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Restaurant Business is tracking the unprecedented impacts of COVID-19 on the restaurant industry. Please check back often for round-the-clock updates.

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5 things to know about: Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises

R.J. Melman, president of the Chicago-based multi-concept operator, talks about navigating the pandemic, creating new restaurants and the particular challenges of launching virtual brands.

Food

McDonald’s is bringing back Spicy Chicken McNuggets

The popular item, which quickly sold out last year, will make another comeback next month.

Financing

Cici’s, hammered by the pandemic and third-party delivery, declares bankruptcy

The pizza chain filed for Chapter 11 and has a deal to be sold to one of its lenders.

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Taste Tracker: Big discounts at Farmer Boys, Luna Grill wraps it to go, Zaxby’s taps Chinese flavors and bagel seasoning inspires Firehouse Subs.

The pizza chain filed for Chapter 11 and has a deal to be sold to one of its lenders.

R.J. Melman, president of the Chicago-based multi-concept operator, talks about navigating the pandemic, creating new restaurants and the particular challenges of launching virtual brands.

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The new channel is generating incremental sales for the bakery-cafe chain.

The new spot features “Sesame Street” characters partaking in the many items the service now delivers.

With large gatherings limited, operators are downsizing catering packages to feed football fans on Feb. 7.

With the pandemic’s third wave having crested, officials are allowing on-site dining to resume—though not as quickly as many operators would like.

Postmates CEO and co-founder Bastian Lehmann will also be leaving the company.

A federal bankruptcy court has approved payment of incentive and retention awards.