Growing Concepts Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Albuquerque, NM-based ANNAPURNA CHAI HOUSE has increased by 1 unit, from 2 to 3 (50% growth).  This is a family/casual Indian concept, open for breakfast,…

New Asada Tacos and Burritos With Steak or Chicken Lake Forest, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  In time for Cinco de Mayo festivities everywhere, Del Taco is featuring on its menu and in its restaurants the authentic carne asada-grilled flavors of newly introduced…

Lake Forest, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Del Taco, the nation’s No. 2 Mexican quick-service restaurant chain, is looking to Charleston to expand its presence in the southeast. The company today announced plans to open 8 – 10 Del Taco restaurants in the…

First of 40 Planned Locations to Open March 28 Lake Forest, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Del Taco, the nation’s No. 2 Mexican quick serve chain, is looking to Houston to continue its Texas expansion. Today, the company announced plans to open more…

Go ahead, call Ed Hackbarth. But if you do, keep in mind that you have one minute to explain why you’ve got him on the phone. It’s not that he’s uninterested in what you have to say. It’s just that,…

Lake Forest, CA  (Restaurant News)  Del Taco recognized the achievements of several franchise owners and awarded this year’s Top Taco at its recent franchisee conference. Awards were presented to the Developer of the Year, Franchise Operator of less than three…

First New Location to Open in Snellville on February 15 Lake Forest, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Del Taco fans in the Atlanta area take note. Today the nation’s No. 2 Mexican quick serve chain announces its return to Atlanta with the opening…

Franchisees Grew Up as Fans of Del Taco Lake Forest, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Del Taco announced today that it has signed a three-unit development deal with DT Restaurants of Texas. The first location will be at Hawk’s Creek Center, 520 State…

Del Taco has opened its fifth restaurant in the Dallas area, located at 6100 West Park Blvd in Plano.  The new restaurant features the company’s new design elements and logo. Del Taco’s other locations include Denton, McKinney, Irving and Cockrell…

Del Taco, the nation’s No. 2 Mexican quick serve restaurant chain, today announces it is testing The Coca-Cola Company’s new proprietary fountain, Coca-Cola Freestyle in 12 restaurants, including the dine-in and drive thru, throughout Southern California. Del Taco is among…

After two years of falling sales, the restaurant industry pinned their hopes to 2011. Despite optimistic forecasts in the first months of the year, it has shaped up to be another lackluster sales season. Foot traffic declined over the year…

In a strategic move that bolsters franchisee leadership in Arizona, Del Taco today announced that Desert Taco, its largest franchisee in Arizona, has acquired the company’s remaining six Phoenix locations. Lead by Brent Veach, Desert Taco presently owns and operates…

Del Taco restaurants across the country are putting a spin on one of Germany’s most famous events – Oktoberfest.   Beginning on National Taco Day – October 4th and lasting until October 31st, Del Taco will offer taco specials all day,…

When Wendy’s began Project Gold Hamburger two years ago, they knew that they couldn’t totally reinvent a classic. However, the new Dave’s Hot N’ Juicy is a drastically updated and improved cheeseburger featuring two patties made from fresh beef, and…

KFC is promoting their 100% breast meat Popcorn Chicken with a new deal. For a limited time, customers can pick up a large order of popcorn chicken morsels for just $2.99. A coupon will also be offered that adds a…

Shredded Pork Carnitas is available now  for a limited time at Del Taco, offering fans the savory taste of tender, slow-braised, pork that is simmered in small batch kettles as found in the cooking methods of the traditional Mexican kitchen.…

Del Taco continues its aggressive expansion in the Dallas market with the opening of its third location in McKinney on August 10. The new restaurant is located at 1614 W. University Drive near N. Graves Street. The company plans to…