There were 2,500 people crowding the space behind Smack Shack on Washington Avenue in Minneapolis for the restaurant’s annual Crayfest, August 20.
It’s a common refrain sung by investors and operators: restaurants can’t be disrupted by the internet. Amazon has a response for that.
A pair of damning reports predict some dark times ahead for the industry. Paul Westra, an analyst with Stifel, issued a report that announced the firm is taking a bearish stance on all restaurants and issued a “restaurant recession outlook.”
The deal will allow Boelter, a foodservice design, equipment and supply dealer headquartered in Milwaukee, to consolidate its Minnesota operations in Premier’s 50,000-square-foot facility.
I’ve never been a beer drinker. In college, my dates had to pony up for sloe gin or a really nice bottle of white zinfandel if they wanted me to enjoy keggers. So only a mother’s unconditional love for her child induced me to go on a brewery tour with my son Zack in St. Petersburg, Florida.
When it closes July 30, Ichiban will be the third restaurant on Nicollet to do so in the last nine months.