Twin Peaks

Control of Twin Peaks sold to a franchisee

The 15-unit operator, La Cima Restaurants of Atlanta, will place one of its executives in the CEO's job, replacing Starlette Johnson.

2017 Top 500: Sports Bar

The sports bar category is defying casual dining overall.

Consumers’ most craved restaurant chicken wings don't only come from wings concepts.

Restaurants featuring scantily clad waitresses—often dubbed “breastaurants” or “man caves”—not only survived the recession, but remarkably, gained steam. The now-iconic chain Hooters, launched in 1983, has inspired a rapidly growing concept genre with many successful newcomers.

A number of industry veterans try new brands in this week's roundup of news relating to growth chain franchisees and franchisors.

The branch of the breastaurant chain has already been sued by a neighboring restaurant for lost business.

The former Dave & Buster’s and Brinker International exec replaces founder Randy DeWitt.

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.

Chain restaurants are discovering that nostalgia sells.

Offers a menu of bar fare, cold beers and “scenic views” of its racy servers and mountain-lodge theme

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