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MarginEdge Metrics: June in bloom for fast-casual restaurants

Editor's note: The Washington Business Journal is partnering with restaurant management software firm MarginEdge to bring readers a monthly snapshot of restaurant sales around the D.C. region. Summer officially kicked off this month, and it was a brill.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2019

Ashley Christensen"s next venture – fast-casual chicken restaurant chain with MDO"s Olander

Fresh off her James Beard award win, Raleigh’s Ashley Christensen is partnering with MDO Holdings to open three fast-casual chicken sandwich restaurants in the Triangle before the end of next year......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2019

Famous Dave"s returns to fast-casual market

Famous Dave's of America Inc., which has been enjoying a recovery at its chain of barbecue restaurants in recent months, wants to keep the roll going with its another stab at the fast-casual market. Nation's Restaurant News reports on the Minneton.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 10th, 2019

Burger King tests vegetarian Impossible Whopper

Burger King is testing a vegetarian Whopper in St. Louis, joining the ranks of fast-food and fast-casual restaurants partnering with Impossible Foods on no-meat burger options.  Chris Finazzo, president of Burger King North America, told CNN Busin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2019

MarginEdge Metrics: Rough two months for local restaurants

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Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 8th, 2019

Fast-Food Roundup: Taco Bell tests new items… Chick-fil-A, Starbucks are teens" favorite

Diners like the convenience and affordability of fast-food and fast-casual restaurants, a trend that shows no sign of slowing. Many of these chains have a presence across the country as they continue to expand. Here is a quick look at stories about.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2018

Fast-Food Roundup: McDonald’s Dollar Menu a hit… Noodles & Co.’s new zoodles… Dairy Queen CEO to modernize the chain

Diners like the convenience and affordability of fast-food and fast-casual restaurants, a trend that shows no sign of slowing. Many of these chains have a presence across the country as they continue to expand. Here is a quick look at stories about t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 3rd, 2018

This local chain earned a spot on top 100 fast-casual restaurant list

Local chain Tijuana Flats' bold messaging and tasty burritos earned it a spot among the nation's elite in fast-casual restaurants, according to a national publication that tracks the industry. The Maitland-based Tex-Mex chain, which has more than.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2018

Fast-Food Roundup: Starbucks’ racial-bias training... McDonald"s tries catering... Chipotle moving HQ

Diners like the convenience and affordability of fast-food and fast-casual restaurants, a trend that shows no sign of slowing. Many of these chains have a presence across the country as they continue to expand. Here is a quick look at stories about .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 25th, 2018

New Strong Sell Stocks for May 31st

Here are 5 stocks added to the Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell) List today: Here are 5 stocks added to the Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell) List today:Zoe's Kitchen, Inc. ZOES is an operator of a chain of fast-casual restaurants. .....»»

Category: topSource: zacksMay 31st, 2018

Too much pizza? Landlord, tenant in dispute over proposed Blaze Pizza in North Natomas

At issue is whether the fast-casual restaurant chain would compete directly with other pizza restaurants......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 1st, 2018

New SoBro cafe sets opening date

Corner Bakery Cafe, a fast-casual restaurant chain, is slated to open its first Tennessee location in Nashville's SoBro neighborhood on Monday, June 11, according to a news release.   The restaurant will be located at the base of the Hampton Inn .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 4th, 2018

Middle Eastern cuisine is poised to take over America, and it reveals a huge change in how people like to eat

Facebook/Hummus & Pita Co. Fast-casual restaurants serving Middle Eastern food and Mediterrean food a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 4th, 2018

Fast-Food Roundup: Dunkin" Donuts, Taco Bell shake up the fry wars… Starbucks CFO to retire

Diners like the convenience and affordability of fast-food and fast-casual restaurants, a trend that shows no sign of slowing. Many chains have a presence across the country as they continue to expand. Here is a quick look at stories about the lead.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 5th, 2018

Fast-Food Roundup: Chains drop ‘no-poaching’ clauses… Papa John’s chair resigns… Starbucks eliminates straws

Diners like the convenience and affordability of fast-food and fast-casual restaurants, a trend that shows no sign of slowing. Many of these chains have a presence across the country as they continue to expand. Here is a quick look at stories about .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2018

Wedbush Turns Bullish On Habit Restaurants Ahead Of Q2 Report

The bullish case for Habit Restaurants Inc (NASDAQ: HABT), the fast casual restaurant concept known or its fresh and made-to-order burgers and sandwiches, can now be made ahead of Wednesday's earnings report, according to Wedbush. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 30th, 2018

Fast-Food Roundup: Chipotle-related illnesses… McDonald"s unveils ‘currency’… Starbucks targets mid-America for growth

Diners like the convenience and affordability of fast-food and fast-casual restaurants, a trend that shows no sign of slowing. Many of these chains have a presence across the country as they continue to expand. Here is a quick look at stories about .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 2nd, 2018

Maxim: Habit Restaurants No Longer A Buy, Consider Del Taco Instead

Shares of Habit Restaurants Inc (NASDAQ: HABT) are up nearly 70 percent over the last three months, putting an end to Maxim Group's bullish stance on the casual fast food stock.  .....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 3rd, 2018

Cava Group acquires a massive competitor

D.C. fast-casual restaurant group Cava Group will acquire Zoe’s Kitchen Inc., (NYSE: ZOES) a much larger chain of Mediterranean restaurants based in Plano, Texas. Cava has 66 locations in the Mid-Atlantic and in California; Zoe’s Kitchen has 26.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 17th, 2018

Seoul Taco to expand in Chicago

David Choi, chef and owner of Seoul Taco, will open two new locations of the Korean-Mexican fast-casual restaurant in Chicago. The restaurants will be located in the Hyde Park neighborhood and the suburb of Naperville. "Following the success of our fi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 13th, 2018

Grilled chicken spot Farmbird raises $1M for second restaurant. And that might not be the end of it.

H Street grilled chicken restaurant Farmbird has raised more than $1 million for expansion.  Owners Andrew Harris and Daniel Koslow opened the fast-casual restaurant at 625 H St. NE in June 2017 after running the business as a catering operation o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 26th, 2018