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Verts Opens 33rd Restaurant

Leading fast-casual chain Verts Mediterranean Grill will celebrate the grand opening of its 33rd restaurant in Irving on Saturday, May 21.

To celebrate the launch of the Irving, Texas, restaurant, 8445 North Belt Line Road, Ste. 100, Verts will give away one free, full-size entrée per...

MOD Pizza Cofounders Named EY Entrepreneur Finalists

Scott and Ally Svenson, cofounders of MOD Pizza, were named as finalists for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 Award in the Pacific Northwest. Now in its 30th year, the EY Entrepreneur of the Year program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more...

Smiling Moose Lightens Up with 600-Calorie Options

Just in time for summer, Smiling Moose Rocky Mountain Deli is showing guests all of the ways to enjoy the fresh, adventurous flavors of the Rocky Mountains for fewer calories. Available now, Smiling Moose locations will feature more than 20 menu options under 600 calories.

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Learn More About Fast Casual 2.0 at the NRA Show

There’s no doubt that the fast-casual industry is the most exciting restaurant category today. According to a recent report from market research firm Euromonitor International, global fast-casual sales grew 10.4 percent in 2015 versus 5.7 percent for the entire restaurant industry, while fast-casual traffic was...

New Artisan Bakeshop Showcases California Bounty

Claudine Artisan Kitchen & Bakeshop, the first restaurant from Valley natives Chef Anthony Jacquet and Pastry Chef Lea Newton opened in Encino May 14. Serving breakfast, lunch, weekend brunch, and a variety of freshly baked and baked-to-order goods, the neighborhood restaurant uses sustainable and artisanal...