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WESTLAKE, Ohio, December 20, 2012 – TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), operator of TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® branded travel centers, has announced the opening of its newest Country Pride® 24-hour full-service restaurant located at the TA travel center at 8301 North Hwy. 281 (Hwy. 2881, Exit FM2812), in Edinburg, Texas.

Country Pride® restaurants offer professional drivers and motorists the opportunity to enjoy a home cooked meal while traveling America’s highways. The Country Pride® menu features favorites for breakfast, lunch and dinner, including The Trucker’s Traditional, The Big Rig Reuben, and Spaghetti & Meatballs. In addition, there are a variety of StayFi®t better-for-you meal options ranging from Fruit-Topped Oatmeal to Grilled “Cajun-Style” Whitefish, and a fresh salad bar is available every day. This new Country Pride® has 114 seats and offers professional drivers a 16-seat drivers’ counter. It is also a “Double Take” location, meaning second servings on menu items are free!

Adjacent from the entrance of the Country Pride® at TA Edinburg, is Tule (pronounced “too-lee”) Tree Legendary Burritos®, which opened last week. Tule Tree® is a fresh Mexican fast food concept proprietary to TravelCenters.

“I’m pleased to add another great full service Country Pride® restaurant run by our great employees to our nationwide network of full-service travel centers,” said Tom O’Brien, President and CEO for TravelCenters. “The Tule Tree® concept is the first of its kind within our network and provides a new, regionalized flavor for this location.”

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 243 convenient locations off interstate highway exits, TA and Petro offer customers diesel and gasoline fueling services, nearly 500 full- and quick-service restaurants, 24-hour convenience stores, heavy truck maintenance services, RoadSquad™ (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 visitwww.tatravelcenters.com. For more information on Petro Stopping Centers, please visit www.petrotruckstops.com.