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Maggiano's Crowned America's Favorite Casual-Dining Chain

Much has been written about whether or not casual dining is witnessing a resurgence. The sales figures reflect that to a degree. This past year, according to TDn2K’s Black Box data, fast casual and casual dining turned in the best same-store sales growth of any segment.

Hwy 55's Braille Menu Sparks a Movement

One person's decision to improve another person's life, no matter how small, can have a ripple effect they never saw coming. One act of kindness that is making waves across the restaurant industry began at a Hwy 55 restaurant in Huntington, West Virginia.

Melting Pot Keeps the Interactive Vibe Cooking

Large-format plates are trending at full-service restaurants, and The Melting Pot—with over 100 units across the U.S.—has been offering guests the opportunity to communally cook and eat meals together for over 40 years.

Shoney's Offering Bottomless Soup, Salad, and Fruit Bar Until March 3

Shoney’s has a single solution for America’s top three New Year’s resolutions: its signature Bottomless Soup Salad and Fruit Bar.Annually, the top three resolutions among Americans is getting in shape, eating healthier and saving money and Shoney’s promotion, which runs through March 3, will give its guests the shot in the arm they need to get their new year started in the right way.

Hard Rock International Partners with OpenTable

Hard Rock International has partnered with OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online reservations. The strategic partnership enhances Hard Rock Cafe’s superior hospitality and provides guests with the enhanced convenience of booking reservations online in all U.

On The Border Taps Luis Ruvalcaba as Chief Operating Officer

On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina announced the addition of Luis J. Ruvalcaba, Jr. to its executive team as Chief Operating Officer. Ruvalcaba brings more than 25 years of service and hospitality operations experience, with specializations in talent development, operational excellence, and industry leading results to the On The Border team.

Walk-On’s Opens Milestone 25th Location

Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar, a leading full-service family sports bar that provides gourmet takes on game day favorites, announced the opening of its newest restaurant located at 3165 Regent Blvd.—marking the brand’s milestone 25th location.

Carrabba's Offering Free Lasagne or Spaghetti to Take Home

Bite into a free order of made from scratch Lasagne or Spaghetti starting January 22–January 31.When guests dine-in and enjoy one of Carrabba’s Italian Grill’s three signature dishes—wood-grilled Chicken Bryan, savory Chicken Marsala, or creamy Pollo Rosa Maria from their Carrabba’s Today, Carrabba’s Tomorrow menu—they will take home their choice of a free order of Lasagne or Spaghetti.

Angry Crab Shack has the Attitude to Make it Big

Ron Lou admits people often laugh when they hear his goal. But that doesn’t mean he isn’t serious. “My biggest thing when you walk into Angry Crab,” he says, “is I want to punch you in the face so you remember Angry Crab.

2018 Was a Promising Year for Chain Restaurants

Here’s a jolt of good news to start 2019: After a strong December, the restaurant industry posted its best sales year since 2015, according to the latest Restaurant Industry Snapshot from TDn2K.December’s same-store sales grew 2 percent across the chain segment, which marked the best monthly performance since August 2015.

Debt-Burdened P.F. Chang’s Reportedly Sold

P.F. Chang’s is officially on the move again. The Chinese chain entered into an agreement to be sold to TriArtisan Capital Partners LLC and Paulson & Co. Inc, according to a private notice sent to investors and reported on by Bloomberg News.