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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.

Beatrix Market Opens First Standalone in the Loop

2017-09-26 Beatrix Market is now open in the Loop at 155 N. Wacker. This is the first standalone location and the third of its kind in Chicago.

Pret A Manger Moves in on College Campuses

2017-08-30 Pret A Manger announced that it has signed its first franchise agreement in the U.S., which will bring its first university shops to the country.

Salata Opens Second Oklahoma City Store

2017-08-16 In just a couple of days, Quail Springs area residents will welcome their very own Salata. ...

Hungry Howie’s Inks 20-Unit Deal in Arizona

2017-08-11 Hungry Howie’s Pizza, originator of the Flavored Crust pizza, has inked a 20-store multi-unit agreement in Arizona with plans to open the new location...

Wahlburgers Moves Into Memphis

2017-06-19 Wahlburgers, the better-burger restaurant founded by executive chef Paul Wahlberg and brothers Mark and Donnie, will open this fall at 349 Beale Stree...

Dallas-Based Irish Beef Buys 8 Tucson-Area Arby's Units

2017-06-19 Irish Beef Inc., a restaurant management and investment company based in Dallas, has acquired eight Arby’s restaurants in the Tucson area from Cardina...

Cowboy Chicken Inks Lease Contracts in Three States

2017-06-16 Midwestern diners seeking the authentic flavor of wood-fired rotisserie chicken and homemade sides, look no further.

Café d'Avignon Opens Second Store in Brooklyn

2017-06-16 Pain d’Avignon was founded in 1992 on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, by a group of childhood friends.

Biggby Coffee Reserves Expansion for Existing Operators

2017-06-15 In May 2016, Biggby Coffee made the proactive decision to temporarily reserve expansion in the Michigan for current owner-operators and suspend expans...