Before he became host of SPIKE TV’s popular “Bar Rescue,” Jon Taffer spent three decades running or improving bars, restaurants and nightclubs. The author of “Raise the Bar: An Action-Based Method for Maximum Customer Reactions,” he serves as president of Nightclub & Bar Media Group (Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show, Nightclub & Bar [...]
This is the first week of summer, when temperatures and iced-tea consumption rise sharply. But with the noisy introductions of such recent entrees as Wendy’s Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger, Sonic’s Pretzel Dogs and McDonald’s new Quarter Pounders it’s been easy to overlook the quiet race for iced-tea supremacy going on among the top burger chains. Like [...]
The lineup at Urban Stack Burger Lounge, Chattanooga, Tenn.
That American Craft Beer Week (May 13-19) falls within National Burger Month is only fitting: the synergy between craft beers and craft burgers has helped both these businesses grow rapidly in the past decade. In his BurgerBusiness.com interview earlier this week, Slater’s 50/50 Co-founder Scott [...]
While many others are exploring the synergies between burgers and craft beers, Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar already has jumped ahead a step.
The Briad Group this week opens its third Zinburger, a 5,300-square-foot restaurant at Towne Plaza at Garden State Park in Cherry Hill, N.J., proving that a concept that seemed a little out [...]
Burger and brew? You bet. Burger with wine? Many burger lovers and restaurateurs aren’t sure they go together. But Wine Enthusiast magazine has released its 2012 list of the 100 Best Wine Restaurants in America. The magazine says these operations “have established themselves as standouts for wine lovers, boasting visionary beverage programs and innovative menus, [...]