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3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Hot and spicy boost for Restaurant Brands

Restaurant Brands New Zealand, the nation's largest fast-food operator, increased second quarter revenue 5.8 percent as it benefited from increased sales at its largest KFC fried chicken chain and ramped up expansion at its newest Carl's Jr burger chain. Sales rose to $108 million in the 16 weeks ended Sept.

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Related Topix: Life, Dining, Fast Food

5 hrs ago | Uptown Almanac

Cafe Du Nord Abandons History As Concert Venue

When we learned this past December that Dylan MacNiven of West of Pecos had purchased Cafe Du Nord and the Swedish American Music Hall, and would be closing both for extensive renovations, we were definitely concerned. The potential for not one, but two music venues to be displaced by some reclaimed wood fetishist's idea of a hip small plates/cocktail bar was just too much to bear.

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Related Topix: Drink, Cocktails, Life, Food, Dining

9 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times

Restaurants and Dining

With so many restaurants participating in this fall's edition of Arizona Restaurant Week -- which runs from Friday, September 19, to Sunday, September 28 -- it can be hard to tell where your dining dollars will be best spent. Thankfully, we're here to dish out some suggestions.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Scottsdale, AZ, Pudding, Cave Creek, AZ, Phoenix, AZ

11 hrs ago | USA Today

10Best: Iconic Southern restaurants

Truly a destination restaurant, the Loveless Cafe sits on the far edge of town, a 30 minute drive from Downtown Nashville. Next to the spacious restaurant sits a proper country store, where visitors can select from a wide range of cheeky memorabilia and foodstuffs.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Nashville, TN, Meat, Chicken, Vegetables, Dining

12 hrs ago | Detroit News

Dime Store opens downtown; Beach Bar makes fall transition

The house-made veggie burger at Dime Store has greens, red onion, goat cheese and honey mustard. Add hand-cut fries or a side salad for $2.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Recreational Vehicle, Honey, Breakfast, Detroit, MI

16 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Pignon: bistro dining by different rules

Guacamole and merguez sausages on the menu, salsa and bossa nova on the sound system and not a check tablecloth in sight: Pignon is a far cry from the average bistro. But then again, owner-chef Rimpei Yoshikawa is anything but a typical Tokyo French chef.

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Related Topix: Life, Dining, Travel, Asia Travel, Japan Travel, Tokyo, Japan Travel, France Travel, Europe Travel

19 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Restaurants on South Kihei Road that I recommend... Part 2

Restaurants on South Kihei Road that I recommend is a project that I finished the night before last, culminating with dinner @ Fred's Mexican Cafe. I had breakfast there before for this same project, more than a week ago.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, North America Travel, Travel, Hawaii Travel, Dining, Sushi, Japanese Cuisine, Lahaina, HI, Kihei, HI

Mon Sep 15, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

'Language Of Food' Reveals Mysteries Of Menu Words And Ketchup

The words we use for everyday foods contain clues to their origins and hint at their ancient travels across the globe as they merge, fuse and sometimes take on different forms altogether. Stanford University linguist Dan Jurafsky unpacked some of the history Friday with All Things Considered's Robert Siegel and in his book, The Language of Food .

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Stanford University, Seafood, Recipes

SFGate

We Went And Experienced Olive Garden Firsthand - And It's Clear The Brand Needs Help

Olive Garden's business is under scrutiny after a hedge fund published a 294-page takedown of the brand that criticized its breadsticks strategy, inauthentic menu, and "barely edible" food. 12:21 p.m. We arrive at the restaurant, which is mostly empty.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Dining, Life, Food

Eater

Menu Porn: Water & Wall Will Get a New Lunch Pop-Up Next Month

Water & Wall clearly had a successful run with its Chinese pop-up lunch menu it launched in August. They extended the menu through September, and the restaurant also announced today it will hold a different pop-up in October , this one with a Chesapeake Watershed theme.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining

City Pages

The 10 Most Underrated Restaurants in the Twin Cities

People love lauding the latest thing, but what of the tried and true classics that stand the test of time? These 10 restaurants are the old guard of the Twin Cities. They're not the trendiest or most modern places to grab a bite, but they deliver solid -- if not spectacular -- meals time and again.

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City Pages

Sassy Spoon Food Truck to Transition into Nokomis Brick-and-Mortar

For health-conscious lovers of full-flavored foods, what could be better than a restaurant run by a registered dietician -- especially one who emphasizes the nutritional wonders of lard? Three years ago, Tamara Brown decided to educate the public about nutrition, not through individual office consultations, but with her Sassy Spoon food truck. She's done so well that this winter, she'll be ditching the truck for a brick-and-mortar restaurant in the Nokomis neighborhood.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Dining

Journal

Green Mill restaurant opens

After six months of construction and renovations the Green Mill Restaurant is open for business. The official grand opening is planned for the near future, but customers are already sampling its menu.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, New Ulm, MN

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Vancouver Sun

How most restaurants get calorie-informed dining wrong

Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano. Rick Hansen welcomed The Countess of Wessex to the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre Sunday for a tour showcasing ground-breaking innovations in spinal cord injury care and research.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Medicine, Nutrition

MDJonline.com

Upsetting the coffee cart: Federal regulations limit curriculum along with choices

Jerome Anderson and Kelvin McLemore, both students in the Workplace Readiness program at Marietta High School, broke the coffee cart out of storage Monday to deliver some piping-hot coffee to regular patron teachers.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Kids, Family

Examiner.com

The Local Fry specialty fry shop coming to Federal Hill

Kevin Irish from Ireland met his now wife Baltimorean Elizabeth while she was living in Europe and upon their marriage moved to back to the United States in 2009. Now with 4 years under their aprons as proprietors of a West Baltimore wing and sub shop they decided to try their own new restaurant concept, enter The Local Fry.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Baltimore, MD, Dining, Potatoes, Vegetables

Maldonandburnham Standard

STARS flocked to Southend as a new steak and lobster restaurant opened its doors for the first time.

Former rugby player and current Strictly Come Dancing contestant Thom Evans set pulses racing as did glamour model and former Celebrity Big Brother contestant Casey Batchelor when they appeared at the launch of seafront restaurant Bourgee. The venue in Eastern Esplanade, formerly Tiffins Indian restaurant, also played host to celebrity chef Jean-Christophe Novelli, TOWIE star Ferne McCann and her boyfriend Charlie Sims.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Ubisoft, Strictly Come Dancing, Video Games

KNDO

7 things you can only get in Indianapolis

For some reason, sports in Indianapolis get all the attention. But instead of focusing on the Indy 500 or the Colts, we should start paying attention to the Midwestern capital city's food scene.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Life, Food, Dining, Beer, Drink

Broward-Palm Beach

Best New Restaurant in Broward County

Chef/owner Philip Darmon is an Australian native who spent the past decade traveling the globe, cooking for the rich and famous aboard luxury motor yachts.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Broward County, FL, Foie Gras, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Dining

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Farm-to-Fork's rapid growth stuns its Sacramento organizers

On Halloween 2012, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, flanked by chefs and restaurateurs from throughout the region, stood in downtown's Cesar Chavez Plaza and proudly proclaimed Sacramento "America's Farm-to-Fork Capital." Even Mike Testa, who would take on much of the "Farm-to-Fork" marketing efforts as senior vice president of convention sales and business development with the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau, admitted that "if you had told me on that Halloween that it would grow as quickly as it has, I would have told you that you were crazy."

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Restaurant Management, Marketing, Life, Food

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