Chains Beef Up Bar Menus; Robuchon Looks to Singapore


• Casual-dining restaurants are upping the focus on their high-profit bar menus. [NRN]

• Joel Robuchon will open three restaurants in a Singapore casino this year. [AsiaOne]

• Trendy eighties spot China Club will be the subject of a forthcoming book. [NYP]

• KFC is now advertising on fire hydrants in Indiana. [Yumsugar]

• Long Island restaurant-supply company Cecilware will lay off 80 workers this year. [Crain’s]