Marlow's Tavern Begins Construction in Brookhaven for October Opening

Brookhaven will soon welcome the newest location of Marlow’s Tavern, one of Atlanta’s neighborhood taverns. Construction is already underway for the October opening.

Brewmaster Jared Rouben Announces the Tasting Room at Moody Tongue

In a press conference at the Green City Market, Brewmaster Jared Rouben of Moody Tongue Brewing Company announced the Tasting Room at Moody Tongue, located alongside the brewery in the historic Gla

Chef Brendan Cahill Opens Bar Frances in New Orleans

When Bar Frances opened quietly in late May 2016, it signaled the arrival of elevated dining on Freret Street, Uptown New Orleans’ burgeoning dining and entertainment corridor.

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill Honored for its Commitment to Fresh Produce

Sometimes the sincerest form of flattery is complete surprise.

Kids Eat Free Offer Deal Returns to IHOP

Kids Eat Free at IHOP Restaurants is back.

Brewers Association Mid-Year Metrics Show Continued Growth for Craft

Craft brewers are still growing, according to new mid-year data released by the Brewers Association—the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American brewers.

Total Revenue Up 15 Percent at Buffalo Wild Wings

Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 26. Highlights for the second quarter versus the same period a year ago were:

Craveable Hospitality Group Announces New CFO

Craveable Hospitality Group, the restaurant group behind successful concepts such as fabrick, David Burke Kitchen, and JIMMY in New York City, David Burke’s Primehouse in Chicago, Aspen Kitch

Burger & Beer Joint Restaurant Concept Unveils Expansion Plans

B&B Franchise Group, developer, and franchisor of Burger & Beer Joint restaurants, announced that private equity firm Larsen MacColl Partners invested alongside chief executive Bill Herman

Punch Bowl Social Names Chef Chris Cina National Culinary Director

Award-winning, Denver-based restaurant group, Punch Bowl Social, founded by entrepreneur Robert Thompson, hired Chef Chris Cina as culinary operations director to oversee the national culinary oper

Cheryl Henry Named President and COO of Ruth’s Hospitality Group

The Board of Directors of Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. announced that it has promoted Cheryl J. Henry to president and chief operating officer for RHGI, effective July 20.

Ruby's Diner Annual Burger Day to Launch New Foundation

Every summer, the popular family dining destination Ruby’s Diner commemorates the birthday and life of its namesake, Ruby Cavanaugh, with a special burger event.

East Coast Wings & Grill Adds New Limited Time Flatbread Pizzas

East Coast Wings & Grill, a North Carolina-based casual family dining restaurant with an emphasis on buffalo wings, has introduced a new mouth-watering limited time offer— flatbread pizza

Bottleneck Management and Goose Island Unveil First Exclusive Production Beer

Bottleneck Management unveiled Bottlenectar, made in collaboration with Goose Island, the first partnership of its kind for both companies.

Buffalo Wild Wings Offers Half-Priced Wings on National Chicken Wing Day

Buffalo Wild Wings announced two special offers for chicken wing lovers to celebrate National Chicken Wing Day on July 29.

The Trend of the Blend: Restaurants Compete in James Beard Blended Burger Project

After a successful debut in 2015, the James Beard Foundation has once again partnered with the Mushroom Council to host the Blended Burger Project, a promotion that encourages c

Highland Avenue Names Sam Stachon as New Executive Chef

The Locke family and Highland Avenue have promoted Sam Stachon to executive chef. Stachon will oversee the operations of the restaurant as well as banquet events at The Crossing at Hollar Mill.

East Coast Wings & Grill Celebrates National Chicken Wing Day

In honor of National Chicken Wing Day on July 29, East Coast Wings & Grill will be awarding guests nationwide with a voucher valid for five free chicken wings on their next visit.

Executive Chef at Canoe Recognized for Culinary Excellence

Matthew Basford, executive chef of iconic Atlanta restaurant Canoe, has received the highest honor bestowed by Georgia-based poultry producer Springer Mountain Farms—its Celebrate the Chef Aw

Summer Spritzers

A desire to use excess rhubarb led to a popular drink called Rhubarb Shrub at Mill Valley Kitchen in Minneapolis.

Green Thumbs in the Kitchen

Sometimes local sourcing comes straight from the chef’s garden.

Food and Furnishings

An upscale-polished restaurant feeds off the daily volume of some 5,000 customers visiting the adjacent furniture showroom.

Anatomy of a Beer List

How a restaurant organizes its beer selections is as important as the selections themselves.

Brick House Tavern Raises More Than $140k for Operation Homefront

During a special ceremony at its restaurant in Sugar Land, Texas, Ignite Restaurant Group CFO Brad Leist and team presented a check for $140,104.75 to Operation Homefront, reflecting the results of

Foodservice Delivery Grows, Hurting Drive Thru Visits

Foodservice delivery is the ultimate in dining convenience and is winning visits at the expense of restaurant drive thru, reports The NPD Group, a leading global information company.

Shoney’s Honors Law Enforcement With Free Meal

Shoney’s, the iconic, all-American restaurant brand that has served as America’s Dinner Table for nearly 70 years, will serve those who protect and serve America’s communities eve

Buffalo Wings & Rings on Pace for Another Record-Breaking Year

Buffalo Wings & Rings, a fast-growing, club-level sports restaurant franchise with 70 units globally, is poised to achieve record-breaking growth for the ninth consecutive year.

6 Easy Ways to Promote Customer Allergen Awareness With Your Staff

Here are ways to train your staff on food allergies

Margaritaville Opens First Texas Location in San Antonio

Earlier this week, Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville celebrated the grand opening of its first Texas location.

Texas de Brazil Partners with Heroes Vodka to Support Veterans

Texas de Brazil Churrascaria is now featuring the veteran-owned Heroes Vodka in its Alabama, Nevada, New York, Tennessee, and Texas restaurants.

Getting to the Meat of it

Whole-animal cookery and preservation are nothing new to Italians. Now American chefs are coming around to these long-held traditions.

Staying True to Formaggio

Italian cheeses give chefs a wide range of flavor characteristics to play with in their dishes.

Chef Richard Sandoval Names Neiman Lee Chef de Cuisine at Zengo

Chef Richard Sandoval announced the appointment of Neiman Lee as the new chef de cuisine of his Latin-Asian inspired restaurant, Zengo, located in the heart of Chinatown in Washington, D.C.

Restaurant Week Signals Big Business for Independent Operators

With thousands of restaurants nationally in the midst of Restaurant Week or preparing for the summer tradition, a study released this month highlights the event’s value for operators, chefs,

The Melting Pot Announces Return to Mobile, Alabama

The Melting Pot Restaurants, Inc. announced the return of its Mobile, Alabama, location at 840 Montlimar Drive.

Chef Jason Hammel to Curate Third Annual Taste Talks Chicago Festival

Taste Talks, a national series of innovative food festivals that has hosted sold out events around the country, announced the return of Taste Talks Chicago, curated by Chef Jason Hammel of Lula Caf

Dine Rewards Loyalty Program Launches Nationwide at Bloomin' Brands

Bloomin' Brands, Inc. officially launched Dine Rewards on Tuesday, the first nationwide loyalty program in casual dining to offer rewards across multiple restaurant concepts.

Burtons Grill to Open a Second Northern Virginia Location This August

Founder, president and CEO Kevin Harron announced the opening of his second Burtons Grill location in Northern Virginia, which is scheduled to open August 22 within the Cascade Overlook development

Twin Peaks Promotes James Carawan to Vice President of Food & Beverage Innovation

Twin Peaks has named James ‘Jamie’ Carawan Vice President of Food & Beverage Innovation, a promotion that recognizes his outstanding contributions to further strengthening the brand

La Sirena Clandestina Announces Eric Michael as New Chef de Cuisine

Chicago’s La Sirena Clandestina, the Latin-local restaurant from Chef/Owner John Manion announced Eric Michael as the restaurant’s new Chef de Cuisine.

TGI Fridays Launches $10 Summer Grill Deals

TGI Fridays is launching a "Ribolution" beginning Monday.

On The Border Asks for Help Naming New Tequila Cocktail

On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina announced it will be unveiling a never-before-seen tequila cocktail on July 24, but there's a catch—the brand needs help naming it.

The Lunch Rush is On: Buffalo Wild Wings Guarantees 15-Minute Meal

Here’s one sports cliché Buffalo Wild Wings has turned into a promise: Start the clock.

Baking for Special-Needs Diets can be Rewarding and Beneficial

For those chefs in the baking and pastry field, there’s a unique opportunity to affect the first and last courses of any great meal.

Temerario Blends the Spirit of Mexico with a New York City Vibe

The latest concept from the Jorge Guzman Hospitality Group is a tribute to the spirit of Mexico—just with a New York City vibe.

Wines From South Africa Embolden Beverage Lists

When Justin Anthony opened the doors to 10 Degrees South in Atlanta in 1998, he had a lot of explaining to do about South African wines.

Emshika Alberini's Tribute to Thai Cuisine Draws in Diners

Chef Emshika Alberini has created a destination restaurant, a TV show, and a New England appreciation for her native cuisine.

Saint Leo Opens in Oxford, Mississippi

The much-anticipated restaurant Saint Leo is now open in Oxford, Mississippi, just off the town’s central square at 1101 Jackson Ave East.

Wine Spectator Gives Flagstaff House Grand Award for 33rd Straight Year

Flagstaff House has once again been honored with the Wine Spectator Grand Award for its commitment to fine wine and its 15,000-bottle wine cellar, an award it has won every year since 1983

New Jersey's Amuse Shutters Doors in Anticipation of New Dining Concept

More than two years after Westfield welcomed Elm Street’s Amuse restaurant, the cherished French bistro has closed its doors last week to make way for a new restaurant concept from its award-