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Craft Beer Icon Ballast Point to Open Chicago Brewpub May 15

Ballast Point Brewing Company, a pioneer in the craft beer movement in San Diego with a 20-plus-year history of supporting the art of homebrewing and developing high-quality, innovative, award-winning beer, is opening a brewpub in Chicago’s Fulton Market District.

Stephen Starr's El Vez Opens in Fort Lauderdale

James Beard Award-winning restaurateur Stephen Starr’s celebrated Mexican restaurant, El Vez, is now open in Fort Lauderdale. El Vez offers a vibrant setting, regional Mexican fare and stellar service at W Fort Lauderdale, joining Starr’s boutique steakhouse, Steak 954 at the hotel and residences.

Salt Creek Grille Taps David Fuñe as Corporate Executive Chef

Salt Creek Grille, a bi-coastal, premium casual dining concept with five iconic restaurants in California and New Jersey, has appointed David Fuñe as corporate executive chef. An 18-year industry veteran, Fuñe has served in culinary leadership roles at several of Southern California’s most outstanding restaurants, including Splashes at the Surf & Sand Resort in Laguna Beach, Temecula Creek Inn in Temecula, and The Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach.

The Chicago Independent Spirits Expo Returns for 8th Year

For the 8th year, the world largest gathering of small, independent & artisanal brands will converge on Chicago, much to the delight of spirits enthusiasts everywhere.  What started out as just three small brands conducting a tasting in a bar in New York City over 10 years ago has now grown to become one of the most anticipated underground spirit tastings on the planet.

Nonprofit CORE Celebrating 14-Year Anniversary

CORE—a nonprofit granting support to children of food and beverage service employees navigating life-alternating circumstances—will be celebrating 14 years of supporting families during their toughest times on May 25, 2018.

Royal Cup’s Ready-to-Drink Cold Brew Hits Walmart Shelves

In March 2018, Royal Cup introduced its first line of shelf-stable, ready-to-drink cold brew coffees, which includes three flavors—French Roast, French Roast Lightly Sweetened and Rain Forest Bold. Consumers now can find two of these blends—French Roast Lightly Sweetened and Rain Forest Bold—on the shelves of their neighborhood Walmart store.

East Coast Wings + Grill Unveils Refreshed Menu

East Coast Wings + Grill, a growing family-dining franchise acclaimed for its wide variety of nationally award-winning buffalo wing flavors, has unveiled a refreshed menu featuring a new look and fan-favorite food items that are now here to stay.

Chef Ron Hsu Bringing Lazy Betty Restaurant to Atlanta in 2018

Chef Ronald “Ron” Hsu is set to open Lazy Betty restaurant later this year in Atlanta’s Poncey-Highland neighborhood. In anticipation of the opening, Chef Ron is hosting twice-monthly, preview pop-ups (schedule below) at The Poncey Highland, a culinary venue within the historic Highland Inn.

Study: 87 Million Adults to Dine Out on Mother's Day

About 87 million adults will go out to a restaurant for a special Mother’s Day meal this year, according to new research from the National Restaurant Association.Our research found that on Sunday, May 13, 34 percent of all adults plan to celebrate Mother’s Day by dining out at a restaurant.