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Famous Dave’s posts a traffic jump

But sales at franchised locations continue to slump as the barbecue chain seeks to boost its off-premise operations.


Sales challenges take root at Freshii

The healthy fast-casual chain’s stock has lost 80% of its value since its 2017 IPO, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The chain has added a vegan and a vegetarian bowl to its line of diet-friendly options.

After more than three decades, the casual-dining concept is getting smarter—but doubling down on its saucy roots.

Glenn Cybulski will serve as president and chief culinary officer for the quick-service chain.

Domino’s and Wingstop are both planning to put more stores in strong markets. RB’s The Bottom Line takes a look at the strategy and its risks.

Sixty-four-unit operator Diversified Restaurant Holdings said the chain’s rejuvenation efforts delivered his company’s first positive comps in three years.

The new legislation also extends the "don’t ask, don’t get" requirement of state law to quick-service places, and puts restrictions on the inclusion of straws in off-premise orders.

Porch Swing offers “polished comfort food” and marks Swad’s return to the restaurant business.

Paulson & Co. and TriArtisan Capital Advisors have closed on their purchase of the Asian casual-dining chain.

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