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The Great Outdoors
Restaurants are enhancing their allure with outdoor seating, patios, and pet-friendly venues.
Can The Drive Thru Be Saved?
No, the drive thru isn’t going anywhere. But the traditional drive-thru model is up against some major threats as it moves into the future.
Old Bird, New Tricks
In the fast-casual industry, chicken gets a bold new makeover.
The State of Real Estate
As the real estate market grows increasingly competitive, quick-service brands respond in earnest.
Innovative desserts allow guests to indulge, experiment, and share.
Quick-serve brands rally employees around volunteer opportunities.
Fit for a Fiesta
Fiesta Restaurant Group’s sister fast-casual brands, Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana, work their way across the South with authentic Latin American flavors.
Breaking Up Is Not Hard to Do
One restaurant group increases sales, unit counts post-split.
10 Under 300
Emerging restaurant brands are always a hot topic in the industry. Here QSR presents the top 10 chains with fewer than 300 units.
Behind the Brand
Quick-serves strongest franchise-holding companies
CEO of Pollo Tropical, Taco Cabana Retiring
Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc., parent company of the Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana fast casual restaurant brands, announced that Tim Taft, Fiesta's C...
Revamped QSR Drive-Thru Performance Study Launches
QSR magazine, a leading restaurant industry trade publication, and SeeLevel HX, a business intelligence provider, have partnered to continue bringing ...
Fiesta Restaurant Group Promotes Three Execs
Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc., which operates the fast-casual dining chains Taco Cabana, Pollo Tropical, and Cabana Grill, announced the promotions of ...
Taco Cabana Supports Wounded Vets with Fundraiser
Taco Cabana brings back its popular Taco Treat fundraiser this October to benefit the Warrior and Family Support Center (WFSC) at Brooke Army Medical ...
Taco Cabana, Pollo Tropical Share Pad Site in San Antonio
Pollo Tropical, Florida’s fast-casual concept, continues its Texas expansion with the opening of its first San Antonio location.
Taco Cabana Spices Up Its Salsa Bar with LTO Platform
For guests who believe variety is the spice of life, Taco Cabana launches its Salsa Especial!...
NBA Finals Ignite Restaurant Rivalry
The NBA Finals repeat between the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs have given two Fiesta Restaurant Group COOs a reason to renew a sibling-restaur...
Taco Cabana Rings In 35 Years By Restoring Original Unit
Thirty-five years ago, Taco Cabana opened its first restaurant in Midtown San Antonio.
Taco Cabana Goes Back to The Start With Unit Restoration
Thirty-five years after Taco Cabana introduced its signature patio experience to San Antonio, Texas, the “Original Mexican Patio Café,” located in the...
Taco Cabana Opens Doors in North Dallas
Taco Cabana celebrated the opening of its newest North Dallas restaurant, with a grand opening fiesta event.
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