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CNBC's 'Consumed: The Real Restaurant Business' Premieres Wednesday, May 13 at 10PM ET/PT

New Primetime Series Takes Viewers Behind-The-Scenes in the Ultra-Competitive New York Food Scene Watch Sneak Preview Here ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — April 1st, 2015 — There’s nothing more glamorous than running a restaurant – but there’s also nothing more difficult. For restaurateurs trying to earn their piece of the pie, the New York food scene […]

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What Does the Restaurant Performance Index Show Investors?

Analyzing Key Restaurant Indicators for February (Part 9 of 15) (Continued from Part 8) NRA’s Restaurant Performance Index The NRA (National Restaurant Association) tracks the restaurant industry’s health and outlook in the US. It releases the RPI (Restaurant Performance Index) every month. This indicator is indexed to 100. Values above 100 indicate an expansion period. Values below 100 […]

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Child dies after falling unconscious at Midtown restaurant; mom being questioned – New York’s PIX11 / WPIX

MANHATTAN (PIX11/AP) — A baby boy died after being found unconscious inside a Manhattan restaurant Monday and now, the child’s mother is being questioned, according to the NYPD. Fisher was lead away from the restaurant in handcuffs after 1-year-old Garbiel Ortiz was found unconscious. The little boy later died at a nearby hospital. The 1-year-old […]

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Mom charged in toddler's death at NYC restaurant

NEW YORK — Police have arrested a woman after her son was found unconscious in the bathroom of a midtown Manhattan restaurant Monday afternoon, reports CBS New York. Latisha Fisher, 35, now faces charges of second-degree murder in the death of the toddler, Gavriel Ortiz-Fisher. The incident reportedly occurred at the 5 Boro Burger restaurant […]

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Indiana Restaurant Owner Admits to Discriminating Against Gays on Radio

As Governor Mike Pence (R-IN) tries to push through a new law that would allow businesses in his state to discriminate against LGBT customers, one has to wonder how many Indiana business owners would actually take advantage of that ability to deny service to people solely based on their sexual orientation. Late last week, we […]

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Musicians record clucking chickens for the loos at Noma restaurant

The typhoon with international name Maysak slightly accelerated as it moved closer to the Philippines yesterday, threatening to dump rains over eastern Luzon this weekend, the state weather bureau said. Rene Paciente, senior weather forecaster of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), said Maysak was spotted at 2,175 kilometers east of Mindanao […]

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Mom Charged With Murdering Boy, 1, Who Died After Foaming at Mouth in …

A mother was arrested on murder charges after her 1-year-old son died after being found unconscious and foaming at the mouth inside a burger restaurant bathroom in midtown, police say.  Latisha Fisher, 35, was charged with second-degree murder in the death of 20-month-old Gavriel Ortiz-Fisher, according to the NYPD. Police and EMS were called to the […]

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Buffalo Wild Wings Powers First Restaurant in Asia with NCR Cloud-enabled Restaurant Solutions

MANILA, Philippines–(BUSINESS WIRE)– NCR Corporation, (NCR), the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, announced that Buffalo Wild Wings® (BWLD) has chosen NCR cloud-enabled restaurant solutions for its first location in Asia, located at Capitol Commons in Pasig City in the Philippines. NCR will offer Buffalo Wild Wings an integrated restaurant solution to improve the customer […]

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Liz Biro: 10 best restaurant openings from March

Buy Photo Chef Dan’s food truck has become a restaurant in Irvinington.(Photo: Liz Biro/The Star)Buy Photo Story Highlights Greenwood’s new cocktail bar Herron Morton comfort food Deck dining on Morse Reservoir Indianapolis restaurant development is on a roll. Places keep popping up all over the metro area, and they’re not the chains and steakhouses that […]

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London Restaurant Will Be U.K.'s First Where Diners Buy Tickets

A restaurant in London’s Shoreditch is to become the first in the U.K. to introduce a system in which diners must purchase tickets in advance—as for a sporting event or the theater—rather than booking a table in the conventional way. Clove Club Chef Isaac McHale said customers regularly fail to show up or else arrive in fewer […]

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