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Retailing & Restaurants News – Retailing & Restaurants News Headlines | Bizjournals.com » Waikiki restaurant to host Girl Scouts 'Cookie Tank'

Posted 9 hours ago

Hawaii's Girl Scouts will get the opportunity to expand their sales skills on Saturday in a Shark Tank-style pitching session at Tiki's Grill & Bar, called Cookie Tank. Director of Operations Michael Miller and Executive Chef Ronnie Nasuti will be taking pitches at the restaurant from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and based on the strength of the pitch, the … [Link]

Retailing & Restaurants News – Retailing & Restaurants News Headlines | Bizjournals.com » Voodoo Doughnut hires MOD Pizza exec as CEO

Posted 9 hours ago

A few months after it took a big shot of private equity to fuel a national expansion, Voodoo Doughnut has appointed a new CEO to take the helm. Chris Schultz, who most recently served as the senior vice president of Bellevue-based MOD Pizza, has taken on the role of CEO for Portland, Oregon's quirkiest doughnut company. Schultz brings more than … [Link]

Retailing & Restaurants News – Retailing & Restaurants News Headlines | Bizjournals.com » Restaurant Roundup: Los Tios reopens, specialty grocery store debuts in the Heights

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Here's what's been happening with Houston's food scene: After more than four months of flood repairs, the Los Tios Mexican Restaurant at 4840 Beechnut St. has reopened, according to a press release and several reports. The eatery began serving food on Dec. 30 and is hosting a grand reopening celebration on Jan. 17 in which all proceeds will go toward … [Link]

Retailing & Restaurants News – Retailing & Restaurants News Headlines | Bizjournals.com » Forbes: 'Why Colorado is the ideal destination anytime of the year'

Posted 10 hours ago

What’s the best time to visit Colorado? Anytime, a Forbes contributor gushes in a piece singing the praises of the Centennial State as an all-year travel destination. “Colorado is like Switzerland but with cowboys,” London-based Bridget Arsenault says. “With its soaring elevations and egg crate of mountains at every vantage, the state became an obvious must-do for skiers and après-skiers. … [Link]

Retailing & Restaurants News – Retailing & Restaurants News Headlines | Bizjournals.com » Steak 'n Shake sues local employee for Facebook post alleging tainted meat

Posted 10 hours ago

The steak burger chain says in its federal lawsuit that the former employee's post "has caused significant reputational and financial harm" to the brand and is asking the court for $75,000. [Link]

Retailing & Restaurants News – Retailing & Restaurants News Headlines | Bizjournals.com » Voodoo Doughnut hires a pizza exec as new CEO

Posted 11 hours ago

A few months after it took a big shot of private equity to fuel a national expansion, Voodoo Doughnut has appointed a new CEO to take the helm. Chris Schultz, who most recently served as the senior vice president of the Seattle-area's MOD Pizza, has taken on the role of CEO for Portland's quirkiest doughnut company. According to a release, … [Link]

Retailing & Restaurants News – Retailing & Restaurants News Headlines | Bizjournals.com » Hula's Modern Tiki moving from Central Avenue

Posted 11 hours ago

A tiki-themed restaurant in uptown Phoenix is moving a little further east this summer. Hula's Modern Tiki, which has been at 4700 N. Central Ave. since 2009, is moving to a location along Seventh Street. Hula's Central Avenue location is slated for demolition as part of a new residential redevelopment project, according to a release about the Hula's move. The … [Link]

Retailing & Restaurants News – Retailing & Restaurants News Headlines | Bizjournals.com » Fitness chain entering Wichita market

Posted 11 hours ago

A permit for the buildout of the space has been pulled. [Link]

Retailing & Restaurants News – Retailing & Restaurants News Headlines | Bizjournals.com » Pizitz Food Hall announces next REVeal Kitchen concept

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A new restaurant is coming to the Pizitz Food Hall next month. REV Birmingham said a soul food concept called The Preservery will open at the REVeal Kitchen space in the Pizitz Food Hall in February. It will be the third tenant of the space since the food hall opened. “No matter where you’re from or what language you speak, … [Link]

Retailing & Restaurants News – Retailing & Restaurants News Headlines | Bizjournals.com » Kimpton serving up mussels and beer in new eatery

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Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants will debut a new American mussels and beer bar called Fisk & Co. It will open in the space that formerly housed the South Water Kitchen at 225 N. Wabash Ave. in the North Loop area, an increasingly popular location for hotels and restaurants near to the city's $100-million Riverwalk along the Chicago River. Fisk & … [Link]

Retailing & Restaurants News – Retailing & Restaurants News Headlines | Bizjournals.com » 'Hamilton' coming to Baltimore's Hippodrome in June 2019

Posted 12 hours ago

The long-awaited Broadway musical hit "Hamilton" is finally set to open a four-week run in Baltimore next year. The Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center announced the dates for the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning "Hamilton" Wednesday: June 25-July 21, 2019. The play has consistently sold out at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York since it opened … [Link]

Retailing & Restaurants News – Retailing & Restaurants News Headlines | Bizjournals.com » Former Rittenhouse restaurateur gets 20 years in prison for child sexual exploitation conspiracy

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The restaurateur once behind Crow and Pitcher in Rittenhouse Square, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for allegedly texting photos of his former-girlfriend’s 5-year-old niece to an undercover police officer. Alexander Capasso, 44, of Collingswood, N.J., pleaded guilty last year before U.S. District Judge Jerome B. Simandle in Camden to an indictment charging him with conspiring with Janine Kelley, … [Link]

Retailing & Restaurants News – Retailing & Restaurants News Headlines | Bizjournals.com » IN PERSON: Ryan Bridgeman says competition runs in the family, even in business

Posted 12 hours ago

He's trying to win some of the awards his father did in the restaurant business — only quicker. [Link]

Retailing & Restaurants News – Retailing & Restaurants News Headlines | Bizjournals.com » Restaurant group to build new Orlando HQ, expand Bento Cafe brand

Posted 12 hours ago

The restaurant group plans to open six more Bento Cafes this year and rebrand one of its upscale downtown eateries. [Link]

Retailing & Restaurants News – Retailing & Restaurants News Headlines | Bizjournals.com » Under new ownership, this former Louisville dive will reopen this spring

Posted 12 hours ago

The new owners are a Louisville family. [Link]

Retailing & Restaurants News – Retailing & Restaurants News Headlines | Bizjournals.com » Group behind Succotash, Mi Vida gearing up for financial raise

Posted 12 hours ago

The restaurant group brought Louisville Ed Lee to the D.C. region. [Link]

Retailing & Restaurants News – Retailing & Restaurants News Headlines | Bizjournals.com » Readers weighed in – we missed these oldest Cincinnati restaurants: SLIDESHOW

Posted 12 hours ago

When researching the oldest restaurants in Cincinnati, it's inevitable some would fall through the cracks. And you let us know. We published a slideshow of some of the oldest Cincinnati restaurants on Jan. 12, and Courier readers alerted us to a half dozen that we missed. Flip through the photos above to see what they were. And while we're at … [Link]

Retailing & Restaurants News – Retailing & Restaurants News Headlines | Bizjournals.com » Bardstown Bourbon Co. to produce Jefferson's Bourbon

Posted 12 hours ago

Production of Jefferson's Bourbon is going to Bardstown. Castle Brands Inc. (NYSE: ROX), which owns Jefferson's Bourbon brands, is joining Bardstown Bourbon Co.'s Collaborative Distilling Program. Under that program, Bardstown Bourbon Co. partners with brand owners to produce new spirits. Previously, Kentucky Artisan Distillery in Crestwood had produced all Jefferson's Bourbon. I reached out to Kentucky Artisan Distillery officials to … [Link]

Retailing & Restaurants News – Retailing & Restaurants News Headlines | Bizjournals.com » Philadelphia restaurant tech startup pivots & turns focus to event planners

Posted 12 hours ago

A shift in focus is not an uncommon move for companies, particularly for a startup still understanding the marketplace and consumer behavior. [Link]

Retailing & Restaurants News – Retailing & Restaurants News Headlines | Bizjournals.com » HBR: How the best restaurants in the world balance innovation and consistency

Posted 13 hours ago

Consistency and creativity aren’t mutually exclusive. [Link]