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Bakery-cafe chain la Madeleine plans to open a store with a drive-thru, while El Pollo Loco is redesigning restaurants to include twin drive-thru lanes.
Fast casual chain launches "luxurious" line of burgers topped with a black truffle sauce; the burgers range from about $9 to $12, which the brand's culinary director calls reasonably priced for elevated product line
First everyone did burger kits. Now only a select few still offer them, but say they are hugely popular
The Italian fast-casual chain from Ohio is piloting a traditional QSR-style drive-thru lane, rolling out a new app, and rebooting growth, executive Matt Harding said during NRN’s latest Extra Serving podcast
New prototype expected to open in early December in Kentucky, with others to follow
Casual-dining chains launch virtual brands as quick-service restaurants make drive-thru changes
Traffic declined 42% in latest quarter as locations in urban markets like Manhattan continue to be clobbered; the company plans to add more units in California and on the East Coast
Fast-casual chain hurt by lack of office workers in core urban areas like New York City.