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Anatomy of a Rescue

Bar rescue tips, from the expert, Jon Taffer.

Chilleen's on 17 Article
Kid Chilleen's Grows Up   April 7, 2013

Haling from a long line of restaurateurs Scott Chilleen and his wife Donna took on their on family business in 2003 when they bought Kid Chilleen's Bad Ass BBQ.More>>

Dimples Article
Dimples Gets Its Encore   March 31, 2013

Season 3 Episode 8: In 1982 after 20 years in the bar business, Sal opened Dimples – a Hollywood themed karaoke bar named after the Shirley Temple movie.More>>

blank Article
Lona’s Wardlow Station Hits the City Limits   March 24, 2013

Lona bought a 30,000 square foot bar in 1999; at the time Lona’s Wardlow Station was a busy, blue collar bar in split between two cities, Long Beach and Signal Hill, California.More>>

The Kasbah Article
The Kasbah Gets Secured    March 17, 2013

Season 3 Episode 6: When Shelton Bouknight invested his 401K into The Kasbah in 1997, it was the first old school dance club in the Denver area. The Kasbah was an overnight success breaking into an unexploited market; in the first few years.More>>

Bar Rescue Article
Zan Z Bar becomes Solids & Stripes    March 10, 2013

Season 3 Episode 5: Bars and restaurants in Denver Colorado have created a lively party atmosphere that appeals to a younger demographic. Failing to grab this demographic is Zan Z Bar – a billiards bar whose cheap drinks and free pool draw an undesirable crowd. More>>

Rocket Article
The Brixton Takes Off As Rocket Room 6   March 3, 2013

Season 3 Episode 4: Newlyweds Tim and Sara bought The Brixton, a failing punk rock themed dive bar on the world famous 6th street in the heart of Austin, TX. Once Sara and Tim took over the bar they did little to improve the venue.More>>

TJ Quills Article
TJ Quill’s Gets AnneX’ed    February 24, 2013

Episode 3 Season 3: Uptown New Orleans should be the perfect location to turn a profit, with populated universities nearby filled with thirsty college students craving a hang out spot. More>>

Bud in Glass Article
Headhunters Becomes Metal And Lace   February 17, 2013

Season 3 Episode 2: In 2003 Steve Richie left the field of engineering and opened Headhunters, a no rules tiki bar and live music venue on the red river district of Austin, TX.More>>

Bar Rescue Article
Turtle Bay Becomes Spirits On Bourbon   February 10, 2013

After having his portion of Tropical Isle bought out by the other two owners, Brad Bohannan decided to venture out on his own and open Turtle Bay on Bourbon Street in New Orleans directly across from Tropical Isle.More>>

Second Base Bar and Grill Article
From Extremes to Second Base    September 30, 2012

Situated along a busy street, lined with strip malls and empty storefronts, Extremes Sports bar would have been invisible if not for the gigantic purple-framed lightbox sign with the lettering “Extremes” in nondescript black font on a field of cheap fluorescent white.More>>

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