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August 10, 2022
New dfw ice cream brand continues expansion plus more from what now media group's weekly pre-opening restaurant news report
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New dfw ice cream brand continues expansion plus more from what now media group's weekly pre-opening restaurant news report(RestaurantNews.comWhat Now Media Group, Inc., the industry-leading publisher of pre-opening restaurant news, has released its weekly bulletin with the biggest stories from its 14 watchdog markets for August 1 – August 7, 2022:

  • AtlantaArden’s Garden Plots November Debut in The Springs
  • ChicagoMochinut Looks to Open New Site in Wheeling Next Year
  • DallasNew DFW Ice Cream Brand Continues Expansion
  • DenverA Healthy Fast-Casual Concept Will Soon Come to Fort Collins
  • HoustonRamen Restaurant That Started in Tokyo Expands Houston Presence
  • Las VegasBacon Nation to Offer 24/7 Bacon Extravaganza at The D
  • Los AngelesWild Thyme Restaurant Group Introducing New Japanese Concept
  • MiamiCafe Mi Vitrola is Headed to Miami Lakes This Year
  • New YorkEl Primo Brings Famous Red Tacos From Miami To New York
  • OrlandoKona Poké to Open Another Restaurant in Melbourne
  • PhiladelphiaIron Chef Jose Garces to Open Garces Eats at Wells Fargo Center
  • PhoenixPop-Up Bar Aims to Keep Things Fresh in Old Town Scottsdale
  • San DiegoOur Green Affair to Introduce Hillcrest Restaurant
  • San FranciscoLiberation Park Market Hall and Residences Proposed for Oakland

“If you sell to restaurants and your category is still available, you should become one of our Exclusive Preferred Partners,” said Liz Vickers, Vice President of Sales at What Now Media Group, Inc. “Our Preferred Partners not only get our pre-opening restaurant news in advance, but we connect them directly to the owners of these incoming and expanding restaurants so their sales pipelines stay stocked.”

In addition to its Preferred Partner Program, What Now publishes breaking pre-opening restaurant news on dedicated market-specific websites and has an ever-growing, unique readership of 7.5 million. The publication is in 14 markets and plans on reaching 30 by the end of 2022 for coast-to-coast coverage.

To learn more about becoming a Preferred Partner, email, or to share pre-opening restaurant news, email

About What Now Media Group, Inc.

What Now Media Group, Inc. (What Now) researchers and news reporters scour online and public information sites for intel about new leases and businesses, with a focus on restaurants, to help vendors fill their sales pipeline with actionable pre-opening data, make personal contacts and unlock targeted marketing opportunities. What Now is the first to dig up scoop on yet-to-be-announced brick and mortar businesses, publishing breaking news on dedicated market-specific websites for an ever-growing, unique readership of 7.5 million.

Founder Caleb J. Spivak launched What Now Media Group in 2010 with a blog that became a trusted source for hospitality news in Atlanta. In 2017, What Now Atlanta formalized operations with the launch of its Preferred Partner Program, monetizing and offering actionable data about coming-soon restaurants for the benefit of foodservice sales professionals. The company now serves a total of nine cities. For more information and to become a Preferred Partner, visit or each individual web domain:,,,,,,,,,,,,, and

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