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

Levy Restaurants has opened a new restaurant at Orlando’s Disney Springs called Paddlefish. The operation is based on a modern steamboat and occupies the space once filled by Fulton's Crab House.

Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant and Bar announced that it has purchased two shuttered Ruby Tuesday locations in the Missouri towns of Nixa and Republic. 

Italy-based illy coffee company opened two of its illy Caffè units in San Francisco. The company now operates seven illy Caffè units in San Francisco, including its new flagship location in the city’s historic Mills Building.

Popular Bakersfield, Calif., standalone “eatertainment” locale Firehouse has opened a second location. Firehouse Rosedale Station is being touted as a prototype and will serve as the model for any locations moving forward, per a release.

Nestle Tollhouse Cafe by Chip announced multiple new store openings and construction in the Middle East.

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