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A Power Plant Recharges into a Dining Destination

On the outskirts of downtown St. Louis sits a neighborhood with historical roots that run to 1836, when Victorian settlers built and founded Lafayette Square, one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods.

Yard House Plans For Chicago Opening

Yard House, the award-winning dining destination known for its menu of American favorites, crafted cocktails, and endless fleet of tap handles featuring American craft beers and imports, will open a 403-seat restaurant in early fall at Chicago’s NewCity in Lincoln Park.

Babbalucci Opens on Harlem's Restaurant Row

Now open on Harlem’s restaurant row, Babbalucci Italian Kitchen & Wood Burning Oven aims to be a delicious dining destination, bringing New Yorkers and visitors alike to the burgeoning neighborhood.

Ritz-Carlton Aruba Adds BLT Steak Restaurant

​In partnership with ESquared Hospitality, The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba, announced today that a new BLT Steak restaurant is set to debut at the luxury resort this summer. When opened, the critically acclaimed restaurant will celebrate its second outpost in the Caribbean, following the extraordinary success of BLT Steak at The Ritz-Carlton, San Juan.

Johnny Rockets Signs Drive-Thru Development Deal

Johnny Rockets announces a development agreement with Cruzar Group LLC to open Johnny Rockets restaurants in El Paso, Texas, including the brand’s new Route 66 expression. Johnny Rockets’ Route 66 drive-thru prototype will offer its same all-American menu to travelers and consumers on-the-go.

Matchbox Food Group Opens First Texas Restaurant

Matchbox Food Group has announced the further expansion of its matchbox restaurant to Texas with an initial Dallas location planned for Preston Hollow Village. This will be the first restaurant in the Lone Star State for the Washington-DC based group.

Hilton Chicago Offers New Outdoor Dining Options

Hilton Chicago has opened three new outdoor dining programs with seasonal menus for Chicago residents and travelers alike to enjoy during the warmer weather. The outdoor dining options allow guests to embrace the sights of the city while enjoying the fresh, in-season ingredients from local farms such as sunburst squash, pickled rhubarb, duck prosciutto, and more.

Greene Turtle Sports Bar Opens 40th Restaurant

The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille celebrated the opening yesterday of its 40th restaurant, a franchise unit operated by brothers Bill and Bob Frankis and located at 696A Bel Air Rd. in the Harford Mall in Bel Air, Maryland.

Greene Turtle Sports Bar Enters West Virginia Market

The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille officially entered West Virginia today with the debut of a new restaurant featuring 6,000 square feet of interior space and a 3,000-square-foot outdoor deck offering outdoor diners a view of live music performances on an adjacent year-round concert stage.

Melting Pot Seeks Franchisees For NC's Triad Area

The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc., a premier fondue restaurant and casual dining franchise, announced today that it is actively seeking franchise candidates to open a new restaurant in the Triad area, a region that includes Winston-Salem, Greensboro, and High Point, North Carolina.

Taverna Agora Relocates to Downtown Raleigh

Taverna Agora Greek Restaurant & Bar will open to the public today at 11 a.m. for lunch in its new downtown location at 326 Hillsborough Street in Raleigh, North Carolina. This is a relocation for Taverna Agora, which opened nearly 12 years ago on Glenwood Avenue.

Tequila Taqueria Debuts on the Vegas Strip

Today, a new staple opens inside Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino with the debut of Tequila Taqueria. Owned by the iconic Planet Hollywood International, the property brings fun-filled food and cocktail restaurant to the Las Vegas Strip.