Minneapolis has a new Prince of Porc. Grae Nonas, who came from Austin, Texas, to open Tullibee restaurant at The Hewing Hotel in Minneapolis, took the mantle during the local stop of the 2017 Cochon 555 tour.
Want an ex-love to experience a little justified bad Juju? There’s a doughnut for that.
Expect an elevated menu of supper club favorites and cocktails including an old fashioned, brandy slush and rum punch.
Bonnie Riggs, a veteran researcher at the NPD Group, noticed a numerical anomaly as she examined last year’s industry traffic. It stopped halfway through 2016, then nosedived.
The MRA’s announcement came a day after Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges issued a statement changing her position in support of a higher city-only minimum wage, which she said the city council would pass in the first half of 2017. What that wage should be, Hodges doesn’t say, but she made clear she doesn’t support a different wage for tipped workers.
What started with a few Irish pubs in Boston has grown to become The Briar Group, a collection of 14 restaurant concepts ranging from casual bar to upscale dining. And as CEO Austin O’Connor tells Franchise Times’ Laura Michaels, location and authenticity are what drive growth.