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Big Whiskey’s to Open First Las Vegas Location in 2018

Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar is all-in on plans to open its first Las Vegas restaurant location in 2018; right in the heart of the entertainment district on Las Vegas Boulevard.A lease agreement was recently signed landing Big Whiskey’s in the Town Square Las Vegas center on South Las Vegas Boulevard.

Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar to Make Maryland Debut

A new upscale boutique burger restaurant, recently named to FSR’s “The Top 50 Emerging Restaurant Chains,” is making its debut in Maryland.Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar, which offers gourmet burgers combined with perfectly paired wine selections, will open its doors to the new Arundel Mills location on Tuesday, October 17 at Arundel Mills, 7000 Arundel Mills Circle in Hanover.

Eventide Oyster Co. Expands to Boston

Five years and countless accolades after opening Eventide Oyster Co. in Portland, ME, Big Tree Hospitality expands to Boston with Eventide Fenway, a modern, metropolitan take on the window walk-up seafood shacks that dot the New England coast.

Arizona-Based Bottled Blonde Opening in Deep Ellum on October 12

Dallas diners can stop by for a pie and pint at the Arizona-based concept’s third national location when it opens in Deep Ellum on October 12. Developed by Evening Entertainment Group (EEG), led by Diane and Les Corieri, Bottled Blonde Pizzeria + Beer Garden will showcase contemporary Italian fare, including the brand’s signature pizzas and extensive local craft beer selection, in a high-energy setting.

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.