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Boston’s Unveils New Thin Crust Pizzas in Summer Menu

Staying true to its roots, Boston’s Pizza Restaurant & Sports Bar (Boston’s), announced the launch of its summer menu featuring thin crust gourmet pizzas built on the dough the brand has been making from scratch for more than 50 years.

Fogo de Chão's Summer Menu Celebrates Campfire Meals

Fogo de Chão is inviting guests to experience its newest seasonal offerings created just for summer. Standout items at the Market Table, which is available during Weekday Lunch for $15, include refreshing salads such as Watermelon Feta and Heirloom Tomato & Mozzarella, plus a nutrient-dense Chickpea salad.

Why it Pays to Add Imported Meats on Your Menu

Imported meats and proteins mix flavor and excellence to elevate full-service dining beyond what’s available domestically. From dry-cured Italian charcuterie to grass-fed, pasture-raised Australian lamb, restaurants are experimenting with countries, cuts, and categories in search of high-quality products for modern discerning diners.

Hickory Tavern Amps Up Menu with Craveable Additions

On the heels cracking the coveted FSR 50 list, honored by The Bleacher Report as the Best Sports Bar in Charlotte and once named runner-up in ESPN’s Best Sports Bar in North America, Hickory Tavern isn’t resting on its laurels.

Spiaggia's New Spring Menus Take Guests on a Trip to Rome

Chef/Partner Tony Mantuano and Executive Chef/Top Chef Winner Joe Flamm introduced new spring menus at Spiaggia. The new menus, which rotate seasonally and regionally, are inspired by Rome, a region currently experiencing similar weather to Chicago, allowing the team to source similar ingredients and offer authentic fare with fava beans (a veggie that helped Flamm come back from Last Chance Kitchen), ramps, English peas, green garlic, pea shoots and more.

East Coast Wings + Grill Unveils Refreshed Menu

East Coast Wings + Grill, a growing family-dining franchise acclaimed for its wide variety of nationally award-winning buffalo wing flavors, has unveiled a refreshed menu featuring a new look and fan-favorite food items that are now here to stay.

Ted’s Montana Grill Reveals Biggest Menu Overhaul in Brand's History

Ted’s Montana Grill unveiled its biggest menu overhaul May 3 since being co-founded in 2002 by Ted Turner and restaurateur George McKerrow.The 45-unit brand, which claims to offer the world’s largest menu featuring bison and has restaurants in 16 states, spent six months analyzing current and lapsed-guest perceptions of its menu offerings, service, quality, and value.

TGI Fridays Brings Back $12.99 Full Rack of Big Ribs

In yet another bold move to deliver craveable menu selections and value in-store and online, Fridays is raising the bar with Big Ribs, announcing the popular return of their $12.99 offer for a full rack of Big Ribs in any of three savory styles including two sides.

Steak And Ale Classics Join Bennigan’s Menu in Nostalgic Mashup

More than half a century ago, Steak and Ale created casual dining, and together with sister brand Bennigan’s, they’ve been refining and defining it ever since. Now, Legendary Restaurant Brands has taken the next bold step by fusing these iconic brands with the debut of several signature Steak and Ale menu entrées on Bennigan’s new menu.

Why Twin Peaks is Soaring to New Heights

You could label Twin Peaks “old school” and it would fit. What are the 83-unit chain’s DNA points, as chief executive officer Joe Hummel puts it?Hospitality.Ambiance.Employees and training.“I think hospitality is a big part of our business,” says Hummel, who joined the brand in 2011 and became an executive member in July 2017.

California Pizza Kitchen Introduces New Menu, Launches Fresh Loyalty Program

California Pizza Kitchen announced the arrival of its new, globally inspired seasonal menu for spring and summer. Featuring a variety of innovative items bursting with fresh and unique ingredients, CPK’s new seasonal menu includes dishes like the Shanghai Power Bowl with black heirloom Forbidden Rice and seared shrimp, the Sonoma Grilled Chicken Flatbread topped with roasted red grapes and double cream Brie, the Caribbean-inspired Tropical Mule with flavors of coconut, ginger and passion fruit, and more.

How Chefs Can Strike a Balance with Culturally Inspired Menus

Mingling comfort flavors with modernity, culturally inspired menus have the power to offer diners flashbacks to childhood and travel adventures, as well as fresh experiences. Today’s full-service restaurants with authentic cuisines are leaning into to this role, blending new trends with old roots to serve up authentic, yet approachable bites.

Applebee's Adds Bigger, Bolder Grill Combos Starting at $12.99

Tax Day is almost here and people have a lot on their plates, which was exactly the inspiration behind the latest special at Applebee's Neighborhood Grill + Bar. Launching nationwide Monday at participating restaurants, Bigger, Bolder Grill Combos offer something more for everyone's taste buds with the choice of two bolder grilled entrées both with an abundance of sides for one satisfying meal that is bursting off the plate starting at only $12.