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After Men's Fitness magazine named Houston, Texas the fattest city in the country for the third consecutive year, city leaders have instituted Get Lean Houston, a civic fitness program...

Irvine, California-based El Pollo Loco kicked off its celebration of National Chicken Month on Monday, September 1 with a special limited time offer on its best selling pieces of chicken.

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After reporting negative same store sales at its restaurants for several months, Wendy's International (NYSE: WEN) reported positive results for US stores in August.

Wendy's company owned...

Source Food Technology, Inc., a privately held food ingredient company specializing in nutritionally advanced cooking oils, today announced that Jack M. Greenberg, former Chairman and CEO of...

Reuters reported yesterday that People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has made its efforts at convincing KFC to improve its animal handling practices to a personal level.

PETA...

Domino’s Pizza announced this week that it would roll out a new Philly Cheese Steak Pizza nationwide on September 2 marking the first new Domino’s pizza since January of 2000.

As its name...

When it comes to raising money, the biggest target is always the easiest target. Witness the proposed voter Initiative 77 that calls for a tax on all espresso beverages sold in, of all places...

Wendy’s International Inc. (NYSE: WEN) announced today that it has begun test marketing suggested meals with less than ten grams of fat.

The promotion, being tested in New York, Miami,...

Just when you think the California governors race couldn’t get any more unusual, Taco Bell Corp. throws its tacos into the race declaring, “Who says you can't buy votes?"

With 135...

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD), today reported a 46.8% increase in net income to $13 million for fiscal second quarter 2004 ended August 3. Diluted earnings per share increased to $0...

Family-owned Italian quick-serve Sbarro, Inc., announced yesterday a plan to sell its pizza through restaurants in theater complexes owned by National Amusements, Inc.

The agreement...

Burger King franchisee and franchisor of Taco Cabana and Pollo Tropical Carrol’s corporation yesterday reported revenues for the second quarter ended June 30, 2003 of $165.6 million, down 4.5...

Privately-held Fatburger Corporation announced yesterday that a management buyout of a majority interest in the company has been successfully completed. Led by President and CEO Keith Warlick...

In further changes at Cosi (NASDAQ: COSI), the company yesterday announced the resignation of Chief Financial Officer Kenneth Betuker and replacement with outside consultant Mark Stickney....

The Board of Directors of The Steak 'n Shake Company (NYSE: SNS) announced yesterday that Alan B. Gilman, former co-chairman, has been elected chairman of the board effective immediately.

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New World Restaurant Group (Pink Sheets: NWCI.PK), operator and franchisor of Einstein Bros., Noah's New York Bagels, Manhattan Bagel, and Chesapeake Bagel Bakery, today announced a net loss...