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Triangle Restaurant News: Krispy Kreme opens next week in Durham

By Kathy Hanrahan Raleigh, N.C. — Congrats to bottle shop and tasting room The Stag’s Head, which celebrated its grand opening pn Glenwood Avenue in Raleigh last night!  Another grand opening to tell you about. Sweet Traditions by LeAne will celebrate the grand opening of its Wake Forest shop (the brick and mortar location for its popular cupcake […]

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New York wage board suggests $7.50 wage for tipped workers

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Restaurant servers and other tipped workers in New York state would make $7.50 an hour before tips under a proposal recommended by a state wage board Friday The proposal from the state Wage Board would go into effect Dec. 31 if approved by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s labor commissioner. That looks likely […]

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State restaurant group lists awards – The Courier

Jim Davis, owner-operator of Martini Italian Bistro in Louisville, has been recognized as the Restaurateur of the Year by the Kentucky Restaurant Association.(Photo: Provided) Jim Davis, owner-operator of Martini Italian Bistro in Louisville, has been recognized as the Restaurateur of the Year by the Kentucky Restaurant Association. He was honored at the recent eighth annual […]

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Arlo Guthrie tour celebrates 50 years of ‘Alice’s Restaurant’

Nearly 50 years ago in western Massachusetts, an 18-year-old back from his first year at college celebrated Thanksgiving with friends in an old church. After dumping the trash from dinner in the next town, he and a friend were arrested for littering. Not only did the arrest lead to a Vietnam War draft deferment for […]

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Your Valentine’s Day dining guide

Frontier:The Noble Square restaurant will feature a four-course, prix fixe menu. Selections will include poached shrimp salad with tangerine, duck and andouille gumbo, bass en papillote and pineapple upside-down cake for dessert. The menu is $40 per person or $75 per couple, and an optional wine, beer or cocktail pairing is available for an additional […]

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S. Toledo restaurant plans downtown site

Martini Nuzzi’s to open on Huron St. in March The owner of Martini Nuzzi’s in South Toledo plans to open at 329 N. Huron downtown with the same concept — a restaurant, martini bar, and nightclub featuring larger-profile live bands.THE BLADE Enlarge | Buy This Photo Martini Nuzzi’s, a popular eating and drinking establishment in […]

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2015 Best Restaurants in the Triangle

Local/State Taxes and ‘loathing’ in the City of Oaks? Raleigh council talks long-term Source: http://www.newsobserver.com/2015/01/29/4511518/2015-best-restaurants-in-the-triangle.html

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Second helpings for restaurant manager who continued to steal from Jarrow business after being caught

RESTAURANT bosses in South Tyneside backed a loser when they gave a second chance to a manager who stole nearly £5,000 to cover his gambling debts. Gazmend Zykaj repaid the owners of Martinos Italian restaurant in Jarrow by stealing more money. Magistrates in South Tyneside heard Zykaj had been allowed to keep his job despite […]

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Richmond restaurant news roundup

KARRI PEIFER/Times-Dispatch Rabbit Pozole Rabbit Pozole at Estilo Posted: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 10:30 pm Richmond restaurant news roundup BY KARRI PEIFER Richmond Times-Dispatch Richmond.com In case you missed our Elbys wrapup earlier this week, Sunday night was a jampacked, disco-themed celebration of the best of the best in Richmond dining at the fourth annual […]

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Zomato acquires Turkey's restaurant search service Mekanist

New Delhi/Istanbul, Jan 29 (IANS) Online restaurant search platform Zomato has acquired Turkey’s popular eatery search service Mekanist, a company statement said Thursday. Zomato’s restaurant coverage will increase from about 27,500 restaurants in Istanbul and Ankara to more than 50,000 restaurants across Turkey. “Mekanist has established itself as one of the heavyweights in the online […]

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