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Starting a Restaurant

Birth of a Restaurant: Raven and Rose (video)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 03.19.2013 | Home
Rebecca Gerendasy

Lisa Mygrant admits that buying a 7,000 square foot, high-profile historic building in the center of downtown Portland was a larger project than she'd...

Your Start-up Life: Should I Quit My Dead-End Job?

Rana Florida | Posted 05.15.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

I've been stuck in a corporate job my entire adult life. We recently had a management change over and I HATE my new boss. I've been dreaming of opening up my own restaurant for years and cooking is my passion. I have a family with three small children and can't lose the income of a stable job.

Krisanne Alcantara

Women Restaurateurs Taking Back The Kitchen | Krisanne Alcantara | Posted 02.22.2012 | Small Business

It's no secret that the New York City's restaurant industry is a veritable old boys' club, bubbling over disproportionately with moneyed male entrepre...

A Restaurant Closes, and a Community Mourns

Frank Farwell | Posted 03.06.2012 | Small Business
Frank Farwell

On New Year's Eve, the much-admired Rubaiyat restaurant in scenic Marquette, Michigan held its last supper. Why did the lights go out January 1st, leaving hundreds of devoted but disappointed customers? It was another case of first-time entrepreneurs going too far too fast.

Ben Craw

Camille Glickman, Bahr Ché: 27 Million And Counting | Ben Craw | Posted 08.01.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...