Big changes for Sbarro after exiting bankruptcy protection

Sbarro to enter fast casual market

In March, Sbarro filed for Chapter 11. The pizza chain is being refueled by private equity investors, exchanging $150 million in debt for equity in the business, according to Forbes. The plans took effect this week after a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge approved Sbarro’s reorganization in May. Sbarro has announced that the company will moveMore »

Uno launches new fast-casual concept

Stoneham, MA; June 2, 2014 – Stoneham, Massachusetts, residents have a fresh new option for casual, high-quality dining as UNO fresco Stoneham opens on June 4, 2014 at the Redstone Shopping Center right on Main Street. UNO fresco is the first location of a new concept eatery from UNO Restaurant Holdings Corporation, the company thatMore »

Domino’s Pizza, MLB free pizza promotion goes wrong

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Domino’s Pizza and the Major League Baseball teamed up to give away 20,000 free pizzas to MLB.com members to celebrate the first and second no-hitters of the season. But following Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett’s first no-hitter of the season, the free pizza promotion went awry. Ecstatic fans flooded the site to redeem their free pizza,More »

Facebook adds menus to restaurant pages

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No more taking photos of your menus to upload to Facebook. Now the social media giant has launched a menu feature. Just as photos and like buttons appear under the cover photo, you can also display your menus. On a restaurant Facebook page, you can build your menu right in Facebook by simply going toMore »

Buddy’s Pizza repurposes dough as dog treats

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Farmington Hills, Michigan-based Buddy’s Pizza, famous for introducing the first Detroit-style square pizza, has come up with a creative way to use leftover pizza dough and help save animals lives. Buddy’s has debuted Buddy Bones, which are made from the pizza company’s multi-grain crust. The bone-shaped dog biscuits are packaged five to a bag forMore »

Cyber thieves target pizzeria customers in costly scam

If you own a pizzeria, you’ll want to read this story. A Richmond, Virginia-based pizzeria is speaking out after cyber thieves used the company’s name to send out phishing e-mails to unsuspecting consumers. The e-mail tells the customer that he or she has made a charge to the pizzeria, and if it is not legitimate,More »

NYC’s Blue Planet Grill creates new ‘weird pizza’ menu

NEW YORK, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – When it comes to creating fresh, exciting, delicious and unique pizza in New York City, no one is being more creative than the Financial District’s Blue Planet Grill.  The much loved restaurant’s new pizza menu is inspiring a great deal of excitement and there may be nothing quiteMore »

Take-and-bake pizza: Is it taxable?

Here in Kentucky, we used to be able to pick up a Papa Murphy’s pizza without paying taxes. The pizza was considered a grocery store item, and the company also accepted government assistance for payment. That changed a few years ago, however, with updates laws requiring our local Papa Murphy’s to start collecting taxes. ThisMore »

Pizza Hut partners with country music star Blake Shelton to roll out new line of BBQ pizzas

Perfect Combination: the world’s largest pizza chain launches three new BBQ recipes for $11 and offers 2-liter Pepsi® product for $1 with BBQ pizza purchase just in time for National Barbecue Month PLANO, Texas, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — May is all about moms, grads and that itch to drive with the windows down andMore »

Domino’s Pizza launches new online group ordering tool

Online feature makes ordering for large groups fast and easy ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –Ordering meals for graduation parties, birthdays and meetings just became even easier, thanks to Domino’s new Group Ordering Tool. Domino’s Pizza (NYSE: DPZ), the recognized group leader in pizza delivery, developed the Group Ordering Tool as a fastMore »