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August 17, 2022
Pie tap pizza workshop and bar plans two dfw locations plus more from what now media group's weekly pre-opening  restaurant news report
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Dive into this week’s top stories from Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Diego, and San Francisco

Pie tap pizza workshop and bar plans two dfw locations 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 8 – August 14, 2022:

  • AtlantaDay & Night Cereal Bar to Open First Georgia Location in Atlantic Station
  • ChicagoHewn Bread Expanding to Second Bakery in Libertyville
  • DallasPie Tap Pizza Workshop and Bar Plans Two DFW Locations
  • DenverCall Your Mother – A Jew-ish Deli to Bring Warm Carbs and Good Times to Colorado
  • HoustonThe Pho Fix Plans Houston Expansion
  • Las VegasCarver Road Hospitality to Open Flanker Kitchen + Sports Bar at Mandalay Bay
  • Los AngelesNY’s Modern Bread and Bagel Making West Coast Debut in Woodland Hills
  • MiamiAward-Winning Gelato Chef to Launch Plant-Based V Gelato in Wynwood
  • New YorkRang NYC from Chef Abishek Sharma to Open in LIC
  • OrlandoWhit’s Frozen Custard to Open a Second Location in Melbourne
  • PhiladelphiaBrooklyn Dumpling Shop Locks Down Two Philly Locations
  • PhoenixCookieRush by SodaRush Coming Soon to Chandler
  • San DiegoNew Biergarten Collaborative to Debut This Fall in Bay Park
  • San FranciscoFilipino-Hawaiian Hula Truck to Open Restaurant This Fall

“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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