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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...

Bubbakoo's Hits 10 with New Silverton, NJ, Store

2016-07-25 Bubbakoo’s Burritos announced the opening of its 10th location.

Piada Italian Street Food To Make Kentucky Debut

2016-07-25 Piada Italian Street Food is making its grand debut in Kentucky with the opening of its Florence location at 7727 Mall Road, Suite C.

Kneaders Opens 50th Store in Western U.S.

2016-07-25 Kneaders Bakery & Café has opened its 50th store in Phoenix.

Little Greek To Open Four New Southern Locations

2016-07-24 Tampa-based Little Greek Fresh Grill, a fast-casual Greek restaurant with an American influence, will open four new locations by year’s end, according...

CREAM Opens 16th NoCal Store

2016-07-22 CREAM, a Bay Area–based dessert franchise that specializes in high-quality ice cream sandwiches using fresh, oven-baked cookies and other confections,...

Fitlife Kicks Off New Tampa Store with Grand Opening

2016-07-22 With summer in full swing, between work, travel, and the beach, there’s not always a lot of time to take care of one’s self.

Costa Vida Signs 14 Deals for New Locations

2016-07-22 Costa Vida Fresh Mexican Grill, a Utah-based fast-casual franchise focusing on redefining Mexican cuisine, is entering the remaining quarters of 2016 ...