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Tom's Urban Opening First Airport Location in Denver

Tom's Urban, the fast growing Eatertainment concept and full-service restaurant in a modern casual dining environment, announced the opening of Tom’s Urban Kitchen & Brewery, its fifth restaurant and first-ever airport location at the Westin Hotel, located directly across from the Denver International Airport.

Crafthouse Begins Franchising in National Growth Push

Crafthouse, the Virginia-based eatery known for its signature craft menu and a dedication to local craft beer, bourbon, scotch, wine and spirits, is now looking for franchisees to expand the popular brand nationwide.

Plant-Based Farm Spirit to Relocate in 2019

Aaron Adams, owner of modernist plant-based restaurant Farm Spirit announced today he will relocate the restaurant to a new, larger location around the corner in early 2019. He has agreed to lease space at 1403 SE Belmont Street, previously occupied by Roost restaurant.

Urth Caffé Brings 2nd Location to Wynn Plaza

Renowned in Southern California for its signature heirloom, organic coffee, fine tea and health-conscious cuisine, Urth Caffé brings it all and more to its new location on the second level of Wynn Plaza that opens to the public November 10.

Growing Lazy Dog Opens in Fresno

Recently named one of 2018’s Great Places To Work, Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar, the casual dining restaurant known for its handcrafted American food and drink, opened its doors to the Fresno community on October 29.

Tim Ho Wan Opens 2nd NYC Location

Tim Ho Wan, the globally renowned Hong Kong dim sum joint with locations spanning from Hong Kong to Hawaii, opened their second New York City location on Monday, October 29 in Hell’s Kitchen. The restaurant, located at 610 9th Avenue near West 44th Street, comes shortly after their successful 2016 North American debut in the East Village.

Pizza Inn Signs 3 New Franchise Deals

Pizza Inn is growing faster than ever, bringing its Original Buffet and fresh pizza to more towns across the country.Bob Bafundo, president of RAVE Restaurant Group, announced today that the company has executed three new Franchise Agreements.

Kitchen United Receives $10M Funding to Expand

Kitchen United, a virtual restaurant concept, announced the closing of a $10 million Series A funding round led by GV (formerly Google Ventures). Co-founders Harry Tsao and John Miller (Cali Group) also participated, along with several other investors.

Angry Crab Shack Expands in Arizona

Angry Crab Shack, a leading full-service Cajun seafood restaurant specializing in boiled shellfish flavors with signature sauces, has announced plans to add five additional locations throughout the state of Arizona by 2019.

Woody's Bar-B-Q Heads to Florida's Gulf Coast

Jacksonville, Florida-based Woody’s Bar-B-Q got its start as a single location on University Boulevard in 1980. Based on the reaction from patrons, the Classic Southern Barbecue concept expanded—slowly but surely, ultimately making the choice to begin franchising in 1989.

Restaurants Find Reward in Short-Term Pop-Ups

For James Beard Award-winning chef and restaurateur Abe Conlon, a three-month pop-up restaurant in another city is a way to test a new market as well as the effects of his absence from his Chicago flagship.

Moxie’s Grill & Bar Opening 3rd U.S. Location in Plano

The popular Canadian concept, Moxie’s Grill & Bar, announced the opening of its third U.S. location in Plano, Texas. Now open, the new location follows its second American location in Houston, where the concept continues to see tremendous success.