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Famous Dave's

Operations

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.

Financing

Famous Dave’s plans a delivery-only brand

Coming off a major new menu change, the barbecue chain looks for new ways to boost revenue.

The funding comes in part from the parent of Google.

This week's head-spinning restaurant moments included a suggestion in court that the "b" in IHOb stood for "bad news for Applebee's." That's just one of the long-shot gambles that came to light as oddsmakers considered the likelihood of restaurants charging into sports betting and who'll win the chain vs. independent bout.

The company reported its second-straight profitable quarter.

A parade of concepts have embraced the staple as their big customer lure.

Meat-heavy items ranked high among consumers, who revealed the limited-time offers they were most likely to purchase last month.

The barbecue chain is looking to evolve, both as a casual dining chain and a takeout concept.

Cost cuts and better revenue have offset the chain's decline in same-store sales.