Friendly's is opening restaurants again

The 89-year-old family-dining chain has unveiled a new store in Orlando that gives a liberal nod to the brand's past while incorporating new touches like a bakery.


Employees of discontinued Foxtrot and Dom's chains sue for unpaid wages

A class-action suit contends the food shops’ staffs weren’t alerted of the closings at least 60 days in advance, as required under federal and state law.

According to data from, traffic at restaurants has lagged that of grocers, superstores and convenience stores since the pandemic.

Tech Check: If you blinked, you may have missed three funding rounds, two acquisitions, a “never-before-seen” new product and a bold executive poaching. Let’s get caught up.

The data from the online dining guide Yelp shows that restaurants opened at a faster rate last year than they did in pre-pandemic 2019, led by Mexican restaurants and pubs.

The annual conference hosted by sister-brand Nation's Restaurant News wrapped up Tuesday in Palm Springs, Calif.

Reality Check: The industry's rebound is being hampered by a host of construction and permitting issues. And the near-term outlook isn't good.

Restaurant Rewind: It's a mystery with no fewer than five claimants to the title of innovator.

In food service, consumers across the globe are becoming increasingly drawn to Korean restaurant concepts.

Red Robin goes sweet and savory; Sonic has new tots; Dunkin’ welcomes Spring; and Roy Rogers, Long John Silver’s and Golden Chick add seafood specials.

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