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Ogburn Station restaurant in Winston-Salem set to move forward

By that point, about $136,000 of Kim’s RUCA allocation had been spent, and all of Oakes’ $120,000 amount was gone. City officials were now faced with spending another $400,000 on the project or writing off the project. Source: http://myfox8.com/2014/11/23/ogburn-station-restaurant-in-winston-salem-set-to-move-forward/

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Restaurant Review: Cargo Restaurant, Bar and Deli, Alexandra Tower Princes Parade, Liverpool

Sometimes it is nice to find a little buried treasure. By treasure I mean a restaurant that – if you pardon the pun – tries to bring a little something different to the table, And buried by the fact that when I told my friends where I was going they all replied: “Where’s that?” Cargo […]

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Madeline’s restaurant in Wilmington has closed

A portrait of founder Madeline Sparco hung over a mantle in the dining room at Madeline’s Italian Restaurant in Wilmington.(Photo: PATRICIA TALORICO) Madeline’s Italian Restaurant,one of Wilmington’s oldest restaurants, has closed. The eatery had a home in the city’s Little Italy neighborhood for more than 50 years. A simple note on the restaurant’s website reads: […]

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Ogburn Station restaurant in Winston-Salem set to move forward

By that point, about $136,000 of Kim’s RUCA allocation had been spent, and all of Oakes’ $120,000 amount was gone. City officials were now faced with spending another $400,000 on the project or writing off the project. Source: http://myfox8.com/2014/11/23/ogburn-station-restaurant-in-winston-salem-set-to-move-forward/

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Nino’s Restaurant manager murdered, police look for suspect

HOUSTON – At Nino’s Restaurant in Montrose, employees are mourning the loss of their manager and friend Joe Ramos, 51. “We had been trying to get a hold of Joe for about 2 weeks,” said Vince Anne Mandola, the owner. “He was a great guy, we loved having him around.” The Harris County Medical Examiner […]

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Restaurant Brands raises annual profit forecast; shares jump

Restaurant Brands raises annual profit forecast; shares jump to a record By Tina Morrison Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk) – Restaurant Brands New Zealand, the nation’s largest fast food operator, raised its annual profit forecast as it benefits from lower input costs, higher sales and restructuring of stores. The shares rose to a record. Full-year profit, excluding […]

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Chef Michael Taus talks new restaurant

Charlie Trotter protege chef Michael Taus will open Taus Authentic, what he calls an “everyday” neighborhood restaurant, in the former Prasino space in Wicker Park (1846 W. Division) early next year. Taus was for 20 years the man behind the fine dining spot Zealous, which closed its doors in 2012, and has worked in the […]

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Why signs of a weak economy affect restaurants

Why most key restaurant industry indicators are on the upswing (Part 1 of 15) Industry classification The restaurant industry is a part of the consumer discretionary sector as classified by the Global Industry Classification Standard. Consumer discretionary stocks, such as those held by the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLY), include non-essential goods and […]

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Mystery surrounds popular restaurant manager’s murder – KTRK

Reading through Facebook posts, an emotional David Purdie tries to come to grips with the murder of his close friend, well known restaurant manager Joe Angel Ramos. “We just had such a great time,” said Purdie, who worked with Ramos at a few different restaurants over the years. “He made working a real pleasure, a […]

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Chad Houser cooked up a café to give young offenders a second chance

If Chad Houser were to describe the purpose of the restaurant he soon will open in downtown Dallas, it might go something like this: “I take kids out of jail and teach them to play with knives and fire – and make the community better.” So far, that basic spiel – bolstered by a polished […]

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