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TLT Food To Debut in Pasadena, CA

2016-07-29 TLT Food, a brick and mortar concept from chef Daniel Shemtob’s award-winning The Lime Truck, will open its doors in Pasadena, California, on August 1...

Smoothie King Hits 800-Store Mark

2016-07-29 With the Smoothie King’s mission to inspire consumers to live a healthy and active lifestyle, the company is able to reach new guests by supporting pa...

Beefsteak Grows D.C. Presence and Debuts in PA

2016-07-28 In June 2016, Beefsteak debuted two new locations in the Washington, D.C.

Firenza Pizza To Open Five New NC Locations

2016-07-28 Firenza Pizza, a fast-casual chain that offers custom, made-to-order pizzas, has signed a development deal for five new stores in North Carolina.

Salata To Quadruple in Size to 200 Units

2016-07-28 Houston-based Salata is meeting the healthy eating demand by opening 200 new locations over the next few years.

Donatos Inks Deal for Three KY and TN Locations

2016-07-28 Donatos Pizza, a leading pizza franchise and creator of Edge-to-Edge pizza, has signed a development deal with Sheldon Restaurant Group, LLC for three...

Grabbagreen To Debut in Raleigh This Fall

2016-07-27 Grabbagreen, the Arizona-based fast-casual restaurant concept known for its fresh and healthy alternative to fast food, will make its Raleigh, North C...

Pollo Tropical To Expand Globally in Guyana

2016-07-27 Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc.’s Pollo Tropical, the growing, fast-casual restaurant known for its citrus-marinated, flame-grilled chicken and made-from...

The Chickery Signs Franchise Deal for 15 NoCal Stores

2016-07-26 The Chickery, the Toronto-based better chicken chain with locations in Toronto and Washington, D.C., has signed on a new franchise partner for 15 unit...

&pizza to Open Shop in Philadelphia this Fall

2016-07-26 &pizza, the unconventional collection of local pizza shops known for craft pizza, housemade sodas, and ampersand-tattooed employees, is putting it...