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DeKalb County wing restaurant fails health inspection

A popular wings restaurant in south DeKalb County failed its health inspection, in part, for not having a person in charge. This is Wings on Candler Road had a high score of 95 when it was last inspected in February, but this month it dropped more than 40 points to a 53. Customer Serena Cook […]

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Houston Restaurant Weeks get bigger and better – KTRK

Houston, get ready to beat the heat inside one of your favorite or soon-to-be favorite restaurants. The much loved and anticipated “Houston Restaurant Weeks” kicks off this Saturday, August 1st at more than 200 food joints across Harris, Montgomery and Galveston counties. Eyewitness News caught up with the folks over at Sullivan’s Steakhouse on Westheimer […]

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Indian restaurant fined for trying to hire Indian waiter

An Indian waiter in an Indian restaurant — imagine that! City bureaucrats slapped a $5,000 fine on a Midtown Indian restaurant for trying to hire a server who is Indian, according to official documents. Following an inquiry by The Post, the city’s Commission on Human Rights — which cited the eatery two years ago — […]

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Liquor business behind Elmwood restaurant deal

The former Elmwood Village home of now-closed restaurants Toro Tapas Bar and Faherty’s will soon be occupied by a new eatery run by a veteran restaurateur, after developer Rocco Termini takes control of the complex. Termini, principal of Signature Development Buffalo, has agreed to buy the buildings at 490-492 Elmwood Avenue – between Utica Street […]

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Tucker’s Restaurant in OTR damaged by fire

Buy Photo Joe Tucker, owner of Tucker’s Restaurant in the 1600 block of Vine Street, looks over the kitchen where a fire started late 7/27. Tucker said an employee apparently came to the kitchen after hours to cook something and left a stove burner on. Samuel Peter Nickolas, a long-time friend of Tucker’s and of […]

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Restaurant Websites Are Full of Bells and Whistles—but Not This One

N.Y.’s famous eatery is known for simple dishes and, now, a simple website to match. Creating a sophisticated digital presence for an old-guard brand is never an easy thing. But when that brand happens to be Le Bernardin, chef Eric Ripert’s legendary New York restaurant, the undertaking is about as challenging as it gets. When […]

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Check Out The 40+ New Restaurants Participating In Houston Restaurant Weeks

Houston’s ever-growing restaurant scene has had a cool side effect. This year, there are over 40 restaurants participating in Houston Restaurant Weeks that have never done so before. Houston Restaurant Weeks event chair Cleverley Stone kindly provided a list of all the new places. The only challenge for diners this year will be selecting from […]

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Is Your Favorite Restaurant Making You Fat?

Joan Salge Blake is a Clinical Associate Professor at Boston University and the author of “Nutrition You,” 3nd Edition, Pearson/Benjamin Cummings (2014), “Nutrition You: Core Concepts to Good Health,” Pearson/Benjamin Cummings (2010), and “Eat Right The E.A.S.Y. Way,” Prentice Hall Press (1991). She is the co-author of “Nutrition: From Science to You,” Pearson/Benjamin Cummings (2016). […]

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Restaurant Brands Profit Rises on Burger King, Tim Hortons Sales Growth

Restaurant Brands International Inc., parent of Burger King and Tim Hortons, posted a stronger-than-expected second-quarter profit on Monday as both chains recorded same-store sales growth driven partly by new product launches. Oakville, Ontario-based Restaurant Brands said Tim Hortons same-store sales were up 5.5%, while Burger King same-store sales rose 6.7%. Systemwide sales were up 8.4% […]

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Kapok Tree restaurant memorabilia wanted – Sun Sentinel

Once upon a simpler time, there was a magical place that stood alone deep in Davie’s wild western woods. Huge Grecian columns marked its entrance. Peacocks roamed the gardens surrounding a cluster of extravagant themed rooms, a tropical veranda just down the hall from a Middle Eastern bazaar. The Kapok Tree was more than just […]

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