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Bar Louie Teams Up with Sammy Hagar for Cabo de Mayo Fiesta

Bar Louie is teaming up with rocker Sammy Hagar to revolutionize Cinco de Mayo with a weekend-long Cabo de Mayo fiesta. During Cabo de Mayo, May 3-5, partygoers systemwide will have an exclusive opportunity to indulge in two specialty tacos, for just $5, that will only be available during the three-day celebration—Sammy’s Red Rockin’ Buffalo Chicken Tacos and Louie’s Philly Cheese Steak Tacos.

Chef Michael Schulson’s Restaurant Empire Goes Italian

Following stints in New York City, Philadelphia, and Tokyo, chef Michael Schulson launched his restaurant empire in 2008. Schulson Collective now comprises 10 hot spots dotting the East Coast. While his lauded concepts mostly revolve around Asian fare, the chef has veered into new and unexpected culinary directions of late, and Harp & Crown in Philadelphia—with a seamless blend of art deco charm, new American/global fare, and even a retro, two-lane, reservations-only bowling alley—may be the most intriguing to date.

Carmello’s Earns Honor from OpenTable

Carmello’s of Historic Manassas, Virginia, was awarded OpenTable’s Diner’s Choice and Tastemaker Award for Romantic and Best Italian restaurant, respectively. OpenTable receives nominations from restaurant diners.

Fulton Market’s The Publican Debuts First-Ever Lunch Menu

From meat-packing district to bustling business neighborhood, The Publican has served as Fulton Market's flagship restaurant for over a decade. With the long-awaited introduction of lunch, guests can expect many of the restaurant's iconic shared plates such as smoked whitefish and barbecue carrots, as well as all new offerings like:Mid-Day Prix-Fixe: A mid-day iteration of The Publican’s highly praised tasting menu, Kahan and Bayer have created a three-course “Pub-fixe” menu.

Romano’s Macaroni Grill Unveils 'Tastes of Sorrento' Menu for Summer

Romano’s Macaroni Grill, a national restaurant chain with award winning Italian food, unveiled a new, limited time “Tastes of Sorrento” menu just in time for summer. Inspired by the open air markets of Sorrento, Italy, colorful dishes like Watermelon Arugula Salad, Sorrento Lemon Chicken and Peach Bellini Cake take center stage on the seasonal menu now available at all Romano’s Macaroni Grill locations nationwide.

Woody’s Bar-B-Q Grills Up a New Burger for National Hamburger Month

In addition to marking the unofficial start to summer with Memorial Day, the month of May holds the distinction of being National Hamburger Month. To celebrate, Jacksonville, Florida-based Woody’s Bar-B-Q will be debuting an imaginative new burger and bringing back a crowd favorite to enhance its two other popular burgers on the core menu for a limited time engagement.