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Strada Mia: Take a peek inside new Geddes Street restaurant (photos)

SYRACUSE — Traditional Italian-American meets modern “light and bright” cuisine at Strada Mia, the newest restaurant in the storied location at the corner of Geddes Street and Park Avenue in Syracuse. The restaurant at 313 N. Geddes St. has been having a “soft opening” for the past few weeks, but is now ready to show […]

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All-male ‘Hooters’ restaurant ‘Tallywackers’ to open in Dallas – New York’s PIX11 / WPIX

Photo Gallery View Gallery (6 images) DALLAS, Texas (PIX11) – An all-male “Hooters”-style restaurant cheekily called Tallywackers will be opening in Dallas this month. On the Kidd Kraddick show, owner Rodney Duke said he had the idea to open Tallywackers for a decade. The restaurant will finally open on Lemmon Avenue in the traditional “gayborhood” […]

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Restaurant Report Card: Casa Bonita rises to the top of the class

DENVER — One of Englewood’s most popular breweries hits “Rock Bottom” with health inspectors. Rock Bottom Brewery – County Line Road Rock Bottom Brewery earned an “F” on our Restaurant Report Card for 11 critical violations in its last two unannounced or routine inspections in February 2015 and January 2014. In February an inspector found, […]

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Popular German Restaurant to Close in Chicago

A popular German restaurant on Chicago’s Northwest Side has announced it will close after 38 years. Mirabell, a staple in the city’s Irving Park neighborhood, will close Sunday, the family who owns the restaurant announced. “It is with mixture of sorrow and joy, that we announce the closing of the Mirabell,” owners Jeff and Anita […]

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Joe Maddon’s restaurant earns high praise

The Cubs suddenly have a strong following in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Tampa, thanks to a new restaurant that’s getting rave reviews. “We’re ready for the Cubs to do well,” said Cayla Leutholt, general manager of Ava. “We’re Cubs fans now. It’s an oddity, I know.” Of course, having the Cubs’ manager as a […]

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Inn, restaurant fire painful hit to Ogunquit – WCSH

Firefighters investigating the day after the fire on the Ogunquit peninsula.(Photo: NEWS CENTER) OGUNQUIT, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Just weeks before the start of the summer season, a fire destroyed two Ogunquit staples. “Even myself coming here as a kid to the beach I remember the Blue Water Inn and it’s kind of a local […]

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Inn, restaurant fire painful hit to Ogunquit – WCSH

Firefighters investigating the day after the fire on the Ogunquit peninsula.(Photo: NEWS CENTER) OGUNQUIT, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Just weeks before the start of the summer season, a fire destroyed two Ogunquit staples. “Even myself coming here as a kid to the beach I remember the Blue Water Inn and it’s kind of a local […]

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Gas leak causes explosion at Homestead restaurant; 2 hurt – 7Online WSVN

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (WSVN) — Authorities are investigating after an explosion at a South Florida restaurant caused the walls to collapse and roof to come down, leaving the owner and his daughter-in-law injured. The fire broke out at La Fondita, a Mexican restaurant at 219 S.W. 6th Ave. Investigators said a gas leak caused an explosion […]

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New Greek restaurant opens in Shelburne

Grilled octopus plate served at Taverna Khione in Shelburne.(Photo: KEVIN HURLEY/for the FREE PRESS) SHELBURNE – A couple weekends ago on a sunny Greek Easter Sunday, the back door at Taverna Khione was open. In honor of the holiday, the brand new restaurant was hosting a special early-afternoon lunch feast for which they had expanded […]

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Sweet heat: Barbecue booms at new Pit Stop Catering restaurant

CASCADE TOWNSHIP, MI — One need only visit Pit Stop Catering’s Facebook page to get a sense for the business Matt Smith’s new barbecue counter is doing. On Friday, April 17 at 3 p.m., Smith, the gregarious barbecue evangelist, wrote: “out of brisket, out of pork, out of chicken, almost out of sausage… we have […]

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