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Walk-On’s Expanding with 11 New Locations

For over 10 years, Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar has exceeded guest’s expectations with its quality food and game-day atmosphere, resulting in exponential growth with no plans of slowing down.Read more: The 'Best Sports Bar in America' is Ready for Primetime Walk-On’s Enterprises co-founder and owner Brandon Landry announced that the company has executed a Franchise Agreement with Jason Sadowski and his wife Amy to bring 11 Walk-On’s locations to Georgia (Savannah and Augusta), South Carolina (Columbia, Charleston, Greenville, Spartanburg and Myrtle Beach) and North Carolina (Fayetteville and Wilmington) starting in fall 2018.

Eatertainment: The Next Frontier for Casual Dining

When two savvy entrepreneurs launched Dave and Buster’s, a 40,000-square-foot eatery in a Dallas warehouse in 1982, where diners could play games, they likely didn’t know it would result in a new restaurant concept: “eatertainment.

The Classic Italian Chain Coming to a College Near You

College students are not a new market segment for Amici Italian Café. In fact, two decades ago, the concept was founded by a group of new college grads.As undergraduate in the early ’90s, Chris Torino, like many other college students, worked in the restaurant industry.

Cien Agaves Tacos & Tequila to Open 2nd Location on December 2

Cien Agaves Tacos & Tequila will be expanding its Valley of the Sun presence with the grand opening of its second location in North Scottsdale on Saturday, December 2.The new restaurant, located at 7000 E Mayo Blvd, Suite 1072, Phoenix (next to Harkins Cine Capri) will open at 11 am.

The ONE Group Expanding STK Into Mexico

The ONE Group Hospitality, Inc. announced that the company has signed a licensing agreement with Grupo Restaurantero Dinar, which will allow GRD to open four locations in Mexico.“Our expansion into Mexico is an exciting step as we continue to grow our brand internationally.

Fogo de Chão Opens Milestone 50th Location

Fogo de Chão announced that it has expanded its U.S. restaurant base by opening its first Michigan location in Troy, and its third Florida location in Jacksonville. The two openings mark the 49th and 50th locations, worldwide, for the international restaurant brand.

Hampton Social to Expand with 2nd Location in Burr Ridge

Parker Restaurant Group, a Chicago-based hospitality brand behind innovative concepts The Hampton Social, Bassment and Mahalo, is set to open its second location of the highly sought-after Hampton Social at the Burr Ridge Village Center in Burr Ridge, Illinois, on November 20.

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.