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Earls Kitchen + Bar to Open in Miami

The Spring 2014 opening of Earls Kitchen + Bar brings one of North America’s most successful, family-owned, independent restaurant groups to South Florida’s iconic Dadeland Mall. With 65 restaurants – 61 in Canada and 4 in the United States (Denver, Colorado and Bellevue, Washington) the move marks Earls highly anticipated expansion into the Eastern United States.

The Greene Turtle Plans Expansion

The Greene Turtle has opened the fourth of at least seven casual dining/sports bar restaurants it plans to develop in Delaware. The restaurant is the first in a four-unit deal with business partners Parthiban Jayaraman and Pradip Saha, who are also Dunkin’ Donuts franchisees.

Denny's to Rebuild its Highest-Volume Company-Owned Restaurant

Denny's Corporation announced that its Las Vegas restaurant located across the street from the Mirage Hotel and Casino has been closed for reconstruction. This company-operated location is the highest-volume restaurant for the brand and is expected to reopen in 2015.

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers to Open Its Newest Restaurant in Rochester, New York

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers is opening its newest restaurant January 13  in the Rochester, New York area. To help celebrate the grand opening of the new restaurant, Red Robin will donate all sales of its signature Freckled Lemonade from Monday, January 13 to Sunday, January 19 to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to finding cures for all kids with cancer.

DineEquity Opens First IHOP Restaurant in Saudi Arabia

DineEquity, Inc., parent company of Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar and IHOP restaurants, announced the opening of the first IHOP restaurant in Saudi Arabia. The restaurant, located in "Le Mall," is part of a seven-brand restaurant destination in Jeddah, which opened December 14.

Burger 21 Announces Grand Opening in Fort Myers, Florida

Burger 21, a new better burger franchise founded by the owners of The Melting Pot Restaurants, Inc., has announced the grand opening of its first restaurant in the Fort Myers, Florida market, located in the Gulf Coast Town Center at 9902 Gulf Coast Main Street, D150.

Bar Louie Opening New Location in Arlington, Virginia

Bar Louie announced the opening of their newest location in Arlington, Virginia. When Bar Louie opens its doors on December 26th, it will be the sixth metro D.C. location for the Texas based brand with additional locations in Ashburn, Hampton, Rockville, D.

First Watch to Open Eighth Cincinnati-Area Restaurant

First Watch announced plans to open its eighth restaurant in the Cincinnati-area in the summer of 2014. The restaurant will employ approximately 25 people.The new 3,500-square-foot restaurant, along with TGI Friday’s and Potbelly’s, will be located in a to-be-developed extension of the Northgate Mall near the Colerain Avenue and Springdale Road intersection.