Lil’ Cocina Captures Casino Guests with Color and Faux Food Truck

When Empire City Casino in Yonkers, N.Y., asked the Goldman Design Group to create a new, eye-catching fast-casual concept just off the gaming floor, the company knew it was facing a big challenge. After all, practically everything in a casino — lights, noise, tables, machines — is designed to attract people’s attention.

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development + design pro moves for january

Hiring and promotional news from across the restaurant development and design community includes news from Capriotti's Sandwich Shop and Del Taco. 

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Blue Coast Burrito Opens 10th Location

Brentwood, Tenn.-based Blue Coast Burrito opened its second location in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

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Johnny Rockets' Credits Brand Refresh for 2016 Growth

Johnny Rockets opened 61 units globally in 2016, an increase of more than 10 percent. The chain attributes this success to its brand refresh, Diner 2.0, and plans to grow its total units to 385 by the end of 2017.

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Vancouver International Airport Adds Local Flavor

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) opened a new full-service restaurant this month, Lift Bar & Grill, an outpost of a local upscale restaurant offering seasonal cuisine and local seafood.

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Beverage Bonanza: Dive Into Coffee & Tea

In the first in a series, rd+d takes a deep dive into beverage-focused concepts. 

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