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Sample Asian flavors at Saigon Noodle House for Restaurant Week

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Sample Asian flavors at Saigon Noodle House for Restaurant Week

- We made it, y'all! It's been a long, delicious, amazing week of Birmingham Restaurant Week, and we finally made it to our last blogger meal. Lingering over lunch at Saigon Noodle House's plant-filled patio was the perfect relaxing end to crazy week running between Birmingham restaurants. The Avondale location offers both a two-course lunch menu, as well as a three-course dinner menu
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Get your bacon fill on Sunday, Aug. 20, national bacon day

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Get your bacon fill on Sunday, Aug. 20, national bacon day

- Did you know that Sunday, Aug. 20, is National Bacon Lover’s Day? Enjoy America’s favorite cured meat during brunch at one of these area restaurants: Bacon, 121 N. 9th St., obviously has a bacon-heavy menu that’s offered on Sundays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Good picks include the Bacon Meatball “Sammich” ($11) and the Bacon “Styx” Sampler ($10), a mélange of four house-smoked bacons (ranging from spicy to sweet) protruding from shot glasses
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Get a Taste of Metro Cuisine During Des Moines Restaurant Week

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Get a Taste of Metro Cuisine During Des Moines Restaurant Week

- DES MOINES, Iowa -- There's never a shortage of restaurants to try in the metro, and Friday kicks off an entire week of highlighting some of the best spots around town. The Des Moines Restaurant Week is in its 10th year of celebrating food establishments in the area, and includes exclusive pricing and special menu options at more than 39 participating restaurants
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What's the best restaurant with outdoor seating in New Hampshire?

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What's the best restaurant with outdoor seating in New Hampshire?

- Each week, we look for the best that New Hampshire has to offer in our Viewers' Choice feature. This week, we find ourselves wanting to hold onto summer as long as we can. And once the snow starts falling, we'll miss having tasty meals outdoors. So, what's the best restaurant in New Hampshire to enjoy a meal outdoors? Where can you find the nicest patio seating and enjoy the best food and drinks? Let us know on our Facebook page
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Black Restaurant Week debuts across metro Detroit Monday

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Black Restaurant Week debuts across metro Detroit Monday

- Plus: Harlem's Black Chef Series comes to Detroit next weekend The first Black Restaurant Week in metro Detroit begins Monday with the goal of celebrating and promoting black-owned food and beverage establishments around town. From August 21-27, participating restaurants will offer diners special deals — $25 for a three-course lunch and $35 for a three-course dinner at higher-tier restaurants; and an entree, two sides and a beverage for $15 at the more casual eateries
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Dangerously cheesy? Here's what a Cheetos-themed restaurant looks like

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Dangerously cheesy? Here's what a Cheetos-themed restaurant looks like

- NEW YORK (AP) — Gourmet fun or just plain cheesy? A three-day pop-up restaurant devoted to Cheetos, yes Cheetos, opened in Manhattan on Tuesday, with every table already booked with diners ready to pay between $8 and $22 for such creations as Cheetos meatballs, Cheetos crusted fried pickles, Cheetos tacos, Mac n' Cheetos and even Cheetos cheesecake. "I worked hard to incorporate Cheetos into every dish and not just say, 'Oh here's a dish with a sprinkle of Cheetos on top,'" said spiky-haired celebrity chef Anne Burrell, who was given the task of coming up with the menu for The Spotted Cheetah
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At Mooncusser, fish house meets treehouse

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At Mooncusser, fish house meets treehouse

- Where to Mooncusser Fish House, which sounds like a shingled seaside shack but is really an upscale seafood restaurant in a triangular building on the edge of Back Bay. What for Mooncusser comes from the people behind Concord restaurant 80 Thoreau. (Owner Ian Calhoun spent his summers as a kid on Mooncusser Lane in East Dennis.) Fans of chef Carolyn Johnson’s food and maître d’ Vincent Vela’s hospitality can now find those things in Boston as well
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New service brings food from local restaurants to front doors

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New service brings food from local restaurants to front doors

- From fast food chains to sit down restaurants, Ardmorietes can now enjoy their favorite local foods delivered to their front door. All they have to do is go to the Menurunner's website or download the app. "You simply check out and enter your credit card information there and then you'll place the order and then we will send a driver to go get it
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Settle Up: Sassetta Is a Palate Cleanser in the Saturated Craft Cocktail Market

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Settle Up: Sassetta Is a Palate Cleanser in the Saturated Craft Cocktail Market

- Settle Up is a column that critiques cocktail bars with the same gravitas that food critics apply to restaurants, exploring Dallas' cocktail concepts, menus, execution and service and steering discerning imbibers toward all the booze that’s fit to drink. A few weeks ago, Thrillist published a controversial story declaring the American cocktail revolution over. Bartenders can no longer be innovative, the writer argued, because everything that can be done to a drink has been done
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Chuy’s opens first Jacksonville-area restaurant at The Strand at Town Center

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Chuy’s opens first Jacksonville-area restaurant at The Strand at Town Center

- Chuy’s, the Austin-based, Tex-Mex restaurant, is now open near the St Johns Town Center. Chuy’s, which has eight Florida locations in Orlando, Tallahassee and Gainesville, boasts 10 made-from-scratch signature sauces, Big As Yo’ Face Burritos and hand-rolled tortillas. The restaurant also offers happy hour drink specials weekdays from 4-7 p.m. along with a Fully-Loaded Nacho Car, an unlimited build-your-own-nachos station with free chips, salsa, queso and ground sirloin, all served from the trunk of a classic car
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New uptown hotel opening in Feb. includes rooftop bar, restauran - | WBTV Charlotte

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New uptown hotel opening in Feb. includes rooftop bar, restauran - | WBTV Charlotte

- CHARLOTTE, NC (Ely Portillo/The Charlotte Observer) - The new, dual-branded hotel under construction atop the EpiCentre plans to open in Feb. 2018, the project’s developers said Wednesday. The AC Hotel and Residence Inn, both in the 22-story tower, will total 300 rooms. The new hotel will also include a rooftop bar, retail space that’s available for lease, a “super suite” to rent and meeting space
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Katie's Pizza & Pasta Osteria opens Town and Country location

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Katie's Pizza & Pasta Osteria opens Town and Country location

- Katie's Pizza & Pasta Osteria is now open at 14171 Clayton Road in Town and Country. This is the second location for Katie and Ted Collier's Italian restaurant. The original, a 2-time STL 100 honoree, opened in 2013 in Rock Hill. Katie Collier tells Off the Menu the Town and Country outpost features the same menu as the Rock Hill original, including seasonal updates and even “super-seasonal” weekly specials
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Wine highlighted in special Birmingham Restaurant Week event

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Wine highlighted in special Birmingham Restaurant Week event

- To continue the festivities for Birmingham Restaurant Week, we attended the Wine-o-logy event at Wine Loft downtown. The annual event showcases wine and food pairings, each year with a specific theme. This year's event was Wine and Vine, where five different wines were paired with dishes built around fresh, summer tomatoes. We had a great time making our way around the different stations, trying everything from Caprese skewers with Chloe Pinot Grigio to bruschetta with Poggio Alto
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Chef and former Food Network host opens Mountain Brook restaurant

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Chef and former Food Network host opens Mountain Brook restaurant

- Root to Tail, a new farm-to-table restaurant from Southern chef and former Food Network host Ben Vaughn, is opening next week in Mountain Brook's English Village. Root to Tail will open for lunch at 11 a.m. next Tuesday, Aug. 22, Vaughn said. Vaughn, a Florida native who moved to Birmingham with his wife and four children earlier this year, has previously opened restaurants in Memphis, Atlanta and Las Vegas
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Mac's Local Eats in Dogtown serves skinny burgers with swagger

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Mac's Local Eats in Dogtown serves skinny burgers with swagger

- Chris McKenzie was on a Florida beach in January when he told his wife offhand if he ever opened a restaurant, it would be a small diner where he could sling the Steak ’n Shake-esque smashed burgers he loves. This was a notion, not a plan, though not entirely far-fetched. A few years earlier, McKenzie had left his office job to found Mac’s Local Buys, which offers shares of locally sourced whole animals and other food
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Anthony Bourdain Has a 'Disgusting, Shameful' Fast Food Secret

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Anthony Bourdain Has a 'Disgusting, Shameful' Fast Food Secret

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Wine highlighted in special Birmingham Restaurant Week event
Wine highlighted in special Birmingham Restaurant Week event To continue the festivities for Birmingham Restaurant Week, we attended the Wine-o-logy event at Wine Loft downtown. The annual event showcases wine and food pairings, each year with a specific theme. This year's event was Wine and Vine, where five different wines were paired with dishes built around fresh, summer tomatoes. We had a great time making our way around the different stations, trying everything from Caprese skewers with Chloe Pinot Grigio to bruschetta with Poggio Alto   Read More ...
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Chef and former Food Network host opens Mountain Brook restaurant
Chef and former Food Network host opens Mountain Brook restaurant Root to Tail, a new farm-to-table restaurant from Southern chef and former Food Network host Ben Vaughn, is opening next week in Mountain Brook's English Village. Root to Tail will open for lunch at 11 a.m. next Tuesday, Aug. 22, Vaughn said. Vaughn, a Florida native who moved to Birmingham with his wife and four children earlier this year, has previously opened restaurants in Memphis, Atlanta and Las Vegas   Read More ...
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Chef swap! These two Durham chefs will take over each other’s kitchens for one night
A downtown chef swap aims to mix things up for two well-known Durham chefs. Over two nights, Chef will take over each other’s kitchens for some neighborly fun and to celebrate Kelly’s newest and fifth restaurant, St. James Seafood and Oyster Bar, set to open early this fall in Durham in the former Fishmonger’s restaurant. Kelly came up with the idea, but Cotter came on board quickly   Read More ...
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Mac's Local Eats in Dogtown serves skinny burgers with swagger
Mac's Local Eats in Dogtown serves skinny burgers with swagger Chris McKenzie was on a Florida beach in January when he told his wife offhand if he ever opened a restaurant, it would be a small diner where he could sling the Steak ’n Shake-esque smashed burgers he loves. This was a notion, not a plan, though not entirely far-fetched. A few years earlier, McKenzie had left his office job to found Mac’s Local Buys, which offers shares of locally sourced whole animals and other food   Read More ...
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Raleigh’s first pay-what-you-can restaurant has found a home
Raleigh’s first pay-what-you-can restaurant has found a home Raleigh’s first pay-what-you-can restaurant has found a permanent location in downtown Raleigh. A Place at the Table announced Thursday it will open in the former Cafe de los Muertos space at 300 W. Hargett St., in downtown Raleigh. The coffee shop closed in February amidst legal and financial issues. The concept is a first for the city and is intended to provide fresh, healthy and affordable meals for diners of all backgrounds   Read More ...
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Signs reading 'No Dogs Allowed' show up in Washoe County
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Bar and restaurant owners in Washoe County that once were dog friendly are now turning their backs on pets. The Reno Gazette-Journal reported (http://on.rgj.com/2x4OpVq ) Tuesday that signs reading, "No Dogs Allowed," have sprouted up near several Truckee River bars. The signs are in response to a recent crackdown on pets in restaurants and bars. The county prohibits the practice and is enforcing strictly after a health official saw a dog in a restaurant   Read More ...
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Chef realizes dream of opening new Maine restaurant, but only after long nightmare
Chef realizes dream of opening new Maine restaurant, but only after long nightmare When chef Rebecca Charles opened Pearl Oyster Bar in New York 20 years ago, her dream was to one day return to Maine and open a sister restaurant here. In February, that longstanding dream became a nightmare. A “Biblical nightmare,” Charles says. One that has her joking about finding a priest to perform an exorcism on her new restaurant, Pearl Kennebunk Beach, which finally opened Aug   Read More ...
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Anthony Bourdain Has a 'Disgusting, Shameful' Fast Food Secret
Anthony Bourdain Has a 'Disgusting, Shameful' Fast Food Secret   Read More ...
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Pop-up Cheetos Restaurant Opens in New York City With More Than 1,000 People on Wait List
Pop-up Cheetos Restaurant Opens in New York City With More Than 1,000 People on Wait List NEWY ORK CITY - A big, bold, flavorful culinary concept is coming to life in the Tribeca neighborhood of Manhattan. The grilled cheeses are buttered up and the tables are all set for a 3-day only Cheetos-inspired pop-up restaurant with a menu created by Food Network’s Anne Burrell. "The playing and creating of the menu and tasting and then just eating Cheetos was really a blast," Burrell said   Read More ...
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Restaurant Week showcases black-owned businesses, chefs
Restaurant Week showcases black-owned businesses, chefs Next week, a new restaurant promotion will launch that aims to promote and highlight black chefs and black-owned restaurants in Metro Detroit. The Metro Detroit Black Restaurant Week kicks off Monday and runs through Aug. 27. The list of participating restaurants is still growing, and will include a diverse selection of cuisine — soul food, Caribbean, French, Jamaican, Japanese, American, etc   Read More ...
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Gaudino’s successfully combines restaurant, market
Gaudino’s successfully combines restaurant, market Buy Photo. There’s a budding trend toward combining restaurants with food markets. Gaudino’s. , in a handsome free-standing building in St. Clair Shores, is a case in point. In addition to its Italian menu, it offers imported pastas, seasonings and sauces on one side of its main dining room, a butcher counter with house-made sausages and a wine assortment on the other, and in the middle, a handsome marble-topped bar centered with a “tree” made of wood from wine barrels   Read More ...
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Peek inside newest restaurant and bar opening soon on Euclid Avenue
Peek inside newest restaurant and bar opening soon on Euclid Avenue After more than a year of work on a Euclid Avenue building, Bear and The Butcher, a new restaurant and bar, is to open next week with a meaty menu. Co-owners Brett and Brian Behr are focusing on house-made sausages and items to go with them, including house-made mustard, pickles and sauerkraut. “We’ll have four constantly on the menu and four rotating specialty sausages,” said Brian Behr, who also owns The Village Idiot on Short Street   Read More ...
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