Hooters Franchise to Open in Tel Aviv
STEVE INSKEEP, host:
Here's another story of restaurateurs without borders. Today's last word in business is Hooters. The last word is Hooters because the chain known for spicy chicken wings and waitresses' tight T-shirts is coming to the holy land. It will have its first branch in Tel Aviv, Israel this summer.
Now it is true the food will not be kosher, and the Israeli who bought the franchise says he will avoid opening Hooters establishments near conservative religious groups. But he says, quote, the concept is something that Israelis are looking for.
And that's the business news on MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Steve Inskeep.
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
And I'm Renee Montagne.
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