Branded Restaurants USA is expanding Big Daddy’s, New York City’s burgers and breakfast restaurant, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The restaurant is scheduled to open summer of 2015 at the BurJuman Centre in the residential area of Bur Dubai. Big Daddy’s has been serving burgers, breakfast, shakes, and tots in a retro Americana setting since 1969. This will be the company’s first expansion outside of New York and America.
Chef Dale Talde along with his partners, David Massoni and John Bush, the team behind TALDE, one of Brooklyn’s most beloved restaurants, will bring their popular Asian American fare to the Thompson Miami Beach in Summer 2015 with TALDE Miami Beach.
Nafissatou Diallo, the hotel housekeeper who accused former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault in 2011, has opened West African Chez Amina Restaurant in the Bronx.
Amanda Cohen has reopened beloved East Village vegetable-focused restaurant, Dirt Candy, with new dishes on the menu and a no-tipping policy.
Marco Canora has opened Fifty Paces on the Lower East Side in the former Terroir space.