Louisville Airport’s Bourbon Academy Educates Imbibers

With the trend to bring local flavor to airports in full swing, Tinsley Family Concessions recently debuted Bourbon Academy Tasting Room at Louisville International Airport in Kentucky.  

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Chinese Group’s First Casual-Dining Outpost Opens

Since 1996, restaurant group Meizhou Dongpo has served millions of customers in over a hundred fine-dining locations in China, all with an emphasis on perfecting traditional Sichuanese cuisine in a formal setting.

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Affluent Customers Offer Bright Spot in Dull Market

Same-store sales growth was down 1 percent in June and down 1 percent for the second quarter of 2017, according to TDn2K’s Restaurant Industry Snapshot, which is based on weekly sales from more than 28,500 restaurant units and more than 155 brands.

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James Beard Award Winner to Open Italian Restaurant at Disney Springs

Terralina Crafted Italian, a new restaurant from James Beard Award-winning Chef Tony Mantuano, is slated to open at Disney Springs in Orlando this fall.

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The Counter Opens First Tokyo Location

The Counter, a full-service premium burger concept founded in 2003, recently opened its first location in Japan in Tokyo’s Roppongi district.

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How to Sell Remodeling Initiatives to Franchisees

Five words restaurant franchisees often dread: “We want you to remodel.”

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