Backstreet Boys want to open restaurant

(130526) -- BEIJING, May 26, 2013 (Xinhua) -- American vocal group Backstreet Boys show their appreciation to their fans after their 2013 world tour concert at the MasterCard Center in Beijing, capital of China, May 25, 2013. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the founding of the group. (Xinhua/Yang Le)(wjq)

Los Angeles: Vocal group Backstreet Boys are ready to foray into the restaurant business.

BSB Entertainment Inc., a company with the group’s members A.J. McLean, Howie D, Brian Littrell and Nick Carter listed as directors, filed documents, which were obtained by, on February 9 to trademark “Backstreet Barbecue” for use in a new restaurant.

Carter tweeted on Saturday: “When you have two boys from Kentucky and three from Florida, I promise you that it’s gonna be finger licking good.”

The news comes on the heels of Carter telling a food blog they are looking for a partner in Mexico to start making their own tequila .

The American band, which also includes Kevin Richardson, was formed in 1993 and has since delivered hit numbers like “I want it that way”, “Incomplete” and “Quit playing games”.