Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Patch has been told yes. Find out the latest below.
Fans of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen were stoked last fall to hear a location was being planned for Richfield. However, nearly six months later, the restaurant has yet to be delivered, and Richfield Patch is getting plenty of inquiries as to when it will happen. While an exact opening date has yet to be announced, on Sunday Popeyes confirmed with Patch that an opening is targeted for July 2013. As previously reported by Patch, Popeyes had said it was aiming for a spring opening, barring any construction complications. Popeyes did not say if any delays caused the shift from spring to summer. The new restaurant will take the place of the former KFC at Hub Shopping Center. Here's a little timeline of what's been happening since the acquisition: …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The city council will hold a public hearing at Tuesday night's meeting. However, Menards representatives will likely be on hand to recommend against the project as is.
Richfield may once again be home to a Taco Bell in the near future. The Richfield City Council will hold a public hearing Tuesday regarding a conditional use permit and variances for the business to revamp the former Burger King building at 140 E. 78th St. Burger King closed its doors last year after a fruitless attempt to be included late in the redevelopment of the adjacent Menards property. Taco Bell had a Richfield location on 66th Street near Penn Avenue that closed, and is now occupied by Mediterranean restaurant Aida. Read: Burger King Shutters Doors According to the council's agenda, city staff believes that Taco Bell's parent company, Border Foods, Inc., has met all code and zoning requirements in its proposal, and has applied for…
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
An exact date has not been given.
Follow Richfield Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter Richfield's newest fried chicken eatery will open sometime this spring. Popeyes Louisianna Kitchen will replace the former Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant at the Hub Shopping Center. An exact date has not been released. "Our records indicate the restaurant is proposed to open in the spring, pending and construction delays, etc.," the company said in an e-mail to Patch. "Hopefully we are able to accommodate that timeline without any hitches." Construction crews are currently working to transform the former KFC into a Popeyes style restaurant. Richfield Patch will update readers as more information becomes available. Related stories:
Friday, January 11, 2013
The restaurant has teamed up with Brixmor Property Group to put franchised restaurants in multiple shopping centers across the country.
The Hub Shopping Center may soon be home to a Bennigan's restaurant. According to FSR Magazine, Bennigan's Franchising Company and Brixmor Property Group—which owns and manages the Hub—announced a strategic partnership this past summer to add Bennigan's restaurants to Brixmor's portfolio of shopping centers across the country. And Richfield's former Blockbuster space appears to have been chosen as one of the pre-approved franchise locations. As part of Bennigan's and Brixmor's strategy, signs have been placed at select existing buildings and pad site locations within the Brixmor portfolio of shopping centers, according to FSR. The signs are meant to promote pre-approved restaurant space and franchise opportunities within targeted growth …
Saturday, September 22, 2012
Somos Peru opened earlier this summer next to Cub Foods, just over the Richfield border in South Minneapolis.
Look at the menu for Somos Peru, a new restaurant on the 5900 block of Nicollet Avenue South, and you might get a little confused. Some dishes on the menu strike the first-timer as falling in the "that looks authentic" category—shredded meat smothered in different house-made sauces, or ceviche. Others sound very familiar, but from a completely different context. In Minnesota, thin strips of beef sautéed with tomatoes, onions, fried potatoes, and soy sauce and served with white rice is a plate more often seen in Chinese restaurants. At Somos Peru, it's owner Jimmy Custodio's favorite traditional Peruvian dish on the menu. Custodio's mother, head chef Isabel Custodio, explains. "Peruvian food has some Chinese, Japanese, Italian, Quechua, …