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Sweet Lorraine’s Opens First of Many Chicago Locations

Sweet Lorraine’s Fabulous Mac n’ Cheez!, a chef-driven, fast-casual dining concept that specializes in unique and creative macaroni and cheese dishes, opened its first Chicago-area restaurant, which launched a rapid expansion plan the company says will bring as many as 10 locations in the next...

Whataburger Brings Late-Night Party to SXSW

Whataburger is bringing the late-night game to downtown Austin this SXSW by partnering with San Antonio–based nonprofit organization Choose SA as the late-night sponsor of their “official San Antonio Cultural Embassy” three-night event. Whataburger will serve up its fan-favorite Honey Butter Chicken Biscuits at the...

Contractor Dies at Morgan County IPL Construction Site

Photo: Bill Shaw The Eagle Valley Generating Station that's under construction will be energy efficient. An Indianapolis Power and Light contractor died at the Eagle Valley construction site Wednesday morning. It happened at the new combined-cycle ...

Submit Your Brand for the 2016 Best Franchise Deals!

It's that time of the year again: QSR is looking for the quick-service industry’s best franchise deals. Weighing investment figures, sales trends, corporate support, and (new this year!) franchisee satisfaction, among other things, we've produced one the industry's annual can't-miss franchise reports for the last six years.

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Wildflower Bread Celebrates Pancake Day BOGO Stacks

Wildflower Bread Company will be celebrating National Pancake Day by offering customers a buy-one-get-one deal on all short stacks Tuesday, March 8 from 6 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Wildflower’s signature pancakes are available in three irresistible flavors:

  • Traditional: served with sweet creamy butter and hot maple...

Pizza Patrón Opens New Waco, Texas, Location

Pizza Patrón, widely known for its Pizza Por Pesos program, announced the opening of its newest location in Waco, Texas. The new freestanding restaurant features a carryout lobby and convenient pickup window for customers and is located at 1727 S. Valley Mills Drive.

The store will...

Buona Celebrates 35 Years, Opens 17th Location

Buona, The Original Italian Beef, announces its first official location within Chicago's city limits. The restaurant group, which celebrates its 35th anniversary this year, opens its 17th location on Tuesday, March 22, at 10659 S. Western Ave in Chica...

Fazoli’s Opens First Standalone Store

Fazoli’s, the nation’s largest fast casual Italian chain, opened its first new standalone prototype restaurant in Macon, Georgia. It also announced that two St. Louis–area business partners will open the popular brand’s 10th location in the region. It will be Fazoli’s first franchised location in...

Pie Five Introduces Vegan Cheese Option

Pie Five Pizza is once again redefining the modern pizza-eating experience with the rollout of Daiya Classic Blend Shreds at Pie Five restaurants nationwide.

Pie Five lovers can add this unique blend of Mozzarella and Cheddar vegan shredded cheese to Pie Five’s existing line of vegan-friendly...