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Kitchen United Announces Pasadena Location Opening

Culinary on-demand startup Kitchen United announced the grand opening of its 12,000-square-foot local food hub in Pasadena, California. The facility helps food businesses expand their delivery, takeout and catering operations.

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill Headed to Gilbert on June 5

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, a classic American restaurant specializing in wood-grilled hand-cut aged steaks, fresh seafood, chicken and ribs, will open June 5, at 1930 E. Williams Field Road near SanTan Village in Gilbert, Arizona.

Lazy Dog Leads the Pack of Next-Generation Casual Chains

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's 2nd DFW Location is Coming to Euless in November

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.

Wahlburgers Opens First North Carolina Location in Raleigh

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.

New Realm Brewing Plans Brewery and Taproom in Virginia Beach

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.

Dough Pizzeria Napoletana to Open in Downtown San Antonio

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.

Old Chicago Plans 10 New Restaurants in Missouri

Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom announced that it signed a franchise development agreement with a new franchise partner, KMG Hotels, to open 10 new restaurants growing Old Chicago’s footprint in Missouri.

Iconic Casual Brand Bennigan’s Opening Branches in Pakistan

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 Unveils Plan for 12 New Restaurants

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.

Thai Restaurant Sway to Open 2nd Location in Austin

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.