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Bagger Dave's Legendary Burger Tavern Opens in Indiana

Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc. ("DRH" or the "Company"), the creator, developer, and operator of the unique, full-service, ultra-casual restaurant and bar Bagger Dave's Legendary Burger Tavern ("Bagger Dave's") and one of the largest franchisees for Buffalo Wild Wings, today announced it opened its newest Bagger Dave's in Avon, Indiana on Sunday, July 21, 2013.

Dave & Buster’s Re-Invents Summer Cocktails

Dave & Buster’s has done it again! As part of the chains on-going quest to bring “what’s hot” to guests this summer, they have created some new drinks.So what makes these cocktails different? Two of the drinks feature flavored ice cubes, something typically found only in upscale cocktail lounges at high prices.

Carolina Ale House Opens 21st Location

Carolina Ale House opened Monday, July 15th in Concord, North Carolina.  It will be the concept’s 21st restaurant opening and second location in the Charlotte-area. It is the better alternative to a typical sports bar with scratch made food, a family-friendly atmosphere, and outstanding hospitality.

Wild Wing Cafe’s Month-long Kids Eat Free Promo Prompts Summer Fun

Wild Wing Cafe wants families to get the most out of their time together this July and has launched a month-long promotion certain to help savor summer fun.Wild Wing Cafe, a cutting-edge wing concept best known for blending its mouth-watering menu with extraordinary musical entertainment, announced the launch of its Kids Eat Free promotion at participating locations.

Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que Introduces Summer Menu

Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que will launch a new “Summer’s Southern Flavors” menu on July 18, featuring six new entrées that will keep guest taste buds sizzling this summer. “Before we opened our first Lucille’s, we spent two years traveling the South visiting barbeque joints to ensure we would create a menu that was truly flavorful and authentic, and these new items follow that tradition,” says Craig Hofman, president, Hofman Hospitality Group.

Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q Announces Big Changes

Anticipation and interest are building in the lead up to the annual Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q Summer Convention, where company executives will unveil details of a brand refresh for the barbecue restaurant.

Survey Ranks Best Perceived Casual Dining Brands

Popular chain casual dining brands were rated using YouGov BrandIndex’s Buzz score which asks respondents, “If you've heard anything about the brand in the last two weeks, through advertising, news or word of mouth, was it positive or negative?” The survey was used to determine the perception of the casual dining chains, and how they have improved from January to June.

eMonitor Enhanced with Food Safety Support for Restaurant Chains

Powerhouse Dynamics, creator of the award-winning eMonitorTM energy, water, and asset management system, has announced a critical new food safety feature. It has been designed to support chain restaurants' need to monitor refrigeration and food preparation equipment temperatures across all locations.

Hooters Introduces New Summer Menu

Hooters of America, LLC, today announced it is dishing out a new summer menu designed to honor its heritage as the classic beach joint established in Clearwater, Florida. The “Back to the Beach” menu will include favorite seafood dishes such as blackened mahi sandwich, Cajun shrimp, drunken shrimp, mussels, and snow crab legs.

Waffle House in the Eye of the Storm

As summer storm season starts, the nation looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and FEMA looks to Waffle House. FEMA administrator Craig Fugate coined the “Waffle House Index” in 2011 after an F5 tornado devastated Joplin, Missouri.

Quaker Steak & Lube Celebrates National Chicken Wing Day with Free Wings

The casual-dining franchise Quaker Steak & Lube, known for its Best Wings USA and more than 20 sauces, announced today a special promotion to celebrate National Chicken Wing Day on July 29. Guests who donate a non-perishable item from July 22 through July 29 will receive a voucher for a free sprinster (6 piece) of wings valid for redemption on National Chicken Wing Day.

Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que Coming to West Covina, California

Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que, the award-winning restaurant concept that serves savory, Southern-style food in 17 full-service, high-energy restaurants throughout California, Arizona, and Nevada, will open a new location at the Westfield West Covina shopping center in the first quarter of 2014.