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June 23, 2016

Burton's Interior

Thrive360 Eatery Opens in Chicago

The team behind the health-focused smoothie concept, Protein Bar, has launched a new concept in Chicago called Thrive360 Eatery, with plans to open a Denver location next month.

General Tso’Boy Goes from Pop-Up to Restaurant

General Tso’Boy, originally a flea market pop-up in New York City, will open its first brick-and-mortar restaurant in Austin this month.


Meet Alto-Shaam’s Small Space Solution

Alto-Shaam combi oven

The CT Express™ oven does more with less. It may be compact, but it’s a full combi oven that steams, poaches, braises, roasts, bakes, sears and broils. This oven fits your space, and your budget too.Alto-Shaam Logo

Study Finds C-Store Design Impacts Customer Purchases

Store design plays a crucial role in attracting customers and driving foodservice sales in convenience stores, according to the recently-released study, Food-Forward C-store Design by Technomic and Chute Gerdeman.

Paisano’s Pizza to Open Nine New Locations in D.C.

Paisano's Exterior

Gourmet pizza franchise Paisano’s Pizza has opened the first of nine planned new locations in Washington, D.C. through franchise partners Antoine Chahine, Ron Trowbridge and Daniel Bechara.

Seoul Taco Continues Expansion

Seoul Taco Owner David Choi opened his first Chicago location, bringing Korean-inspired tacos, quesadillas, burritos and nachos to the Windy City’s River North neighborhood.

Designers Dish Participants

Designers Dish! Live Webcast Available On Demand

On Tuesday, June 21, Senior Contributing Editor Dana Tanyeri hosted a discussion of restaurant design trends with Meagan Hurst, senior designer at Studio McCormack, Robert Polacek, Chief Creative Officer and Partner at Puccini Group, and David Shea, owner and creative principal for Shea, Inc. The trio dished on a wide range of topics and the entire thing is available for free and on-demand to rd+d newsletter subscribers.

First International Starbucks Roastery and Reserve Tasting Room to Open in Shanghai

Shanghi Starbucks Interior

Starbucks will open its first Roastery and Reserve Tasting Room next year in Shanghai, standing twice as large as the Seattle original, which opened in 2014. The coffee giant plans to open another roastery in New York City in 2018.

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