National Restaurant Association’s Kids LiveWell Initiative More than Doubles in Size

Program Expands to Over 41,000 Restaurant Locations Nationwide Washington, DC  (RestaurantNews.com)  Celebrating its two-year anniversary this week, the National Restaurant Association’s groundbreaking Kids LiveWell initiative has grown to more than 41,000 restaurant locations nationwide, the Association announced today. The voluntary…

JB’s Family Restaurants, founded in Utah as a Big Boy franchise a half-century ago and a survivor of several incarnations, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Arizona. The Tempe, Ariz.-based chain reported assets of $7.3 million and liabilities…

Big Boy Restaurants says the daughter of the Shoney’s Restaurants founder built a 12-foot “Big Boy” statue without permission and displays it at a Shoney’s in Charleston, W. Va. Alex “Shoney” Schoenbaum had a Big Boy franchise there for 30…