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Applebee’s Unveils Island-Inspired $1 Drink of the Month

Summer break may soon be coming to an end, but you can still get a taste of that island life all month long at Applebee’s. Starting Thursday, and for the rest of the month, escape to a participating Applebee’s restaurant to wind down at the new neighborhood tiki bar with the August Neighborhood Drink of the Month, the $1 Mai Tai.

EzCater Moves HQ to Congress Square

Boston-based ezCater, the world’s largest marketplace for online catering, has moved its HQ from Downtown Crossing to nearby Congress Square. It needs its new 100,000 square feet, double the size of the previous footprint, to make room for 200 new team members, and as many as 750 in total.

Waters Edge Wineries Signs Growth Deal

Waters Edge Wineries, an innovative urban winery system bringing the cultural experience of wine to communities across the country, announced it has signed a new franchise agreement that will introduce its concept, Waters Edge Winery & Bistro, to an ideal high-traffic retail center in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

Anchor Packaging's Crisp Food Technologies Containers Win Award

Anchor Packaging LLC., a market-leading manufacturer of innovative packaging products for the foodservice, supermarket, and food processor markets, announced that the Crisp Food Technologies Containers had won the 2019 Convenience Store News “BEST NEW PRODUCT” award.

Kingfisher Opens in Durham, North Carolina

This week, Sean Umstead and Michelle Vanderwalker open the highly anticipated Kingfisher in downtown Durham. At this intimate cocktail bar located next to The Durham Hotel at 321 East Chapel Hill Street, Umstead takes a chef’s approach, elevating North Carolina’s fruits and vegetables to star status, and artfully serving them in Vanderwalker’s hand-thrown ceramics.

Hooters Launches Line of High-Quality Spirits

Hooters announced the launch of Hooters Spirits, a line of high quality spirits. The Hooters Spirits portfolio, which includes a premium array of vodka, gin, rum, tequila, American and cinnamon whiskey will be available at Hooters restaurants and select retailers around the country, starting in the Fall. Buys Mr. Delivery, Expands to 38 States, a leading destination for on-demand ordering that connects consumers to their favorite local businesses, announced Wednesday it is significantly expanding the reach and capabilities of its food delivery platform beginning with the acquisition of Mr.

Black Bear Diner Announces First Chief People Officer

Black Bear Diner, the family dining concept that offers a one-of-a-kind experience and home-style comfort food classics in a friendly, bear-themed atmosphere, has announced that Human Resources (HR) executive Tammy Johns has joined the company as its first chief people officer (CPO).

Chef Lineup Released for the Springer Mountain Farms Southern Wing Showdown

The all-inclusive summer festival celebrates unique takes on the Southern staple and will be held on Sunday, August 25 at The Fairmont (1429 Fairmont Ave NW) in Atlanta’s West Midtown neighborhood. Sponsored by Springer Mountain Farms and Big Green Egg and produced by Taste of Atlanta, the event will feature creative talent from around 30 prominent Southeastern chefs hailing from Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.