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Lazy Dog Opens New Location in Illinois

Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar, the casual dining restaurant known for its handcrafted American food and drink, has opened a new location in the community of Vernon Hills, Illinois with plans to add a second Chicagoland restaurant in Naperville this fall.

Hooters New Stuffed Wings are Only Available Through DoorDash

Hooters today announced the launch of stuffed wings, its latest chicken wing innovation, which are original-style chicken wings hand-stuffed with either zesty chorizo or cajun jambalaya. In celebration of this national launch, Hooters is teaming up with DoorDash for customers to try Hooters new stuffed wings delivered exclusively through DoorDash before they go on sale in restaurants on February 25.

Chicago’s Hopewell Brewing Co. Launches Mini Beer Cans

Chicago's Hopewell Brewing Co. recently launched Lil Buddy, a super mellow little lager with 4.7 percent ABV that is exclusively available in 8-ounce cans. The first Chicago brewery to offer 8-ounce cutie pies, the Helles Lager was made for drinking occasions where you want to try a little of everything and remain upright.

With New Acquisitions, GetSwift Just Made Last-Mile Delivery More Complete

Until now, food and restaurant businesses looking to conquer every step of the delivery game have had to lean on multiple tech solutions to get the job done. This week, GetSwift, a pioneer in last-mile delivery technology for everything from pizza to flowers, took aim at that problem with two new acquisitions.

Huddle House Announces Expansion Plans for 2019

Huddle House is dishing out a series of significant announcements positioned to continue to elevate the brand’s presence across the country. To kick off 2019, Huddle House is debuting a new store footprint, providing an option for a smaller, 2000 square-foot building with fewer seats, but with the same warm environment that Huddle House fans have come to know and love.

Roberta’s Returns for Pizza Pop-Up in Chicago

Roberta’s brings its signature Neapolitan style pies to Chicago at Dusek’s Board & Beer for a delicious, one-weekend-only pop-up experience. A portion of the proceeds from the pop-up sales will be donated to GirlForward, a non-profit organization that creates a community of support dedicated to creating and enhancing opportunities for girls who have been displaced by conflict and persecution.

Atlanta’s Lazy Betty to Open on February 26

Lazy Betty, the modern and inventive restaurant from executive chef/partner Ron Hsu and chef de cuisine/partner Aaron Phillips, is set to open Tuesday, February 26. Located in Atlanta’s Candler Park neighborhood at 1530 DeKalb Avenue NE, Lazy Betty will offer a la carte dining for walk-in guests and two tasting menu options, available for reservations only.