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An acclaimed local chef is partnering with Shake Shack on a new item, and new openings have popped up in Katy and Midtown.

Chris Shepherd partners with Shake Shack

New York City-based Shake Shack is partnering with Chris Shepherd for a smoked chicken sandwich, proceeds of which will go to Shepherd’s Southern Smoke nonprofit.

“We’ve had the chance to get to know Chris since we opened our Montrose location in 2019, and we’ve been dreaming of the opportunity to partner for quite a while,”…

The Milwaukee Business Journal’s Beer Biz MKE blog looks at every corner of Milwaukee’s beer industry from distribution and canning to production and beer events. Follow along for updates on breweries coming and leaving town and the biggest trends in craft beer.

Longtime Valley restaurant chain Pita Jungle has launched a new Mexican food concept, but as a so-called “ghost” kitchen operating out of an existing location.

A St. Matthews restaurant will be closed next week as it undergoes an extensive renovation.

Salsarita's Fresh Mexican Grill is closing its restaurant at 285 Hubbard Lane from Sunday, Feb. 28, until Monday, March 8, for the renovation process. The restaurant's Middletown location at 12915 Shelbyville Road will remain open for normal operating hours.

Pam Stallings, chief experience officer of local franchise owner SS Restaurant Services LLC, told me the location will look totally different inside,…

Some of the country’s most sought-after beers are a few clicks away for Columbus consumers. “Those are new connections we’re able to make now because we can get the beer right to your doorstep,” said the marketing director for Boston's Trillium Brewing.

A Columbus taproom is closed amid an employee dispute.

The local operation for Cleveland-based Platform Beer Co. closed Saturday as employees walked out on the business, posting a letter at the brewery that then made its way to social media with numerous complaints against ownership concerning pay and safety.

The letter was addressed to co-founder Justin Carson, who started the brewery in 2014 with Paul Benner. Platform was acquired by Anheuser-Busch InBev in 2019.

“We believe it is unethical…

The discount supermarket chain plans to open later this year, filling a void created when Shoppers closed in January 2020.

San Francisco's only Krispy Kreme outlet, located at 353 Jefferson St. in Fisherman's Wharf, has permanently closed, the latest closure in the Anchorage Square retail corridor.

Several retail employees in the area noticed the windows at Krispy Kreme papered over on Friday with a “Store Closed” sign taped to the door.

The store, which opened just before Christmas in 2017, is next door to In-N-Out Burger and surrounded by kitschy tourism vendors and other quirky attractions such as the International…

After a 2020 that saw Eko Kitchen almost end in flames, she's betting on herself with another bootstrapped venture.