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Newest Punch Bowl Social Opens in Stapleton Airport Tower

On November 18, Denver–based Punch Bowl Social, a leader in the “eat-ertainment” movement, will open its tenth location in the Stapleton air traffic control tower building, former home of the Stapleton International Airport that closed in 1995.

The Lost Cajun Announces Expansion of Existing Texas Development Agreement

The Lost Cajun, a family-friendly restaurant focused on authentic Cajun food and hospitality, announced new ownership for their Texas locations in Midland and Odessa. The restaurants will be owned and operated by Blaine and Lori Law who less than four months ago signed a development agreement for a total of five restaurants throughout west Houston.

Meet America's True Kings of Fish

Mike Ungaro isn’t being flippant when he says his restaurant has a real traffic problem. Freeway ramps are literally chocked up. People are driving six hours to visit on a Wednesday morning, and then turning back.

Another Broken Egg Receives Majority Investment

Beekman Investment Partners III, LP, a leading private equity firm based in New York, announced that an affiliate has made a majority investment in Another Broken Egg of America, LLC, a premier “better breakfast” restaurant brand.

Bavette’s Steakhouse Debuts in Las Vegas at Future Park MGM

Hogsalt Hospitality’s Bavette’s Steakhouse & Bar has debuted as part of the rebirth of Monte Carlo into Park MGM.The new steakhouse is the sibling of Bavette's in Chicago — anointed by Andrew Harper as one of the best steakhouses in the world and lauded by Esquire, Food & Wine, and Zagat — and looks to capture the same quality and atmosphere.

The Rock Stars Dominating the Restaurant World

A restaurant that treats every customer like a rock star—that is the vision of Rock & Brews, a casual-dining eatery that features music videos from classic rock bands and music-themed dishes. But unlike other pop culture chains, Rock & Brews is a food-first concept with music embedded in its DNA.

Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries Heads West for First Time

Already a household name on the East Coast and a highly-decorated brand in the restaurant industry and franchising community, Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries is planning to expand its All-American, retro-themed diner to the west and in Big Sky Country.

Hopsters Expanding with Seaport Location

New England's only craft brewery with brew-your-own-beer experience, bar and restaurant all under one roof - is expanding with a second location, opening December 2017Located on Sleeper Street in Boston’s Seaport, the new addition is part of Hopsters plan to expand to 16 locations in six years.

The Chicken-Wing Chain with Major Growth Plans

At first glance, the growth plan laid out by East Coast Wings + Grill might seem bold, perhaps even ambitious: Take a 35-unit chicken-wing chain and build it beyond 100 restaurants. Given the full-service casual dining landscape, where retraction—not expansion—is the buzzword, East Coast Wings would be a trend bucker to say the least.

Nick’s Pizza & Pub Opens in Chicago’s Lincoln Square

Nick’s Pizza & Pub is now open in Chicago’s Lincoln Square neighborhood, welcoming guests to the newest restaurant location from the suburban pizza institution serving award-winning pizzas with a “bit in every bite” since 1995.

BrandIt Hospitality to Launch New Sports Bar Concept

The unparalleled style and ambiance of a chic nightclub meets the iconic energy of a sports arena this fall with the arrival of Bounce Chicago, River North’s newest venue for lively dining, sips, and sports-centered revelry.

The Lost Cajun Set to Expand in Texas with Mansfield Opening

The Lost Cajun, a family-friendly restaurant focused on authentic Cajun food and hospitality, is set for further expansion in Texas. Founded by Louisiana-native Raymond “Griff” Griffin, the restaurant focused on providing a down-home atmosphere and southern hospitality you can feel is slated to open in Mansfield in early 2018.

Denny's Headed to United Kingdom with 10-Store Deal

Denny's Corporation, one of the world's largest full-service family dining chains, announced its expansion into Europe through a franchise agreement with Denny’s Magic Diners U.K., led by seasoned franchise executive Leon Esfahani.