Arby's adds gyros to menu

Arby's will add beef and turkey gyros to their menu on Sept. 1.

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A thing for wings

From QSRs to sports bars, wings are on menus everywhere. Why?

Arby's redefines target audience after year-long review

The chain has ramped up the number of new products in test four-fold in the past four years.

How QSRs and fast casuals are fighting for market share

The QSR segment satisfies customers based on speed and accuracy, and the food is cheap and easy to consume on the go.

Breakfast, beverage competition gets a grip on Dunkin’s sales

The quarter marked Dunkin’ Donuts’ highest afternoon guest count on record, and weekly sales in June reached the highest volume.

Taco Bell breakfast generating up to $120K in incremental sales

In less than six months, the brand's breakfast business is above breakeven and is about 7 percent of the menu mix.

Holy jalapeno! How hot will menus get?

Sriracha, according to CCD Innovation, is in 2014 what chipotle was in 2009.

Taco Bell jumps on protein bandwagon with Power Cantina launch

The new menu, and the marketing strategy behind its launch, is geared toward the 18 to 34 age group.

Carvel celebrates the past with modern shoppe design

Digital menu boards have been added to draw more attention to the brand's signature treats.

Restaurants fire up promos for Fourth of July holiday

From menu rollouts to marketing campaigns, some concepts are in the spirit.

Consumer Reports: Low chain restaurant scores should be a ‘wake-up call’

Food quality now trumps location convenience for restaurant consumers.

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NEWS


Chick-fil-A testing new breakfast options

Chick-fil-A is testing six new breakfast options, including a chicken and waffle pairing.

Snack foods making their way onto plates

U.S. consumers are eating traditional snack foods, particularly snacks with a perceived health benefit, in between and at meals, and this behavior will drive the growth of snack foods eaten at main meals over next five years, reports The NPD Group.

Wayback Burgers launches national burger eating contest

Wayback Burgers announced it will host its seventh annual Triple Triple Burger Eating Contest on Sept. 18. Whichever customer eats the Triple Triple burger the fastest will win the grand prize of $3,330.

Popeyes unveils $5 Bonafide Big Box

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen today unveiled the $5 Bonafide Big Box, a full sized meal that includes either two pieces of Popeyes Bonafide fried chicken or three Handcrafted Tenders – served with a choice of two sides and a buttermilk biscuit – available now through Sept. 21.

Bojangles' Introduces Football-Shaped Bo-Berry Biscuits for a Limited Time

Bojangles' will add special edition Football-Shaped Bo-Berry Biscuits at participating Bojangles' across the Southeast beginning Aug. 25 through Sept. 26.

Dunkin' Donuts rolls out pumpkin-themed fall menu selections

Dunkin' Donuts recently announced its new and returning pumpkin-themed menu additions for fall.

Wendy's Offers introduces Smoked Gouda Chicken on Brioche

Wendy's is adding the Smoked Gouda Chicken on Brioche to its menu for a limited time at suggested price of $4.79.

Taste trends: fermented flavors riding in on the heat wave

Consumers are developing a taste for fermented foods like kimchi, craft pickles and fish sauce, according to the newest Culinary Trend Tracking Series (CuTTS) from Packaged Facts.

OrderUp to target underserved delivery market

OrderUp, a Baltimore mobile and online food ordering and delivery service, announced the company raised $7 million in funds for nationwide expansion and delivery technology.

Sonic announcing 'Mystery Disappearing Slush' this week only on social media

This week, Sonic Drive-In is using social media channels only to announce a secret "Mystery Disappearing Slush" flavor that will only be available this Thursday, August 21, to guests who know how to ask, the drive-in chain announced.

Church's Chicken celebrating National Chicken, Biscuit and Honey Month in September

September is National Biscuit Month, so Church's Chicken is going one better, by celebrating National Chicken, Biscuit and Honey Month at all Church's locations during the month. "Chicken, biscuit and honey lovers are invited to visit a Church's Chicken restaurant...

Cinnabon launches baking kit in selected Walmart locations

With the introduction of the Cinnabon Baking Kit, available exclusively at 2,500 Walmart stores, consumers can now create the popular cinnamon rolls at home. Each kit makes eight cinnamon rolls; the same ingredients can be used to make other treats...

Cold Stone Creamery launches new yogurt concept in Japan

Cold Stone Creamery has launched a new yogurt concept, Cold Stone Frozen Bar, at the Aeon Mall Makuhari Shintoshin in Chiba, Japan.

Taco Bell launches dollar menu

Taco Bell launched its new Dollar Crave menu recently, according to Business Week. Four of the menu items will actually increase in price.

Self-service restaurant solution is music to your ears

CBS NorthStar announced an update to its NorthStar Order Entry technology that allows restaurants to provide a jukebox feature to table ordering.

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