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Friendly’s Launches New and Improved Loyalty Program

Friendly’s announced the launch of its new and improved loyalty program, the BFF Club, which gives consumers access to timely updates on new promotions, events and offers. The new BFF Club app boasts several new features including online ordering as well as expanded functionality to obtain greater rewards.

Glory Days Grill Inks North Carolina Expansion Deal

Glory Days Grill, a sports-themed casual dining family restaurant chain operating 34 corporate and franchised restaurants in Florida, Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, and West Virginia, signed a Development Agreement with Carolina Performance Food Group, LLC (CPFG) with plans to open eight Glory Days Grill restaurants in the following markets over the next several years: Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, and Fayetteville, North Carolina.

IHOP Rolls Out Buttermilk Crispy Chicken Menu Nationwide

IHOP Restaurants announced Monday that it is further expanding its all-day menu by launching new, Buttermilk Crispy Chicken. Made with all-natural chicken breasts and a signature seasoning blend, the Buttermilk Crispy Chicken menu features eight new menu items, ranging from savory to sweet and from breakfast to late-night.

Main Event Honoring Moon Landing with Free Gravity Ropes, Laser Tag Sessions

When it comes to fun, few places on the planet can compete with the gravity-defying activities that Main Event offers.As the 50-year moon landing anniversary quickly approaches, Main Event is celebrating by offering guests one free session of gravity ropes or laser tag with the purchase of a like session.

Can Seafood Chains Keep Pace with Competitors?

A look at the ranking of the top 500 restaurant chains in the U.S. reveals that the country is burger and pizza happy, increasingly dines on tacos and enchiladas, and can’t resist chicken wings. But whatever happened to America’s love of seafood, including shrimp, lobster, and fish at full-service eateries? Of the top 500 eateries, it takes awhile to get to full-dining seafood specialists such as Red Lobster, the 32nd largest restaurant chain, Bonefish Grill at 74 and Legal Seafood at 151.

Taco Mac’s Brewniversity Graduates First 'Beer Guru'

Drinking beer has its rewards. Just ask Terry Philp, who recently became the first person to earn 10,000 credits and Beer Guru status in Taco Mac’s Brewniversity. For more than a decade, the Tyrone, Georgia, resident has been a dedicated participant in the popular program that encourages patrons to expand their palates by providing credits for each new beer tried.

Romano's Macaroni Grill Reduces Food Costs with New Platform

CrunchTime! Information Systems, Inc., a leading back-of-house operations platform provider, announced that Romano's Macaroni Grill has completed its implementation of CrunchTime’s Restaurant Management Platform across all locations, and in doing so reduced its food cost variance to below 2 percent.