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Chefs add nuance to bowls with seafood

Nation's Restaurant News - Tue, 2016-04-26 13:24
Restaurants promote fish in bowls as healthful, fresh ingredient Restaurants promote fish in bowls as healthful, fresh ingredient

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Papa Murphy's Celebrates Cinco with Mexican Inspiration

QSR Magazine - Tue, 2016-04-26 12:40
Papa Murphy's brings back Taco Grande and Steak Fajita pizzas.Exclusive Brief: 0

Papa Murphy’s Holdings Inc. announced the return of two Mexican-inspired pizzas just in time for Cinco de Mayo. The bold and zesty flavors of the Taco Grande and Steak Fajita pizzas have quickly become favorites among Papa Murphy’s fans and are the perfect way to add some sizzle to any Cinco de Mayo celebration. The Steak Fajita and Taco Grande pizzas will be available at all participating Papa Murphy’s locations nationwide from April 26 through May 30.

Chains: Papa Murphy's

CREAM Is 'Jamm'n' with New Black Raspberry Swirl

QSR Magazine - Tue, 2016-04-26 12:35
Image Caption: Image Credit: CREAM adds new We Be Jamm'n ice cream, CREAMfetti cookie to menu.Exclusive Brief: 0

CREAM, a San Francisco-based dessert franchise that specializes in high-quality ice cream sandwiches using fresh, oven-baked cookies, will increase the near-endless customer options with the addition of the We Be Jamm’n ice cream and the CREAMfetti Cookie.

In combination with the already established 20 ice cream flavors, We Be Jamm’n uses CREAM’s super-premium French Vanilla ice cream combined with black raspberry jam and chocolate chunks.

Chains: CREAM

Asbury Q1 net down 14%; will open used-car stores despite slow sales

AutoNews - Tue, 2016-04-26 12:34
Asbury Automotive's first-quarter net income dropped 14 percent to $31 million, pressured by softer new- and used-vehicle sales, even as revenue edged up 0.6 percent to $1.55 billion, the company said today.
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Sonic Sweetens Summer with Frozen Lemonade, Limeade

QSR Magazine - Tue, 2016-04-26 12:29
Image Caption: Image Credit: Sonic sweetens menu for summer with frozen lemonade and limeade.Exclusive Brief: 0

Sonic is adding new flavors to its popular drink lineup with the launch of the new Lemonade, Frozen Lemonade, and Frozen Limeade drinks. These refreshing Sonic creations, crafted with the perfect balance of sweetness and tanginess, are guaranteed to quench any thirst or craving.

Chains: Sonic Drive -In

Cousins Subs Awards $20,000 to Four High School Athletes

QSR Magazine - Tue, 2016-04-26 12:23
Image Caption: Image Credit: Cousins Subs Awards $20,000 in scholarships to high school athletes.Exclusive Brief: 0

Wisconsin-based Cousins Subs and its Make It Better Foundation awarded four Wisconsin high school seniors with $20,000 in scholarships as part of its fourth annual Wisconsin Sports Awards Scholarship Contest.

Andrea Wenck of East Troy, Wisconsin, and Kaj Days of Racine, Wisconsin, were selected as the first-place prize winners of a $7,500 scholarship. Emily Beltran and Ben Wachter were the two runners-up and received $2,500 each.

Chains: Cousins Subs

Russo's Breezes onto South Padre Island, Texas

QSR Magazine - Tue, 2016-04-26 12:13
Image Caption: Image Credit: Russo's New York Pizzeria opens new unit on South Padre Island, Texas.Exclusive Brief: 0

Russo’s New York Pizzeria opened on Tuesday, April 19 on South Padre Island, Texas. Local residents and visitors to South Padre can now savor the tastes, aromas, and unmistakable ambiance of an authentic New York–style pizzeria. The well-known, chef driven, fast-casual Italian restaurant franchise that brings to life old-world charm and hospitality is opening at 410 Padre Boulevard in 410 Plaza, situated near the Queen Isabella Causeway.

Chains: Russo's

Why restaurants should ignore government’s delay on menu labeling

FastCasual.com - Tue, 2016-04-26 12:10
The real opportunity is to be a leader and put your nutritional information — all 11 of those pesky items, including consumer hot buttons like calories, fat, sugar and sodium — out there.

Penske Q1 net rises 5.7% on higher sales

AutoNews - Tue, 2016-04-26 10:28
Penske Automotive Group reported a 5.7 percent rise in first-quarter net income attributed in large part to the strength of its retail sales. The nation's second-largest dealership group said net income rose to $80.
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Sonic Q1 net rises 4.7% on parts and service, FandI; revenue flat

AutoNews - Tue, 2016-04-26 10:25
Sonic Automotive reported net income rose 4.7 percent to $14.6 million in the first quarter from a year earlier. Despite the narrow gain, the auto retailer reported a decline in gross profits on new and used vehicles amid weaker new-vehicle sales.
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Must-see videos: Starbucks highlights FoodShare program

Nation's Restaurant News - Tue, 2016-04-26 10:18
NRN video picks you need to watch this week NRN video picks you need to watch this week

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WEBINAR: Using Tablet Technology To Give Guests What They Want

FastCasual.com - Tue, 2016-04-26 10:00
Today's consumers want what they want when they want it, and no where has that scenario been truer than on cruise lines. In order to meet those expectations, Norwegian Cruise Lines set out to adopt tablet technology for two of its restaurant and bar outlets aboard Norwegian Escape.

Ford, Volvo, Google, Uber, Lyft form coalition to promote self-driving cars

AutoNews - Tue, 2016-04-26 08:54
Ford, Volvo Cars, Google and two ride-hailing companies created a coalition, led by former NHTSA chief David Strickland, to urge federal government action to help advance self-driving vehicles.
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PizzaRev will double customer dough on May 1

FastCasual.com - Tue, 2016-04-26 08:53
The first 50 guests on May 1 will receive double dough at PizzaRev locations.

Broomfield gets it own Modern Market

FastCasual.com - Tue, 2016-04-26 08:40
Modern Market gains ground in Colorado with a new location in Broomfield.

Unsung Heroes of Hospitality- Director of Sales and Marketing

Hotel Interactive - Tue, 2016-04-26 08:40
An interview with Cathy Christopher at the Inn on the Fifth in Naples, FL

Mercedes' sales surge may be too late to unseat Audi, BMW in China

AutoNews - Tue, 2016-04-26 08:07
The sales surge that has put Mercedes within reach of the top spot in the global luxury-car market this year may be too little, too late to deliver leadership in China as rivals Audi and BMW re-stock their lineups to keep Mercedes at bay
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Mercedes' sales surge may be too late to unseat BMW, Audi in China

AutoNews - Tue, 2016-04-26 08:07
The sales surge that has put Mercedes within reach of the top spot in the global luxury-car market this year may be too little, too late to deliver leadership in China as rivals BMW and Audi re-stock their lineups to keep Mercedes at bay
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