Redesigned Dion’s Feels Like Home

This New Mexico-based pizza chain has developed a new prototype to grow into a regional chain.

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Krystal Launches New Prototype

The Krystal Company, known for its square hamburgers, opened a new restaurant prototype, the Davenport, in Marietta, Ga., which prominently features a clock tower to remind guests the restaurant is open 24 hours.

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DIFFA's Dining by Design Inspiration Gallery

The Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA) just wrapped its 20th annual Dining by Design fundraiser. It raises nearly a million dollars annually for HIV/AIDS services and charities. Co-located with the Architectural Digest Design Show since 2009, Dining by Design brings together top designers and brands to create inspiring environments. There were 32 dining rooms at this year’s installation and we’ve pulled together photos of some of them.

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bite-sized buzz for March

A roundup of interesting bits of news that came across the editor’s desk, including news on Del Taco, Dunkin’ Donuts, and Canada’s new Restaurant Bundle Check List.

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development + design pro moves for march

Hiring and promotional news from across the restaurant development and design community includes new hires and promotions at Captain D’s, Next Step Design and more.

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Hershey Lodge Debuts New Concept

The 665-room Hershey Lodge is celebrating 50 years in 2017. And Lebbie Lebkicher’s, Hershey Lodge’s main lobby restaurant, is undergoing a concept overhaul. It will reopen in mid-May as contemporary American restaurant Fire & Grain.

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