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Boston’s Inks 15-Unit Deal in Dallas-Fort Worth

National casual dining brand Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar (Boston’s) announced a significant development agreement in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, which will bring 15 new locations to the brand’s home market by 2023 or sooner.

Nick's Pizza & Pub Opens New Chicago Location

Chicagoans can fall in love with a decades-old suburban institution when Nick’s Pizza & Pub brings its signature pizza concept to the city with a brand-new location opening this October.

Ford's Garage to Open in Central Florida

Ford’s Garage, a group of Henry Ford-inspired restaurants known for prime burgers and a wide selection of craft beers, plans to open its first Central Florida location in the master-planned community of Hamlin, parent company 23 Restaurant Services announced today.

Big Whiskey’s Inks 2-Store Franchise Deal for Birmingham

Midwest charm and southern hospitality collide with the latest franchise deal for Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar. A recently signed two-store deal will land Big Whiskey’s in sweet home Alabama; right in the heart of Birmingham in 2018.

DMK Burger Bar Announces Global Growth Plans

Chef Michael Kornick, a five-time James Beard nominee, and restaurateur David Morton of Morton’s Steakhouse are teaming up with David Grossman, a franchise expert, to expand the DMK Burger Bar concept into an international chain.

Ocean Prime Opening Second Denver Location in Summer 2018

Ocean Prime, downtown Denver’s award-winning modern American restaurant and lounge, has announced the opening of a second location in summer 2018 at the Belleview Promenade Center at 8000 E. Belleview Avenue in Greenwood Village.

A Michelin-Starred French Chef Takes Roost in NYC

Most 71-year-old French chefs who have earned three stars from Michelin are contemplating retirement and maybe retreating to a summer place in Monte Carlo or Nice. But not Antoine Westermann. He earned his three stars at Le Buerehiesel in Strasbourg, France.

Covington to Welcome 1st Walk-On’s Restaurant

Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar is heading to the Northshore, opening its first Covington, Louisiana, location on Monday, September. 25.The new restaurant, located at 69796 Stirling Blvd. near Sam’s Club, will open at 11 a.

P.J.W. Restaurant Group Opens Milestone 20th Restaurant

The P.J.W. Restaurant Group will open their 15th P.J. Whelihan’s at 12 General Warren Blvd in Malvern, Pennsylvania. The Great Valley neighborhood restaurant will open to the public on Monday, September 18th with the hours of operation from 11:00 a.

Lazy Dog Opens First Sacramento-Area Location

Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar, the family-run collection of upscale casual dining restaurants brought its inspired, scratch-made cuisine and cocktails to Folsom, California, on September 13. The new Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar is located within the Palladio at Broadstone, 300 Palladio Parkway, #800, Folsom.

The Greene Turtle Signs 10-Unit Deal in Northeast

The Greene Turtle Franchising Corp. announced that it has signed a franchise development agreement with a new group of strategic partners that will yield 10 new restaurants in Northern New Jersey and Northeast Pennsylvania.

A Michigan Restaurant Group is Out to Give History New Life

Mapping a timeline of the buildings that house Michigan restaurant group Union Joints’ seven concepts is much like chronicling the development of an entire community.You could start with the Baptist church constructed in the 1840s and then note one of the oldest family-owned garages before highlighting the fire hall constructed in 1938.

Sbe Celebrates Opening of 10th Katsuya Location

Katsuya, sbe’s internationally renowned culinary concept, continues to grow its global portfolio, opening the 10th location at Baha Mar, the $4.2 billion integrated resort development located along the pristine beaches of Nassau, Bahamas.

Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar is Headed to Birmingham

A team of four franchisees is bringing the “#1 Sports Bar in North America” to Birmingham.Walk-On’s Enterprises co-founder and owner Brandon Landry announced that the company has executed an Area Development Agreement with franchisees Kirk Broussard, Jacob Cutrera, Johnny Cutrera and Matt Roth to bring three Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar locations to The Magic City.

Woody's Bar-B-Q is Headed to New York

Well known for its own special brand of cuisine such as a fully loaded pastrami on rye, a massive slice of thin crust pizza, a fresh baked bagel with a schmear of cream cheese or a decadent slice of cheesecake, New York is about to get a taste of something new.