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Restaurants of the Future to Feature High-Tech Gear Restaurants of the Future to Feature High-Tech Gear

Augmented reality, interactive interfaces, and customer facial identification are among the futuristic, high-tech features Recruit Advanced Technology Lab showcased at a Tokyo restaurant, indicating what the future of foodservice may soon look like.

NC Dubbed Leader in Food Hub Movement NC Dubbed Leader in Food Hub Movement

North Carolina is leading the food hub movement of the past five years, according to Doug O'Brien, the U.S. Department of Agriculture deputy undersecretary of rural development.

DC Restaurant Chain Opens New Redesigned, Eco-Friendly Location DC Restaurant Chain Opens New Redesigned, Eco-Friendly Location

Brown Bag continues to expand its presence with its latest location in the DuPont Circle area of Washington, D.C., the company's sixth store.

Baltimore Cafe Plans for Multi-City Expansion Baltimore Cafe Plans for Multi-City Expansion

Sarah Simington, the owner of Baltimore-based brunch restaurant Blue Moon Cafe, says she hopes to open 10 new locations in the next 10 years.

GA Ice Pop Cart Opens Savannah Store GA Ice Pop Cart Opens Savannah Store

King of Pops, a Georgia ice cream maker, will open a brick-and-mortar location on Tybee Island, Ga.

Boulder Ice Cream Approved for City Incentive Boulder Ice Cream Approved for City Incentive

Boulder, Colo.'s city manager approved a business incentive of up to $25,000 for Boulder Homemade, the maker of Boulder Ice Cream.

Chicago Artisan Producer Festival to Feature sofi Winners, Spotlight on Distilleries Chicago Artisan Producer Festival to Feature sofi Winners, Spotlight on Distilleries

This year’s Artisan Producer Festival, held by Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine, could prove to be a more spirited event than ever before, and not only because of the record crowd of 15,000 expected to invade Chicago for the specialty food gathering.

Permanent Pop-Up Restaurant Space Set to Open in Nashville, TN Permanent Pop-Up Restaurant Space Set to Open in Nashville, TN

Pop-up restaurants now have permanent space to serve locals in Nashville, Tenn.

Gourmet Breakfast Cafe Concept Expands in NC Gourmet Breakfast Cafe Concept Expands in NC

Toast Cafe plans to expand in the Charlotte, N.C. area and is exploring franchise opportunities for the brand.

Museum Eateries Present Benefits, Challenges Museum Eateries Present Benefits, Challenges

During the past decade, museums across the county discovered that cafes and catering services could be revenue generators for their facilities as customers searched for new places to hold wedding receptions and other events.

Peet's Continues National Expansion in Chicago Peet's Continues National Expansion in Chicago

Peet's Coffee & Tea plans to open 20 stores in Chicago this year as part of its expansion.

Kaldi's Coffee to Open New Roasting Facility in Missouri Kaldi's Coffee to Open New Roasting Facility in Missouri

Kaldi's Coffee will soon open a 30,000-square-foot roasting facility in the Forest Park Southeast neighborhood of Missouri.

Blue Bottle Coffee Acquires Two Coffee Businesses Blue Bottle Coffee Acquires Two Coffee Businesses

Blue Bottle Coffee is acquiring two Los Angeles coffee businesses, Handsome Coffee Roasters and Tonx.

MI Pizzeria Offers Gluten- and Nut-Free Menu MI Pizzeria Offers Gluten- and Nut-Free Menu

Owner of Renee's Gourmet Pizzeria, Gabe Hertz, opened his pizzeria in Troy, Mich., because his daughter (Renee) has severe nut allergies and celiac disease.

Yelp Under Federal Watch for Company Reviews Yelp Under Federal Watch for Company Reviews

The online review site is under fire for some alleged business practices.

Peet’s Coffee & Tea Enters DC Market, Feature Food from Area Bakeries Peet’s Coffee & Tea Enters DC Market, Feature Food from Area Bakeries

Peet's Coffee & Tea will open 23 stores in the Washington, D.C. area this year.

Five New Breweries Open in New York City Five New Breweries Open in New York City

New York City's craft beer movement shows no signs of slowing down: five new breweries have recently opened in among three outer boroughs.

PA Restaurant Builds Business on Sustainability Practices PA Restaurant Builds Business on Sustainability Practices

Sustainability is the name of the game at Philadelphia restaurant Earth Bread + Brewery.

URBN St. Brewing, Urban Restaurants Partner for New Opening URBN St. Brewing, Urban Restaurants Partner for New Opening

URBN St. Brewing Co. will soon open its doors in El Cajon, Calif., where the former Downtown El Cajon Brewing Co. used to be.

CO Restaurant, Winery Partner to Promote, Create Wine CO Restaurant, Winery Partner to Promote, Create Wine

Bistro Colorado partnered with Zephyr Cellars to add a winery to the farm-to-table-style restaurant.

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