About.com is a New York Times Company that allows experts write articles, collect content, and create resource sites on specific topics. About.com's Restauranting site has information on a variety of topics, from naming your restaurant to hiring a lawyer.
"Restauranting is an intense and competitive business. To succeed, a restaurateur must develop a marketable concept, select a key location, obtain funding, monitor budgets, and hire outstanding chefs and waitstaff. This site will provide you with direct details and resources to be a successful restaurateur."