Baja Fresh debuted new menu items, including a Chicken Flautas Platter and Chicken Flauta appetizer

Baja Fresh adds Chicken Flautas Platter, Appetizer to menu for limited time

Baja Fresh debuted new menu items, including a Chicken Flautas Platter and Chicken Flauta appetizer. The guest-favorite Chicken Tortilla Soup will also be on the menu during the winter months.

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The Wingstop restaurant of the future was unveiled, serving as a digital-ordering-focused prototype of the chicken-wing, fast-casual chain

Wingstop restaurant of the future unveiled in Dallas, Texas

Lovers Lane Wingstop is digital-forward, sustainably-powered

The Wingstop restaurant of the future was unveiled, serving as a digital-ordering-focused prototype of the chicken-wing chain. The store will power the testing of different new equipment and layouts. Located on Lovers Lane in Dallas, Texas, it will also resemble a test kitchen, becoming an innovation hub for flavor exploration.

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Torchy’s Tacos added new menu items, including the MoFaux with Beyond Beef and Tipsy Chick, and returned the Scallywag

Torchy’s Tacos adds MoFaux, Churros, returns Scallywag, Tipsy Chick

Torchy’s MoFaux taco expands plant-based options; Scallywag returns as February Taco of the Month

Torchy’s Tacos added new menu items, including the MoFaux with Beyond Beef and Tipsy Chick, and returned the Scallywag as the Taco of the Month for February. The Tipsy Chick also returns as a permanent addition to them. And the Churros are making their way to the sweets menu as permanent new treats.

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The Habit Burger Grill will open a new restaurant in Charkamon's Kbal Thnal in Phnom Penh February 7

Habit Burger opens in Chamkarmon in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Chain’s fifth store in Cambodia shows results of partnership with Kampuchea Tela Company

Habit Burger will open a new restaurant in Chamkarmon’s Kbal Thnal in Phnom Penh February 7, 2022. This is the fifth location in Cambodia. Most recently, the burger chain opened in Ang Snuol District and Olympic in March and May 2021, respectively. The location on Preha Norodom Blvd (41) will help Cambodians discover the brand’s Charburgers, sandwiches, fries, custards, and sides.

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The Saladworks Warm Braised Beef Taco Fiesta, Mexican Meatball Soup and Braised Beef Quesadilla rolled out

Saladworks, WOWorks brands launch new menu items to heat up winter

Fast-casual brands roll out three new seasonal items each, including Saladworks Braised Beef Quesadilla

Saladworks rolled out a Warm Braised Beef Taco Fiesta, Mexican Meatball Soup and online-order-only Braised Beef Quesadilla. The menu initiatives are part of parent WOWorks’ introduction of 12 new menu items across its brands during winter and early spring. At Frutta Bowls, the Cacao-Berry bowl, Pom-Berry Smoothie and Cran-Cacao Protein Bites launched.

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Shawarma Press opened a new restaurant within a Walmart store in Arlington, Texas.

Shawarma Press opens store in Arlington, Texas Walmart

New Arlington store is just second of seven in-Walmart locations to debut

Shawarma Press opened a new restaurant within a Walmart store in Arlington, Texas. This is the second of seven stores to be developed within Walmarts. The Arlington location at 4801 South Cooper Street spans 2,500 square feet, presenting a colorful and welcoming location.

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L Catterton-backed Hopdoddy agrees to acquisition of Grub Burger Bar

After acquisition of Grub, combined restaurant company to become HiBar Hospitality

Hopdoddy Burger Bar agreed to acquire Grub, a burger-joint chain with a craft cocktail bar. Backed by private equity firm L Catterton since 2014, Hopdoddy’s union with Grub will create a joint company with a total of 50 restaurants. Plus, Texas-based Grub will now have resources and momentum to grow.

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Plant Power Restaurant Group named Steve Figliola chief development officer

Plant Power names Steve Figliola chief development officer

As Plant Power CDO, Figliola will be key in growing the 10-unit restaurant chain

Plant Power Restaurant Group named Steve Figliola chief development officer (CDO). The move follows the hiring of top-name professionals from Chipotle Mexican Grill, Yum Brands, Del Taco, and Hard Rock Café. Figliola joins at a pivotal moment in the Plant Power Fast Food brand’s growth.

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