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Krispy Kreme fans can now experience the brand’s coffee with just the touch of a button: Krispy Kreme Coffee in Smooth and Decaf blends are now available in K-Cup packs at participating grocers, Krispy...

JJ’s Red Hots is bringing Florida Atlantic University students a Masters’ Degree in the art of handcrafted Hot Dogs. The Charlotte, North Carolina–based hot dog brand opened at the Boca Raton campus....

With Asian flavors at the top of the food trend charts in 2014,Tropical Smoothie Café is bringing back its popular Spicy Mongolian Steak Noodle Bowl, while introducing a new flavor profile to the noodle...

Potbelly Sandwich Shop announced a signed agreement that will soon bring North Carolina’s first shop. Currently slated to open this winter, the shop is in development at Greensboro’s Westover Gallery of...

Pizza Ranch, the buffet-dining concept known for its community leadership initiatives, announced the opening of a new location in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Enveloping guests in a ranch-themed environment, Pizza...

Bojangles’ across South Carolina raised more than $34,000 for public education during Teacher Appreciation Month in May. Bojangles’ presented a check for funds raised to nonprofit partner South Carolina...

Newk’s Eatery is launching a Newk’s Cares campaign to raise awareness about ovarian cancer, a disease that hits close to home in the Newk’s family. Lori Newcomb, the wife of Newk’s cofounder and CEO Chris...

The openings of a Hardee’s in Marassi, Egypt, and a Carl’s Jr. in Conroe, Texas, mark a major milestone for CKE Restaurants Holdings Inc. as the company’s 3,500th and 3,501st restaurants worldwide. Opened...

Classes don’t begin until later this week at Arizona State University, but there’s already a buzz on campus about a Starbucks mobile truck.

The new truck, a pilot mobile service coming to three...

ParTech Inc. (PAR), a subsidiary of PAR Technology Corporation, announced that PAR Solutions Partner Essential Systems Solutions has won VSR’s 2014 Innovative Solution Award for the Most Innovative Point-of...

With the introduction of the SelfCookingCenter 5 Senses, Rational has made significant innovations for professional kitchens worldwide. The company expanded its cooking system to include numerous...

Wild Wing Cafe, a leading restaurant brand best known for food and musical entertainment, announced the appointment of Tom Lewison to the role of chief executive officer.

“After a thorough search,...

Menchie’s will sell its one-millionth cup of frozen yogurt at one of its six Louisiana locations. The lucky guest will receive free frozen yogurt for one year, a $400 value.

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt,...

Atlanta-based Fresh To Order (f2o) will offer free tastings of its flavored lemonades and teas on Wednesdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning August 15, to introduce the Decatur, Georgia,...

Amsterdam Falafelshop’s 14th Street shop in Washington, D.C., is now offering its falafel-faithful a cold can of Dutch beer to accompany its culinary creations. The Restaurant Association of Metropolitan...

With an eye on the future and a nod to the past, Taco John’s is updating its brand. The Mexican quick-service restaurant chain has launched a new tagline, advertising campaign, and website urging customers...