TravelCenters of America Opens New Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen in North Bend, Washington

  TravelCenters of America Opens New Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen in North Bend,

Business Wire

WESTLAKE, Ohio -- January 30, 2013

TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), operator of the TA® and Petro
Stopping Centers® travel center brands, has announced the opening of a new
Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen at its TA-branded travel center located at I-90,
Exit 34 (46600 S.E. North Bend Way), in North Bend, WA. The TA Seattle East
Popeyes is the 48th Popeyes location in the TA and Petro Stopping Centers
branded chain.

Guests at the new Popeyes will enjoy Popeyes’ full menu, including chicken and
shrimp meals and sandwiches, in addition to signature side dishes, sauces and

The opening of Popeyes at TA Seattle East provides professional drivers and
motorists a quick-serve meal option, complementing the full-serve, sit-down
Country Pride® restaurant at this location.

Last fall, Overdrive magazine conducted its annual “Voted Best” independent
driver survey. The results showed that professional drivers prefer TA and
Petro Stopping Centers over the next closest truckstop brand 4:1 for the best
overall truckstop category. TA and Petro Stopping Centers dominated the survey
in 33 other categories, including best employees 3:1; best overall food 6:1;
best travel store 4:1; and cleanest restrooms, 4:1.

About Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen

Founded in 1972 in New Orleans, Popeyes is a leader in the New Orleans segment
of the foodservice industry and is the world's second largest quick-service
chicken concept based on the number of units. As of December 30, 2012, Popeyes
had 2,104 operating restaurants in the United States, three territories, and
26 foreign countries. For more information, visit thePopeyes Louisiana
Kitchenwebsite at

About TravelCenters of America LLC

TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), headquartered in Westlake, Ohio,
is a leading travel center business in 41 states and Canada operating under
the TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® brands. With 244 convenient full-service
locations off interstate highway exits, TA and Petro Stopping Centers offer
customers diesel and gasoline fueling services, more than 500 full- and
quick-service restaurants, 24-hour convenience stores, heavy truck maintenance
services, RoadSquad Connect™ (24/7/365 emergency roadside service), electronic
communication (WiFi), and many other services – all within large, high traffic
facilities. For more information on TravelCenters and TA, please visit For more information on Petro Stopping Centers,
please visit


TravelCenters of America
Tom Liutkus, 440-808-7364
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