Fifteen years ago, Chris Simms had an epiphany. Casual dining, as it stood for decades, wasn’t going to last into the 21st century. As millennials matured and rushed into the consumer pool, you could wave goodbye to the bargaining chip known as nostalgia.
Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill released the rendering for their second DFW location coming to Euless this November. The popular gastropub has made quite the mark on the Irving community by quickly becoming a neighborhood favorite and where show-goers at the Toyota Music Factory flock before and after performances.
The Wahlberg family's famed Wahlburgers restaurant is now open in the heart of Downtown Raleigh, marking its first location within North Carolina. The popular fast-casual burger concept founded by brothers Mark, Donnie and Paul Wahlberg, and subject of A&E Network's Emmy-nominated reality show, will feature gourmet burgers, sandwiches, a variety of sides and specialty drinks from its scratch-made kitchen.
Cameron Mitchell Restaurants will celebrate the grand opening of its newest restaurant, The Avenue Steak Tavern on May 3. Located in historic Dublin in Ohio, this will be the second location for the concept, which first opened in Grandview in February 2016.
New Realm Brewing, the Southeast-based craft brewery co-founded by Carey Falcone, Bob Powers and Mitch Steele, has announced plans to open a second brewery and taproom in Virginia Beach. New Realm has partnered with The Miller Group to lease the 58,000 square-foot facility which formerly housed the Green Flash Brewing Company.
Oggi’s Sports | Brewhouse | Pizza, the award-winning restaurant that has defined pizza and brewing in Southern California for over 26 years, has finalized a new franchise deal that will bring three locations to Southern California, with the first in Fontana.
Dough Pizzeria Napoletana, the restaurant known for its authentic Neapolitan style pizza concept, joined Hemisfair to announce a new opening set for May 2018. The debut of Dough’s second location in San Antonio will add further grandeur to the vibrant and redeveloping urban district in downtown.
Bennigan’s, one of America’s most iconic casual restaurant chains, is opening branches in Pakistan. The restaurant already has its branches in eight countries around the world. Now, Pakistan will be the ninth country, where Bennigan’s will open its branches.
Black Bear Diner, the fast-growing, family dining concept that offers a one-of-a-kind experience and home-style comfort food classics in a friendly, bear-themed atmosphere, today at the national Restaurant Leadership Conference in Phoenix announced 12 new restaurants in California, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas.
Sway, the award-winning Thai restaurant by hospitality group New Waterloo, will open its second location at Domain NORTHSIDE on April 30. Building on the success of its original location in South Austin, the new opening will pull inspiration from the commonly used Thai phrase, “Same Same but Different.
There isn’t much Hugh Connerty hasn’t seen in the restaurant industry. He supplied dessert products to Steak & Ale in 1978 when he crossed paths with Chris Sullivan, who would go on to found Outback Steakhouse.
Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries, the highly decorated brand in the restaurant industry and franchising community, is continuing its impressive growth in its home state of North Carolina and again bringing its All-American, retro-themed diner to the Raleigh area.