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Tim Ho Wan Opens 2nd NYC Location

Tim Ho Wan, the globally renowned Hong Kong dim sum joint with locations spanning from Hong Kong to Hawaii, opened their second New York City location on Monday, October 29 in Hell’s Kitchen. The restaurant, located at 610 9th Avenue near West 44th Street, comes shortly after their successful 2016 North American debut in the East Village.

Pizza Inn Signs 3 New Franchise Deals

Pizza Inn is growing faster than ever, bringing its Original Buffet and fresh pizza to more towns across the country.Bob Bafundo, president of RAVE Restaurant Group, announced today that the company has executed three new Franchise Agreements.

Kitchen United Receives $10M Funding to Expand

Kitchen United, a virtual restaurant concept, announced the closing of a $10 million Series A funding round led by GV (formerly Google Ventures). Co-founders Harry Tsao and John Miller (Cali Group) also participated, along with several other investors.

Angry Crab Shack Expands in Arizona

Angry Crab Shack, a leading full-service Cajun seafood restaurant specializing in boiled shellfish flavors with signature sauces, has announced plans to add five additional locations throughout the state of Arizona by 2019.

Woody's Bar-B-Q Heads to Florida's Gulf Coast

Jacksonville, Florida-based Woody’s Bar-B-Q got its start as a single location on University Boulevard in 1980. Based on the reaction from patrons, the Classic Southern Barbecue concept expanded—slowly but surely, ultimately making the choice to begin franchising in 1989.

Moxie’s Grill & Bar Opening 3rd U.S. Location in Plano

The popular Canadian concept, Moxie’s Grill & Bar, announced the opening of its third U.S. location in Plano, Texas. Now open, the new location follows its second American location in Houston, where the concept continues to see tremendous success.

The Brass Tap Signs 5-Unit Deal in Texas

After assessing development opportunities in Texas, elevated craft beer bar franchise The Brass Tap is expanding its presence in the state, signing a five-unit deal in Dallas. With the area’s up-and-coming craft beer scene, the brand is looking forward to introducing its innovative concept to a new group of loyal customers.

Truluck's Plans 2nd Chicago-Area Location

Truluck’s Seafood, Steak, and Crab House, known for its signature Florida Stone Crab and two-and-a-half-decade legacy of attentive Southern hospitality, will open its second Chicago-area location on Monday, October 8, in Rosemont’s burgeoning Pearl District.

Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse Heads to Irvine

Chef/Restaurateur Steve DiFillippo has brought popular East Coast-based concept Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse to Irvine, California. The restaurant will open Wednesday, October 3 at Irvine Towers for dinner service and will be the newest addition to the Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse family of restaurants with existing locations in Atlanta, Boston, Philadelphia, and New York City, among others.

Nacho Daddy Plans First Out-of-Market Expansion in December

In the quest of total nacho domination, Las Vegas-based restaurant group Nacho Daddy announced its first out of market expansion with the fourth official location being planted in Duluth’s historic Parsons Alley in suburban Atlanta, Georgia, and is set to open in early December.