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City Winery’s Flagship Store in NYC to Open in 2020

After 10 incredible years at 155 Varick Street, City Winery has just signed a 25-year lease with RXR/Young Woo for a 32,000-sq. ft. space at Pier 57 in Hudson River Park. The Pier will be anchored by Google, which will occupy a majority of the art deco former Marine and Aviation Pier.

Thirsty Lion Plans East Coast Takeover

Gastropub is a word thrown around a lot in the restaurant industry. One quick Google search returns north of 41 million results. Before opening Thirsty Lion, founder and chief executive officer, John Plew, wanted to make sure he knew what a true iteration looked like.

Bonchon Plans 25 New U.S. Locations in 2019

Bonchon debuts a new flavor this week, the Sweet Crunch. This is the first new sauce offering in 17 years for Bonchon, a sweet part of the brand’s expansion across multiple markets in 2019 as they add 25 locations and enter new states including Washington, Tennessee, North Carolina, and New Mexico.

Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar Picks Birmingham Site

The site for the first of two locations has been confirmed for Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar in a new retail and entertainment development in the Birmingham, Alabama, area.Big Whiskey’s will be in good company at Stadium Trace Village, a mixed-use property that will also be home to Duluth Trading, Aldi, and additional retail, The Shoppes at Stadium Trace Village.

Studio Movie Grill Receives $100M Investment to Grow

Studio Movie Grill announced that it has received a strategic growth investment of $100 million from TowerBrook Capital Partners L.P., an international investment management firm. The partnership will help drive SMG's next stage of accelerated growth, as the Company continues to open in-theater dining locations across the United States.

Woody’s Bar-B-Q Heads to Pembroke Pines

With roots firmly planted in the Deep South, Woody’s Bar-B-Q has opted to move even deeper South. Marking the opening of its newest franchise location, Woody’s Bar-B-Q of Pembroke Pines will soon serve barbecue lovers in Broward and Dade Counties.

HOBNOB Tavern in Atlanta Reports Record Growth

As HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern heads into its 10th year of operation, the casual dining destination is enjoying record success. In the past two years, HOBNOB has expanded beyond its flagship Midtown location, opening well-received outposts in Brookhaven and Dunwoody, going from 25 employees to more than 180, with a fourth location at the popular Atlantic Station mixed-use developed slated to open this fall.