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New restaurants fail for all kinds of reasons. Some should never have been opened in the first place. Others had great plans but just fell short. There’s nothing worst than approaching a new favorite spot only to find that the doors have been closed. So, why is this happening? It turns out that restaurants that fail may have a great idea of what they are doing, but a poor idea of the context they exist within.
Where are your new customers coming from?
It’s wonderful to have a regular base. However, with new restaurants popping up all the time, it’s important to reach further than that. Think about it. When the place down the street opens and they are serving (more…)
Spring isn’t the only thing in the air around this time of year. The air is literally charged with a sense of excitement as people look forward to all the festivities the summer has to offer. Naturally, with summer events comes summer food. So it’s time to ditch the hot, heavy, and savory dishes of winter for cooler, lighter, but no less satisfying fare.
Summer is all about finger food and easy appetizers. Sure, deviled egg recipes and cucumber cups recipes are old stand bys and easy appetizers that have been tried and true throughout the years, but (more…)
Although the fun, food, and excitement of last year’s holiday and Christmas parties is long gone, the spring and summer months are prime time for outdoor events and gatherings. With the summer holidays just around the corner, now is the perfect time to begin experimenting with new finger-food recipes.
Finger-foods — including dips such as classic mild salsa and spicy fresh guacamole –are excellent for entertaining, however, why limit yourself? There are a variety of flavorful, savory, and satisfying finger foods that are perfect for the hot weather and lighter fare that summer calls for.
Hummus dips are the perfect finger food for spring and summer entertaining. In fact, hummus is perfect all year round for all ki (more…)
Top Green Tea Diet
Wood furniture is the human way of staying in-touch with nature, even when we’re deep inside the city or bundled up in our homes. Reclaimed wood is even more so by recycling useful materials and keeping the environment going strong. The West is a hungry beast, consuming millions of tons of wood every year, and [...]
It’s certainly a great time to be a beer drinker in the United States. In fact, statistics from 2015 found that there were 4,269 breweries operating throughout this country. This total is important because it means more breweries are operating now than ever before. While excessive drinking is never good, regularly consuming beer is more [...]
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