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Rising egg prices eat into bakery, restaurant profits

Breakfast wouldn’t be breakfast at Shakers American Cafe without three-egg omelets, pancakes and quiche. In the past month, however, the College Park eatery — like others across Central Florida — has been shelling out a lot more money for the eggs used to created its dishes. The country’s worst bird-flu epidemic in more than 30 […]

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Schmidty’s restaurant and bar marks 60 years in business

It has been 60 years since Arlene and Norbert Schmidt opened Schmidty’s, but the restaurant and bar at 3119 State Road in La Crosse is still going strong. Schmidty’s is best known for its Friday night fish fry, prime rib special Thursday through Saturday nights, tenderloin steak, extensive soup and salad bar and homestyle favorites […]

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Beloved Largo restaurant destroyed in fire

A beloved Largo restaurant was destroyed in a fire early Sunday morning. The Fireplace restaurant was a popular neighborhood restaurant for more than 40 years. The restaurant and its neighboring small businesses on Seminole Boulevard caught fire shortly after midnight. It took dozens of firefighters a few hours to extinguish the flames. No one was […]

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Fmr. County Clerk candidate opens Russell neighborhood restaurant

Cafe aims to bring good food to Russell area Source: http://www.whas11.com/story/news/local/2015/07/04/fmr-county-clerk-candidate-opens-russell-neighborhood-restaurant/29720763/

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Italian Newspaper Creates Fake Restaurant to Prove TripAdvisor Sucks

If a stunt carried out by one Italian newspaper is any indication, Yelp isn’t the only terrible online review site. Italian newspaper Italia a Tavola wanted to prove that TripAdvisor’s rankings system was flawed and subject to potential manipulation using fake reviews. In order to accomplish this, they created an entirely fake restaurant, La Scaletta, […]

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Atlantic restaurant damaged in Saturday morning fire, expected to reopen soon

Updated 12:15 pm, Saturday, July 4 Edgartown firefighters were called to the Atlantic restaurant in downtown Edgartown at the foot of Main Street just before 10 am, Saturday morning for a report of a fire even as business owners and residents prepared for the town’s busy Fourth of July festivities, that include a parade later this afternoon […]

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Woman uses three kids to steal purse from local restaurant

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. — Police are looking for a woman and three young kids who worked together to steal a purse from a Federal Way restaurant Tuesday night. Surveillance video inside the Jasmine Mongolian Grill shows a woman with three children walking up to the cashier counter. As the woman talks to the hostess, one […]

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‘The Other NRA': This Influential Restaurant Lobby Fights Pro-Worker Policies

This story originally appeared in Capital Main. Sign up for email alerts from Capital Main. “Something always seems to be starting in California,” Angelo Amador, an attorney and vice president for the National Restaurant Association, told Bloomberg News. It was 2012 and his remark was prompted by a California state Supreme Court decision favoring an […]

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Michelin-starred restaurant Per Se owes servers $500000 after allegations of …

Per Se, the critically acclaimed, super pricey, New York City eatery owned by Chef Thomas Keller, will pay $500,000 to its current and former waitstaff, after the New York Attorney General’s office found that it violated state wage and tipping laws. Under New York law, restaurants that charge customers for “service” or “food service” must […]

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1833: The best restaurant in Monterey

Sitting around one of the four fire pits in the front courtyard of Restaurant 1833 in Monterey, with the canopy of the 150-year-old oak tree on one side and the 1840s adobe building on the other, you can’t help but think everything is right in the world. Source: http://www.sfchronicle.com/restaurants/article/Monterey-s-Restaurant-1833-still-a-must-visit-6358834.php

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