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TravelCenters of America Opens New Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen Restaurant in Gadsden, Alabama

August 5, 2014

WESTLAKE, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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 restaurant at Petro Gadsden, located at I-59, Exit 181 (1724 West Grand Ave.), in Gadsden, Alabama.

Guests at the new Petro Gadsden Popeyes will enjoy the Louisiana-style cooking that has made Popeyes famous. This location will serve the full menu, including Popeyes signature BONAFIDE® spicy or mild chicken, Butterfly Shrimp and sandwiches, as well as signature side dishes like Red Beans and Rice, Mashed Potatoes and Cajun Gravy, and gourmet sauces and desserts.

The new Popeyes expands the full-service offering at this location with a seated dining option.

About TravelCenters of America LLC

TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, is a leading travel center business in 43 states and Canada operating under the TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® brands. With 250 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), Reserve-It™ (truck parking reservations), and many other services – all within large, high traffic facilities. TravelCenters also operates gasoline/convenience stores in Kentucky and Tennessee under the Minit Mart brand name. For more information on TravelCenters and TA, please visit For more information on Petro Stopping Centers, please visit

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 29, 2013, Popeyes had 2,225 operating restaurants operating in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Cayman Islands and 28 foreign countries. For more information, visit the Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Web site at

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