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Shipping Containers Make a Comeback in Restaurant Design
Despite a number of challenges, brands are once again exploring shipping-container design for new restaurant construction.
When is the Right Time to Redesign Your Restaurant?
Operating under the mindset of “don’t mess with success” can hinder growth and potential.
How to Refresh a Legacy Brand
An inside look at how Cousins Subs reinvented itself after 44 years.
17 Ways to Leverage a Small Footprint
Big on ideas but small on real estate? Not to worry. Follow these tips and your big concept will fit into a small footprint in no time.
6 Tips for Memorable Fast-Casual Design
Experts weigh in on how operators can stand out from the crowd with their architecture and interior design.
Meet the Pizza Joint that Opened in an Old Post Office
Post Office Pies in Birmingham, Alabama, represents a homecoming for Chef John Hall. He explains why he opened the restaurant in an old neighborhood post office.
How Starbucks Reinvented the Customer Experience in the Drive Thru
The coffee giant’s drive thru used to be nothing special. But by following these steps, Starbucks created a world-class drive-thru operation.
Looking the Part
Fast casuals leverage design elements to communicate their premium quality.
The Daypart Dance
In a battle for market share, many quick serves are looking to deepen inroads into the traditional dayparts with a host of strategic efforts.
2016 Applied Tech Awards
Eight technology innovations that are reshaping the future of the limited-service restaurant industry.
Krystal Launches New Concept, Kool-Aid Slushies
The Krystal Company announced Monday the opening of its first restaurant location to feature a new building prototype and a complete frozen treat line...
Gyroville Debuting New Look in Spring
Gyroville, a popular Southeast Florida Mediterranean fast-casual franchise, will be introducing its new look this spring at the franchise’s first U.S.
The Loop Renovates Original San Marco Location
The Loop Pizza Grill's original location in San Marco has undergone an exciting renovation.
Expanding Toppers Pizza Rolls Out New Design
Toppers Pizza unveiled a new store design in an effort to engage with more customers as it opens new locations.
Burger 21 Unveils New Restaurant Design
Burger 21, an award-winning, “beyond the better burger” fast casual franchise, is celebrating the new year with a new restaurant design and refreshed ...
Marietta’s 'Big Chicken' KFC Getting a Makeover
Marietta’s famous “Big Chicken” KFC is getting a fresh, new look.
Bojangles’ First Redesigned Unit to Open January 11
Bojangles’, the iconic restaurant famous for its hand-breaded, bone-in chicken, made-from-scratch buttermilk biscuits and Legendary Iced Tea steeped t...
Original ChopShop, Ruggles Green Getting New Prototypes
Leading retail and restaurant design firm starrdesign was selected to develop and oversee prototype redesigns to both Original ChopShop and Ruggles Gr...
Native Foods Café Undergoing First Major Renovation
Native Foods Café shares its re-grown space, located in the artistic community of Wicker Park at 1484 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Bojangles’ New Redesign Includes a 'Biscuit Theater'
It’s been about 10 years since Bojangles’ last major change to its store design prototype.
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