Taco Bell opens its "upscale" brand extension, U.S. Taco Co., in Huntington Beach: the first of what could be many. "It's food truck food you don't have to chase." The LA Times takes a first look. Money describes it as taking (secret) aim at foodies: "The goal is to win over entirely new customers, notably the folks who wouldn’t be caught dead in a Taco Bell, KFC, or Cinnabon." [more inside]
Super-Resolution From a Single Image presents interactive examples from a 2009 study of methods for increasing the resolution of digital images. [more inside]
Upscale McDonalds? Could this work? It looks like such a waste of investment dollars its not funny. This reminds me of the big plans McDee's had to combine its restaurants with gas stations. I don't think most if not any of those are around anymore.