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Taco Bell Targets More International Growth

2017-05-26 Taco Bell will open at least 100 new locations each in China, Brazil, Canada, and India during the next five years in an effort to boost the brand’s s...

Bojangles' to Open Second Concept Restaurant in Charlotte

2017-05-25 Bojangles’, the iconic restaurant famous for its hand-breaded, bone-in chicken, made-from-scratch buttermilk biscuits and Legendary Iced Tea steeped t...

Firestorm Pizza Branches Out to Charlotte

2017-05-25 In 2015, Christopher Berman opened the first Firestorm Pizza in Winston-Salem.

Sub Zero Ice Cream Targeting Georgia, Kansas for Expansion

2017-05-25 The nation’s first liquid nitrogen ice cream franchise, Sub Zero Ice Cream will soon enter Georgia and Kansas for the first time.

Cava to Open in Washington D.C.’s Union Station

2017-05-25 Washington, D.C-bred culinary force Cava will begin serving its signature balanced-yet-craveable menu at a new location in Union Station later this ye...

Willie Jewell's Old School Bar-B-Q Headed to Tallahassee

2017-05-25 Willie Jewell’s Old School Bar-B-Q, the fast-casual spinoff from the 68 year veteran Bono’s Pit Bar-B-Q concept, is headed to Tallahassee, Florida, to...

Dippin’ Dots Reports Double-Digit Growth in 2016

2017-05-25 Dippin’ Dots, LLC, the leading maker of flash-frozen beaded ice cream and frozen treats, posted double-digit growth in 2016, led by the company’s focu...

Curry Up Now Partners with Fransmart to Propel Expansion

2017-05-24 On the heels of announcing Curry Up Now’s purchase of Tava Kitchen and securing their place as the nation’s largest fast casual Indian restaurant chai...

Captain D’s Expands in Georgia

2017-05-24 Captain D’s, a leading fast casual seafood restaurant, announced the opening of its newest franchised restaurant in McDonough, Georgia.

Capriotti’s Adding Three Locations in Las Vegas

2017-05-23 Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop, known for its award-winning, hand-crafted sandwiches, signed a franchise agreement to bring three new Capriotti’s locations...