Bow Truss Coffee
The tsunami of negative press coverage that played out in the pages of Crain’s Chicago Business and across other media this year surrounding Phil Tadros and his Bow Truss and Budlong chicken franchises was a business disaster of epic proportion. Between employee walkouts over claims of bounced paychecks, money squabbles with partners and an August allegation of domestic battery charges, it wasn’t long before franchise locations shuttered across the city. But Tadros is trying to strike back with a $38-million defamation claim against Crain’s.
Best of Chicago 2017