How payment options are changing the guest experience


The Bottom Line: The retail giant is adding regional restaurant chains to its stores, giving them some key exposure. But there are some real drawbacks to pay attention to.

It will be the second acquisition for Darden in as many years and brings Mexican cuisine to its portfolio for the first time.

The chain's ongoing menu revamp continued this week with several new items, including Avocado Toast. And fan pressure has brought both Sesame and Blueberry bagels back.

Steak chains once again dominate the list of brands with the highest sales per unit, according to Technomic's Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report. But Portillo’s and Chick-fil-A boast some impressive numbers.