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After overhauling its menu in March to natural and organic fare, Picazzo’s Organic Italian Kitchen has introduced four new food items, increasing its offering of fresh fare to health-conscious foodies...

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit opened in 1941. Its menu fluctuated for eleven years, bending to the whims of its customers and the flavor forays of its chefs, but since 1952, Dickey’s menu has not changed.

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UFood Restaurant Group, Inc., announced today that it is expanding its social media efforts and online presence to better engage with UFood Grill consumers and shareholders through Facebook, Twitter,...

Wendy's/Arby’s Group Inc. has hired Burger King veteran Diana Petrovich-Tao as chief operating officer for its Arby's chain.

“This appointment is a key component of our turnaround plan, as we work to...

McDonald’s Corp. said it plans to roll out an oatmeal item to its more than 14,000 restaurants on Jan. 3.

Fruit & Maple Oatmeal, which has been in test since earlier this year, will be available...

Arby’s Restaurant Group Inc., a subsidiary of Wendy’s/Arby’s Group Inc., selected BBDO New York as its national advertising agency of record.

The announcement comes following an extensive five-phase...

 

Starbucks’ ambitious goal to have 100 percent of its cups be reusable or recyclable by 2015 may have just gotten much easier. The company announced a successful test with paper cup manufacturer...

Smashburger, a nationally acclaimed industry-leading Better Burger restaurant, presented its high-achieving franchisees with awards and recognition at its first annual franchisee conference held in November...

Whether you call them French fries, chips, or frites, whether they come thick-cut, crinkled, straight, or curly, fries are a staple of the American diet, most notably at quick-serve restaurants. 

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On Dec. 11, Genghis Grill will mark the beginning of the first ever social media-driven music tour, Genghis Live. Local city bands that want to perform must upload their music video onto...

Wingstop today announced it has opened its first location in Queens, New York. The store, located at 31-14 Steinway Street in Astoria, is owned and operated by...

Krystal is asking its customers to flex their creative muscles by submitting designs for one of the brand’s signature packaging materials—the Krystal box that carries its burgers.

The Design-A-Box...

Elevation Burger, known for its organic, grass-fed burgers and recognized as one of the most innovative burger chains in the country, recently debuted the Coca-Cola Freestyle machine in its Falls Church,...

Popeyes announced multiyear agreements with two powerful marketing partners—The Coca-Cola Company and Dr Pepper Snapple Group—to implement a beverage strategy that is designed to be exciting for guests and...

Starbucks detailed strategies for its next phase of growth at the company’s biennial Investor Conference. Building on its continued strength in attracting global consumers to its stores and growing its...

The National Restaurant Association’s “What’s Hot” survey of more than 1,500 professional chefs—members of the American Culinary Federation (ACF)—reveals that local and hyper-local sourcing, healthy...

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