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Penn Station East Coast Subs, the fast-casual restaurant known for its grilled, made-to-order sub sandwiches, hand-squeezed lemonade and fresh-cut fries, is celebrating National Sandwich Day November 3 with...

Wingstop, Inc., the award-winning wing concept with more than 900 locations worldwide, announced that it has entered into an international expansion agreement with Colowing S.A. de C.V. to open 30 locally...

Vitality Bowls, which specializes in açaí bowls—a thick blend of the Amazon’s antioxidant-rich açaí berry, topped with a variety of superfoods—announced the opening of its café in Atlanta. The new franchise...

America’s love for pizza and beer runs deep, and a new franchise, Blast & Brew, is offering guests an opportunity to personalize both. The fast-casual Neapolitan pizza restaurant offers artisanal pizzas...

In a historic move within the food processing industry, Red Gold, LLC has announced that it has switched to cans containing no Bisphenol A (BPA) or Bisphenol S (BPS) chemicals for its line of tomato...

For the grand opening of its first West Coast store in Los Gatos, California, Firenza Pizza, a fast-casual restaurant that offers custom, made-to-order pizzas from scratch, celebrated by hosting a...

JJ’s Red Hots is putting a no limits sign on its menu for our nation’s veterans and troops, with a free meal including unlimited hot dogs, sausages, sides, and non-alcoholic drinks all day on Veterans Day,...

ServiceChannel, a leading SaaS service automation platform for facilities managers and contractors, announced that Waterstones, the largest book seller in the United Kingdom, has implemented ServiceChannel...

One of youngest Dickey's franchisees to open new California store.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has prided itself on serving authentic, Texas-style barbecue for the past 75 years and continues to grow because of the dedication of owners such as Gary Chhina. After opening his...

New seasonal options provided at fast casual chain.

Cooler weather means appetites start turning towards comfort foods and richer flavors. But this year, thanks to Tropical Smoothie Café, those tasty treats don’t have to come at the expense of a healthful...

Arby’s announced U.S. system same-store sales (SSS) growth of 2.4 percent in the third quarter of 2016. Arby’s U.S. system two-year SSS growth was 12 percent.

Arby’s U.S. SSS growth doubled the 1.2...

Schlotzsky's will celebrate National Sandwich Day on November 3 by treating guests to a free medium sandwich with the purchase of a medium sandwich of equal or greater value at participating Schlotzsky’s...

Chipotle Mexican Grill will open its first Tasty Made burger restaurant in Lancaster, Ohio, on Thursday, October 27. Tasty Made serves only burgers, fries, and shakes made with high-quality ingredients, but...

With its same-store sales falling nearly 22 percent in this year’s third quarter, Chipotle hopes to draw customers back with new menu items and concepts—but not with its first sister fast casual, ShopHouse...

Brand donate to national charity fighting hunger in America.

Better-burger brand Back Yard Burgers announced it raised more than $92,000 for No Kid Hungry, a campaign from national non-profit Share Our Strength created to eliminate childhood hunger in America. A...

Habit Restaurants launches first chicken sandwich nationwide.

For the first time ever, Habit Restaurants is introducing a Golden Chicken Sandwich nationwide.

The Golden Chicken Sandwich is the perfect addition to The Habit menu that is known for its variety,...

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