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For Business Diners

New Restaurant Partners Starting June 1, 2024

In a business dining or catering rut? You’re in luck! Among these new Dinova restaurant partners are some refreshingly unique concepts for all occasions, from an upscale Korean steakhouse where meats are prepared tableside to a healthy, fast-casual Indian chain and build-your-own bibimbap. Be sure you’re signed up for myDinova to earn personal rewards points to scratch your off-the-clock budget as you work through your business dining bucket list.

Dak and Bop

Houston, TX

Helmed by Chef Jason Cho, crowned the “Chicken King” in Houston’s 2023 Best Damn Fried Chicken Contest, Dak & Bop is best known for its double-fried fried chicken. If that isn’t enough to entice you for a business meal, Dak & Bop offers a diverse selection of crave-worthy Korean-fusion dishes like Crawfish Fried Rice, Kimchi Fries, and Bibimbap. This museum district gem is bursting with local charm, from the muraled walls to the industrial-chic space.

Firehouse Subs

1 location in VA

Next time you need a quick and satisfying business meal on the go, try Firehouse’s BBQ Cuban, back by popular demand! Think of it as a smoky twist on the Cuban sandwich, with pulled pork, honey ham, melted Swiss cheese, chipotle slaw, mayo, spicy pickles, and a mustard BBQ sauce. Every bite helps support local first responders. Download the app to order online and earn rewards, and call your nearest restaurant to order catering.

Holy Grail Tavern & Grille

Cincinnati, OH

Welcome to the “home of sports” in The Queen City! Just 100 yards from home plate at Great American Ball Park, this sprawling sports bar lets Cincinnati business diners catch the Reds and Bengals with 31 high-definition screens, a patio, and garage doors that can be opened so that indoor diners can feel like a part of the action. With delicious, reasonably-priced pub fare, it’s the perfect place for downtown workers to grab lunch, too.

Karne Korean Steakhouse

Houston, TX

File this under unique, high-end business dining experiences. Located in a stunning space in The Heights, Karne Korean combines the traditional upscale steakhouse experience with Korean steakhouse tradition, with a variety of top-notch meats cooked tableside. It’s one of many experiences business diners can choose from; at the bar, you can enjoy an elevated Korean gastropub experience while sipping fine wines and creative cocktails. Karne also offers private dining rooms with a Chef’s tasting menu.

Khan’s Kitchen

Alpharetta, GA

Khan’s Kitchen opened in 2024 to rave reviews from Metro Atlanta locals and visitors. It offers a variety of South Asian flavors, such as Indian, Pakistani, and Afghan. Business diners will find a comfortable, spacious, chic dining room and extensive lunch and dinner menus that include dishes and platters for every palette—from epicurean to vegetarian and fusion specials like Butter Chicken Mac ‘n Cheese. Khan’s also offers online reservations, pickup and delivery, and catering.

Lucky’s Hot Chicken

Dallas, TX

Hot chicken is a “craze” that’s fortunately here to stay, and at Lucky’s, Dallas business diners will find local renditions of hot chicken sandwiches, tenders, wings, and more. Then there are the sides, including Lucky’s famous “Howlin’ Fries,” and sauces for every craving and heat level. Feeding the whole team or office? Lucky’s also offers Family Fare packages for up to 6 people and delicious catering platters for larger groups.

5 locations nationwide

Business dining options that are flavorful, exciting, and healthy can be hard to find. Enter RASA, a fast-casual Indian restaurant offering vibrant, nutritious wraps and bowls. Born out of the founders’ passion for making Indian food and its diverse flavor profiles more accessible, RASA offers fresh, local ingredients, conscious sourcing, and seasonal menus. Business diners can order online, earn RASA Rewards, or treat the whole office to catering platters or party packs.

Rico Bar Bibimbap Noodle

2 locations in DC

Looking for the best bibimbap (Korean rice bowl) in town? At this unique, fast-casual establishment, you can build your own perfect rice or noodle bowl topped with all the good stuff—premium ingredients like bulgogi, kalbi, spicy chicken, and egg. With generous portion sizes, fast service, and online ordering, it’s a flavorful way to mix up your business lunch routine. Rice Bar also offers catering bowls and platters!

Sakura Teppanyaki and Sushi

1 location in CA

There’s nothing like hibachi to celebrate a recent win, promotion, retirement, and everything in between. Known as one of LA’s hidden gems, Sakura is a locally owned and operated restaurant where guests sit at teppanyaki tables while chefs prepare delicious, authentic meals using the freshest ingredients. Elevate your business meal with a tasty appetizer like crispy rice or calamari. Business diners can also opt for sushi from the extensive menu.

Song E Napule

4 locations in NY/NJ

Named one of Gambero Rosso’s Top Italian Restaurants, Song E Napule is a gathering place where the community can share Neapolitan pizza, experience the warmth of Italian culture, and catch the latest Italian football match. Business diners can savor a variety of mouthwatering pizzas, pastas, salads, desserts, cocktails, and espresso. Make a reservation for dine-in, order pick-up online, or check out the pizza-making classes for a unique team-building experience.

The Halal Guys

3 locations in NY/VA

Known today as pioneers of American Halal Food, The Halal Guys’ journey began in the 90s with street carts that would draw lines around the block. Its modern restaurant delights business diners with the same exotic flavors, from gyro sandwiches to falafel bowls and baklava. Busy travelers can enjoy convenient online ordering and a rewards app with impressive freebies and perks. If you have not discovered this cult-favorite, add it to your business dining shortlist!


Portland, OR

Warsugai is the brainchild of Kyo Koo, a longtime Portland resident and chef paying homage to both his fondest childhood memories and Korean Heritage. Business diners can expect a trip back to the 80s and 90s in this edgy establishment recently named one of Eater’s Hottest New Restaurants in Portland. The menu features Asian cuisine with an Oregonian culinary flair: think crab rangoons with Dungeness and creme fraiche, and black truffle wontons.

7 locations in NY

New York business trips call for authentic New York bagels, and Zucker’s is the place to get your hands on the perfect one (or dozen). Made the old-fashioned way—hand-rolled and kettle-boiled—these bagels deliver the perfect golden-brown exterior and chewy, dense interior. Gluten-free and “flat” options are available, along with a variety of cream cheeses, tofu spreads, sandwiches, wraps, and pastries. Pickup, delivery, catering, and nationwide shipping are also available.

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Healthy • Fast-Casual • Fresh