Restaurant entrepreneur

Leading restaurant entrepreneur sets up new business to take over dead department stores

The founder of one of the world’s largest Mexican restaurant chains has set up a new venture to take over former UK department stores and transform them into thriving mixed-use spaces designed as a public version of Soho House. Tortilla founder Brandon Stephens is leading the new business and is in advanced talks with owners […]

Restaurant service

Long Road Distillers and Mitten Brewing vote on in-room dining service closure

BIG RAPIDS, MICH. – Governor Whitmer announced the closure of indoor bar and restaurant services starting Wednesday. A western Michigan company had a head start. Long Road Distillery opted to end their indoor dining shortly before Whitmer’s announcement, earning a shout from him. “We certainly weren’t expecting the governor’s cry. That’s not why we did […]