Industry News

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...

Dog Haus, the gourmet hot dog, sausage and burger concept, has officially named Adam Gertler the "Würstmacher" (sausage-maker) for the rapidly expanding restaurant. In his new role, Gertler will oversee the...

After conducting a recent focus group study, Chronic Tacos is launching a new and improved menu to cater to its customers’ desires. From offering entirely new dishes to redesigning the menu, Chronic Tacos...

Burger 21, a better-burger franchise founded by the owners of The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc., announced the signing of its first franchise agreement in Michigan. Set to open in Ann Arbor, this Michigan...

Cousins Subs guests are now able to quickly and easily purchase e-gift cards and Web cards for friends and family by visiting the brand’s website. These virtual gift cards can be sent via email and are...

North Carolina–based Hwy 55, a full-serve concept known for its family-friendly ‘50s-style dining, is revving its engine to launch a new quick-serve model dubbed Hwy 55 Express. The first unit opened this...

Wendy’s confirmed its relationship status with the Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger through its final #PretzelLoveSongs music video, and the good news is that the pretzel bun is here to stay.  Released this week...

With little growth in consumer visits to U.S. restaurants, restaurant units grew less than one percent (.8 percent) in spring 2014 compared to spring 2013, reports The NPD Group, a leading global...

Togo’s Eateries Inc. will celebrate the opening of its newest restaurant in Irvine, California, on August 18 by giving away regular #9 Hot Pastrami sandwiches to the first 1,000 guests who redeem the...

Atlanta Foodservice Expo announced a keynote panel of industry leaders to take place on October 14 at 1–2 p.m. as a highlight to the second and final day of the 2014 Atlanta Foodservice Expo. The panel will...

Roland Dickey Sr., barbecue expert and chairman of Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, is stopping by Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Overland Park, Kansas, on Friday, August 15, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a customer...

Adam Fleischman’s AdVantage Restaurant Partners announced its partnership with fast-casual barbecue concept Chop Daddy’s. Chop Daddy’s, which opened its first store in the Venice area of Los Angeles, has...

Persona Neapolitan Pizzeria, a create-your-own pizzeria concept out of Santa Barbara, California, signed a franchise development agreement to open as many as 20 restaurants in South Florida over the next...

After months of anticipation, the wait is finally over for Midwestern pizza lovers, as Pie Five Pizza Co. is preparing to open the first of seven planned locations.

Wichita, Kansas, residents will...