Enterprise Buzz: Spicy Pie to open at Fargo's Vacation Inn, Chick-fil-A to improve drive-through, and extra - InForum - thqaftqlm

Enterprise Buzz: Spicy Pie to open at Fargo’s Vacation Inn, Chick-fil-A to improve drive-through, and extra – InForum

WEST FARGO – Spicy Pie is mixing issues up in Fargo-Moorhead’s pizza scene.

The corporate will quickly open a Spicy Pie specific type outlet within the Vacation Inn at 3803 thirteenth Ave. S., an organization spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday, April 18.

Spicy Pie is changing Godfather’s Pizza within the lodge’s Gallery Restaurant, mentioned Lexi Rosenthal, director of selling and operations for Spicy Pie.

The Godfather’s wanted a brand new oven, and EPIC Corporations, which bought the Vacation Inn and Vacation Inn Specific in December, needed to have an area pizza firm serving its friends, Rosenthal mentioned.

“It was the right time to make the change,” Rosenthal mentioned.

The Godfather’s specific outlet has closed, she mentioned.

A brand new oven is being put in and Spicy Pie is establishing store and needs to be working in a few weeks.

“We’re able to go as quickly as our kitchen is functioning,” Rosenthal mentioned.

The Spicy Pie at 322 Broadway in downtown Fargo is pictured Wednesday, April 19. The Spicy Pie at 2640 52nd Ave. S. in Fargo just lately closed, however new areas are deliberate within the Vacation Inn in Fargo and in The Lights in West Fargo.

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The choices might be narrower than different Spicy Pie shops to start out. Resort friends and different clients will be capable to buy 18-inch pies, however the outlet gained’t promote by the slice.

The menu will embrace Spicy Pie’s extra in style specialty pizzas and a few build-your-own choices, Rosenthal mentioned. There may also be garlic knots and dessert knots.

“We’re excited to be in there,” she mentioned.

Spicy Pie presently has three areas:

  • 322 Broadway N., downtown Fargo
  • 745 32st Ave. E., West Fargo
  • 1100 N. Broadway, Minot, ND

The south Fargo Spicy Pie, at 2640 52nd Ave. S., just lately closed, Rosenthal mentioned.
Nonetheless, plans name for West Fargo to get a second Spicy Pie. Rosenthal mentioned a restaurant is deliberate for the Envy constructing at The Lights residential and business complicated at 3150 Sheyenne St. She mentioned the aim is to have the eatery open by the top of summer season to serve that a part of the group.


Diners fill the Chick-fil-A drive via on Wednesday afternoon, April 19, 2023 in Fargo. The rooster restaurant’s drive-through will quickly get an improve, metropolis constructing allow data point out.

Chris Flynn / The Discussion board

Chick-Fil-A to improve drive-through

One of many busiest drive-throughs in Fargo-Moorhead is getting an improve. In keeping with metropolis of Fargo constructing permits, the Chick-Fil-A at 4100 thirteenth Ave. S. plans to increase its twin lane drive-through throughout the constructing.

Work will embrace “new curbing and striping and related web site work to include the addition of a twin lane Face to Face (F2F) cover above the ordering window and an Order Meal Supply Cover over the supply window.”

The estimate price ticket for the work is $300,000, in line with allow data.

Junkin’ Market Days deliberate April 28-29 in West Fargo

Junkin’ Market Days, an indoor market that includes distinctive merchandise from small enterprise homeowners from a six-state space, might be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 28, and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 29, within the Butler Constructing on the Pink River Valley Fairgrounds in West Fargo.

The occasion will showcase 100 small enterprise homeowners promoting boutique clothes & equipment, residence décor, tub/physique merchandise, pet equipment, gourmand treats, and much extra.

Tickets are $5 and obtainable on the door or on-line at



Helmut Schmidt

Helmut Schmidt is a reporter for The Discussion board of Fargo-Moorhead’s enterprise information group. Readers can attain him by electronic mail at hschmidt@forumcomm.com, or by calling (701) 241-5583.

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