A roundup of interesting bits of news that came across the editor’s desk, including Tim Horton’s first foray into Mexico, Pie Five Pizza’s new milestone and more.
Italy-based illy coffee company opened two of its illy Caffè units in San Francisco. The company now operates seven illy Caffè units in San Francisco, including its new flagship location in the city’s historic Mills Building.
Popular Bakersfield, Calif., standalone “eatertainment” locale Firehouse has opened a second location. Firehouse Rosedale Station is being touted as a prototype and will serve as the model for any locations moving forward, per a release.
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.