domino’s Slayed the Stock Market This Year

Source: Grub Street NY

This year, Taco Bell tried every possible way to get attention — debuting a Cheetos quesadilla, turning a restaurant into an Airbnb, testing an “upscale” store design — but even though its earnings per share increased, it was no match for Domino’s. It seems …

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Domino’s Forces Pizza Guy Robbed at Gunpoint to Repay the Money Stolen From Him

Source: Grub Street NY

Domino’s maintains a somewhat extreme policy about on-the-job robbery, so the world’s unluckiest delivery guy has learned. The poor Michigan employee was held up at gunpoint not once but twice in the past month, but Domino’s primary concern appears to be the tiny amount of money that got …

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Domino’s Won’t Force Delivery Guy to Repay Money Stolen From Him [Updated]

Source: Grub Street NY

Domino’s maintains a somewhat extreme policy about carrying around delivery-order money, so the world’s unluckiest delivery guy has learned. The poor Michigan employee was held up at gunpoint not once but twice in the past month, and per Domino’s official policy, he could’ve been forced to repay what …

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Lawyer Who Waited a Year for Pizza Refund Wins $900 From Domino’s

Source: Grub Street NY

Domino’s must at least begrudgingly appreciate the irony of customer service so bad it turns out like this: A lawyer in Australia who waited a year on a refund sued the company for his $30 no-show pizza order — and won almost a thousand bucks in court. Tim …

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Chelsea Restaurants Are Struggling in the Wake of Saturday’s Explosion

Source: Grub Street NY

Chelsea restaurant owners say they’ve seen a sad, if somewhat expected, drop-off in business since Saturday’s terrifying street bombing. Places that are usually busy are recording steep losses — $25,000 in the case of a Tres Carnes on West 22nd Street, a block from …

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Chelsea Restaurants Are Struggling in the Wake of Saturday’s Explosion

Source: Grub Street NY

Chelsea restaurant owners say they’ve seen a sad, if somewhat expected, drop-off in business since Saturday’s terrifying street bombing. Places that are usually busy are recording steep losses — $25,000 in the case of a Tres Carnes on West 22nd Street, a block from …

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Domino’s Driver Tries to Imitate Chain’s Wheelie Ad, Promptly Crashes

Source: Grub Street NY

A Domino’s pizza guy who felt called to greatness tried to go Evil Knievel on his moped this weekend, and, well, the results were precisely the disaster you’re imagining. Twitter user @MY57R0 managed to get most of the performance on video when he fortuitously found himself on the …

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Domino’s Is Finally Delivering Pizza Via Drone

Source: Grub Street NY

In a highly sought-after industry-wide first, Domino’s announced today that it has developed a viable drone delivery system in partnership with Flirtey, the start-up that just helped 7-Eleven complete the first-ever FAA-approved drone delivery. Since drone delivery in America remains a rat race, the…More »

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Listage: How Domino’s Lost the Noid; Guide to Barbecue Styles

Source: Eater Philly

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Fogo de Chao [Photo: Next Step Design]

· How Domino’s Pizza Lost Its Mascot [Priceonomics]
· Emmy Noms 2014: Top Chef, Parts Unknown, Bourdain [-EN-]
· Pawnbrokers Are Taking Fine Wines as Collateral for Loans [WSJ]
· What’s in a Name? For Restaurants, Everything [WCP]
· A Café Designed for Silicon Valley’s Elite Futurists [Wired]
· Sad German Cuisine Lives Behind the Deli Counter [Vice]
· Does Great Coffee Require Literary Inspiration? [Fast Co.]
· Obama Cut the Line at Franklin Barbecue [-EATX-]
· The Definitive Guide to American Barbecue Styles [-EN-]

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Stunt Food: Brace, America: KFC is re-releasing its…

Source: Eater Philly

KFC-Double-Down-greg-morabito-041614.jpgBrace, America: KFC is re-releasing its all meat stunt sandwich the Double Down. The sandwich, which features bacon and cheese between two fried chicken filets, will be back for a limited time on April 21. And if the Double Down’s not quite your style, Domino’s has announced a pizza-like “Specialty Chicken” creation that swaps breaded chicken chunks for crust. [-E-]

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Listage: Shrimp Prices on the Rise; Domino’s Fried-Chicken Crust

Source: Eater Philly

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Le Cheri [Photo: Eater Philly/Alyssa Maloof]

· Shrimp-Price Surge Making Pad Thai More Costly [Bloomberg]
· America’s Growing Taste for Scotch Whisky [Quartz]
· What Keeps Diners Coming Back to a Restaurant? [ISSF]
· Running a Restaurant: Toughest Businesses in Town [Oregonian]
· Taco Bell Announces Chicken Cool Ranch Locos Taco [AdAge]
· Domino’s Launches Pizza with a Fried Chicken Crust [-EN-]
· Parts Unknown’s Punjab Episode: Just the One-Liners [-EN-]

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