Mediterranean fast-casual The Hummus & Pita Co.signed a multi-unit deal to expand in the Southeast. Franchisees Jay Gill and Patrick Sidhu will bring five locations to the Atlanta area over the next two years.

Saladworks CEO Patrick Sugrue is taking an unconventional approach to nontraditional development by putting Saladwards inside grocery stores, among other innovative ideas.

Starbucks Reserve Roastery Tokyo is home to the chain’s largest Teavana Bar and Japan’s first Princi Italian bakery location. It also marks the debut of the coffee behemoth’s first Inspiration Lounge, a full floor dedicated to community gathering.

Tim Hortons opened its first location in China in the country’s largest city, Shanghai.

In this award-winning blog, Steve Starr, president of starrdesign, explains three concepts that differentiate restaurants from the competition. 

&pizza opened a unit a unit that serves the U.S. House of Representatives staff and guests at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C.

Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse opened its first unit in Los Angeles. Located in the newly remodeled Westfield Century City mall, the $15 million fine dining restaurant pays homage to classic Hollywood.

Garbanzo Mediterranean Fresh signed a franchise deal to bring five new restaurants to Boston.