Kiosk-Only Fast-Casual Chain Takes Off in Denver

It’s a sign of the future: Birdcall is a new restaurant chain in Denver that doesn't have traditional front of house staff. Instead, this fast-casual scratch-cooking chicken-focused concept uses kiosks for ordering.

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Capriotti’s Expands, Enters New Markets

Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop signed multiple franchise agreements that will bring new restaurants to Colorado, Utah, South Dakota and Delaware.

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Cracker Barrel Enters California Market

Cracker Barrel opened its first unit in California in February in Victorville.

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bite-sized buzz for February  

A roundup of interesting bits of news that came across the editor’s desk in the last month, including mergers and acquisitions, chain expansion news, and international expansions from Inspire Brands, Carl’s Jr., and Teriyaki Madness among many more.

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Smoke’s Poutinerie Opens First Airport Location

Canadian chain Smoke’s Poutinerie opened a new location with HMSHost in Toronto Pearson International Airport.

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Italian Casual Dining Chain Opens First Glasgow Location

Global Italian casual dining chain Vapiano opened its first location in Glasgow, Scotland in the newly refurbished George Hotel building on the city’s “Style Mile.”

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