Until a few years ago, a Texas Roadhouse franchise was a regular on Rochester’s best restaurant lists. Not so, today. And it’s nothing against Texas Roadhouse — the change is that several locally owned unique restaurants have opened their doors. And it’s the source of business ownership that’s worth noting — it’s the trailing spouses of those working in the city’s leading industry, the medical field.
In a town with a ton of trailing spouses in both the military and energy industries, this is a Minot story with a Rochester headline. It forces us to ask, what talented people do we have living in Minot that — with a little encouragement — might choose a passion driven entrepreneurial path?