Industry News

This year, Taco Bell brought back its “Steal a Base, Steal a Taco” promotion for a second year to celebrate the World Series. The promotion promised fans a free Doritos Locos Taco for the first base stolen...

Willie Jewell’s Old School Bar-B-Q, a fast-casual spinoff from the 68-year veteran Bono’s Pit Bar-B-Q concept, is headed to Tampa, Florida. Willie Jewell’s will be opening its newest location in January...

Tropical Smoothie Cafe is wrapping up a year of innovation with the launch of its limited-time winter menu, which features new holiday-inspired flavors and seasonal "Naughty or Nice" fan-favorites, brought...

Veterans Day gives Americans the opportunity to honor the bravery and sacrifice of U.S. veterans and those currently serving. Once again this year, Wienerschnitzel is saying thank you with a free Chili Dog...

Taco Bueno is steeped deeply in their Tex-Mex roots, and the Big Freak’N line—currently comprised of original favorites Big Freak’N Nachos, Big Freak’N Taco and Original Big Freak’N Quesadilla—will now...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration provided menu-labeling guidance Tuesday,...

Tijuana Flats is challenging guests to turn up the heat during its “Heat Week” celebration, which kicks-off on Thursday, November 9 at all participating locations. In addition to daring Tijuana Flats...

Veteran’s Day is a great opportunity to spend time with people who serve our country and take them out to eat. Hot Head Burritos is offering a great option—they will be featuring a buy one, get one free...

As with any strategic renewal plan, patience is perhaps the most valuable commodity. Fiesta Restaurant Group has taken its share of bruises along its path to brand renewal in recent quarters, and its latest...

A new arrival has turned up the heat on the fast casual pizza business in Kansas City. Firenza Pizza, a burgeoning franchise touting “Pizza Like Never Before,” is set to open its first area restaurant in...

Trinity Capital, a Los Angeles-based boutique investment firm, announced the successful completion of the sale of 57 Taco Bell restaurants for OCAT, LLC, a Modesto, California-based, 50-year Taco Bell...

Muscle Maker, Inc, the owner of Muscle Maker Grill, the rapidly expanding fast-casual restaurant brand, promoting a healthy lifestyle by offering nutritious alternatives to traditional dishes, today...

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit allows guests to have a stress-free Thanksgiving with delicious Holiday Meal options. Dickey’s, the largest barbecue chain in the world, wants to help guests spend more time with their...

PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans, a New Orleans-based coffeehouse that demonstrates a welcoming “southern hospitality” style coffee-house experience, the freshest products, and better beans with superior roasting...

Fired Pie announced plans to open its 19th location in Arizona, and the first in the city of Gilbert, Arizona. In 2013, locally owned and operated Fired Pie exploded on the dining scene as the first fast-...

Buona, The Original Italian Beef, opened its newest location to over 1,000 new customers at 613 North McClurg Court on Saturday November 4—hundreds of whom waited in line before they opened their doors. The...

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