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Starbird Opens Second Location in San Jose

2017-10-25 Starbird, the nation’s first super premium fast-food concept, is excited to open the doors to its second standalone location in San Jose, California, ...

Huey Magoo’s Chicken Tenders Opens First Corporate Store

2017-10-24 Huey Magoo’s continues rapid growth with the grand opening of its newest restaurant in Florida and first corporate location at the Shoppes at Lake Mar...

Bay Area’s Curry Up Now Lands Kitchen Fund Investment

2017-10-18 Curry Up Now, the popular Bay Area family of restaurants, food trucks, and Mortar & Pestle bars, has attracted a new investment from growth restau...

Fitlife Foods Announces Foray Into Franchising

2017-10-11 Fitlife Foods, a lifestyle brand committed to creating fresh, natural, and nutritious meals, announced plans to open its business for franchising.

McAlister’s Deli Breaks Ground in Iowa

2017-10-06 McAlister’s Deli will open its first restaurant in Iowa on October 13, continuing its expansion into the Upper Midwest region.

Hummus & Pita Co. Inks Franchise Deal in Denver

2017-10-06 The Hummus & Pita Co., known for homemade Mediterranean cuisine, announced the sale of a five-unit franchise expansion into the Denver market.

Dickey's Eyes Texas-Louisiana Gulf for 12 New Units

2017-09-28 Current Louisiana Dickey’s Barbecue Pit franchisees plan to open 12 more locations between Houston, Texas, and Louisiana.

Juice It Up! Opens Seventh Riverside Location

2017-09-28 Ladhar & Sidhu Group Inc., operated by existing Juice It Up!...

DMK Burger Bar Announces Global Growth Plans

2017-09-27 Chef Michael Kornick, a five-time James Beard nominee, and restaurateur David Morton of Morton’s Steakhouse are teaming up with David Grossman, a fran...

Salata Grows Texas Footprint with New Store

2017-09-26 Salata will open its first Pasadena, Texas, restaurant Friday, September 29 with another location in nearby League City opening in 2018.