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Boston's Debuts New Gourmet Pastas for Winter Menu

Boston’s Pizza Restaurant & Sports Bar is prepping for this winter’s cooler temperatures with classic Italian comfort food sure to please the whole family. The casual dining concept that combines a family-friendly restaurant and sports bar under one roof, has announced their new pasta lineup debuting at all locations on November 13.

Applebee's Adds Topped Steaks & Twisted Potatoes to Fall Menu

Applebee's Neighborhood Grill + Bar unveiled a brand-new addition to its lineup of innovative menu offerings—a series of Topped Steaks & Twisted Potatoes—starting at just $12.99. The classic combination of steak and potatoes is a fan favorite and Applebee's is giving guests all the power to add their own savory twist by selecting a choice of steak, delicious toppers and a twisted potato side.

Beelman's Pub Reopens with Plant-Based Menu

On November 8, 2017, the casual neighborhood bar, Beelman’s Pub re-opened as Beelman’s with a 100 percent plant-based menu by Chef Caroline Concha, as well as a refreshed bar program. The concept will bring guests an updated bar experience with plant-based pub fare ranging from bar snacks to main dishes in a fresh atmosphere, whilst holding on to the neighborhood pub environment regulars have come to know and love.

Austin's Cannon + Belle Announces Menu for Thanksgiving Feast

Cannon + Belle, located at the Hilton Austin downtown, will serve a three-course, traditional-yet-better Thanksgiving dinner on November 23 from 3 to 8: p.m. Chef Yesica Arredondo has crafted a delicious feast the entire family will enjoy and the perfect alternative to spending days in the kitchen.

Uno Pizzeria & Grill Launches New Handcrafted Menu

Uno Pizzeria & Grill is putting the craft back in pizza with their newly released menu, focused on their made-from-scratch, handcrafted pizza and craft beer lineup.As the undisputed inventor of Chicago Deep Dish pizza in 1943, Uno’s has a long history of innovating new styles and bold flavors of America’s favorite food.

The Black Sheep Debuts New Seasonal Menu

The Black Sheep continues to break the mold with a new menu merging unique ingredients and seasonal garnishes created by Partner and Chef Jamie Tran."As it starts to get colder, I wanted to create a menu that reflects some of the fall comfort food I enjoyed as a child," says Jamie Tran.

Is a New Menu Enough to Save Chili’s?

Despite ending the first quarter of fiscal year 2018 with a 9 percent drop in traffic, a 3.4 percent drop in same-store sales, and major impacts from hurricanes Irma and Harvey, Chili’s leadership—and its investors—are hopeful.

Romano’s Macaroni Grill Launches New Happy Hour Menu

Everyone’s favorite time of day just got better at Romano’s Macaroni Grill. Macaroni Grill, a national restaurant chain that creates authentic and innovative Italian dishes, is introducing today its new happy hour program at its U.

Frisch’s Big Boy Unveils New Menu, Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf

Frisch’s Big Boy Restaurants introduced six new sweet and savory menu items the entire family will fall in love with.Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf—Moist-on-the-inside, crispy-on-the-outside homemade meatloaf topped with bacon and cheddar cheese, served with two sides and a roll for $8.

Study: The Share-of-Plate Battle Heats Up in Foodservice

Restaurants around the world are fighting not just a share-of-plate battle with each other but are increasingly losing the share-of-wallet battle to non-foodservice competition. At the same time, while many consumers say they plan to dine out more often in the coming year, most are adamant they don’t intend to spend more for their meals.

Fat Rice Celebrates 5 Years with Throwback Menu

Beginning on November 14-18, Fat Rice will roll out the Original Gangsta dishes that helped put the restaurant on the map, earning accolades such as Bon Appétit’s “Top Ten Restaurants in America” 2013, Jean Banchet award winner for Best Restaurant 2013, Four-time nominee from the James Beard Foundation for Best Chef Great Lakes, 2015 for StarChefs “Rising Star” and Michelin Guide’s Bib Gourmand 2014- 2018.

Tratto at The Marker Hotel Announces New Chef, Menu

Tratto, the modern trattoria within The Marker, a Joie de Vivre Hotel located in San Francisco’s Theater District, launched its seasonally-inspired fall dinner menu under the direction of recently appointed Chef de Cuisine Robert Birnschein.

Pizza Inn to Offer All Day Buffet

Pizza Inn fans no longer have to plan their day around their favorite buffet because the chain is now offering an All Day Buffet. Pizza Inn previously opened its pizza, salad, pasta, and appetizer buffet during certain times of the day, but after talking to customers during a quantitative and qualitative study conducted by ZenMango, Pizza Inn found that customers wanted to eat the buffet all day long.