Author Archives: Mandy Wolf Detwiler, Managing Editor

Russo’s Restaurants announces expansion plans

HOUSTON – Russo’s Restaurants, the family of dining concepts that includes Russo’s New York Pizzeria and Russo’s Coal-Fired Italian Kitchen, announced today plans to continue enhancing the brands’ footprint worldwide after successfully opening more than 40 locations in the U.S. The restaurant’s systemwide revenue is also celebrating an 8 percent increase. Evidencing the excitement aroundMore »

Chuck E. Cheese’s announces acquisition of Peter Piper Pizza

IRVING, Texas, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – CEC Entertainment, Inc. (“CEC”), the nationally recognized leader in family dining and entertainment which operates 577 Chuck E. Cheese’s stores, today announced that CEC has acquired Peter Piper Pizza (“Peter Piper”), a leading pizza and entertainment restaurant chain operating 32 company-owned locations and 115 franchises in the southwesternMore »

Giordano’s celebrates 40th with 40-day promotion

CHICAGO – Oct. 15, 2014 – Giordano’s Famous Stuffed Pizza, Chicago’s number-one deep-dish pizza maker since 1974, has officially turned the big 4-0. To celebrate its major milestone, Giordano’s will spend 40 days celebrating and reflecting on its 40 years at the top of Chicago’s rich pizza tradition with pizza giveaways, fun social media postsMore »

Connie’s Pizza stays inside the box to raise awareness for breast cancer

CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Connie’s Pizza, one of Chicago’s oldest family-owned pizzerias, has teamed up with the Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation and Northwestern Memorial Hospital to launch a disruptive awareness campaign for breast cancer. To raise awareness, Connie’s aims to provide the 40,000 Chicagoland households in its delivery reach with information relatingMore »

Sizzle Pie, Portland, OR — White Hot

matthew jacobson, bob peyton, sizzle pie, owners

Solid menu and theming keeps Sizzle Pie from burning out One hears the phrase “this is a foodie town” often. Just search social media for photos of consumers’ culinary exploits and you’re likely to find a number of hits for the city of Portland, Oregon. “Eclectic,” “local” and “cool” are words you’ll see used inMore »

Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom celebrates National Pizza Month with savory And satisfying guest promotion

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom, a traditional casual dining restaurant known for its delicious, handmade pizza and craft beers, announced today its celebration plans for National Pizza Month in October. Old Chicago is giving guests an opportunity to tempt their taste buds with a variety of specialty pizzas.More »

Mellow Mushroom opens in North Myrtle Beach

North Myrtle Beach–September 25, 2014 – North Myrtle residents will now be able to enjoy fresh handcrafted pizza, craft beer and much more at the newest addition to the community, Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers, on Monday September 22. Mellow Mushroom North Myrtle Beach is located 1101 Highway 17 N. North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. TheMore »