There’s a very cute indie restaurant near my house that is always packed despite having odd hours and some, well, odd design choices.

Layne’s Chicken Fingers has opened its doors to guests in Pittsburgh, marking the first Layne's location in Pennsylvania.

The Greene Turtle’s newest Baltimore location is going to be a very popular destination for local sports fans with the brand's first all-in-one restaurant and sportsbook concept. 

Mexican fast-casual restaurant District Taco has signed a ten-unit development agreement with D3 Tacos LLC to enter the New Jersey and New York markets. 

Cilantro Taco Grill has partnered with Armando Christian Perez (better known as pop star Pitbull) and Fransmart and plans to open more than 1,000 units worldwide over the next 10 years.

BRIX Holdings plans to elevate a current brand with an expanded menu. Smoothie Factory + Kitchen will open its flagship location this fall in North Richland Hills, Texas.

A roundup of interesting bits of news that came across the editor’s desk in the last month including Walmart's latest partnership, Wendy's updated kitchen design, and a tale of missing PPP funds.