Chipped tooth? No! Diner finds pearl in his oyster dish
NEW YORK (AP) — A lucky diner says he happened upon a pearl while eating an oyster dish at a famous New York City restaurant.
Rick Antosh was out to lunch with a friend and ordered his usual at the Grand Central Oyster Bar on Dec. 5 — the $14.75 pan roast, a stew-like dish that includes ...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Vonnie Larsen feels at home here in this tidy restaurant attached to a gas station near Interstate 29.
Truth is, it’s more than a home. The Keg was never limited by geography or bricks-and-mortar, the
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Allen & Son Barbeque, one of North Carolina’s most revered barbecue destinations, has closed.
Keith Allen started the restaurant 48 years ago at the age of 19, cooking pork shoulders over wooden coals from logs he split himself. Its reputation grew over the ...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — It’s been nearly five months since the episode of celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay’s “24 Hours to Hell and Back” featuring Wichita’s Fetch Bistro aired.
And since that day, when the national spotlight landed on the dog-friendly restaurant owned by Greg and Pamela Buss, the ...
Abandoned train depot becomes a restaurant, bourbon bar
PARIS, Ky. (AP) — More than 200 people came out in a steady rain to welcome back an old friend: the Louisville & Nashville Railroad depot, which had mostly stood abandoned and crumbling since passenger train service ended 50 years ago.
After a complete renovation, the Victorian-style ...
Feng shui or in the way? Begrudged boulders won’t budge
HALLOWELL, Maine (AP) — A Maine restaurant owner is citing feng shui (fung shway) as a reason not to move boulders outside the building that are in the way of a sidewalk project.
Annie Huang, co-owner of Lucky Garden in Hallowell, tells members of the city’s highway committee on Thursday ...
PHOENIX (AP) — Travelers in Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport will soon have to shell out more if they want to eat there too.
The Arizona Republic
While directing ‘Avengers’ films, Joe Russo explains why he’s also in the restaurant business
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A Cracker Barrel restaurant in southwestern Michigan will not reopen after a problem with salmonella.
The Kalamazoo County health department says it was told about the closing last week. The agency says private tests revealed significant contamination at the ...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sam Jones, known for cooking some of the most acclaimed whole hog barbecue in the South, is coming to Raleigh.
The fourth-generation pitmaster and James Beard semifinalist is opening his second Sam Jones BBQ restaurant at 502 W. Lenoir St., in the former Dusty’s Garage ...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Reveillon is an annual tradition for some New Orleanians. The holiday dinner series, held in restaurants across the city throughout December, is a time for social gatherings over special prix fixe menus, some lavish, some bargains, many of them synced to the season.
Proposal would extend alcohol serving hours in Anchorage
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Anchorage assemblyman has proposed allowing bars and restaurants to serve alcohol earlier in the morning.
Assemblyman Eric Croft proposed the idea, saying the extended serving hours could benefit tourism and help make a proposed alcohol tax easier for businesses ...
Rams’ Suh faces Lions for 1st time, nearing division title
DETROIT (AP) — Ndamukong Suh is looking forward to facing the Detroit Lions for the first time, giving him a chance to visit with friends and to dine at some new restaurants they have told him about.
“I love the city of Detroit,” said Suh, who spent the first five years of his career with ...
Denny’s to close in midtown Anchorage after 44 years
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A chain restaurant that has operated in midtown Anchorage for 44 years will close its doors and its operator says safety issues contributed to the decision.
Anchorage television station
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — ”Bizarre Foods ” host Andrew Zimmern is apologizing for his comments about Chinese restaurants after he was criticized as culturally insensitive.
Zimmern just opened his own Chinese restaurant, Lucky ...
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DAGSBORO, Del. (AP) — Some people living in Delmarva may be surprised to hear that a giant bull statue is set to stand outside a Dagsboro family farm next year.
But for many who have lived in and around Ocean City and Chincoteague, it’s simply the next adventure for the 44-year-old Eastern ...
Lawsuit: Eatery owners didn’t pay workers $130K in overtime
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The federal Department of Labor is suing the owners of two Kentucky brunch restaurants it says failed to pay workers more than $130,000 in overtime.
The Courier Journal
Students don’t just learn farm-to-table, they practice it
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — To pick the perfect ingredients for a lunch menu at Walter’s Reef, a restaurant located on the campus of First Coast Technical College, Chef Kyle Forson only had to walk a few hundred yards to a garden on the other side of campus.
Once there, he plucked organic ...
10 years on, Mumbai moves on from attacks but scars remain
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Ten years ago, chef Raghu Deora stood face-to-face with death.
He was in the kitchen of the Taj Mahal Palace hotel’s private club, The Chambers, when four gunmen walked in with assault rifles and sprayed the guests and hotel staff with bullets. He tried to hide, but ...
Burger joint closes after video appears to show rat cooking
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii-based burger chain has closed a Honolulu restaurant for cleaning after a video posted to social media appeared to show a rat being cooked on the grill.
Teddy’s Bigger Burgers has closed the Mapunapuna location and fired two employees who appeared in the Snapchat ...
In Mexico’s border city, Haitians hailed as success story
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — A few blocks from a shelter housing members of a Central American migrant caravan sits the first Haitian restaurant to open in Tijuana, a bustling eatery that has come to symbolize an immigrant success story in this Mexican border city where Haitians are now a part of the ...
‘Spider-Man’ actor tries Thanksgiving pumpkin for first time
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Spider-Man” star Tom Holland has tasted pumpkin seeds, but never actual pumpkin.
However, all that changed for the British actor during a recent Thanksgiving cooking lesson with “Avengers” co-director Joe Russo and chef Jessica Largey who introduced him to kabocha ...
Managed fired in dine-and-dash case weighing company offer
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota restaurant manager who was fired after she refused to serve five black men believed to be repeat dine-and-dashers says she hasn’t decided whether she’ll accept the company’s offer to give her job back.
Chipotle offers manager job back in St. Paul dine-and-dash
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Chipotle said Monday that the company has offered a fired St. Paul restaurant manager her job back after receiving more information about an incident where employees refused to serve five black men and asked them to prove they could pay before taking their order.
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The Latest: Chipotle offers St. Paul manager job back
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on Chipotle firing a restaurant manager in dine and dash case (all times local):
Chipotle says the company has offered a St. Paul restaurant manager her job back after she was fired in a dine-and-dash case.
The company said in a ...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Less than one year after the city of Milwaukee implemented a restaurant grading system, the program will likely be eliminated because of an update made to the state’s food rules to comply with federal guidelines.
The Wisconsin Board of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer ...
300K visitors expected in Las Vegas for Thanksgiving
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tourism officials expect 300,000 people to visit Las Vegas for Thanksgiving.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority on Friday said those visitors will spend roughly $226 million between Wednesday and Nov. 24.
More than 91 percent of the destination’s 147,600 ...
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Schwan’s Co, a food distributor with deep roots in Minnesota known for its gold home-delivery trucks, has been sold to South Korea’s largest food manufacturer.
Seoul-based CJ CheilJedang will pay $1.8 billion for an 80 percent stake in Schwan’s and gain control of ...
Bolt considering offers when it comes to soccer career
Usain Bolt brings ‘a little piece of Jamaica’ to London with his new restaurant
30-foot inflatable cheese sculpture docks in Pittsburgh
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh restaurant and a food recovery nonprofit have partnered to bring a travelling inflatable cheese wedge to the city’s rivers.
The 30-foot sculpture launched Wednesday and will float along the river to raise awareness for hunger in the region. The Pittsburgh ...
Lahiri hopes for food-inspired boost at Australian Open
SYDNEY (AP) — Anirban Lahiri says an Indian restaurant in Sydney will help him overcome jet lag as he bids to get his first Australian Open back on track after an opening 1-over 73.
Lahiri was six shots behind first-round leader Byeong Hun An at The Lakes on Thursday.
Lahiri was one ...
RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — It was known simply as Red Rocks a generation ago, the restaurant and motel on the north side of U.S. Highway 26 just before the big curve 20 miles east of Dubois.
While the meals may have been memorable, what goes on inside the former restaurant and motel complex is ...
Chick-fil-A partners with DoorDash for home delivery
ATLANTA (AP) — Chick-fil-A customers no longer have to go get their chicken because the chicken will come to them.
The company is partnering with DoorDash to offer home delivery from more than 1,100 of its restaurants nationwide. Participating restaurants will deliver everything on the ...
With Uber Eats’ fast growth comes potential for profit
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In three years, the Uber Eats restaurant food delivery service has grown from an experiment to serving much of the U.S. and major cities worldwide.
By year’s end, the ride-hailing company says it will cover 70 percent of the U.S. population and be in 243 metro areas, ...
Late husband’s hobby helped Alabama woman reinvent herself
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Toybox Bistro is one of the most fun places to eat in Alabama. True to its name, the restaurant celebrates what everyone loves about childhood: playing with toys. Everywhere you look, you see trading cards under the glass table tops, Pez dispensers lined up on shelves, ...
More than antiques: Hartselle diversifying downtown business
HARTSELLE, Ala. (AP) — Downtown Hartselle is going through its most significant transformation in more than two decades, with changes that include a restaurant expanding its seating capacity from 30 to 240 and the opening of a brick-oven pizzeria that will serve homemade Italian food.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — The former manager of a Connecticut restaurant has been ordered by a judge to repay nearly $200,000 to the eatery’s owner.
The Connecticut Post reports ...
Owners of Brio and Bravo restaurants moving to Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The company that owns the Italian restaurant chains Brio Tuscan Grille and Bravo Cucina Italiana are moving their headquarters to Florida.
Officials said Wednesday that the executive team of a new company called FoodFirst Global is moving to downtown Orlando.
NEW YORK (AP) — A quickly-changing neighborhood in New York City’s Brooklyn now has a Michelin star to its name.
Michelin announced on Tuesday that the Mexican restaurant Claro in Gowanus received a star and will be included in its 2019 guide to New York City. The Wall Street Journal
DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — The company that owns Papa Gino’s pizza parlor and D’Angelo sandwich shop chains announced Monday it has closed about 95 locations throughout New England, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and reached an agreement to sell the business.
PGHC Holdings Inc.’s ...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Going with your gut on Election Day? Hungry New Hampshire voters got a preview of their ballot choices along with the daily specials Monday as candidates hit multiple diners, restaurants, and coffee shops seeking last-minute support.
Republican state Rep. Steve ...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When employees enter Saba — an Israeli restaurant started by award-winning chef Alon Shaya — they pass by the company’s mission statement, which emphasizes the importance of a safe and comfortable working environment. Only at the end does it really get around to food with the ...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The new Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar corporate office is causing some confusion. Customers regularly walk into the building and ask to be seated for a meal.
“I’m surprised how many people walk in thinking this is a restaurant,” said Jeanne Hunt, who handles ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Empty your bellies and block off your calendars: another restaurant week is here. Only this time around, the focus is not just on the food, but also the chefs and business owners behind it.
Nov. 4 through 11 is DMV Black Restaurant Week — a seven day lineup of ...
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A restaurant operating at a hotel in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has resumed kitchen service after shutting down when the park closed in May.
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire restaurant has closed its doors, saying it didn’t have enough workers to stay open.
Portsmouth’s 900 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria was the third restaurant for owner Priscilla Lane-Rondeau. WMUR-TV
NEW HOPE, Pa. (AP) — Crews have successfully picked up and moved a historic Pennsylvania inn from where it had stood since 1784.
Owners of the landmark inn that formerly was the Chez Odette restaurant in New Hope, which has had constant flooding issues, say they had two options — knocking ...