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Sheetz Inc. the Pennsylvania-based c-store chain, has opened its second “convenience restaurant,” this one in Raleigh, North Carolina. The first of the breed was opened last June in Altoona, Pennsylvania.

The 10,000 square foot unit offers both dine-in and take-out options, and features a broad range of hot and cold entrees prepared in an open “food theater,” along with an espresso bar, smoothie counter, DVD rental, bulk candy, and more traditional convenience offerings.
KC's View:
We like the way Sheetz is trying to redefine the experience, as if continually trying to reinvent the c-store is the best and maybe the only way to keep it relevant.