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Rhone Capital completes its purchase of Fogo de Chao

The Brazilian steakhouse chain was sold to the private-equity group over a proposed merger from another public company.


Top 25 fastest-growing fast casuals

Restaurant Business partnered with research firm Technomic to compile a list of the top 25 fastest-growing fast-casual chain restaurants.

Rice might be the carb that most people associate with Asian cuisine, but noodles play an equally important role in the culinary culture.

Security systems don’t have to be complicated, expensive or, worse, inconvenient.

There's a reason the old adage starts with "if you can’t stand the heat…."

The state of the industry, through Technomic and GE Capital’s eyes, is improving. Sloooowly.

The rib eye is one of the most popular steakhouse cuts and most fans like it served up simple—well seasoned and broiled or grilled.

Rocco’s Ristorante & Pizzeria anchors a space filled with five other restaurants, including an Applebee’s, Taco Bell and Papa Murphy’s. But owner Rocco Biale doesn’t sweat the competition. He welcomes it.

Changes in product, systems and technology have changed several key metrics for the industry’s second largest pizza chain.

The theme restaurant is alive and doing very well, as RB's Top 100 Independents sales ranking attests. Here are five theme restaurants from this year's list, all grossing more than $11 million annually.

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