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.
13 08, 2018

Cooking is My Passion. Should I Start a Restaurant?

By |2018-08-13T14:01:43+00:00August 13th, 2018|Restaurant|0 Comments

Thanks in part to the rise of some truly excellent modern food television programming, and the elevation of celebrity chefs to almost cult-like status, with lucrative book deals, wildly popular Instagrammable restaurants, and branded lines of barbecue rubs, everyone with a passion for cooking sooner or later wonders if they […]

25 06, 2018

How Green Chile Became the Fastest Growing Burrito in the Convenience Channel

By |2018-06-25T18:39:53+00:00June 25th, 2018|Interviews|0 Comments

The frozen burrito marketplace is a crowded one. Frozen burritos seem to tend to fall into one of two camps: They’re either the pseudo-gourmet variety that attempts to replicate the restaurant experience at home, with exotic ingredients and lots of logos touting their “organic” or “non-GMO” pedigree, or they’re the…other […]

23 05, 2018

Can You Start a Legit Buffet Business Out of Your House?

By |2018-05-23T22:37:02+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Restaurant|0 Comments

For those of you in a hurry, and not able to devote the time you need in your day to reading a blog post here at Food Truck Empire, we’ll make it easy for you. Can you start a buffet business out of your house? No. No, you can’t.

Feel free […]

17 05, 2018

14 Low-Cost Food Business Ideas for Entrepreneurial Teens

By |2018-05-17T13:55:41+00:00May 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Teenagers throughout history have had two common goals: To make some serious money on their own terms, and to avoid ever having to say, “Your total for the two Happy Meals is $6.44, next window please,” while a shift manager with a bushy mustache and a sweater vest threatens to […]

8 05, 2018

The Ultimate Guide To All-You-Can Eat Buffet Restaurant Ideas

By |2018-05-08T12:46:14+00:00May 8th, 2018|Restaurant|0 Comments

If you’re interested in joining the terrifying world of the restaurant business, adding a buffet to your town or city’s restaurant options may be the right fit for you. From a customer perspective, buffet restaurants are a no-brainer: There’s a huge variety of choices to support even the pickiest eater […]