Kentucky restaurant puts mutton on the map

Moonlite Bar-B-Q is one of the few restaurants in the U.S. that serves mutton, to the tune of 350,000 meals a year.


Why barbecue is such a difficult menu for restaurant chains

The Bottom Line: Concepts that specialize in slow-smoked meat have had some challenges over the past few years, with one key exception: Mission BBQ.

Mohaimina "Mina" Haque is replacing Ramon Bourgeois, who led the brand since its 2021 acquisition.

The new Sunday menu plays off the restaurant’s innovative way with meat but pays equal attention to fan-favorite cocktails.

This offshoot of the full-service Tony Roma’s barbecue brand is designed for nontraditional and smaller spaces.

Mighty Quinn’s dropped the price tag on its two most-popular menu items by about 9% after its protein costs went down, saying it wanted to pass the deflation on to diners.

The 38-unit brand is converting some locations to counter service in an effort to speed up operations.

The budget-friendly menu saves money for both the restaurant group and its customers.

The new restaurant in Salt Lake City is part of the chain's push into limited service, which CEO Jeff Crivello views as the future of the brand.

The 16-unit quick-service chain will be opened to franchising and will undergo a rebrand, the new owner said.

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