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Continental Drift

How to adopt forms and flavors from both old- and new-world cuisines.

In mid-to-late-20th-century America, this country was teeming with so-called “meat ’n’ potatoes” diners. These consumers’ satisfaction with their meals was determined to a large degree by whether said meals were built around a slab...

Food Innovation Challenge Offers $50K in Seed Funding

Archer Daniels Midland Company and National Foodworks Services (NFS) announced the official launch of the first annual Food Innovation Challenge.

The Food Innovation Challenge is a contest designed to provide new food entrepreneurs with access to resources and industry mentors to evaluate their product ideas and...

New Build-Your-Own Pizza Concept Debuts in Oklahoma

Firo Fire Kissed Pizza, a Lawton, Oklahoma–­based artisan pizza, fresh salad, and authentic gelato concept that offers high-quality products and experience at an affordable price, is entertaining a brand new audience with the launch of a strategic franchise expansion initiative sweeping Oklahoma and Texas.

Capitalizing on...

PizzaRev Doubles the Dough with Thicker Crust

PizzaRev will introduce a new thicker crust option. On May 1, 2016 PizzaRev will officially offer Double Dough at its 33 open restaurants across the country. The first 50 guests to arrive at each PizzaRev restaurant on May 1 will receive one free Double Dough...

Firenza Moves in on Louisville

Firenza, a chain that offers custom, made-to-order pizzas, will soon be delighting diners in the Louisville, Kentucky, area.

Firenza has awarded a unit to local entrepreneurs Stanford and Gbemisola Obi, who will bring the concept to the Louisville area. Company plans call for having as many...

Robeks Taps ‘Spa Water’ for Summer LTOs

Premium smoothie and juice franchise Robeks has rolled out two new smoothies that radically reduce calorie counts and sugar content, plus a new upscale bowl, all that deliver on the exceptional, authentic flavor that has made the brand a hit for 20 years.

Through July 10,...

Freddy’s Dishes Fried Pickles, Cookie Butter Concrete

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers adds Fried Pickles to its limited-time menu alongside the Cookie Butter Concrete. Both items are available for purchase Thursday, April 21 through Wednesday, June 15.

Sliced pickles are breaded and fried golden and crispy on the outside, but remain tangy and...