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Chipotle Cutting Chorizo from the Menu

2017-09-19 Chipotle’s highly anticipated roll out of queso did come with some collateral.

Luna Grill Receives Equity Investment, Preps for Growth

2017-09-18 Luna Grill, a pioneer in the luxe-casual Mediterranean restaurant segment, announced Monday that it has received an equity investment from PWP Growth ...

Pearland to Welcome Second Salata Location

2017-09-18 Following the success of its initial Pearland location, Salata announced the grand opening of a second restaurant in the area on September 22.

Hurricanes Take Toll on Pollo Tropical, Taco Cabana

2017-09-18 With nearly 25 percent of its company base in the Houston metropolitan area, Fiesta Restaurant Group felt a heavy impact from Hurricane Harvey.

Grabbagreen Debuts Second Dallas Location

2017-09-18 Grabbagreen's growth continues to carve their niche in the healthy-fast casual space as the concept opened its second Dallas location September 18in t...

Billy Sims to Visit Ada Location on September 23

2017-09-18 Legendary football player and Billy Sims BBQ co-founder Billy Sims will visit the new Ada, Oklahoma, restaurant on September 23 from 11 a.m.

Grabbagreen Opens Third Colorado Location

2017-09-15 Arizona-based food + juice restaurant, Grabbagreen continues to expand its green footprint in the Southwest with opening its third Colorado location i...

Lemonade Restaurant Group Hires New COO, CFO

2017-09-15 Lemonade Restaurant Group, a Los Angeles-based fast casual restaurant company that serves seasonal California cuisine, has named Ame Hull as Chief Ope...

Moe’s Sets Date for 700th Restaurant in East Brunswick

2017-09-14 Moe’s Southwest Grill was recognized as the Brand of the Year in the Fast Casual Mexican category according to the 2017 Harris Poll EquiTrend study, a...

Tony Packo’s Debuts Packo’s Eastern European Kitchen

2017-09-13 The Toledo dining institution and destination Tony Packo’s has an 85-year history of serving its famous Hungarian hot dogs and original recipe comfort...