There’s a restaurant in Pittsburgh that only serves take-out cuisine from a country the US is in conflict with. It rotates every 6 months. Right now they serve Cuban. Next up is Korean. World peace would be a serious blow to the business…
The North Korean government operates a chain of restaurants that appear throughout China and Southeast Asia and even Russia. Each restaurant funnels $100k – $300k per year back to the DPRK.
In 1968 in Mattoon, Illinois, a small restaurant called “Burger King” won a lawsuit against the giant fast food chain of the same name because they had trademarked the name first. Today, there are no Burger Kings legally allowed within 20 miles if the Mattoon location.
A restaurant in LA gives 5% off to patrons that give up their phone before being seated.
Some fast food restaurants now accept food stamps.
In 2005 a man named Ronald MacDonald robbed a Wendy’s.
In the United Kingdom, Indian restaurants employ more people than steel making, mining and shipbuilding industries put together.