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The Lost Cajun Opens Eighth Colorado Restaurant

The Lost Cajun is set for further expansion in Colorado. Founded by Louisiana native Raymond “Griff” Griffin in Frisco, Colorado, the family-friendly restaurant focused on authentic Cajun food and southern hospitality is slated to open its eighth Colorado restaurant in Westminster in September.

Black Bear Diner Expands with Riverton Store in Utah

Black Bear Diner, the fast-growing, family dining concept that offers a one-of-a-kind experience and home-style comfort-food classics in a friendly, bear-themed atmosphere, announced the opening of its newest diner in Riverton, Utah, located at 12535 S.

Mountain Mike’s Pizza Plans SoCal Expansion

Mountain Mike’s Pizza, LLC, a leading California-based, family-style pizza chain, whose 200 units are located predominately in Central and Northern California, announced it has signed an area development agreement in Southern California.

Flipdaddy’s Plans Nationwide Growth with New Menu, Dog-Friendly Additions

Cincinnati-based Flipdaddy’s Brilliant Burgers and Craft Beer Bar, one of the Midwest’s most innovative better burger concepts, has amplified its mouthwatering and entertaining dining experience, adding new entrées, shareables and desserts, while debuting entirely new Brunch and Happy Hour menus, plus Dog-Friendly menus served exclusively on the patios.

Walk-On’s Plans Alabama Debut on July 23

Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar is making its highly anticipated Alabama debut and is bringing its fresh Louisiana cuisine served in a family-friendly atmosphere to Mobile on July 23.The new restaurant, located at 3673 Airport Blvd.

Bad Daddy's Breaks Through the Burger Mold

A good concept can work even in an auspicious time. In 2008, the U.S. economy was staggering during the throes of The Great Recession. Many consumers were batting down the hatches and focusing exclusively on necessities.

FiRE + iCE Launches Nationwide Franchising Program

FiRE+iCE, an interactive, full-service restaurant concept, announced the launch of its nationwide franchise program, offering its exclusive business model to qualified owner-operators and multi-unit developers in select markets across the U.

Pancake Social Sets Winter Date for Ponce City Market

Pancake Social, a breakfast-focused eatery serving pancakes, good coffee, and more, will open this winter at Ponce City Market. The 150-seat restaurant will offer both indoor and outdoor dining and will be located near the North Avenue entrance of Ponce City Market, next to Mountain High Outfitters and facing Historic Fourth Ward Park.

Zea Rotisserie & Bar Headed to Ridgeland in Mississippi

Zea Rotisserie & Bar, part of Taste Buds Management, will soon open its location in Ridgeland, a suburb of Jackson, Mississippi, in The Renaissance at the Colony Park. With an anticipated opening of Q3 2019, the restaurant will feature an expanded bar area, communal seating and outdoor dining options as well as an exposed kitchen.

STK Expands with San Diego Opening

The ONE Group Hospitality, Inc. announced the opening of its third Southern Californian venue—STK San Diego. Located at the boutique Andaz San Diego hotel in the lively Gaslamp Quarter, the opening marks continued expansion of STK brand and its second opening of 2018.

IHOP to Expand in South America for First Time

Dine Brands International announced that it will bring the IHOP restaurant brand to South America for the first time through an agreement with new franchisee Percapitals S.A.C. to open 25 restaurants in Peru in the next 10 years.

The Maggiore Group Set to Open Third Hash Kitchen

The Maggiore Group announced its third Hash Kitchen restaurant opening Wednesday, July 11. The company’s popular brunch spot already has two locations in Scottsdale, Ariz. but this will be the first in Chandler, Ariz.

Glory Days Grill Signs Deal with Franchise Freeway to Accelerate Growth

Highly awarded, sports-themed American grill and bar, Glory Days Grill, announced an agreement with Franchise Freeway to be Glory Days Grill’s outside franchise sales broker tasked with identifying potential franchisees who are qualified to develop, open and operate franchised Glory Days Grill restaurants located in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern regions of the country.