Greater Philadelphia's appeal to restaurant franchises with nationwide pull continues to surge.
The market is adding another potential restaurant chain to its long list of suitors: Sharon, Pa.-based Quaker Steak & Lube. Founded 40 years ago, the western Pennsylvania chain boasts that it has the best wings in the United States.
Quaker's push into the market follows a number of other food chains that either have restaurants set to open, or have renewed interest and focus to open or bolster their presence in our area.
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One recent example is Maryland's The Greene Turtle, which will open its first Pennsylvania location in Montgomery County this year after signing a 10-unit deal with franchisees in 2015.
Other chains like Roy Rogers and Sonic Drive-In, which have limited presence in the area, have renewed their focus to expand their presence in the area.
Quaker Steak & Lube n in November 2016 announced it’s aggressive, nationwide growth plan, and now the motor-themed chain is laying the groundwork for its targeted launch in the Philadelphia market in the coming months.
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