The Real Reason Jamie Oliver’s Restaurant Empire Is Collapsing

In May 2019, Jamie Oliver — one of the world’s biggest celebrity chefs — saw his restaurant empire come crashing down. It’s been just over a decade since his Jamie’s Italian brand of restaurants first launched in 2008. How could such a popular celebrity’s restaurant empire fall so far, so fast? This massive 2019 closure […]

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The Real Reason You Don’t See Chi-Chi’s Restaurants Around Anymore

Although Chi-Chi’s itself is long gone in the United States, vanished in a perfect storm of financial mess and food poisoning, it has left behind it quite a legacy. Let’s celebrate the silliness that was Chi-Chi’s, and figure out why they disappeared. The businessmen who dreamed up Chi-Chi’s actually had a pretty solid idea in […]

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