Reports that buffet dining is dead have been greatly exaggerated. Pizza Inn launched a Right-Way Buffet effort to reassure guests as restaurants continue to reopen across the United States.

Great American Cookies and Marble Slab Creamery opened its first co-branded store featuring a cohesive brand vision and design in Columbia, S.C.

Panera updated its curbside service to include an opt-in geofence service that extends Wi-Fi into the parking lot and alerts staff when a guest pulls up to pickup their order, allowing for a frictionless curbside delivery experience.

Umami Burger opened the first of five planned locations in the Middle East. The first, in Doha, Qatar, is the 28th location overall for the restaurant chain.

Golden Chick opened its first location in Louisiana in May, in the capital city of Baton Rouge.

Atlanta-based fast-casual restaurant chain gusto! opened its sixth location, this one in the North Buckhead neighborhood, in May.

Muscle Maker Grill, Inc. began construction on two of five planned new delivery-only operations the company intends to open in the downtown Chicago market.

Mexican casual-dining chain On The Border Cantina reopened dining rooms at 45 restaurants across 5 states on May 6.