Tony Roma’s Focuses on Experience

Competition for the dining dollar is fiercer than ever. High-quality options are available from a multitude of restaurants; grocery stores have entered the fray with hot and cold bars and even cooked-to-order offerings; takeout-only businesses specialize in pre-portioned meals for the calorie-conscious; and mail-order services give people all the ingredients they need to make a delicious meal at home. With so many choices available to consumers, offering good food in a comfortable environment may not be enough.

Read more ...

bite-sized buzz for March

A roundup of interesting bits of news that came across the editor’s desk, including news about chains, mergers and acquisitions, and recommended reading. 

Read more ...

Hooters Continues Expansion in Asia

Hooters of Singapore — Marina Bay opened in February, led by franchisee Destination Properties Group, a Hooters 2015 Developer of the Year.

Read more ...

Hooters Enters Fast-Casual Space

Hooters Inc. launched a new limited-service concept in Cicero, Ill. Hoots, A Hooters Joint, serves a condensed menu comprised of Hooters’ most popular food items, including fried pickles and the chain’s ubiquitous wings.

Read more ...

Saladworks Plans Brand Changes, Food Truck

After celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2016, Saladworks plans to implement extensive changes system wide in 2017, including more than 10 store remodels.

Read more ...

bite-sized buzz

A roundup of interesting bits of news that came across the editor’s desk, including a “TaCoat” from Taco Bell, Richardson Design’s new graphic design team, and details on mergers and acquisitions.

Read more ...

Current Issue

rdd May June cvr