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Punch Bowl vets buy Wagamama’s U.S. operations

Robert Cornog and Richard Flaherty plan to expand the 200-unit Asian noodle concept on this side of the Atlantic.

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Top 100 Independents 2019

See the full ranking of the Top 100 concepts, which account for more than $1.8 billion in annual revenue, and learn how they are putting hospitality first.

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The Burgerim disaster

Burgerim was once one of the hottest, fastest-growing brands in the U.S. Then its founder left the country, leaving behind a wreckage of unpaid workers, bankrupt franchisees and others struggling to make it work.

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ICV completed its purchase of Diversified Restaurant Holdings in a deal valued at $180 million.

The Monterey Jack-based cheese sauce replaces a cheddar-heavy version that was criticized for being grainy.

The struggling sandwich shop is facing pressure from activist investors and falling traffic.

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Meatless menu items surge during Lent.

The fast-casual burger chain’s stock fell sharply Tuesday on its 3.6% same-store sales drop for Q4.

In a warning letter, the agency tells the sandwich chain it must put steps in place to stop receiving and selling potentially “adulterated” vegetables, particularly sprouts and cucumber.

The redefinition narrows the circumstances under which a restaurant brand's owner can be held accountable for a franchisee's possible violation of union protection laws.

The fast-casual chain’s latest Chapter 11 filing reveals ongoing funding drama for the long-struggling chain.

It’s the fast-casual chain’s second Chapter 11 filing since 2016.