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Restaurant Flips Off Yelp in the Funniest Way Possible

Ill-founded or just plain lying negative reviews on Yelp are usually a reason for restaurant owners to lose sleep, as are Yelp’s extortionist business practices. The owners of one restaurant near San Francisco, CA, however, have come up with the best and snarkiest possible solution to the problem. Chefs and co-owners Davide Cerritini and Michele [...]

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Restaurant destroyed in arson attack

20 September 2014 Last updated at 17:05 The premises was considerably damaged in the suspected arson A Chinese restaurant in County Antrim has been destroyed in an arson attack. The police said a car was set on fire in Main Street, Crumlin, between 03:20 BST and 03:40 BST on Saturday and the blaze spread to [...]

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Sanctuary restaurant in Beachwood set to open early October in DoubleTree by … – The Plain Dealer

BEACHWOOD, Ohio — “A modern take on cool comfort food” is how Scott Kuhn describes what will be on the menu at his latest restaurant: Sanctuary, in Beachwood. It will open on Tuesday, October 7 in the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel / Cleveland East-Beachwood, 3663 Park East Drive. Kuhn, who partners with celebrity chef Chris [...]

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Evansville restaurant & owner cited for drug, alcohol charges

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The owner of a Mexican restaurant in Evansville faces drug charges and his restaurant was cited for dealing in unauthorized beverages. La Cabana, 821 S. Green River Road, Evansville, was preliminarily cited for dealing in unauthorized beverages by purchasing alcohol from an unauthorized source and failing to maintain a high and fine [...]

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Bay Area restaurant campaigns to be worst-rated on Yelp

Updated September 20, 2014 4:23 PM By HANNAH BAE  hannah.bae@newsday.com A screenshot of Botto Bistro’s Yelp page. (Credit: Yelp.com) Related media Good buys for foodies You can’t believe everything you read on Yelp. That’s especially the case for one California restaurant, which is actively campaigning to be the worst-rated restaurant on the consumer review website. [...]

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Death Row Dinners: 'Last Meal' Themed Restaurant to Stay Open Despite Controversy

A Death Row-themed restaurant which came under criticism for offering the “ultimate last meal experience” has said it will stay open despite the negative reaction to it. Death Row Dinners, a pop-up style restaurant due to open in Hoxton, east London, said it would be “considering its next steps” after experiencing a huge amount of [...]

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Guide To Main Line Restaurant Week: Fall 2014

September 19, 2014 7:00 AM (Credit: Betsy Barron Fine Art Photography) Never fear, suburbanites. You don’t have to trek all the way into the city to take advantage of Restaurant Week! Starting on September 22nd, Main Line Restaurant Week is bringing dining specials outside city limits and right into your neighborhood. –Chelsea Karnash (Credit: Betsy [...]

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Coveted King Crab Will Reign Supreme at WP24 Restaurant in The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, CA–(Marketwired – Sep 19, 2014) – In celebration of Alaskan king crab season and National Seafood Month, WP24 Restaurant — Wolfgang Puck’s fine dining venue at The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles — will offer a special Alaskan King Crab Menu throughout the month of October. The evening begins with tableside presentation of the live [...]

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Faces of minimum wage: Restaurant owner weighs pay, fairness – Chicago Sun

Editor’s note: Minimum wage workers protest nationwide, pleading for hikes at federal, state and local levels. Businesses fear potential harm from such a mandate, predicting layoffs and higher prices. In Chicago, some aldermen sought a $15 minimum; a city panel held hearings and proposed $13 by 2018, a plan Mayor Rahm Emanuel has embraced. In [...]

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Missing UVA student seen leaving restaurant with unidentified man

Missing University of Virginia student Heather Graham apparently entered a restaurant with a man she encountered on Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall, then left with him in a car 15 minutes later, police said Friday. Police Chief Timothy Longo told a late afternoon press conference that video showed Graham, who vanished early last Saturday, with a man he [...]

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