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This week's most arresting restaurant developments seemed to come in groups, raising the risk of neck injury for the keen observer. Here's a painless review of the head-spinning moments you may have missed.

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Burger King riles a whole country, ICE savors the handiwork of the very people it’s apprehending, restaurants discover an unknown party is running their websites, and a dress code is slammed as racist.

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Cheesecake Factory says it has a second fast-casual venture in the works, Dunkin' convenes a workforce Woodstock, Noodles clears the table and McDonald's touts its merits as a first job.

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Here are stealable applications for the menu and more, inspired by casual dining.

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Adding or expanding brunch can boost customer counts—but it doesn’t come without challenges.

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Expand your industry knowledge with these bookshelf staples.

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The constant pressure to differentiate is pushing operations in some unusual directions. Here are a few examples.

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Restaurant operators provide guidelines on how to prepare for the inevitable power outage, from preparing crash kits to petitioning for grid upgrades.

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The event is now being described as more of a prank than an attack.

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