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These Two Cousins Got Drunk and Decided to Start a Lobster Truck. Now They’re Running a $20 Million Business

And it only took 5 years.<p>Anyone who says you can’t turn your food passion into big money hasn’t met Sabin Lomac and Jim Tselikis. Raised in Maine, …

This Pass Will Get You $1 Burgers at Smashburger Every Day for 2 Months

If you've ever wondered what it might be like to stuff your face with a cheeseburger every day for six weeks straight, it may be high time to give it …

Ruby Tuesday is getting bought out after years of declining sales

Ruby Tuesday on Monday said it was to be bought out by the private-equity firm NRD Capital, following four straight years of declining sales.<p>NRD Capital will acquire the casual-dining chain for $2.40 a share in cash and assume or retire all its debt obligations for a total enterprise value of about …

Muscle Maker Grill looking for a rescue as doubts grow about its future

Muscle Maker Grill is looking for a salvage from investors.<p>The restaurant brand known for its healthy food filed for a "mini-IPO" Thursday, while …

Hooters franchisor a buyer of Chanticleer Holdings

Chanticleer Holdings (HOTR +3.9%) trades higher after Larry Spitcaufsky discloses that he holds a stake of 6.04%.<p>Spitcaufsky is the Chairman of …

Mom-and-Pop Joints Are Trouncing America's Big Restaurant Chains

There’s a limit to unlimited breadsticks after all.<p>Americans are rejecting the consistency of national restaurant chains after decades of dominance …

Here's Why Darden Restaurants Is Succeeding and Ignite Restaurant Group is Failing

Both restaurant operators suffered falling sales and they both see divestiture as the solution, but only one has turned itself around<p>The owner of …

Comment on The Future of Dining: 99 Startups Reinventing The Restaurant In One Infographic by Deap Ubhi

Thank you CB Insights team for sneaking TableHero into the infographic! Only thing I’d like to add is that we’re SO MUCH more than just a restaurant …

ACKMAN: 'A good time to buy a great business is when it is in temporary trouble'

Activist investing billionaire Bill Ackman, the CEO of $11 billion Pershing Square Capital, believes that long-term investors in Chipotle Mexican …

Papa Murphy's Is A Rudderless Sinking Ship: The End Is Near

<b>Investment Thesis</b><p>Papa Murphy's Holdings (FRSH or the "Company") is a non-traditional pizza chain in a state of terminal decline. The Company is …

Oakland Rec Club

Oakland Rec Club (ORC) is the newest project conceptualized by owner Sky Wegman dedicated to the vibrant, social and creative local community in …

4 Ways the Restaurant Industry Is Like the Music Industry

Restaurateur Ken Friedman got his start in the music industry, which is evident when you consider the Spotted Pig’s reputation for playing host to some of music’s biggest names: The enduring New York City hotspot counts Jay Z, Kanye West, and Coldplay as frequent guests. (Friedman even remembers …

Music

Why the sounds of eating make some people so angry

It’s not just because people are sensitive<p>Nobody likes hearing someone crunching their food, but for some it’s more than just an annoyance — the sound triggers a full “fight or flight response.” These people have a rare condition called “misophonia” that makes them extraordinarily sensitive to …

A History of the Esteemed Chicago-Style Hot Dog

There's nothing more symbolic of Chicago than its hot dog: Sears Tower, Wrigley Field, systemic political corruption, all take a back seat. There is …

All of the holiday-themed pop-up bars that you should know about

Festive pop-up bars are opening all around NYC—and we say, “The more, the merrier.” From returning favorites like Sippin' Santa's Surf Shack to …

The 10 best NYC restaurants of 2016

Year 2016 was, in the most elegant terms, fucked, from the losses of pop cultural icons to the entirety of election season. But even in the midst of …

Welcome to Rolf’s German Restaurant

French * German.<p>French as in Alsace, and German as in Bavaria.<p>Alsace has been much disputed by Germany and France. Even located in France for most of …

France

Home of the Original Meatball in a Cup

What’s not to like?<p>What’s not to like? “This place is kind of genius if you have to eat on the run. Portable, inexpensive meatballs with very good …

ROLFS NYC

The Rink at Brookfield Place

Grab a Drink at This Rooftop Igloo Bar in New York City

A Manhattan rooftop bar is offering guests the chance to drink outdoors in the middle of New York City winter—no heavy overcoats necessary.<p>Visitors …

Official Site of The Empire Hotel - Lincoln Center | Upper West Side

Bryant Park

The Rink<p>The centerpiece of Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park, this 17,000 square foot rink features free admission ice skating, high …

Amplify Brands: A Busted IPO And A No-Brainer Short

<b>Company overview</b><p>Amplify Brands (NYSE:BETR) is the maker of Skinny Pop popcorn. Skinny Pop is not intended to be a weight loss item. The term "skinny" …

The Future of Protein™

"It looks just like beef, cooks just like beef and tastes just like beef. But it's not beef."<p>"This Meatless Burger Would Fool Even the Biggest Meat …

BBQ

Inside the battle to convince America to eat meatless burgers

There’s a fight going on over burgers—only the cows are watching from the sidelines.<p>As Americans increasingly dabble in environmentally-friendly alternatives to meat and dairy, pressure is mounting for new food companies to find ways to convince consumers to give their high-tech products a shot. …

Agriculture