This week on Nation's Restaurant News the top story was Menu Tracker: New items from Burger King, Taco Bell, and Panda Express. Plus innovation at Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer, Blimpie, Bolay, Bruster’s Real Ice Cream, California Pizza Kitchen, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Carvel, Cava, Dog Haus, Friendly’s , Graze Craze , Gregory’s Coffee and more.
In other news, Burger King Corp., as it starts the second year of its $400 “Reclaim the Flame” investments to boost domestic franchise sales, has unveiled a new Sizzle prototype restaurant.
The Miami-based division of Restaurant Brands International Inc. unveiled the new look during a franchisee gathering the first week of October.
Also, Starbucks is appealing to the Supreme Court to attempt to reverse a previous lower court decision that had compelled the Seattle-based coffee chain to reinstate formerly terminated employees. Starbucks announced in a press release that the company has filed a petition for a writ of certiorari to have the highest court in the land intervene on one of the union cases Starbucks has faced in recent years.
See what else was trending on NRN.com this week.