Chicago, IL  (RestaurantNews.com)  The 32nd Annual Taste of Chicago has many new features this year, but festival attendees who enjoy longtime vendors will be pleased at the lineup of five-day restaurants announced by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special…

Russia is the hot site for new international expansion, according to fast food chains like Arby’s and Wendy’s. McDonald’s locations in Moscow and other parts of the country routinely bring in more money per location than domestic restaurants do. Russia’s…

Sloughing off the threat of a suburban boycott, Mayor Daley today defiantly defended the city’s decision to ban suburban restaurants from Taste of Chicago. “It’s called Taste of Chicago — not Morton Grove. Simple as that. A lot of vendors…