Ron Ruggless

Ron
Ruggless
Southwest Bureau Chief,
Nation's Restaurant News

Phone: 214.366.4391

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Ron Ruggless covers the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.

He joined NRN in 1992 after working 10 years in various roles at the Dallas Times Herald newspaper, including restaurant critic, assistant business editor, food editor and lifestyle editor. He also edited several printings of the Zagat Dining Guide for Dallas-Fort Worth, and his articles have appeared in Food & Wine and Self magazines.

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Pizza Hut $5 Flavor Menu
Pizza Hut expands value offerings with '$5 Flavor Menu' 2
Deal applies to orders of at least two items from among seven selections
Map: Starbucks holiday drink popularity varies by region
Coffee cartography notes where Chestnut Praline Latte, iced holiday beverages dominate
Del Frisco’s shares rise after stock disclosure
Fidelity National accrues 8.1% of shares
NRN predicts 2016 restaurant operations trends
NRN Southwest bureau chief Ron Ruggless tells us what’s next in restaurant operations
Diversified Restaurant Holdings closes 8 Bagger Dave’s restaurants
Seven units shuttered in Indiana; one location closed in Michigan
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Famous Dave’s names Adam Wright CEO
Activist investor had held interim post since June
Cooks prepare food at Chipotle Mexican Grill
Chipotle outlines new cooking methods after foodborne illness outbreaks 1
Chain expands on food safety efforts in preventative effort
Outback Steakhouse co-founder, son partner on fast-casual eatery
Health-conscious Bolay slated to open in South Florida in February
10 defining moments of 2015
Tipping and anytime breakfast were among the year's biggest issues
5 memorable marketing moments of 2015
Burger King, Arby’s, Carl’s Jr., others pushed boundaries when it came to promoting their brands
Sonic ramps up conversion development
Repurposed sites save costs for drive-in operator
VertsKebap restaurant
VertsKebap acquires $20M in private funding
Fast-casual kebap chain charts East Coast expansion
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Yum targets 15% EPS growth with China spin-off
China division is expected to split from company by end of 2016
Dave & Buster’s: Remodels, walk-ins boost 3Q sales
CEO Steve King expects “strong finish” in 4Q
Elephant Bar reports possible data breach
Malware found in payment processing system

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