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For millions of Americans, the hardest part about pizza night is often settling the debate between ordering Stuffed Crust or Pan Pizza. But now everyone wins. Pizza Hut is delivering two...
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, a division of AFC Enterprises Inc. (NASDAQ: AFCE - News), is out to show the world that its wings are bite-sized pieces of Bonafide heaven, perfect to share with family...
Beer Cheese Soup in a hollow sourdough bread boule (or bowl)… Organic Tomato Gorgonzola Soup in shot glasses … Loaded Baked Potato Soup in a generous colorful coffee mug … “The right soup,...
Creative Tecknology will exhibit new text messaging tools for restaurants at this week's Western Food Services Exhibition.

DinerTXT, PizzaTXT, and VinoTXT will all debut at the Convention...

Amid the constant publicity about the potential danger of energy drink ingredients, Mintel Global New Products Database (GNPD) revealed that the latest energy drink launches aren't getting any...
KFC is launching its newest Value Menu items with a different kind of launch: the nautical launch of its “float thru” restaurant. Boaters who visit the drive-thru window on the water will get a...
ParTech Inc., provider of software and hardware solutions for restaurants, announced that Tim Votaw was named senior vice president of sales and marketing. ParTech Inc. is a wholly owned...
Great American Cookies introduced its newest flavor in time for fall: Apple Harvest Nut cookie. The new cookie, which debuts in stores on August 31, combines the flavors of apple, oatmeal,...
The National Restaurant Association announced its strategic partnership with Loyalty 360, the Loyalty Marketer’s Association, to conduct operator and consumer research that will analyze loyalty...
Wingstop introduced boneless wings in restaurants nationwide.

The boneless wings are 100 percent all-white meat, battered and breaded in Wingstop’s proprietary recipe, and like Wingstop’...
Papa Murphy’s announced a new sweepstakes that allows customers to register to win a grill when logging on to learn how to grill the company’s Take 'N' Bake pizza.

Developed by Periscope...
Tulsa, Oklahoma–based Mazzio’s Corporation signed a franchise partnership with Fransmart, the franchise development company behind the growth of brands such as Qdoba, Five Guys Burgers...
The Food Channel released its Top 10 Back to School Food Trends for 2009. This year it’s about the box and the food that goes in it—it might be a decorated brown bag, a throwback...
U.S. Foodservice helped the growing number of Atlanta community members in need of food assistance by donating three forklifts to the Atlanta Community Food Bank. The additional forklifts will...
As part of the company’s mission to make its supply chain more transparent to the public—and in time for the franchise to release its new Angus Third Pounder—McDonald’s sent a group...
The National Restaurant Association announced it is accepting applications for the Kitchen Innovations Awards for 2010. The awards program recognizes the most innovative equipment from around the...