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Drive-Thru Digest

March 1, 2023

Matt Cook, Editor

A good number of stories this week about pushback on the establishment of drive-thru’s in different areas.  You might think that’s irrelevant to you since your municipalities are welcoming.  But what happens in one place can set precedence for other places.  So keeping up with these is very relevant.

And now the news…

Drive-Thru Digest – Issue #58

The New Definition of Fast Casual

Is the definition even worth its own category these days?

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Swipeby Sees Future in ‘Virtual Drive-Thrus’

Tech startup’s e-commerce platform aims to help c-stores compete with large retailers.

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American Canyon considers Chicken Guy restaurant amid drive-thru concerns

Some county residents say idling autos at the drive-thru would add to greenhouse gas emissions.

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Drive-thru coffee shop plans ditched on congested city road - and traders are delighted

Concerns had been raised it would only add to traffic problems on Victoria Road.

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Columbia (MO) P&Z Commission reapproves drive-thru changes City Council remanded

A development code amendment on drive-thru requirements is headed to the City Council for the second time.

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Drive-thru Starbucks in Pine clears hurdle

Starbucks is one step closer to building a drive-thru-only store in Pine.

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New Greggs drive-thru could be built in Winchester as plans submitted

A new Greggs drive-thru could be coming to Hampshire after plans were last week submitted for approval.

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Starbucks drive-thru gets the nod next to giant Preston Asda supermarket

Coffee giants Starbucks have been granted permission to open a new drive-thru next to a Preston supermarket.

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Culver’s poised to add second drive-thru lane

Culver’s Restaurant, of Burlington, plans to undergo some changes with a second drive-thru lane.

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Country music star works hometown drive-thru before opening performance at Houston Rodeo

Country star Parker McCollum served up some delicious Raising Cane’s chicken fingers.

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UK: The middle classes have finally come for the humble drive-thru

Gail’s is on the hunt for ten locations for “drive-thru” branches across London and the southeast.

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New Drive-Thru Java Joint To Espresso Love of Coffee In Bergen Co.

The Human Bean is opening a new location in Dumont.

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Tim Hortons set to open a drive-thru restaurant in Oldham

Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons has confirmed the opening of another Greater Manchester store.

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7 Brew Drive Thru Coffee opens Johnson City location

Johnson City has a new coffee joint in the mix.

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