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California Pizza Kitchen

Emerging Brands

Inside Bottlefish, the new concept from CPK industry vets

The founders of California Pizza Kitchen switched gears with their new opening, an upscale casual-dining seafood restaurant. Here's a look at the concept, and how they plan to use their real estate connections to expand nationwide.

Food

Everything you need to know about regional U.S. pizza styles

Pizza may be a national staple, but its different styles vary based on regions, from the Quad Cities to New Haven. With regional menu items such as Nashville chicken popping up on menus, could pizza be the next regional hit?

Traditional pestos are getting reworked with various herbs, nuts, chili peppers and veggies.

Veterans Day provides an opportunity to than the nation's service men and women—and maybe snag some traffic in the process.

With flexitarian diets in vogue, operators must make their veggie offerings stand out.

More than half of the restaurant industry’s $491 billion in sales come from the Top 500 chains. And these giants grew at a modestly stronger rate, both in terms of sales and store counts, than the industry overall. Restaurant Business focused on the leading 250 performers to identify trends for our first-ever special report delivering lessons from Technomic’s annual Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report. This special package includes lessons for all operators from the largest chains by segment, menu category and more.

From the explosion of eatertainment to Yum's fast-casual flops, we look back at some of our "groundbreaking concepts" of the last two years to see which ideas flourished and which ones flopped.

A remodel, which Playa Vista, Calif.-based California Pizza Kitchen is calling the “next chapter,” was tested at a California site before rolling out to Chicagoland.

The FDA’s new food-labeling rules go into effect Dec. 1. How prepared are you? Take our multiple-choice quiz to find out—and then study up, based on your results.

After building for months, new realities emerged for restaurants overseas—and at their keyboards.