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Big Bowl is no longer offering diners bottled water, the latest change in the restaurant's many efforts to support the environment. The only water now available comes from the tap, which is free...
Previously a delivery/pick up location, the Garlic Jim’s Famous Gourmet Pizza® location in Salem, Oregon will now reopen as a full service restaurant, with the addition of a seating area for up...
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill announced today that industry franchising and real estate veteran Craig Hopkins will be taking the reigns as vice president of franchise development and real estate for...
Ruby Tuesday, Inc., one of the nation’s casual dining restaurant companies, announced that it has signed development agreements with five of its existing domestic franchisees to allow them to...
Total revenues for the fiscal third quarter 2007 grew 2.1% to $153.6 million compared to the same quarter last year. During the third quarter, same store sales declined by 4.3% reflecting...
Wilmington, NC based Port City Java announces its Corporate Café Revenue increased 19.77% for it’s Corporate Cafes for the first six months of 2007 compared to the first six months 2006. The...
McDonald’s is sponsoring a summer concert tour. Burger King is teaming up with EMI to offer song downloads. Taco Bell is serving tacos and burritos to unsigned rock bands. We look at how the fast...
NexCen Brands, Inc. (Nasdaq: NEXC) announced today that it has acquired the assets of Pretzel Time Franchising, LLC (“Pretzel Time®”) and Pretzelmaker Franchising, LLC (“Pretzelmaker®”), which...
Say what you will, Shakespeare, but a McNugget by any other name is just not as tasty. At least, not to the 3- to 5-year-old set.

Asked to sample two identical foods from the fast-food giant...

McDonald’s will launch its newest Olympic Games program, McDonald’s Champion Kids, on Aug. 9, 2007 in Beijing.

The program will enable up to 300 kids from around the world to travel to the...

McDonald's Inc. released the following statement regarding the potential sale of Boston Market:

"Earlier this year, we announced that we would look at exploring our options for Boston Market...

Time-pressed Americans, seeking foods they can quickly consume at their desks, in their cars, or at home as they rush from one daily obligation to another, choose convenience over all other...