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World-Renowned and Legendary Tony Roma’s Restaurant Celebrates 50th Anniversary

World-Renowned and Legendary Tony Roma’s Restaurant Celebrates 50th Anniversary

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Today, Romacorp, Inc., the parent company of Tony Roma’s®, the world’s largest casual dining concept and widely-recognized restaurant brand that specializes in ribs, celebrates its 50th anniversary. On January 20, 1972, the company’s founder Tony Roma opened his flagship restaurant, Tony Roma’s, in North Miami, Florida. The restaurant quickly became [...]

Restaurant Offering Free Meal to Unvaccinated Customers Draws Mixed Responses

Restaurant Offering Free Meal to Unvaccinated Customers Draws Mixed Responses

SEOUL, Jan. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — A restaurant that unveiled plans to offer free meals to unvaccinated customers has drawn mixed responses from online commenters in South Korea. A restaurant specializing in abalone located in western Seoul uploaded a post through its official Instagram account saying that it would provide an additional abalone for free [...]

Naver Introduces AI Answering Machine for Restaurant Reservations

Naver Introduces AI Answering Machine for Restaurant Reservations

SEOUL, Aug. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Naver Corp., South Korea’s top web portal operator, introduced a new artificial intelligence (AI) call technology that automatically responds to customer calls for restaurant reservations. If a customer asks to make a reservation, the AI responds by asking the time of reservation, number of people, and if a baby [...]

Korean-run Chicken Restaurant is Most Popular Eatery in Bishkek

Korean-run Chicken Restaurant is Most Popular Eatery in Bishkek

SEOUL, Aug. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Boulevard Erkindik, located in the heart of downtown Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, is home to one of the most popular restaurants in town – Chicken Star, which was launched in May 2015 by Chung Chi-hoon, a 37-year-old Korean. TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel information website, ranked Chicken Star [...]

Baedal Minjok to Open New Restaurant with Autonomous Robot Servers

Baedal Minjok to Open New Restaurant with Autonomous Robot Servers

SEOUL, Jul. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Woowa Brothers Corp., a South Korean service provider for a major food delivery app, Baedal Minjok, will open a next generation restaurant, Merry-Go Kitchen, in Seoul’s Songpa District. The restaurant will be run with ‘smart orders,’ autonomous driving robots, and other cutting-edge technology. At the restaurant, each table will [...]

VistaJet Adds Michelin Stars to the Mid-Autumn Festival with On-board Cantonese Dining by Duddell’s

VistaJet Adds Michelin Stars to the Mid-Autumn Festival with On-board Cantonese Dining by Duddell’s

HONG KONG, Aug. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — VistaJet, the first and only global business aviation company, today announces its collaboration with Duddell’s, the Michelin-starred culinary, cultural and social destination in Hong Kong.  Together Duddell’s and VistaJet will create an exclusive in-flight menu and limited-edition mooncakes to celebrate the upcoming Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival.  The exquisite food [...]

Restaurant Sector Shrinks Fast amid Negatives

Restaurant Sector Shrinks Fast amid Negatives

SEOUL, May 10 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s restaurant industry has been shrinking at a fast clip due to a rise in the number of one-person households and other unfavorable factors, government data showed Thursday. The number of restaurant owners stood at 729,724 in December last year, down 0.51 percent, or 3,718, from the previous [...]