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Restaurant closures: Chili’s, Oggi’s and Burger Stop among 6 closures

Permanent restaurant closures in Orange County include a seven-year-old steak house in Orange, which closes later this week, an Oggi’s pizzeria in Tustin and a Mi Casa in south Orange County. Here’s the latest round up: • A Chili’s at 26782 Portola Pkwy in Foothill Ranch is closing Sept. 28. “We constantly review the performance […]

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Jesse Morreale’s new restaurant in northwest Denver is the former Subway Tavern

Jesse Morreale stands behind the bar of Sketch, a former wine bar located on South Broadway March 13, 2009. The guessing game is over. Jesse Morreale just announced that his new restaurant and bar in northwest Denver will be located at 3759 Lipan St., originally home to the Subway Tavern, and chef Goose Sorensen of […]

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NYC celeb chef Scott Conant to open Phoenix restaurant

x Embed x Share “Chopped” judge and famed NYC chef Scott Conant has moved to the Valley and will open Mora Italian with Stefano Fabbri. Marina Beach/azcentral.com Chef Scott Conant.(Photo: Nick Garcia) Story Highlights Scott Conant, “Chopped” judge and famed NYC chef, will open a Phoenix restaurant with Stefano Fabbri Mora, a “modern osteria,” is […]

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‘They’re all terrorists': Outrage in France after restaurant owner kicks out Muslim women (VIDEO)

A video posted online appears to show two Muslim women being refused service at the high-end Le Cenacle restaurant in Tremblay-en-France near Paris on Saturday. A man, who is reportedly the restaurant’s owner, can be heard telling the women: “The terrorists are Muslim and all Muslims are terrorists… they recently killed a priest. This is […]

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How To Hear In A Noisy Restaurant

As summer comes to an end, those of us with hearing loss are once again faced with the restaurant problem. Restaurant noise is the number one complaint I hear about hearing loss, and it’s high on Zagat’s list as well, which suggests that it’s not just those with hearing loss who dislike restaurant noise pollution. […]

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Are Robots Really Destined to Take Over Restaurant Kitchens?

Robots flipping sausages? It’s already a reality: “People are not aware that technology has come this far.” It’s true this all might sound like a far-flung science fiction movie, but it’s actually a near-present future. This past July, the BratWurst Bot, developed by the Forschungszentrum Informatik (FZI) Research Center for Information Technology in Karlsruhe, Germany, […]

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Today’s Special: Couple opens second Thai restaurant – Champaign/Urbana News

URBANA — A husband and wife who have operated a Thai restaurant on campus for six years have launched a second eatery on Urbana’s north side. Tommy Chanthaluxay of Urbana and his wife Vilayphone Keodara opened Bangkok Thai Restaurant in the former Uncle Martin’s Sports Bar building at 1104 N. Cunningham Ave. The eatery has […]

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Roanoke restaurant donates portion of proceeds to Italy’s earthquake recovery

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) In Italy, hundreds are dead, even more injured, after a devastating earthquake Wednesday. Sara Machi/WDBJ7 As they comb through the rubble and lay loved ones to rest, the world unites for them. That includes one Roanoke eatery, joining the long list of Italian restaurants creating Amatrice’s signature dish and sending a portion […]

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Paris restaurant ‘refuses to serve Muslim women’

Image copyright AP Image caption France’s highest court ruled against resorts’ burkini bans on Friday A video showing a restaurateur in a Paris suburb apparently refusing to serve two Muslim women has sparked anger in France and calls for protest. In the video, widely shared on social media, the man tells the hijab-wearing women: “Terrorists […]

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Somali extremists attack beach restaurant killing 8

MOGADISHU, Somalia –  Somalia police say that security forces have ended an overnight siege of a beach restaurant by al-Shabab gunmen in which eight people were killed. Capt. Mohamed Hussein said Friday that six civilians and two soldiers were killed at the Benadir Beach restaurant, a hangout spot for the capital city’s youth. Two armed […]

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