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The casual chain is looking at kitchen-only formats after shrinking the size and tweaking the back of house of its conventional stores.

See which brand beat Denny’s, Applebee’s and others in a new ranking of full-service concepts by the strength of their customer following.

All members will get something free when they visit a store.

A new analysis also shows what differentiates a good user-generated review from a negative one.

Bloomin' Brands agreed to add an industry veteran to its board under an agreement with Jana Partners, one of two shareholders that have been sympathetic to spinning off secondary brands.

The latest flurry of earnings reports show clear sales and traffic improvement for a number of the sector's big brands.

The dash for off-premise business is taking a detour around third-party delivery. Meanwhile, Amy Poehler isn't making restaurateurs laugh, R&D kitchens are cooking up some unusual new products, and the drug epidemic is prompting some controversial changes in operations.

Fourth quarter results were the best for parent Bloomin' Brands in five years.

Barington Capital is pushing Bloomin' Brands to spin off Carrabba's, Fleming's and Bonefish Grill.

These marketing mishaps and wins left a mark on operators and consumers.