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Texas to Raise Legal Smoking Age

Texas to Raise Legal Smoking Age

The Lone Star State is joining a number of other states across the country in raising the legal age to purchase smoking tobacco to 21. Senate Bill 21 is currently awaiting Governor Greg Abbott’s signature, and he is expected to sign the legislation. The bill, which...

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New Technology in Serving

Across the nation, more restaurant operators are beginning to utilize automated technology to provide alcoholic beverages to customers. Fast-casual businesses are especially interested in the option as it blends with their low-margin mentality. Likewise, the...

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Texas Sees Continued Growth

Looking around at a Dallas skyline dominated by construction cranes, it seems obvious that the metroplex is experiencing a building boom. This was recently confirmed by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, which ranked Dallas-Fort Worth as one of the top ten fastest...

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Rockstar To Restauranteur

When choosing to dine out, people usually look for a good meal, decent service, and an enjoyable time with the family. But according to Gene Simmons, the co-founder of the rock band KISS, it’s much more than that. Speaking to the Multi-Unit Foodservice Operators...

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Texas Brewpubs Allowed to Sell Off-Site

Under the new laws, Texas brewpubs, like wineries, now can market their products off site by selling either to distributors for resale or directly to retailers. The latter sales, called “self-distribution,” are restricted to brewpubs holding wine and beer retailer’s...

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