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Pizza Ranch debuts new Meaty Tahiti Pizza, Aloha Salad

Orange City, Iowa – This summer, Pizza Ranch is bringing the taste of the Pacific to the Midwest with the launch of two new Hawaiian-inspired menu items. Pizza Ranch’s menu will feature the Meaty Tahiti Pizza and Aloha Salad for a limited time only. The promotion began June 3rd. “Our new Meaty Tahiti Pizza andMore »

Villa Enterprises continues outlet mall expansion

MORRISTOWN, N.J., June 13, 2013 – Villa Enterprises Management Ltd., Inc. (, a global multi-concept restaurant franchisor, announced today the opening of several locations in Arizona and New York. As Villa Enterprises continues to expand its presence in outlet shopping malls nationwide, the company celebrates the recent opening of Villa Italian Kitchen, Green Leaf’s andMore »


(San Francisco, Calif.) Patxi’s Pizza, the Bay Area’s premier locale for authentic Chicago-style stuffed and fresh Italian thin-crust pizza, was voted for the second year running as “Best Pizza” in SF Weekly’s annual Best Of Reader’s Poll. how to save electricity SF Weekly says of its annual awards, “Among major world cities, few feel asMore »

2013 June: Boombozz Pizza & Taphouse to open in Jeffersonville, Indiana

LOUISVILLE (June 3, 2013) – Boombozz Pizza & Taphouse will open its doors late this summer with a 195-seat capacity restaurant and bar with patio seating. The restaurant will be occupy 6,000 square feet in the Jeffersonville Town Center on Veterans Parkway. Restaurant executive and franchisee Rich Cleaves chose Jeffersonville as an ideal location forMore »

2013 June: Brixx Wood Fired Pizza expands into Georgia

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 4, 2013 –– The wood fired taste born in the Carolinas is heading further south and preparing to open its first three locations in the state of Georgia this fall. Brixx Wood Fired Pizza restaurants will open in the Atlanta suburbs of Peachtree City and Marietta, and in Athens, Georgia. All threeMore »

2013 June: CiCi’s Pizza Explores Growth Opportunities in Nation’s Top-Tier Airports

Coppell, Texas– CiCi’s Pizza, home of the endless pizza, pasta, salad and dessert buffet, has announced that it is exploring growth opportunities in nontraditional venues after introducing several new restaurant prototypes designed exclusively for airports. The initiative to expand in airports marks a significant milestone for the company, whose nontraditional growth plans also includes venuesMore »

Restaurant Performance Index hits 10-month high

Restaurant Performance Index hits 10-month high

The National Restaurant Association has announced that higher same-store sales and an improved outlook among restaurant operators has driven its Restaurant Performance Index to its 10-month high of 101.0 in April. “Growth in the Restaurant Performance Index was due largely to restaurant operators’ healthier outlook for the business environment in the coming months,” said HudsonMore »