Alamo Drafthouse is the brainchild of Tim League, a hardcore film buff since high school. It started small almost 20 years ago in Austin, Texas, but has grown into a high-concept theater chain with more than two dozen locations nationwide.
Ron Shelton, who wrote and directed 'Bull Durham' in 1988 reflects on his time making the movie, the Crash Davis name, and how the antics of his minor league baseball career played into the storyline of the sports classic.
IHOP, the International House of Pancakes, changed its name Monday to the International House of Burgers in a spectacular marketing ploy. Instead of brunch, breakfast or biscuits, IHOB is rolling out a new line of burgers.
Bourdain achieved celebrity status after the publication in 2000 of his best-selling book "Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly." Bourdain went on to achieve widespread fame thanks to his CNN series "Parts Unknown."
For 26 years, Durham chef Scott Howell lived his dream of owning and running a restaurant, the acclaimed fine dining Nana's. At the end of the month, Howell, an eight-time James Beard Award semifinalist, says he will close his flagship restaurant.