About Malcolm Bedell

Malcolm Bedell is co-author of the critically acclaimed "Eating in Maine: At Home, On the Town, and On the Road," as well as the junk food-centric Spork & Barrel and Brocavore, a blog focusing on street food culture and cooking. His contributions include Serious Eats, Down East, L.A. Weekly, Bon Appetit, The Guardian, and The Huffington Post and his food truck, "'Wich, Please," was named "Hottest Restaurant in Maine" for 2015 by Eater. Check out my restaurant Ancho Honey on Facebook.
30 09, 2019

8 Specific Ways I Saved Money Opening my Restaurant

By |2019-09-29T20:17:59+00:00September 30th, 2019|Restaurant|0 Comments

When I decided to make the leap from my seasonal food truck into a year-round brick-and-mortar takeout restaurant location, I had no idea how I was going to pay for any of it.

My chef friends had already filled my head with horror stories […]

11 09, 2019

Should You Sell Branded T-Shirts At Your Restaurant? (I Do.)

By |2019-09-11T13:25:11+00:00September 11th, 2019|Restaurant|0 Comments

After a few years toiling away in the sweltering hot, confined space of an 8×10 concession trailer, and enjoying a fair amount of press and accolades, the time seemed right to make the leap into a brick-and-mortar restaurant.

There was just one problem: With […]

31 03, 2019

Secret Menu: Healthy Starbucks Drinks You Can Order Now

By |2019-04-27T13:12:54+00:00March 31st, 2019|Coffee|0 Comments

Starbucks may have grown to 80,000 locations worldwide based on the quality of its creative coffee drinks, the cool cache of hanging out for ours in one of their cozy dining rooms, and by figuring out how to effectively market a $7 cup of coffee with an 80% […]

21 08, 2018

How to Open a Donut Shop Business in 90 Days or Less

By |2019-05-28T14:17:44+00:00August 21st, 2018|How To|0 Comments

The donut business is booming, and continues to grow year after year. According to a March 2018 report by IBIS World, the donut industry brings in about 16 billion (with a capital “B”) dollars each year, with large franchise chains like Dunkin’ Donuts, Krispy Kreme, […]