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El Pollo Loco Adds Taco Platters for a Limited Time

2017-07-24 El Pollo Loco, the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken chain, announced Monday the release of its new taco platters, available for a limited time.

Velvet Taco Unveils New Mobile App

2017-07-24 Velvet Taco—the trend-setting, premium taco concept created by Dallas-based Front Burner Restaurants—unveiled its all-new mobile app on July 13.

Burger 21 to Expand Into New Mexico

2017-07-24 Burger 21, an award-winning “beyond the better burger” fast casual franchise, announced its expansion into New Mexico with the addition of an Albuquer...

Taziki’s Mediterranean Café Unveils New Interior Design

2017-07-24 Taziki's Mediterranean Café unveiled a new interior design this week at the grand opening of its 77th location in Alabaster, Alabama.

The Flame Broiler Expands in LA with Highland Park Store

2017-07-21 The Flame Broiler, known for serving simple, healthy and delicious rice bowls while on the go, continues its expansion with a new location in the High...

Tacos 4 Life Grill Headed to North Carolina

2017-07-21 Tacos 4 Life Grill, a growing fast casual taco restaurant brand on a mission to help end childhood hunger, is partnering with Franchisee Chip Ladigo, ...

The Carving Board Signs First International Franchise Deal

2017-07-21 The Carving Board Sandwiches, a fast-casual restaurant that provides comfort food sandwiches of the highest quality, recently announced its first inte...

Wayback Burgers Gears Up for Major Franchise Growth

2017-07-21 Wayback Burgers is setting the bar higher than ever in 2017, winning coveted industry awards and growing their franchise system in the U.S.

A Grabbagreen Store Grows Hydroponic Vegetables

2017-07-21 When you order food + juice from Grabbagreen in Coeur d’Alene, it may look like any other health-conscious beverage or bowl; however, you will be tast...

PepperJax Grill Rolls Out New Pulled Pork

2017-07-20 Brave the heat this summer and get your buns out for PepperJax Grill’s all new Pulled Pork.