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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.

Chef Damiano Carrara Expands Bakery in Moorpark

DAUM Commercial Real Estate Services has directed a 10-year lease on behalf of TV Celebrity Chef Damiano Carrara and Massimiliano Carrara. The brothers are expanding their bakery, Carrara Pastries, into a new, larger location in Moorpark, California’s Tuscany Square retail center.

Sage Restaurant Group Debuts Fourth Urban Farmer in Denver

Sage Restaurant Group—the Denver-based independent restaurant group dedicated to providing innovative, playful, and locally focused food and beverage experiences—announced the opening of its fourth location of Urban Farmer (1659 Wazee St.

Black Bear Diner Reaches Milestone with 100th Opening

Black Bear Diner, the award-winning family dining concept headquartered in Redding, California, announced today that the opening of its newest restaurant in Tucson, Arizona marked a major milestone as its 100th location.

Bracket Room Opens Sports Lounge & Eatery in Chicago

Bracket Room, a new restaurant and bar located on 1315 S. Halsted St. in Chicago, will open for business on August 21 and celebrate its grand opening kickoff party the weekend of September 9, it was announced Thursday.

Native Grill & Wings to Open First Oklahoma Location

Native Grill & Wings, an award-winning Arizona restaurant chain known for its 20-plus wing flavors that guests can order by the individual wing, is set to open its first restaurant in Oklahoma.The new corporate-owned store will be located at 10804 E 71st Street in Tulsa, and is slated to open on August 14, 2017.

Hopdoddy Burger Bar Opens First Fort Worth Location

Hopdoddy Burger Bar, known for its wide variety of high-quality burgers, scratch made buns, local craft beer selection and hand cut Kennebec fries, will open its first location in Fort Worth on August 21, in the trendy Left Bank mixed use development on West 7th Street.

The Lost Cajun Announces Expansion in San Antonio

Less than four months after opening its first restaurant on the city's Northwest Side, The Lost Cajun is set for further expansion in San Antonio. The family-friendly restaurant focused on authentic Cajun food and hospitality has signed a franchise agreement for the development of three additional restaurants over the next few years.

110 Grill Expanding with Boosted Sales, 'Scratch-Kitchen' Approach

As many restaurants struggle to turn a profit in the midst of an uncertain restaurant industry, 110 Grill is expanding, and at an exponential rate. With eight existing locations including six in Massachusetts and two in New Hampshire, 110 Grill looks to bring at least four additional locations by the end of 2017 and six in 2018.

Boston's Reports Major Growth in First Half of 2017

Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar, the casual dining concept that combines both a family-friendly restaurant and sports bar under one roof, closed out the first half of 2017 with impressive mid-year growth marks.

The Top 50 Emerging Restaurant Chains

Performance and potential earned restaurants a spot among this year’s FSR 50—that, and the fact that each has a portfolio of fewer than 50 units. We’re talking emergent chains, those that have a growing presence and a penchant for progress, be it defined as menu innovation, sales growth, brand expansion, or community support.