Salata to Open 8 Units in South Texas

Houston-based fast-casual salad concept Salata will work with franchisee Grafton Way Restaurant Group to open eight new locations in southern Texas.

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Quaker Steak & Lube Express Debuts

TA Restaurant Group, a division of TravelCenters of America LLC, opened its first Quaker Steak & Lube Express at a TA travel center in Gary, Ind.

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Genuine Pizza Debuts in Miami, Plans Immediate Expansion

Genuine Pizza — a new concept from popular three-unit Miami chain Harry’s Pizzeria — debuted inside Aventura Mall’s new 315,000-square-foot expansion.

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City Winery Founder Michael Dorf on His Inspirations and Acoustical Challenges

In 2008 Michael Dorf, former owner of New York’s iconic Knitting Factory, opened his first City Winery in the Big Apple. This multi-concept space combines a fully-functioning winery with a music venue, to which he added a 50-seat restaurant in 2010.

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New York’s First Axe-Throwing Bar Opens

Kick Axe, a 7,000-square-foot axe-throwing venue that's reportedly the first of its kind in New York State, opened to the public, complete with beer, wine, and malt beverages in a lodge-like atmosphere that includes a lumberjack-themed photo area. Kick Axe is in the Gowanus neighborhood of Brooklyn.

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7 in 10 Adults Like to Try New Restaurants in Their Area

More than 7 in 10 adults are at least somewhat likely to try new restaurants in their area (79 percent) and dine at or order from local restaurants in order to support the local economy (74 percent), according to the How America Eats survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Uber Eats.

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