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Philly’s City Council Okays Amended Soda Tax

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PHILADELPHIA -- A Philadelphia City Council committee voted on June 8 to approve a new tax on...

La Madeleine Targets Georgia, North Carolina for Growth

La Madeleine announced plans to open two la Madeleine cafés in North Carolina. The first of the two cafés is slated to open in Cary on Tuesday, July 12. 

Both cafés in North Carolina are owned by R. Hakim Corp, a franchise ownership group comprised of...

Wetzel’s Pretzels Opens in Mall of America and NYC

Wetzel’s Pretzels, the innovator in the fresh-baked pretzel category, announced store openings at two iconic locations, Minnesota-based Mall of America and Manhattan’s Fulton Center.  Both locations will offer Wetzel’s full menu of signature hot and fresh items, including Original Pretzels, Wetzel Bitz, and Wetzel Dogs,...

Blaze Makes Its Colorado Debut

Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza opened its first Colorado location in the greater Denver area, on Thursday, June 9.  To celebrate the grand opening, the restaurant will offer free build-your-own artisanal pizzas on Friday, June 10 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. to anyone who follows...