Restaurant design projects are typically derailed for one of two reasons: They’ve gone over budget or they’ve taken too long.

Perkins has updated its brand identity and will now go to market as Perkins American Food Co.

Three boba concepts have made announcements, including new markets, franchisees and a newly designed space in Ontario.

Dave’s Hot Chicken has signed a franchise agreement with Azzurri Group to open 60 locations throughout the UK and Ireland, with the first location planned to open in London by Q1 2025.

This store is part of a 50-unit franchise agreement to develop locations in Mexico City over the next 10 years.

A roundup of interesting bits of news that came across the editor’s desk in the last month, including Caribou’s new TikTok dating show, brand milestones and more.

Fast-casual restaurant concept, Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, is expanding its footprint in Texas with a 20-unit development deal in Houston.

Pepper Lunch will open its first Florida location, which will feature the brand’s new prototype design.