America’s First 100% Plant-Based Burger Joint Is Expanding

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Photo: arodriguezg43 (Shutterstock) Eating plant-based fast food is anything but a fad—according to the Alliance for Science, as of 2022, one in 10 Americans say they don’t eat meat. And while major fast food chains like Burger King, KFC, and Taco Bell have introduced plant-based meat items, there’s yet to […]

12 Starbucks Secret Menu Drinks For Smoothie Lovers

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While the title is very similar to the Starbucks official Strawberry Crème Frappuccino, it is an incredibly different beverage. Where the Strawberry Crème Frappuccino is creamy and almost reminiscent of a strawberry cheesecake dessert, this Starbucks secret menu drink, called Strawberries and Cream, is more like a refreshing smoothie. To […]

Why a top tier loyalty program works

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Welcome to First Bite, a Nation’s Restaurant News podcast, your daily source of news from NRN hosted by Holly Petre. Today, we’re talking about P.F Chang’s new loyalty program. P.F. Chang’s China Bistro Inc. is updating its loyalty rewards with a subscription-based loyalty program called Platinum Rewards, the company announced this […]

6 opened, 6 coming soon, 4 closed, others changing ownership

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RachelBakes & Co has officially opened its doors at its new location in Centerville’s Cross Pointe Shopping Center. After almost five years in Beavercreek, bakery owner Rachel Owens previously told Dayton.com she decided to move to the shopping center for more space. When she opened her business on North Fairfield […]