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KFC and Shady Rays Partner on Limited-Time Collection

Get ready to feast your eyes on the KFC Collection from Shady Rays. The adventure eyewear brand has unveiled a sizzling three-piece collection that’s destined to become a KFC fan-favorite. Blending Shady Rays’ commitment to cutting-edge style and durability with KFC’s legendary flair, this collection is the second co-branded release from the two Kentucky-based brands. […]

Slim Chickens Announces Opening in Glendale

Slim Chickens announced its new restaurant opening in Glendale, Arizona at 3630 West Happy Valley Road, 85085. Spearheaded by the established multi-unit operator AZ Slims this is the brand’s third store in the state.  The better-chicken brand has opened more than 275 locations across the United States, Turkey, and the United Kingdom. Slim Chickens is […]

South Block Opens in Washington, D.C.’s West End Neighborhood

South Block – the fast-casual chain serving up açai bowls, smoothies, toasts and cold-pressed juices – is bringing its signature flavors and refreshing menu items to West End this summer, with a new D.C. location opening July 20.  Embodying South Block’s vibrant spirit, the West End location will host a block party at 11 a.m. on […]

Potbelly Opens at The Shops at North Bridge in Chicago

Potbelly Corporation, the iconic neighborhood sandwich shop, announced today a new location opening in its home city of Chicago. Situated in The Shops at North Bridge, the iconic shopping district and destination for world-class retail and dining experiences located on The Magnificent Mile, the new Potbelly shop will serve local residents, tourists, business professionals and […]

Custom Made Inventory Appoints Jeff Yandian as New Director of Commercialization

Custom Made Inventory (CMI), a leading innovator in the packaging industry, announced the appointment of Jeff Yandian as the new Director of Commercialization. With an impressive background in the quick-service restaurant (QSR) industry, Jeff brings a wealth of expertise and a proven track record of success to the CMI team. Jeff Yandian joins CMI from […]

Custom Made Inventory Turns On First High-Speed Paper Cup Machine

Custom Made Inventory (CMI), a leading innovator in the packaging industry, announced that we have just turned on our first high-speed paper cup machine. This strategic investment underscores CMI’s commitment to advancing its production capabilities and delivering high-quality products to meet growing market demands. The newly activated high-speed paper cup machines, known for their efficiency […]

Duck Donuts Celebrating National Sprinkle Day with BOGO Deal

Duck Donuts is celebrating National Sprinkle Day in the sweetest way: a BOGO offer. On Tuesday, July 23, any guest who purchases one Vanilla Confetti Donut, will get one Vanilla Confetti Donut free, in-shop only and limited to one free donut per person. Duck Donuts is calling on guests to bring a friend or treat […]

Crisp & Green Plots Growth in Indiana

Crisp & Green is continuing their national expansion by opening in Indiana. Their first location, located at 6436 E. Florida Street in Evansville, Indiana, will be operated by Tyson and Whitney Martin of Orange to Green LLC. This location marks the beginning of their development, with four additional locations slated to open in the Louisville, […]

Olo Announces Loyalty for Borderless Accounts to Help Restaurants Drive Growth

Olo Inc., a leading restaurant technology provider, announced Loyalty for Borderless Accounts, a new feature that allows guests to earn, redeem, and use rewards from a brand’s existing loyalty program through Olo’s seamless, passwordless guest checkout solution. Additional product capabilities are now available across all three solution suites: Order, Pay, and Engage. Olo customers leveraging Borderless functionality can […]

Super Chix Signs Deal to Open More Restaurants in Atlanta and Augusta Markets

SUPER CHIX ( announced the signing of a new franchise development agreement for at least 8 additional restaurants in the greater Atlanta, GA and  Augusta, GA markets. “We are excited for the continual growing interest in the SUPER CHIX Brand and for the solid franchise groups we are attracting to SUPER CHIX – all strong […]

PrimoHoagies Announces Grand Opening in Warrington, Pennsylvania

PrimoHoagies, famous for mouth-watering hoagies piled high with top-quality meats, cheeses, and a unique blend of spices, announced the grand opening of its newest location in Warrington, PA is set for Thursday, July 25th, at 10:00 a.m. The store is located at 1515 Main Street and is owned by local resident Eric and Dana DiPinto. […]

Taco John’s Releases New Grilled Burritos Under $5

Taco John’s is firing up the grill this summer so you don’t have to! Two new limited-time menu offerings designed to turn up the heat on taste buds, Grande Grillers deliver big forged-on-the-grill flavor with all of the Taco John’s fillings and bold ingredients guests know and love.   The Fried Chicken Grande Griller ($4.99) brings together all-white meat chicken coated […]

Cousins Subs and Milwaukee Bucks Raise Funds for Block Out Hunger Campaign

Cousins Subs and the Milwaukee Bucks teamed up to raise $20,650 through their Block Out Hunger campaign during the 2023-2024 season. Last month, team members from Cousins Subs and the Milwaukee Bucks held a press conference at the Hunger Task Force Volunteer Center to present Hunger Task Force with the campaign check. Following the press […]

Carl’s Jr. Putting Everything on Menu in Palm Springs

Forget what you think is possible—the latest flavor innovation from Carl’s Jr. is here and it’s anything but basic. Carl’s Jr. new audacious lineup features everything bagel seasoning in the Everything Shake, Double Everything Burger and Everything Breakfast Burger. Guests at participating Carl’s Jr. locations in Palm Springs, California can enjoy these everything bagel inspired […]

The Human Bean Rolls Out Affogato Smoothie and Cocoa Cabana Drink

The Human Bean’s Summer Drink Fest continues with new headliners rolling in on July 17, 2024. Two decadent, espresso-themed blends are bringing the beat to all drive-thru locations throughout the U.S. Coffee lovers are invited to grab hold of these limited-time, ice-cold drinks while they can, and sip back while the dog days of summer float by. […]

Pizza Guys Partners with NBA Player Malik Monk

Pizza Guys, the Sacramento-founded pizza restaurant renowned for its commitment to fresh, high-quality food, is announced a new partnership with professional basketball player Malik Monk. Having just completed two successful seasons in Sacramento, Monk will join the brand as the latest “Pizza Guy,” promoting its delicious offerings and community-focused initiatives. “We are incredibly excited to welcome […]

Yumpingo and PAR Punchh Partner on Customer Experience Management Solution

What if every meal at your favorite restaurant felt tailor-made just for you? With the new partnership between Yumpingo, a leader in customer experience services for restaurants and ParTech, Inc. (PAR)’s leading loyalty solution, PAR Punchh, this vision can become a reality. Together, they aim to transform customer experiences, enhance loyalty, and drive growth through […]

Nick the Greek Opens in Petaluma, California

Nick the Greek, a West Coast-based chain serving up authentic Greek street food, has debuted in Petaluma, California. The fast-growing brand’s newest restaurant is owned and operated by experienced franchisees Ken Arslaner and Carolyn Bell, who have partnered with the brand since 2022 and operate Nick the Greek’s Santa Rosa location. With more than 75 restaurants in […]

Smashburger Announces Happy Hour Prices for Milkshakes

Smashburger is proud to launch Friday Shake Happy Hours!   Starting this Friday. July 19th until August 30th, guests can enjoy a creamy, handspun delicious milkshake every Friday from 2-5pm for just $3. Whether you’re unwinding after a long day or treating the family to something special, Smashburger’s Milkshake Happy Hour promises to add a splash of sweetness to […]