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Chef Marc Marrone Brings Graffiti Bao to Las Vegas

Chef Marc Marrone has announced two new eateries to open by mid-summer 2019. Graffiti Bao, which launched as a counter concept in the T-Mobile Arena in April 2019 will expand to an independent storefront concept at Buffalo Dr.

110 Grill Expanding to Middletown, New York

110 Grill, one of New England’s fastest growing restaurant group, announced its latest expansion, debuting its 23rd location in Middletown, New York, on June 27, 2019. Located in the Galleria at Crystal Run at 1 Galleria Drive, the 6,000 square-foot, 180-seat restaurant marks 110 Grill’s third venture in New York State, bringing its signature modern-American fare to the Hudson Valley region with unparalleled gluten-free and dietary restricted menus.

Legion Brewing Company Opens 3rd Location in Charlotte

Legion Brewing Company announced the opening of their third location in Charlotte. This new production facility and taproom is the perfect addition to further the mission upon which Legion Brewing was founded; to foster community by spreading happiness through friends and beer.

The Lost Cajun Expands to East Ridge

The Lost Cajun announced a new location near Chattanooga in East Ridge. This will be the third restaurant currently under development in the Volunteer State and is slated to open in fall 2019. Founded by Louisiana-native Raymond “Griff” Griffin, The Lost Cajun is eyeing up to 15 additional locations throughout the state.

True Food Kitchen to Open Las Vegas Location in Caesars Palace in 2020

Globally recognized as the premier destination for luxury shopping and dining, The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace will further enhance its culinary offerings with the addition of True Food Kitchen, the award-winning seasonally-inspired restaurant and bar that has pioneered healthy-driven dining.

WEPA! Opens in St. Petersburg, Florida

WEPA! Cocina de Puerto Rico has opened in St. Petersburg’s Warehouse Arts District, says Jean Totti, owner and Puerto Rico native.A celebration of Puerto Rican cuisine, WEPA! is located on 22nd Street South at 2149 3rd Ave.

GameWorks Plans Nationwide Growth with JLL

JLL, a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management, announced the company will align with GameWorks, Inc., a full entertainment and dining experience for millennials, teens and families, to expand its concept nationwide.

Famous Toastery Eyes 50-Location Milestone

Last year, leading better-breakfast and lunch concept Famous Toastery experienced unparalleled growth since launching its franchise opportunity in 2013. The 35-unit concept has been expanding its national footprint through successful franchise development strategies–in particular in North and South Carolina–and is continuing to build momentum as it eyes the 40-unit mark by mid-year and 50 by year’s end.

Elmer’s Opens 26th Location in Eugene

Elmer’s Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner opened its 26th location on Monday, April 29 . The new Elmer’s in Eugene, Oregon, resides in the former McGrath’s Fish House building located at 1036 Valley River Way which was extensively remodeled over the last few months.