South African Restaurant Promotes Former Server to Interim CEO

Houston, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Peli Peli is putting its money where its mouth is. The South African restaurant, with two locations in Houston, Texas both ranked in the Top 10 on TripAdvisor, believes that company culture, and not the customer, is…
Bonfire Wings Gessner @ Westpark Location Now Open

Houston, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Bonfire Wings is excited to announce the opening of a new location on Houston’s west side, 3991 S Gessner @ Westpark. The official grand opening will take place on Thursday, June 12th, with a ceremonial ribbon cutting…
Mama Fu’s Largest Franchise Agreement Opens First Houston Restaurant

Asian Flex-Casual® Concept Opens First of Eighteen Restaurants Coming to Houston Austin, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  As the national growth of the fast-casual Asian food segment continues to sizzle, Mama Fu’s Asian House is feeding the demand in Houston for freshly prepared…
OpenTable Slides as 4 of the Top 10 Most Booked Independent Restaurants in Houston Switch Their Online Reservations Supplier to its Leading North American Challenger – Eveve

Weary of paying unnecessary “middleman” fees, top Houston restaurants take back their reservation system from OpenTable and switch to its leading North American competitor, Eveve. Houston, TX and Minneapolis, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  Timothy Ryan, CEO of global online reservation leader Eveve,…

Innovative Technology Delivers Hot, Freshly Prepared BURGER KING® Meals Directly to Consumers’ Doorsteps Miami, FL  (RestaurantNews.com)  Calling all Houston residents! Burger King Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: BKW) invites local guests in the Lone Star State’s largest city to discover why TASTE…

“We Can Now Replicate the Cullen’s Experience in Any Locale” Houston, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Cullen’s Restaurant now offers its renowned fare to customers via a new catering service, says owner Kevin Munz, by customer demands. “We have catered events in the…

Unveils New Contemporary Mexican Prototype Design Houston, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Unveiling a fresh and unique design, San Antonio-based Taco Cabana celebrated the opening of its newest restaurant at 127 Yale Street in Houston, Texas, on August 27, 2012. The new restaurant…

Houston, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Construction is complete and Freddy’s newest restaurant has opened. You can find Freddy’s at 15518 E. Hwy 529/Spencer Road in the Copperfield Crossing Center. This is the first Freddy’s in the Houston metro area but the franchise…

New 8/8 bar menu and 88 summer prix fixe to kick-off year-long celebration Houston, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  8/8 88 has a special meaning for Cordúa Restaurants: The company just announced the start of the countdown to its 25th anniversary with its…

Houston, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Pizza Inn, Inc. (Nasdaq:PZZI), an international pizza chain recognized for serving a variety of fresh, high quality products at affordable prices, announces the opening of its newest Pizza Inn Express restaurant at 10920 W. Little York Drive…

Henderson, NV  (RestaurantNews.com)  U-Swirl, Inc. (OTCQB: SWRL), parent to U-SWIRL International, Inc., the owner and franchisor of U-SWIRL Frozen Yogurt® cafes, announced today that the franchise has expanded to Houston, Texas. The Palmer family, area developer for Houston, Texas, has signed…

Houston, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers will open the doors to its 10th Houston-area restaurant on Thursday, June 14 on Ella Boulevard north of 610. Following closely behind, the chicken finger restaurant will open its 11th area location on…

Ronnie Killen, the chef/owner of Pearland’s Killen’s Steakhouse, anticipates opening a second location in the Heights in early July 2012. Houston, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  After months of speculation on where Ronnie Killen might park his second steakhouse, the chef/owner of Pearland’s…

Houston, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Fuddruckers® has reached a new milestone in Houston with the debut of its 16th hometown restaurant featuring premium, fast casual fare. The north side location opened last week at 7724 Louetta Road in the Spring area. Fuddruckers has…

Meadows Place, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Daily home cooked meals can be redundant and time consuming. If you are interested in dining out with a group of friends, family, or business associates, consider reserving at a local restaurant that offers a private…

Houston, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Houston’s best Mexican restaurant and Tex-Mex grill, Paco Joe’s (http://www.pacojoes.com) is offering area residents the chance to win free party to celebrate their birthday. The Houston, TX 77034 grill and cantina, known for quality food, great parties…

Houston, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Pizza Inn Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:PZZI), an international pizza chain recognized for serving a variety of fresh, popular traditional and specialty pizzas, is expanding in Houston with its newest addition now open at 11003 Antoine Dr. The building…

Canton, MA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with three franchise groups to develop 25 new restaurants in Texas over the next several years.…

Houston, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Galleria shoppers can now satisfy their chicken finger cravings at the newest Raising Cane’s in the mall’s food court. The Galleria location is the restaurant’s first site inside a mall in Houston. The restaurant celebrated the grand…

Restaurant Offers 10 Course Meal for $12,000 Houston, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the last meal on the Titanic, a Houston restaurant is recreating the ten-course dinner served to first-class passengers on that fateful night. The Cullen’s…

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…

Houston, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Freddy’s broke ground today in the Copperfield Crossing Center, near the northeast corner of the intersection at Spencer Road and State Highway 6, for construction on the first of over 30 stores in the area. “Houston will…

Two current managers and three former supervisors of a popular Houston-area restaurant chain have been indicted and accused of hiring undocumented immigrants. A federal grand jury returned a five-count indictment under seal Wednesday against Mambo Seafood operations manager Joel Moreno,…

Tuesday, May 17, marked the opening of Pizza Patrón’s newest Quick Service Pizza restaurant, a freestanding concept designed to bring the convenience and value of fast food to the pizza segment. With the addition of this new QSP unit, Pizza…