When Scott Maitland was in law school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1994, he heard that a large chain planned to move into the best restaurant location in town, right on the corner of the main intersection. He decided he couldn't let a chain dominate downtown Chapel Hill, and began figuring out how to start his own restaurant in that spot. Two years later h
3 Lessons From A Brewpub Owner
Here's how one successful independent has been able to win his battle with large chain restaurants.