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Chain Restaurants

  1. Empire Building
    Subway Continues Its Inexorable Advance, Hits 150 Stores in ManhattanSubways continue to take over the bottom floors of high-end developments.
  2. Openings
    What to Eat at Seasons 52, Coming to Schaumburg Next SpringThe first Chicago-area location of the national “stealth-health” chain.
  3. Openings
    Openings: Five Guys, Red MangoNational chains are opening like crazy here in Chicago
  4. Back of the House
    The Various Francescas“The menu across the board is basically the same.”
  5. Openings
    Submarina Wants to Introduce New York to ‘California Subs’Baja Fresh was just the beginning of the California-chain invasion.
  6. 7-Eleven
    7-Eleven Blows UpGet ready for 350 new stores.
  7. Chains
    Burger King and the Dream of the One-Dollar Double CheeseburgerFranchisees reject BK Corporate’s plan to undercut McDonald’s.
  8. Talking Doughnuts, Coffee, and Canada With Über RestaurateurWe check in with the city’s biggest restaurant owner on the brink of his switch from Dunkin’ Donuts to Tim Hortons.
  9. Mediavore
    Mediavore: Southside Greenhouses; Burger King for a DollarPlus: breeding bluefin tuna, menu calorie counts, the safety of bottled water.
  10. Empire Building
    The Chain Gang: T.G.I. Friday’s and Applebee’s Battle in the Bronx,Uncle Louie G blows up while McDonald’s chills out, plus more in our occasional look at what the chains and mini-chains are up to.
  11. Lists
    The Future 50: Restaurant Chains That Will Soon Take Over the WorldThese chains might not be in every town in America just yet, but they’re getting there.
  12. Openings
    Buffalo Wild Wings Coming to EvanstonThe north suburbs gets the latest outpost of the sit-down chicken chain.
  13. On The Farm With Steve Ells of Chipotle
  14. Buffalo Grove Wendy’s Employee Single-Handedly Brings Down Drive-Thru Crime
  15. How Many Phoebe’s Cupcakes Can You Handle?
  16. Rita’s Ice Wants To Hit 600 Stores
  17. Bookshelf
    This Is Why You’re FatA new book, by the man who fought big tobacco as FDA commissioner, tells us why we crave Chili’s (wait, we crave Chili’s?).
  18. Bankrupt Bakers Square Restaurant Group Sold
  19. The Sun-Times is Blackmailing Steak ‘n Shake
  20. Potbelly Sandwich Works Curtailing Chicago Expansion
  21. Everyone’s Hating On Five Guys
  22. Pinkberry Knockoffs Reach Critical Mass
  23. Giordano’s Ranks Third for Customer Satisfaction
  24. Mr. Beef on Orleans Having Financial Trouble
  25. Starbucks Launches Value Meals
  26. The McRib Locator [Helpful Services]
  27. Potbelly Sandwiches Planning To Raise Prices, Expand Menu
  28. The Whopper Sacrifice: ‘Lord Of The Flies’ For the Burger Set
  29. Smoke & Fire: Bacci Pizza Arson Intrigue
  30. Mediavore
    Fro-Yo for Dogs; Cheap Chains Taking Over CityGelato is gaining popularity in the U.S., a six-foot-long zucchini grows in Queens, and more from our glance at the morning headlines.
  31. Pizza Fusion Followup: Goodness Greenness Gracious!
  32. Wasting Away Again In … Rosemont?
  33. NewsFeed
    Dunkin’ Donuts Is the Top Chain in TownStarbucks would be number two, even if they weren’t closing any stores.
  34. Counterstrike (A Rant)
  35. Starbucks To Close Delaware Valley Locations?
  36. NewsFeed
    Food Blogs Already Having Sport With Calorie ListingsCalorie charts are hitting chain restaurants, a comedy gift to food writers everywhere.
  37. NewsFeed
    City Retains Right to Call You FatRestaurant trade group fights to keep calories off menus, and loses.
  38. Red Robin’s Highly Caloric Miniburgers
  39. The Olive Garden Gets Cheesy
  40. Famous Dave’s: The Amusement Park
  41. Tuesday: 99c Lattes At Dunkin Donuts
  42. Layoffs At Lone Star
  43. Adventures In Veganism I: 7-Eleven’s Vegan Line
  44. Taste Testing Taco Bell’s Lite Menu
  45. Pizza Hut Introduces Text Ordering
  46. Five Guys Invades Philly All Over Again
  47. Patton Oswalt Tries A Famous Bowl
  48. Stephen Colbert For KFC President!
  49. Taste Testing The 920-Calorie Burrito
  50. A Half Hour Left For Free Tacos
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