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Peet’s Coffee, a specialty coffee company marking its 50th anniversary, announced a 2017 winter beverage lineup that deftly demonstrates the brand’s Coffee First commitment. To celebrate the New Year, Peet’...

Great American Cookies is encouraging the nation to ditch their New Year’s resolution on January 17 with one free regular cookie of the customer’s choice with purchase at participating stores.

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Starbucks’ experiment with alcohol is over. The Seattle Times reported that the chain’s sales of beer, wine, and small plates food was discontinued as of Tuesday at all company-owned stores in the...

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has expanded its menu to include four new permanent options—Butcher Tacos, Smoke Stacks, Specialty Sandwiches, and Sliders.

Dickey’s has grown from a single, family-owned...

Chipotle Mexican Grill

Chipotle says comparable sales grew 14.7 percent in December, and shares rose nearly 5 percent, as the fast casual burrito leader continues to recover from the food...

Wingstop, Inc., the award-winning wing concept with more than 900 locations worldwide, is now offering voice-activated ordering with menu item customization through Amazon Alexa. Starting Tuesday, wing fans...

GRK Fresh fans in Washington, D.C., and New York City will welcome three new locations of the quick serve Greek concept. In D.C., GRK has announced plans to open in Penn Quarter (1000 F St NW) while the...

Del Taco Restaurants is now offering the chance to substitute turkey in any menu item traditionally served with seasoned beef, meaning guests can enjoy all the flavor with 40 percent less fat. A popular...

Pei Wei, a leader in delivering a handcrafted Pan-Asian culinary experience, expanded its artisan cooking and cross-cultural Asian offerings with the introduction of two nutritious new rice bowls featuring...

With frigid temperatures dropping across the country, what better way to warm up than with a hearty yet healthy bowl of soup?

In honor of January being National Soup Month McAlister’s Deli, the award...

Veggie Grill, a leading, premium fast casual veggie-centric brand, named Randall Niemeyer as Chief Financial Officer.

In his new position at Veggie Grill, Niemeyer...

Flyrite Chicken announced that the restaurant’s second location will officially open January 15 at 9 a.m., and they will host a special Grand Opening All-Day Celebration the following Sunday. Additionally,...

Tampa-based Little Greek Fresh Grill, which opened its 30th location in December, is forecasting continued growth in 2017, says Nick Vojnovic, Little Greek president.

“We are on target for steady...

Church’s Chicken will be engaging in a significant domestic expansion with a new franchising deal in the Southeast. The new franchisee, Richard Reeves of Florida Chicken LLC, recently secured the rights to...

To help further guide its successful expansion efforts, leading Mediterranean fast casual operator Luna Grill selected Intalytics to help with location research and analysis.

Luna Grill is on a...

RGF Environmental Group, Inc., creator of advanced environmental products providing the world with the safest air, water, and food without the use of chemicals, announced that Chipotle Mexican Grill, in its...

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