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Shake Shack, Porano team up for one-day St. Louis pop-up

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Local restaurant brings unique fusion to menu

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Ca. restaurant caught selling Popeye's chicken at hefty price; o - | WBTV Charlotte

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Woman sues Ashland restaurant because of skewer ingestion

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Grill 23 & Bar honored for its wine list

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The best of Portland’s food scene has finally come to Boston

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A manager at an Omaha fast-food restaurant told police that the business had been scammed out of $1,600 by someone posing as a corporate executive. The caller instructed the manager to take $1,600 from the store safe and buy prepaid debit cards. When the manager expressed concern over the transaction, he was told the investigator was “trying to keep the store from closing   Read More ...
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Atwater in the Park restaurant
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Don't Bother Instagramming Medina's Moroccan Lamb Sandwich — Just Shove It in Your Face
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Two Portland hotspots named to Esquire's best new restaurants list
Two years after the death of Esquire food writer and Portland resident Josh Ozersky, the magazine has returned with a survey of the best new restaurants to open in that span. And Portland fares well. New food and drinks editor Jeff Gordinier called out two Portland restaurants, The Oregonian's 2016 Restaurant of the Year Coquine and modern Korean restaurant Han Oak Han Oak to his best new restaurants list, the magazine's first since 2015   Read More ...
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One chef's road from addiction and fine dining to the teaching kitchen
When Charlie Negrete started working in restaurant kitchens as a teenager, he was already an addict. Growing up in East Los Angeles, he’d witnessed so much drug use among his family members that he saw nothing unusual about developing a meth habit in middle school. He was thrilled when the owner of the Alameda restaurant where he was washing dishes at 15 started getting him high after work   Read More ...
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Shake Shack, Porano team up for one-day St. Louis pop-up
Stepping up its gastronomical tease, Shake Shack is offering its classic burgers and a shake at a downtown pasta restaurant for a few hours later this month. The burger chain is heralding its arrival in the Central West End at the end of the year by partnering with Porano Pasta, 634 Washington Avenue, from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct   Read More ...
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This Restaurant Got Caught Reselling Popeyes Fried Chicken As Its Own
We all have our fast food guilty pleasures: Taco Bell‘s Baja Blast, Burger King’s fries, McDonald’s apple pie. But that doesn’t mean you want said apple pie pawned off as another restaurant’s dish. That’s why Yelpers are in a blaze over one restaurant using impostor fried chicken from Popeyes in one of its menu items. Grub Street reports that a Yelper took to the internet to leave Sweet Dixie Kitchen in Long Beach, California, a one-star review for using the chain’s famous chicken in one of its dishes pretending like it’s their own   Read More ...
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Longtable Beer Cafe will open by Tuesday in Middleton
Longtable Beer Cafe, a new bar and restaurant from Brasserie V owners Matt and Andrea Van Nest, will open Tuesday in Middleton. It could also open as early as Saturday, if things go smoothly, Matt Van Nest said. 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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Local restaurant brings unique fusion to menu
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – When Akio Coe set out to open a restaurant in Albuquerque’s Nob Hill neighborhood, he said it was going to be more than just sandwiches, burgers and pizza. Coe said it was incorporating his unique heritage into the menu items which made Kitchen Se7ven, come alive. Partnering in the same space as Kaktus Brewery in Nob Hill, Coe said customers can enjoy the best of both worlds while being able to partake in all that the special neighborhood has to offer   Read More ...
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Arooga's to open in Attleboro and other food news for the week of Oct. 18
Arooga's Grille House and Sports Bar will be the third in New England opened by the Mohegan Holding Co. a business diversification entity of the Mohegan Tribe. Gail Ciampa Journal Food Editor gailciampa News. Arooga’s Grille House and Sports Bar will open at 228 Washington St., Attleboro, at noon on Oct. 24. As part of the grand opening celebration, the first 100 people to register at Arooga’s on the opening day will receive free wings for a year   Read More ...
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Explore 3 Wisconsin Cities with a Progressive Dinner
A progressive dinner is traditionally an event where multiple hosts provide different courses at their homes, and attendees travel to each stop as the evening, forgive me, progresses. This is not a new concept, but recently a spin on the idea has gained popularity. Groups are taking the concept and using it for a night on the town. The new progressive dinner includes a cocktail, an appetizer, an entree, and a dessert   Read More ...
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Ca. restaurant caught selling Popeye's chicken at hefty price; offers explanation on Facebook
(WAFB) - One California restaurant was reportedly caught red-handed using Popeye's fried chicken as their own, but the restaurant offered up a lengthy response in return. The issue started with a Yelp review of Sweet Dixie Kitchen in Long Beach, California where a customer recognized the chicken as being from Popeye's, even claiming he and his friends saw the Popeye's box brought into the kitchen, and called the restaurant out for it on the review site   Read More ...
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Mexican restaurant opens in a historic Sioux City location
SIOUX CITY | A mom to three kids, the master to two puppies and the co-owner of a new Mexican restaurant, Marcela Vazquez wished she had a few extra hands. "I make rice in the morning, pupusa in the afternoon and guacamole all day long," she said with a tired smile. "I don't need two extra hands. I need extra hands   Read More ...
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Ca. restaurant caught selling Popeye's chicken at hefty price; o - | WBTV Charlotte
(WAFB) - One California restaurant was reportedly caught red-handed using Popeye's fried chicken as their own, but the restaurant offered up a lengthy response in return. The issue started with a Yelp review of Sweet Dixie Kitchen in Long Beach, California where a customer recognized the chicken as being from Popeye's, even claiming he and his friends saw the Popeye's box brought into the kitchen, and called the restaurant out for it on the review site   Read More ...
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California restaurant 'proudly' serves Popeyes chicken as their own, charges $13
A popular Long Beach, CA, breakfast spot has found itself in the middle of a fried chicken controversy after a Yelp reviewer attacked the restaurant for using Popeyes chicken and passing it off as their own. Sweet Dixie Kitchen, a small restaurant specializing in comfort food with a southern influence, was called out by Yelp user Tyler H. of Los Angeles, who claimed in his review, “Before my friends and I got seated [at the restaurant] we saw them quickly bring in two large boxes of Popeyes to the kitchen   Read More ...
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Dumplings or Noodles? At Arirang Korean Kitchen, You Can Have Both in One Bowl
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Hunting season is here: Arby's tests elk sandwiches and releases venison sandwiches nationwide
The fast-food chain known for having "the meats," is putting its money where its mouth is this year with the release of venison sandwiches nationwide, and elk sandwiches in select markets. Arby's venison sandwiches will be available on Saturday, Oct. 21 in all 3,300 restaurants across the country, and a limited-edition Elk Sandwich will be available in three restaurants in the states of Colorado, Wyoming and Montana   Read More ...
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Here's where you can try out the new, spicy Chick-fil-A entrees in Central, South Texas
Updated 4:03 pm, Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Chick-fil-a customers in Central and South Texas are among the few who can try out new, spicy offerings for a limited time. The chain restaurant started testing out Spicy Chick-n-Strips in Texas on Monday as a response to customers' request for more bold flavors. "We've heard from our customers how much they love our current spicy menu offerings, so we're really excited to give them even more spicy flavor options to enjoy," Kanika Patrick, manager of menu development at Chick-fil-A , said in a news release   Read More ...
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Komi, Métier join the Michelin star ranks, but no D.C. restaurants earn a coveted third star
Be patient, Washington. We’ve only had the Michelin Guide — perhaps the world’s most famous road map to great restaurants — for one full year now. So, while the news that this year’s announcement did not elevate any of our restaurants to the top designation of three stars may seem disappointing, know this: We’ve got time. “I was hoping we could find a third star,” said Michael Ellis, the international director for the Michelin Guides   Read More ...
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Woman sues Ashland restaurant because of skewer ingestion
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon woman seeks $500,000 in a lawsuit against a popular Ashland restaurant, contending she damaged her digestive system by swallowing a fragment from a wooden skewer. The woman goes by the pseudonym Mary Doe in the lawsuit. It says she began to suffer pain the day after eating a lamb burger at the Standing Stone Brewing Company, and it took several days for doctors to diagnose what was wrong and surgically remove the fragment   Read More ...
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Grill 23 & Bar honored for its wine list
Since 1983, when Grill 23 & Bar opened in the former Salada Tea Co. headquarters, this independent steak house has been recognized as one of the highest quality restaurants in the Boston area. Many sommeliers later, Grill 23 & Bar’s dedication to creating a wine list as exceptional as its food has paid off. Wine Spectator gave its list an Award of Excellence in 1992, a Best of Award of Excellence in 2001, and, now the highly-coveted Grand Award   Read More ...
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Limon's Is the Oak Cliff Mexican Classic You've Probably Never Heard Of
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Woman sues Ashland restaurant after swallowing skewer fragment
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Two more Washington restaurants shine with Michelin stars
(Reuters) - Washington’s dining scene received some extra sparkle on Tuesday as Michelin bestowed stars to two more restaurants in its second annual guide of the city’s best eateries, which will go on sale Friday. The addition of Komi and Métier, both praised for their inventive, modern American dishes, brought the total number of restaurants with Michelin stars in the U   Read More ...
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Jay Leno grabs dinner at Metro Detroit Chinese restaurant
Ragnar Singsaas/Getty Images DETROIT - Former "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno stopped by a Metro Detroit restaurant Monday evening for dinner. Leno was spotted at New Peking Restaurant in Garden City, Michigan on Monday. The restaurant posted photos to their Facebook page. New Peking is located on Ford Road in Garden City. It's been open for more than 30 years   Read More ...
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Woman sues Oregon restaurant because of skewer ingestion
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon woman seeks $500,000 in a lawsuit against a popular Ashland restaurant, contending she damaged her digestive system by swallowing a fragment from a wooden skewer. The woman goes by the pseudonym Mary Doe in the lawsuit. It says she began to suffer pain the day after eating a lamb burger at the Standing Stone Brewing Company, and it took several days for doctors to diagnose what was wrong and surgically remove the fragment   Read More ...
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Wokuni, From Japan, Opens in Murray Hill
Headliner WOKUNI Another Japanese import, this one from Tokyo Ichiban Foods, a company that has about 50 restaurants in Japan, features izakaya fare that’s more polished than usual. The menu lists dishes, some fairly uncommon, in a slew of categories, like cold items that include baby sardines with grated daikon, steamed monkfish liver with ponzu sauce, and cold udon with tempura   Read More ...
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The best of Portland’s food scene has finally come to Boston
Eventide Oyster Co. The duo won the 2017 James Beard Award for Best Chef — Northeast after being nominated in 2016 for the same award, along with Best New Restaurant for the Honey Paw, another of their Portland restaurants. Yes, the “note-perfect lobster rolls” and “oyster bar of everyone’s dreams opened its second-ever location in the Fenway neighborhood earlier this month, on Oct   Read More ...
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Where to Find the Best Sandwich in Every State in the U.S.
Wherever you go in the United States, you can find a great sandwich to soothe your hunger pangs when lunchtime rolls around. When you’re in New York City, go for a stacked pastrami on rye. Or, if you’re taking a trip to New Orleans, be sure to grab a po’ boy with plenty of shrimp. Take a road trip across the country, and you’ll be happy to find plenty of reubens, BLTs and French dips along the way   Read More ...
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Enoteca on Jefferson Street closes; Wine+Market staying open | Lexington Herald Leader
Enoteca, the tapas and wine bar on Jefferson Street, has closed, a victim of Lexington’s restaurant boom. Owners Seth and Renee Brewer announced the news on Facebook Sunday night. Seth Brewer said Monday they will still operate Wine+Market, across the street, and are looking for a new restaurant tenant for the building at 191 Jefferson Street. Brewer said he knew the closing would be a shock for staff but he did not want to compromise on service or quality   Read More ...
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National Pasta Day: Here are Portland's 10 best restaurants for pasta, ranked
For National Pasta Day, we searched high and low for the city's best pasta restaurants. Here they are, ranked for your convenience.   Read More ...
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L.A.'s Best Restaurants, No. 1: Lyrical Musings on the Meeting of California and Japan
landed today with a celebratory thud, online and in print. As part of that issue, as always, we name the Best Restaurant in Los Angeles. But why go for just one? Why not name 20 best restaurants in L.A.? In anticipation of our biggest issue of the year, we counted down those 20 restaurants, adding a new one each weekday for the past 20 days until today, when the best restaurant in L   Read More ...
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Boston's Restaurant & Sports Bar in Little Italy closes
After a short stint in Little Italy, Boston's Restaurant & Sports Bar has announced that it has closed.   Read More ...
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Detour-Worthy Eateries Along I-5
For a land as awe-inspiring as the Willamette Valley, the 100-mile stretch of freeway from Portland to Eugene on I-5 makes for a surprisingly anonymous-looking interstate, the likes of which you find almost anywhere else in America. But here’s what sets it apart: Few roads in the nation traverse such fruitful territory. The valley as intrepid foodies know it resides well away from the idling masses on the main drag — in the beating heart of its many side roads, orchards and farm-fresh eateries   Read More ...
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Dine Out Maine: It’s a bar, sure, but Liquid Riot serves really good food, too
For some chefs, maybe even most chefs, a call from Cooking Channel announcing an upcoming visit would be the sort of good news that would send them cartwheeling into whooping, fist-pumping celebrations. Just picture it: a single half-hour of television that has the power to introduce hundreds of thousands of viewers to your restaurant, your food and, perhaps most importantly, to you   Read More ...
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CT Loves PR Restaurant Fundraiser To Benefit Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief
Connecticut restaurants will participate in a special promotion Oct. 21 to 28, raising funds for Puerto Rico hurricane relief. About 60 restaurants, food trucks and vendors throughout the state have signed on for the fundraiser. Participating locations will present special dishes or drinks inspired by Puerto Rico, and 100 percent of proceeds from these items will be donated to Unidos por Puerto Rico / United for Puerto Rico   Read More ...
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Chris Hemsworth Kicks Back and Ditches His Shoes at a Fancy Australian Restaurant
Chris Hemsworth let loose while at an expensive restaurant in his native Australia on Monday night. The star was all dressed up in a suit as he enjoyed a post-premiere meal at Sydney eatery, Sake, one of the city’s top Japanese restaurants. “Signs of Ragnarok #666. Even in the $$$$ restaurants this OG keeps it rizzle. #Ragnarok @chrishemsworth #iKnewHeWasMaori,” Waititi wrote in the caption   Read More ...
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Lutefisk dinner — a nod to Norwegian heritage or full-blown food dare? You decide
Lutefisk is not that bad. No, really. Just ask Quinn Balstad of Norden Lodge No. 2 in Tacoma. She avoided the fishy Norwegian delicacy for years, even at the lodge’s annual lutefisk dinner, which will be held this year from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 21). Then there was the year that her husband Erick, also a lodge member, decided to make lutefisk at home for a special dinner   Read More ...
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The Sweet Cafe Hidden Inside a North Dallas Garden Shop
EXPAND Tucked away behind the perennials and yard ornaments, the Cafe at North Haven Gardens is a pleasant find for Dallas' green thumbs. Observer food and drink writers are celebrating an abundance of diverse, delicious restaurants and bars around Dallas, places that don’t often (or ever) get mentioned by big-name food media, trendsetters, bloggers or chefs. We’re taking you outside of the ordinary to help you discover something new   Read More ...
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