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Police: Man jailed after pumpkin stolen from downtown Little Rock restaurant, smashed

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Texas hotels rank among Conde Nast Traveler's best resorts

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Texas hotels rank among Conde Nast Traveler's best resorts


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Cleveland's Kimpton Schofield makes Conde Nast Traveler's list of top Midwest hotels

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Cleveland's Kimpton Schofield makes Conde Nast Traveler's list of top Midwest hotels


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Hotel room service dishes to avoid, according to a hotel chef

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Bushnell Hotel Owner Accused Of Sneaking Into Room, Crawling On Floor Next To Sleeping Guests

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The state's best Italian restaurant is this old-school classic, says website

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Bobby Flay Will Close Bar Americain in Midtown

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Restaurant Scorecard: Uncovered food, grease build-up at one spot; another scores a near-perfect 98
From breakfast to pizza to a little night life, WMBF has you covered in this week's Restaurant Scorecard. Lenny's Country Kitchen at 1610 S. Kings Hwy., in Myrtle Beach is known for serving up a breakfast buffet, along with country cooking for lunch and dinner. Inspectors with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control gave them a 72 out of 100   Read More ...
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Michelin trims star list to 25 restaurants for Chicago
(Reuters) - Michelin said on Friday it awarded its coveted stars to 25 Chicago restaurants in the latest edition of its dining guide that will be launched on Oct. 26, one less than last year. The list for the third most populated U.S. city was reduced partly because of the closures of 42 Grams and Tru earlier this year. Each eatery earned two Michelin stars last year   Read More ...
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Mandalay Bay to lock hotel room of Stephen Paddock, Las Vegas shooter, indefinitely
The suite rented by Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock will remain locked indefinitely as hotel employees work to preserve evidence related to the shooting, the New York Post reported. MGM Resorts International, which owns and operates the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, announced Thursday that it will not rent the 32nd-floor room following the Oct. 1 massacre that killed 58 people and wounded nearly 500 others attending a country music concert   Read More ...
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Michelin serves stars to 25 Chicago restaurants, down one from last year
(Reuters) - Michelin said on Friday it awarded its coveted stars to 25 Chicago restaurants in the latest edition of its dining guide that will be launched on Oct. 26, one less than last year’s edition. Alinea and Grace retained their three-star status, Michelin’s highest accolade, for their “exceptional cuisine, worth a special journey.” There are more than 100 restaurants in the world with the three-star distinction   Read More ...
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Police: Man jailed after pumpkin stolen from downtown Little Rock restaurant, smashed
Police arrested a 30-year-old man after he stole a pumpkin from a downtown Little Rock restaurant early Friday morning and then destroyed it, authorities said. According to a police report, Joseph David Wilson took the pumpkin from Cache Restaurant, located on President Clinton Avenue in the River Market District, and smashed it on the street. Police noted that officers watched as the pumpkin was smashed, adding that Wilson then refused to clean up the mess   Read More ...
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Dining review: La Santa’s freshness, scratch cooking updates classic Tex-Mex and Mexican dishes
La Santa, open since late May in the former Tobacco Road Sports Cafe, is owned by a group of partners who have more than a dozen Tex-Mex eateries scattered across North Carolina, Virginia and Kentucky. But as the high-profile address of their newest venture suggests – Glenwood Avenue – La Santa is not the sort of place where you’ll get your Speedy Gonzales combo fix   Read More ...
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Top Restaurants in Philadelphia's Suburbs: Craig LaBan's Favorites
Craig LaBan’s Best of the ’burbs Photography by David Swanson / Staff Photographer The favorites are listed in alphabetical order. Select a restaurant to jump to the review. Bangles aims to serve an Indian audience, but also attract mainstream American diners, with a little upscale polish, plus some fusion touches. That doesn’t mean it tempers the heat. A recent visit set our mouths aflicker with classic takes on Chettinad curries, Hyderabadi biryani, luscious prawns in coconut masala gravy, lamb pepper fry and an outstanding curry leaf fried chicken   Read More ...
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Historic American restaurants
View photos of fascinating restaurants in America that are fully of history.   Read More ...
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Michelin awards two stars to Smyth; 24 other Chicago restaurants honored
Smyth, the superb restaurant by John Shields and Karen Urie Shields, was elevated to two stars by the Michelin Guide, which released its Chicago star ratings Friday. In addition, two restaurants — Ty Fujimura’s Entente and David and Anna Posey’s Elske — received a Michelin star for the first time. Overall, Chicago received two three-star awards (for Alinea and Grace, both repeat winners), four two-star awards (repeat winners Acadia, Oriole and Sixteen, in addition to Smyth) and 19 one-star awards   Read More ...
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Texas hotels rank among Conde Nast Traveler's best resorts
Condé Nast Traveler's 2017 Readers' Choice Award awards were just unveiled, and several Lone Star State hotels ranked among the "Top Resorts in Texas and the Southwest." Lake Austin Spa Resort and Travaasa Austin ranked at No. 6 and No. 9, respectively. At No. 10 is Horseshoe Bay Resort in Horseshoe Bay, Texas. "The lakeside resort in Horseshoe Bay is one of three Texas-based resorts to place in the top 10 for this national award," a spokesman said   Read More ...
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New Orleans-themed restaurant opens in Birmingham
The Rougaroux, a New Orleans-inspired restaurant and bar, has opened in Birmingham's Forest Park neighborhood. The Cajun-influenced menu features po' boys, gumbo and boudin, including a roast pork po' boy, a fried chicken liver po' boy, shrimp and oyster gumbo, and other dishes. The restaurant had a soft opening on Wednesday, and regular hours will be 11 a.m. to 9 p   Read More ...
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Hotel rooms near the LA Convention Center have nearly doubled but more are needed, a city study finds
For years, tourism advocates in Los Angeles have bemoaned the shortage of hotel rooms near downtown’s convention center, saying the city needs thousands more to draw the nation’s biggest conventions. Thanks to a construction boom over the past four years, the city has nearly doubled the number of hotel rooms within walking distance of the Los Angeles Convention Center to 4,637 rooms, according to a city study   Read More ...
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Eight Enfield Restaurants Accused Of Selling Alcohol To Minors
Eight Enfield restaurants are accused of selling alcohol to underage patrons after a police and Department of Consumer Protection probe into 26 restaurants Thursday night, Enfield Police said. The restaurants accused of selling to minors include: Chipotle Mexican Grill on Hazard Avenue, Outback Steakhouse on Elm Street, Cheng’s Garden on Hazard Avenue, TGI Fridays on Elm Street, Plaza Azteca on Hazard Avenue, Holiday Inn on Bright Meadow Boulevard, Commonwealth: Kitchen & Craft Bar on Enfield Street and Sarape’s Restaurant on Enfield Street   Read More ...
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Taste of the Magic City features nearly 30 Birmingham restaurants and chefs
Guests at the seventh annual Taste of the Magic City will get to sample dishes from nearly 30 Birmingham restaurants, caterers and food companies. In addition to the food, the event will include an auction, beverage tastings and live music from Jason Bailey and Joe Breckenridge.   Read More ...
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New restaurant opens doors early to help local charities
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Metro Diner, a new restaurant taking over where Somewhere In Augusta was, is opening it's doors. If the name sounds familiar - it's original location is in Jacksonville and the restaurant has made a few appearances on the Food Network. They will be holding their soft opening this weekend. Usually restaurants have soft openings a day or two before their official first day   Read More ...
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Comforting Dishes You Need to Try at the Beach This Fall
These 7 restaurants have some of the best stick-to-your-ribs staples around. fter a brisk walk on the beach, warm up with a hearty dish at one of the many coastal Delaware restaurants that are open all year. Short ribs are a perpetual cool-weather favorite, and you’ll find a robust take at The Pickled Pig, located between Lewes and Rehoboth Beach on Route 1   Read More ...
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Haunted Florida: History Lives on at These Spooky Florida Locations
By Hilda Mitrani. Soldiers, hotel guests and even railroad and hotel tycoon Henry Flagler haunt the state. Florida’s centuries-old history provides a strong connection to interesting places and significant people. As it turns out, some of them linger a bit longer than expected. From dormitories to hotel rooms, Florida’s past becomes memorable when spirits remain “in the present.” Apparently Florida’s tourism pioneer Henry Flagler did it   Read More ...
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Federal Donuts, Goldie to join Whole Foods restaurant row
Doughnuts, fried chicken, falafel, and vegan shakes are in, while noodles and vegan sandwiches are out. Federal Donuts and Goldie, two brands from the hometown CookNSolo Restaurants, will set up kiosks in November at Whole Foods Market’s year-old store at 21st Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. They will replace Cheu Noodle Bar and Wiz Kid, whose last day will be Sunday, Oct   Read More ...
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Bobby Flay's Bar Americain in NYC to close early next year
NEW YORK (AP) — Celebrity chef and restaurateur Bobby Flay says he will close his New York restaurant, Bar Americain, early next year. Flay and his business partner, Laurence Kretchmer, said in a statement that renewing the lease for the brasserie in midtown Manhattan would have required an expensive overhaul of the space. The New York Times reports the restaurant opened in 2005 and features American dishes like Kentucky hot brown sandwiches and fried chicken on its menu   Read More ...
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Burntwood Tavern owner to open Rosina's Italian restaurant in Solon
SOLON, Ohio - Chef Art Pour Restaurant Group, owners of Burntwood Tavern, is planning to launch Rosina's Italian in 2018. Rosina's will be at 6140 Som Center Road in the former Pacos Tacos, which also was owned by the restaurant group. Target opening is "early 2018," the company said. The menu is expected to include "farm to table Italian dishes" including seafood, veal, pizza, freshly baked bread, homemade desserts and daily specials   Read More ...
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Cleveland's Kimpton Schofield makes Conde Nast Traveler's list of top Midwest hotels
No. 1 on the Best in the Midwest list: the JW Marriott in Indianapolis, followed by the JW Marriott Minneapolis Mall of America, the Conrad Indianapolis, the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee and the 21c Museum Hotel Cincinnati. One caveat about the Midwest list: Chicago hotels were excluded, and make up their own list. (Top in Chicago: the new Virgin Hotels Chicago   Read More ...
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Stay at the Envoy in Boston for Only $159 Per Night
T+L launched Operation Vacation to inspire workers to use their days off and get away, offering exclusive travel discounts as incentive. For the latest deals on hotels, airfare, cruises, and trip packages, visit Boston: Get 30 percent off stays at The Envoy, a hip, high-tech hotel in the city’s Seaport District with one of the city's few rooftop bars, which offers harbor views   Read More ...
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Hotel room service dishes to avoid, according to a hotel chef
Few things are as luxurious as waking up in a hotel room and having a slow breakfast in bed with a plush robe and slippers — except when the lids come off to reveal a plate of congealed eggs, soggy potatoes, and lukewarm coffee. Preparing food is both an art and a science. And much like how chefs must change their recipes for airplanes, there are certain dishes that should be altered to make the transition from kitchen to room service   Read More ...
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Mesa police find body of a dead man in a hotel parking lot
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Police in Mesa have identified a man found dead in a hotel parking lot in Mesa. They say officers responded to the Ramada Inn for a welfare check early Thursday. When officers arrived on the scene, they found a man dead in the parking lot. Police say he's been identified as 32-year-old Austin Parton. They didn't immediately release any information on how Parton may have died   Read More ...
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Bushnell Hotel Owner Accused Of Sneaking Into Room, Crawling On Floor Next To Sleeping Guests
The owner of a hotel in Bushnell, Florida, is facing criminal charges after guests say he snuck into their room and crawled on the floor next to them while they were sleeping. reports that on the morning of Thursday, October 12, occupants of a room at Bushnell Inn told officials that they had awakened to the sound of a strange noise   Read More ...
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Restaurant owner catches flak for re-serving Popeyes chicken
Love that chicken from...Sweet Dixie Kitchen. A Long Beach, Calif. restaurant has drawn criticism after allegedly pulling a “Louisiana Fast” one, so to speak, by re-serving Popeyes chicken. Sweet Dixie Kitchen’s Kimberly Sanchez that she’s been serving breakfast and lunch at her place for four years. She told the news outlet that most of the items are “made from scratch.” There’s one big exception, though, the chicken for its chicken and waffles meal   Read More ...
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Longtable Beer Cafe scheduled to open Tuesday in Middleton
Longtable Beer Cafe, a new bar and restaurant from Brasserie V owners Matt and Andrea Van Nest, is set to open Tuesday evening in Middleton. The name signifies the restaurant's use of communal tables, custom made in Middleton with reclaimed barn wood from New Glarus. Longtable's central focus is a 23-foot table that sits between two big beams and can seat 24 people   Read More ...
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Long Beach restaurant under fire for serving Popeyes chicken
A Long Beach brunch spot called Sweet Dixie Kitchen is under fire after customers found out the restaurant was re-serving Popeyes Louisiana Chicken.   Read More ...
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The state's best Italian restaurant is this old-school classic, says website
If you're searching for the best Italian restaurant in New Jersey, you need to head to Elizabeth. Spirito's is the king of Italian cuisine in the Garden State, at least according to national food website The Daily Meal. The praise for the Elizabeth institution came Thursday morning, when the website published "The Best Italian Restaurant in Every State." The website praises not one but three legendary meals at Spirito's: the homemade ravioli, the veal parm and of course the pizza   Read More ...
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Inside the Tulum Hotel Where Cara Delevingne Took All Her Model Friends
Tucked away near the end of a long, winding dirt road in the picturesque town of Tulum, Mexico sits what can only be described as every art adoring, beach going, international crime aficionado's dream. You see, Casa Malca, the 41-room estate sitting on the left-hand side of that long stretch of unkept street, is filled with something for just about everyone including a rare sculpture by pop artist KAWS simply sitting in the entryway, stunning vistas of the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean Sea from every window, and a backstory that will make every "Narcos" fan giddy with joy because the entire property once belonged to none other than Pablo Escobar   Read More ...
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Restaurant Re-heats Popeye’s Chicken To Use In Own Dishes
A California restaurant is embroiled in a fried chicken controversy.   Read More ...
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Love pumpkin spice? 15 Philadelphia restaurants where you can get your pumpkin fix
Leave the pumpkin spice latte alone and indulge your pumpkin love with one of these dishes, desserts and drinks from Philadelphia restaurants.   Read More ...
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Bobby Flay Will Close Bar Americain in Midtown
Photo Bobby Flay, the chef and restaurateur known for brash flavors and energy-driven dining rooms, and his partner, Laurence Kretchmer, have announced they will close Bar Americain, their American brasserie in Midtown, after service on Jan. 17, 2018. They said, in a statement, that renewing the lease for the restaurant, in the AXA Equitable Center, would require an expensive overhaul, which they were unwilling to undertake at this time   Read More ...
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Nudo House is a perfect pairing of ramen and pho and two chefs' styles
When Marie-Anne Velasco and Qui Tran were developing the broth for Nudo House’s chicken tonkotsu ramen, the chefs marveled at how much fat rose to the top of the pot. “We had some pretty happy chickens,” Velasco jokes. At the time, Velasco says, she thought about her husband’s Jewish family and exclaimed, “Look at all this schmaltz we got!” So Velasco and Tran named their chicken tonkotsu ramen the Hebrew Hammer   Read More ...
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Restaurant under fire for re-serving Popeyes chicken in $15 dish
A Long Beach brunch spot called Sweet Dixie Kitchen is under fire after customers found out the restaurant was re-serving Popeyes Louisiana Chicken.   Read More ...
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Nico Osteria riding high seas under new chef, Bill Montagne
So much has changed at Nico Osteria. , yet so much remains the same. The Gold Coast restaurant that opened in December 2013 was an instant hit, thanks to the unassailable quality of its seafood and the skillful ministrations of chef Erling Wu-Bower. Wu-Bower is gone, busily preparing to open Pacific Standard Time in River North. On board, for about four months now, is Bill Montagne   Read More ...
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Best Restaurants and Bars in Philadelphia’s Suburbs: Craig LaBan's Guide
here are no good restaurants in the suburbs.” That’s one of the most persistent assumptions I’ve heard living inside one of America’s great food cities, too often uttered by my Center City neighbors as an excuse not to join me for a dinner adventure beyond the city limits. Usually along with a wisecrack about strip malls, chains, or the Schuylkill Expressway   Read More ...
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Savannah restaurant Treylor Park plans Jacksonville-area location
Treylor Park, the Savannah-based restaurant that offers unique menu items such as PB&J Chicken Wings and Chicken and Pancake Tacos, is opening a location in Nocatee this spring. Owner Trey Wilder, who opened Treylor Park in October 2104 and Hitch in July 2016, said after 10 years of working at food and beverage establishments in New York City, he wanted to open a restaurant that was focused on quality and customer service   Read More ...
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Bar Vasquez impresses in Fells Point with curated wine, balanced cocktails
In Baltimore, even the most posh bars can be ripe for a rebrand. Tony Foreman recognized this in Pazo, the Fells Point hotspot he opened with chef Cindy Wolf in 2004. After operating as a Spanish restaurant for a decade, Pazo kept its name but became a Southern Italian eatery a few years ago. In late summer 2016, however, the Foreman Wolf Restaurant Group announced a true fresh start in the form of Bar Vasquez, an Argentinian-inspired treat for diners and imbibers alike   Read More ...
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Texas Restaurant Association Claims State Regulators Are Flouting the 'BBQ Bill'
Recommended For You Texas Restaurant Association Claims State Regulators Are Flouting the 'BBQ Bill' The Texas Restaurant Association and a bipartisan group of state legislators say the Texas Department of Agriculture has put its thumb on the scale, flouting a new state law intended to lift a regulatory burden on restaurants. House Bill 2029, passed unanimously by the Senate and with only one "no" vote in the House during the last regular session, was only one sentence long and deceptively straightforward   Read More ...