Today's Restaurant News

Win with Applebee’s 1.6 Million Boneless Wings Giveaway

With 40 free boneless wings with any Applebee’s Delivery order of $40 or more, every fan is a winner Glendale, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Mark your calendars wings fans! On February 2, Applebee’s is giving away 1.6 million FREE Classic Boneless Wings…
Grumpy’s Restaurant Eyeing The Villages after Demand for Expansion

Jacksonville staple looks to The Villages as part of their regional growth plan Jacksonville, FL  (RestaurantNews.com)  Due to an overwhelming amount of requests from residents, Grumpy’s Restaurant is officially looking at The Villages as part of their ongoing expansion efforts.…
Tarka Makes its Highly Anticipated Upper Kirby Debut

Rapidly growing authentic fast-casual Indian restaurant to donate 10% of sales from opening week to Daya Houston, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Tarka Indian Kitchen – the innovative, Austin-based eatery known for serving fresh and flavorful Indian food that is also fast and…
Rock & Brews Tustin Celebrates Grand Opening with Paul Stanley

One-of-a-kind, rock-inspired restaurant and entertainment concept and Paul Stanley support American Legion Post 227 Tustin, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Rock & Brews is officially Serving Those Who Rock at 1222 Irvine Blvd. in Tustin. The official ribbon-cutting ceremony took place yesterday, Jan.…
QDOBA Mexican Eats Bolsters Franchise Development Team

Proven Franchise Development Leader to Support Brand’s Growth Trajectory San Diego, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  QDOBA Mexican Eats®, a leading Mexican fast-casual chain, today announced it has expanded its Franchise Sales department with the addition of Mitchell Lee as its Director of…
Americans to Eat Record 1.4 Billion Chicken Wings for Super Bowl LIV

Chicken Wing Reigns Supreme According to National Chicken Council’s Annual Chicken Wing Report Washington, DC  (RestaurantNews.com)  The chicken sandwich may have won 2019, but the chicken wing will still reign supreme over the big game in 2020. The National Chicken…
Grapevine Wine Tours Names Messina Hof Top Winery in Grapevine

‘Most Outstanding Winery’ Award based on tour guests’ selections throughout 2019 Grapevine, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  The vote is in, and guests of the Grapevine Wine Tours have chosen Messina Hof Winery as the city’s “Most Outstanding Winery” of 2019. Guest comments…
Hooters Opens Newest Location in La Vista, Nebraska

Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Hooters has announced a new location, which opened Wednesday, January 22nd at 4 p.m. in La Vista, NE.  This opening marks the return of Hooters to Nebraska, and it is currently the only location in the state.…
Quaker Steak & Lube Kicks Off 2020 With New Menu

Award-Winning, Casual-Dining Restaurant Expands Menu Options and Enhances Guest Favorites Westlake, OH  (RestaurantNews.com)  Quaker Steak & Lube, one of the nation’s leading casual, family-dining chains, is starting the new year with an exciting new all-day menu featuring salad, sandwich, entrée,…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 01/22/20

(RestaurantNews.com)   RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit OperatorsConcepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Houston, TX-based WILLIE’S RESTAURANTS (founded 1993) has increased by 1 unit, from…
Pizza Hut Preps to Bring the Heat for Super Bowl LIV

Pizza company descends on Miami via red-hot delivery fleet; thanks Super Bowl host city by donating $54,000 to greater Miami educators on behalf of BOOK IT! program, First Book Plano, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  In its second year as the Official Pizza…
Gloria Jean’s Coffees Opens New Drive Thru Location in Pharr, Texas

An Innovator in the Specialty Coffee Segment is Now Open in the Pharr Town Center Santa Fe Springs, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Gloria Jean’s Coffees – US, an innovator in the specialty coffee segment providing fresh, premium blends and award-winning roasts, is…
Captain D’s Kicks Off 2020 Southeastern Expansion with Union Park Opening

Leading Fast Casual Seafood Brand Grows Orlando Area Footprint with New Corporate Location Nashville, TN  (RestaurantNews.com)  Captain D’s, the nation’s leading fast casual seafood restaurant, announced today the opening of its newest corporate-owned location in Union Park, Florida, kicking off…
Donatos Delivers Three Cauliflower Crust Signature Pizzas

New pizzas, which feature plant-based sausage, are lower on carbs and high on flavor Columbus, OH  (RestaurantNews.com)  As consumer plant-based interest explodes, Donatos Pizza, the company famous for premium Edge to Edge® thin crust pizzas, is pleased to announce that…
Another Broken Egg Cafe Opens First Kansas Location in Overland Park

Southern-inspired daytime cafe donates more than $4,000 to local charities Kansas City, MO  (RestaurantNews.com)  Another Broken Egg Cafe®, one of the fastest-growing breakfast and brunch concepts in the nation, officially opened its first Kansas location at 13386 Metcalf Avenue in…
Mountain Mike’s Pizza Named a Top Franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine

Leading Family-Style Pizza Chain Jumps Four Places to Earn #4 Spot in the Pizza Category Newport Beach, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Mountain Mike’s Pizza, LLC, a leading California-based family-style pizza chain known for its legendary crispy, curly pepperonis and Mountain-sized pizzas, is…
Coolgreens Plants its Roots in Record-Breaking Number of Communities in 2019

Healthy lifestyle eatery expands brand footprint, experiences double-digit year-over-year sales increase and more Oklahoma City, OK  (RestaurantNews.com)  Coolgreens – the healthy lifestyle eatery that “feeds your life” – experienced an unprecedented year in 2019 with plans for continued success in…
The Halal Guys Expands Cloud Kitchen Opportunities for Franchisees

The growing delivery-only trend is unlocking opportunities for operators in high-rent markets New York, NY  (RestaurantNews.com)  The Halal Guys, one of the fastest growing Middle Eastern fast-casual concepts, is expanding its successful portfolio of delivery-only “cloud kitchens” to meet growing…