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The Chickery Signs Deal for Middle East Expansion

2017-03-28 The Chickery, a fast growing better chicken fast casual, announced that it has signed a franchise deal for 20 units in the UAE and Qatar.

Red Mango Bringing Back Original Flavors for Anniversary

2017-03-28 Originality is always in style and Red Mango Yogurt Café Smoothie & Juice Bar agrees.

El Pollo Loco to Open 13 New Restaurants in Texas

2017-03-28 El Pollo Loco, the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken chain, announced it has expanded its franchise development deal with Chicken Time Holdings, L...

Burger City Grill Opens in Torrance with Burger Giveaway

2017-03-28 On March 27, Burger City Grill in Torrance celebrated its official Grand Opening with a Ribbon Cutting hosted by the Torrance Chamber of Commerce.

Taco John’s Introduces New Pork Carnitas Quesadilla Taco

2017-03-28 Taco John’s already offers a wide variety of fresh, high-quality ingredients inside its tacos, but the popular quick-service restaurant is taking it a...

Chipotle Hits Big Milestone in Clean-Label Initiative

2017-03-28 Chipotle Mexican Grill announced that it has become the only national restaurant brand with no added colors, flavors, or preservatives in any of the i...

Fat Baby Tacos Offers Bold Fare in Chicago's River North

2017-03-27 Rooted at the intersection of satisfying simplicity seasoned with dashes of daring, Fat Baby Tacos in Chicago is a lively fresh-casual taqueria servin...

High-Five for a Free Qdoba Entrée on April 3

2017-03-27 Qdoba Mexican Eats is inviting guests to join the celebration of its new Primetime Nachos on World Party Day, April 3, at all participating Qdoba rest...

Togo’s Eateries Opens New Location in Bay Area

2017-03-27 Togo’s Eateries, LLC, the West Coast’s original, premium sandwich shop, is celebrating a new location in the San Francisco Bay Area town of Fremont.

Velvet Taco Names Former Pei Wei Exec New President

2017-03-27 Velvet Taco, the trend-setting, premium taco concept created by Dallas-based Front Burner Restaurants, announced that Clay Dover was named to the newl...