Millbury grant scheme helps small businesses survive pandemic – Millbury Sutton Chronicle

By Jan Gottesman Millbury-Sutton Chronicle MILLBURY – During difficult times, friends and neighbors come together. This is one of the beliefs behind the Millbury Small Business Recovery Grant. Using federal funds from ARPA, the program is “intended to address the negative economic impacts of the COVID-19 public health emergency, focusing …

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Bill and Hillary Clinton dine at Priyanka Chopra’s Sona restaurant

Indian food is hot it seems. Priyanka Chopra’s Sona restaurant in New York’s Flatiron District pulled out heavy hitters for dinner on Monday night. Hillary and former President Bill Clinton were spotted having dinner with friends. Boxing legend Mike Tyson brought in a team to celebrate a friend’s birthday. And …

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Oko at Tribune will be a new Creole restaurant in Oakland

One of the Bay Area’s few pan-African cuisine specialists is moving to the heart of downtown Oakland. Oko, an avant-garde pop-up focused on tasting dinner menus from the African diaspora, has entered into a partnership with the American-style brasserie Tribune. Located in a large 8,400 square foot space on the …

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Energy Program Helps Fund Louisville Business Investments

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Spencer Fronk and his company have invested in an old building on Whiskey Row in downtown Louisville, hoping to build an interesting bar and restaurant. What do you want to know Fronk received a $4.2 million loan through the city’s Energy Project Assessment District program to build …

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Restaurants in New York in September

Here are some amazing New York restaurants we’re loving this month. From the basic Gotham restaurant (for a Michelin star), to the new NYY Steak at the Hard Rock Hotel New York, and the Panorama Room perched atop Graduate Roosevelt Island with views of three boroughs, there are plenty of …

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Top 10 cities with the best pizzerias in the world

Whether you like the thin style of a New York pie or prefer the thicker Detroit-style option, you’ll likely have a pretty strong opinion on what makes the perfect slice — and where to find it. The Italian pizza experts behind 50 Top Pizza have released their 2022 survey which …

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Restaurant creativity amid post-pandemic jitters and inflation

Explosions of chef creativity in the age of pandemic and inflation, Chicago’s misunderstood Italian beef and “The Bear” effect. Here, with this week’s tasting notes, I’m Laurie Ochoa, General Manager of LA Times Food, replacing Bill Addison, who is hard at work on this year’s 101 Best Restaurants list. Creative …

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It’s Later Than You Think | News, Sports, Jobs

“A lot of people tell me what they’re going to do or how quickly they’ll get back on their feet after the death of a spouse or child. Most of them have never attended the funeral of a spouse or one of their children…”. Twenty-one years ago this …

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Far-right ‘newspapers’ spread misinformation about Pritzker

Far-right activist Dan Proft has proven time and time again that he is very effective at drawing attention to himself and getting under Governor JB Pritzker’s skin in the worst possible way. Proft’s newspapers, for example, published several articles with photos of Pritzker’s daughter. Sometimes the stories were wrong, like …

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COVID-19 has changed the way we eat out – here are the trends that are here to stay

Monkey Business Images // Shutterstock Restaurant trends that will endure after COVID-19 Group of friends enjoying a meal in a restaurant Restaurants had to make major adjustments when dining halls around the world had to close due to COVID-19. Between delivery services and clever outdoor seating arrangements, companies got creative …

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Liberation Café hosts birthday celebration and in-person dining after two years of pandemic restrictions

By Susan Payne Two years after opening, the plastic partitions that separated employees and customers inside the Liberation Coffee House have come down. For its second anniversary, the cafe — located on the Anita May Rosenstein campus of the Los Angeles LGBT Center — is finally letting customers experience the …

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More Americans are applying for unemployment assistance in the past week

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans filing for jobless benefits rose slightly last week as the Federal Reserve made big efforts to cool the economy and rein in inflation. Jobless claims for the week ending Sept. 17 rose by 5,000 to 213,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday. Last week’s …

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The Kids Are Fine – Chicago Magazine

Like many of us, Oliver Poilevey, Jonathan Zaragoza and Amer Abdullah learned to cook alongside their parents. But one small difference: Their home kitchens were actually notable Chicago restaurants. Having become chefs themselves, these children of local culinary personalities are already making their mark on the city’s gastronomic scene. “I …

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Vegetarian Stunner The Butcher’s Daughter Establishes New West Hollywood Roots

The Butcher’s Daughter continues its vegetarian march through Los Angeles with the opening of a new location at 8755 Melrose Avenue in West Hollywood this Saturday, September 24. While this marks only the second outpost of the all-day restaurant in LA (with a spot on Abbot Kinney and three New …

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Source of Stanton opponent’s campaign loan unclear

Cooper, a Marine Corps veteran, is a restaurant owner whose holdings include Melting Pot franchises in Arizona as well as BKD’s Backyard Joint in Chandler, Arizona. He has made economic issues an integral part of his campaign, along with border security. “Successfully managing businesses during the pandemic has provided Cooper …

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Logan Square’s Mini Mott is replaced by the second generation, a tribute to the owners’ Asian-American heritage

LOGAN SQUARE — Asian-inspired burger joint Mini Mott, the little sister to popular Wicker Park restaurant Mott Street, closed this summer after a four-year run on Logan Boulevard. But the owners didn’t abandon the Logan Square restaurant — they just shifted gears. The owners revived the restaurant a few weeks …

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Santa Monica could eliminate some of its outdoor dining spaces – NBC Los Angeles

At least one Southern California city is considering drastically reducing the expansion of outdoor dining. The outdoor dining area at Restaurant 1212 on the Santa Monica Boardwalk has been hugely popular, but it seems most will disappear by the end of the month. Workers say it will cost jobs as …

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Big Guys sausage stand in Berwyn set to close counter service

“It’s not just one thing,” said Brendan O’Connor, the owner of Berwyn’s Big Guys sausage stand, just before checking with a member of staff to see if another employee had snuck in. present. “If it was, we would overcome this.” On Friday — after two years of adversity related to …

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5 Singaporean restaurants that opened this year in NYC

If flying 9,000 miles in 24 hours to get to Singapore isn’t your idea of ​​fun, five restaurants in the city will make you feel like you’ve landed on the tropical island. From a Union Square bar to an Upper East Side restaurant to a dessert shop in Chelsea, these …

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Harris-Dawson Leads Community Healing at Roscoe’s Restaurant – Los Angeles Sentinel | Los Angeles Sentinel

Left to right are Pastor Ken Walden, Board Members Marqueece Harris-Dawson and Curren Price, and Pastor J. Edgar Boyd bow in prayer for the safety of workers and customers at Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles restaurant. (Courtesy picture) Council member Marqueece Harris-Dawson brings the community together to speak out against violence, …

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Happy Joe’s Pizza Chain files for bankruptcy and closes locations

Restaurants continue to feel the economic crisis and unfortunately the list of well-established restaurant chains that have filed for bankruptcy since 2020 continues to grow. In 2022 alone, we have seen the bankruptcy and, in some cases, the complete disappearance of several regional and national favorites. Hale & Hearty, a …

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Robot food delivery pilot program gets green light from city council committee

Robotic personal delivery devices described as “beverage coolers on wheels” will soon deliver more restaurant meals and groceries in and around the University of Illinois at Chicago campus. Forging headlong into the future of food delivery, the Chicago City Council’s Licensing and Consumer Protection Committee on Thursday approved an ordinance …

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Jōji is a new Omakase restaurant in Grand Central Terminal – Robb Report

New York’s latest omakase spot is inspired by the sushi restaurants found in Tokyo’s train concourses. So naturally, you’ll find it in a secluded alcove in Grand Central Terminal, the city’s most iconic train station. Jōji, which opened on Wednesday, is a service counter run by George Ruan, who has …

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PREEN Inc, Design Opera and Abramson Architects Among Winners of 2022 AIA Los Angeles Restaurant Design Awards | New

anchor Premium by Preen Inc. Image: Brandon Barré The Los Angeles Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA|LA) announced the 2022 winners of its coveted annual Restaurant Design Award at a special ceremony held last night in downtown LA. In a year marked by a return …

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Tipped wages are not enough – The GW Hatchet

As a restaurant server, I always say my most helpful piece of advice is to never look at what customers are advising you until your shift is completely over. When I started serving I fell victim to the excitement of how much each guest tipped me the second they left, …

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New York Council supports drug overdose treatment in bars and restaurants

City council members want to enlist bars, restaurants and nightclubs in the fight against fatal drug overdoses by providing them with life-saving doses of Narcan and fentanyl test kits. A bill creating the program – which would be run by the city’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene – authorized …

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PnB Rock’s Instagram post may have led to murder, LAPD says

The shooter who killed PnB Rock at Roscoe’s House of Chicken & Waffles restaurant in South Los Angeles demanded jewelry and other valuables before grappling with the rapper and opening fire, the Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore. Moore said Monday’s attack happened shortly after the rapper was identified online …

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My 7 Favorite Restaurants to Check Out in Mackinaw City

Mackinaw City sits at the southern end of the Mackinac Bridge, the gateway to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. One of the main attractions in Mackinaw City is Colonial Michilimackinac, an important fort and meeting point during Michigan’s fur trade era. In the late 1700s, fur traders encountered Native Americans, resupplied and …

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Burger King will invest $400 million in advertising, restaurant renovations and app enhancements over 2 years

Find out what clicks on FoxBusiness.com Burger King plans to invest more than $400 million over two years in restaurant advertising, improvements and renovations and to support technology and digital improvements. In a press release Friday, the chain’s owner, Restaurant Brands International, shared details of a plan it calls “Reclaim …

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The hippest bar in Los Angeles? It’s at Eagle Rock, and it’s a retro Italian treat

Around a quarter to seven on a recent Wednesday night at the Capri Club, the sun had almost set behind the buildings opposite, and the shifting light created microclimates in the atmosphere around the bar. Up front, along the sidewalk tables and just inside the open bay window, the crowd …

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Marriott Intl (NASDAQ:MAR) – Is Nancy Pelosi betting big on hotels? A look at an investment made by the US Speaker of the House

One of the hardest hit sectors during the COVID-19 pandemic has been the hospitality industry, which included restaurants and hotels. A US congressman could bet on the return of hotels with a recent investment in an LLC that owns hotels. What happened: Speaker of the Chamber Nancy Pelosi recently added …

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ōkta, the new McMinnville restaurant run by Michelin-starred chef Matthew Lightner, is off to a flying start

Matthew Lightner is back. It’s been barely two months since the debut of ōkta, Lightner’s sparkling new McMinnville restaurant. Still, it’s already clear that Lightner added points to the unrivaled culinary IQ that led him to become an industry star at Castagna in 2009 and then thrive on the big …

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Restaurant Industry Celebrates Workforce at Denver Food + Wine Festival

The Colorado Restaurant Association hosts the Denver Food + Wine Festival as a fundraiser for the Association’s foundation. But, it is also designed to showcase the diverse culinary scene and to celebrate all those who make our restaurants work. The restaurant industry has come under fire during the pandemic. And, …

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McDonald’s invests in 40 local Chicago nonprofits dedicated to supporting young people of opportunity

The Chicago Community Impact Grant Program, developed in partnership with the Chicago Community Trust, reinforces McDonald’s longstanding commitment to the city it calls home CHICAGO, September 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — McDonald’s Corporation today announced that it will invest in 40 Chicago-based nonprofits that address some of the city’s most pressing …

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One of New York’s most anticipated new restaurants is Indian

Over the past two years, the duo have opened up some of the city’s fastest growing spots. (Case) On September 15, Masalawala will open its doors as one of New York’s most anticipated restaurants this year. And when you eat there, you can also buy the ingredients. Chef and co-owner …

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Man shot dead after attacking security guard with an ax at Greektown marijuana dispensary

CHICAGO (SCS) — A man was fatally shot Monday morning after attacking a security guard with an ax outside a marijuana dispensary in Greektown. Police say around 10:05 a.m. — five minutes after the dispensary opened for the day — a man armed with an ax got into an argument …

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Jason Atherton will open three new restaurants in Dubai Marina

A gastronomic concept, a Japanese-inspired bar and a restaurant serving the innovative cuisine for which the famous chef is known… Dubai foodies, we hope you are ready for a season full of exciting new restaurant openings. After leaving Marina Social Dubai earlier this year, British chef Jason Atherton is now …

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Top-Rated Brunch Restaurants in Shreveport, According to Tripadvisor

Top-Rated Brunch Restaurants in Shreveport, According to Tripadvisor Brunch – the portmanteau combining the words “breakfast” and “lunch” – is the best of both worlds. An event as much as a meal, brunches are a weekend affair where a big meal is served in the late morning and …

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CT restaurateurs worry for their survival as costs soar and loans come due. “It all costs more.” – Hartford Courant

Nearly half of Connecticut restaurateurs — 43% — say business conditions are worse now than they were three months ago, according to survey results released last month by the Connecticut Restaurant Association. It comes at a time when despair over the future of the industry is the highest nationwide since …

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Chicago-born Black Hebrew leader Prince Asiel Ben Israel celebrated at memorial service

The life and legacy of southern-born Black Hebrew leader Prince Asiel Ben Israel was celebrated Friday with tributes from staunch supporters, loved ones and religious and civic leaders. Ben Israel has been described as a beacon of strength in the African Hebrew Israelite community who led thousands to Israel, and …

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Found restaurant to auction storefront items last month before closing

Amy Morton, owner and founder of Found Kitchen at 1631 Chicago Ave., knows it will be hard to say goodbye when her restaurant closes next month. So to make things a little easier, she’s going to let customers keep a piece of her story. “We’re going to auction all of …

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Senator Murray visits local businesses in Seattle to highlight pandemic relief efforts

U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) recently visited local small businesses in Seattle to discuss her efforts to provide relief during the COVID-19 pandemic. © Shutterstock Murray, a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, played a key role in providing Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Restaurant Revitalization Fund loans through …

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Seafood-focused Mexican restaurant debuts at Fulton Market

The seafood-focused Mexican restaurant Fora opened on the first floor of the Emily’s Hotel in Fulton Market on August 11, but restaurant staff said it was already planning to drastically change its menu. “We will double [the number of dishes] in the next two weeks,” said chef Billy Caruso, who …

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New York law banning sale of whipped cream chargers sparks controversy

A New York law that has been in place for months has sparked controversy after convenience store owners across the state began telling customers they would have to be 21 to buy boxes of whipped cream. The law, which took effect in November, prohibits the sale of whipped cream chargers …

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Raising Cane’s set for Pineville location grand opening

PINEVILLE, Louisiana – Raising Cane’s is getting ready to celebrate the opening of its first store in Pineville! Located at 2995 Cottingham Expwy., Pineville’s first Raising Cane’s will be one of the mainstays of a thriving shopping mall. The new restaurant will host a grand opening celebration on September 7, …

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This DC Woman May Have Found a Sugar Daddy

Photo by Flickr user Pictures of Money. “Dating with DC is a lot of swinging and missing,” says Mallory Row, a local lonely heart. But this week, she finally got a hit: After what seemed like an extremely public request for a sugar daddy (in fact, she was just joking), …

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The Green, powered by Golfzon simulators, arrives in Bucktown

Golden t-shirt opened the door back in 1989 when the arcade cabinet debuted and the golf video game quickly became a staple of bars and restaurants. Technology has improved over the ensuing three decades, but golf remains a popular draw for diners and drinkers. Mini-golf and driving range bars, like …

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The sweet recipe for success of the historic NYC luncheonette

YORKVILLE, MANHATTAN — The corner canteen was everywhere in New York – until it was nowhere. In a city where the safe bet is to bet on change, those lunch counters of yesteryear are mostly cherished memories now, along with Checker cabs, the Third Avenue El, newsies peddling the Herald …

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California Senate passes bill to help fast food workers

A California bill that aims to improve and standardize working conditions for fast-food workers will head to Governor Gavin Newsom’s office after winning passage in the state Senate and Assembly on Monday following the objections from commercial interests, who say it unfairly targets the fast-food industry and will drive up …

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The key to a successful corporate holiday event? Create authentic experiences

It’s about balancing business with personal, Mojica says. “Going out for drinks to be authentic can be too casual, while confident drops, formal icebreakers and name badges can be too structured.” Selecting a vendor or activity that can help strike that balance, he continues, can allow your team to disconnect …

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Miami’s flagship restaurant turns 50

MIAMI— When it opened its doors 50 years ago, the restaurant with the best view in Miami existed in a different world. The theme was all tiki, all the time. You couldn’t find a trace of sushi or a whole fried fish on the menu. A Mai Tai was the …

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A gunman targeting his ex fatally shoots a Berwyn man dining at Humboldt Park restaurant instead; 3 others shot dead in pre-dawn bombings: police – Chicago Tribune

Two “unwitting targets” inside a Colombian restaurant were shot Friday night in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, Chicago police said. Three other men were killed in predawn shootouts. The 50-year-old Berwyn man was inside the Curramba Restaurant, 2701 W. Division St., at around 9:45 p.m. when the shooter walked by looking …

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Kevin Hart is opening a new plant-based fast food restaurant in Los Angeles

Kevin Hart already has a thriving career as a comedian and actor, and now he’s aiming for people’s stomachs. airport. He hopes that this new company will attract regular consumers of plant products as well as those who have not yet been introduced to this world of healthy eating. “Our …

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Minnesota-owned businesses of people of color are growing rapidly — and not by chance

J he number of small businesses owned by Minnesotans of color is growing — and not by accident. Honest conversations about inequality, including bank loans and job opportunities, took place after the police killing of George Floyd and the ensuing riots. They have prompted entities ranging from governments and banks …

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Gillesson’s in Aurora closes physical location

Saturday will be the last day of service during lunch and dinner hours at downtown’s famed Aurora restaurant, Gillerson’s Grubbery. The restaurant at 33 W. New York St. plans to host private functions, pop-up events with other restaurants, and handle pre-ordered pickups from the venue until they officially begin moving …

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Kevin Hart’s vegan restaurant Hart House has a grand opening day

The last time we saw Kevin Hart grab a fast food joint was a few years ago at the chili-burger joint Carney’s on Sunset. Now, the “Ride Along” actor offers his own meatless alternative to typical fast food: he calls it “plant-based for the people.” The first Hart House location …

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Amazon, Flipkart Lobby Against Lending Rules

Companies have started to lobby against India’s new digital lending rules after regulators halted card services and put Amazon loan offers at risk. Earlier this month, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued a rule that borrowers must deal directly with banks, bad news for prepaid cards lendersand other services …

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North Center’s Parkside closes Saturday, as landlords blame rising costs and pandemic disruptions

CENTRAL NORTH – Parkside is closing after just over a year in the central north, a victim of inflation, soaring costs and the continued uncertainty of running a restaurant as the industry grows is recovering from the pandemic, the owner said. Owner Rebecca Goldfarb opened the 60-seat restaurant at 4356 …

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NEW: ‘Old School’ Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar Coming to Ballston Area | ARLnow

The former Next Day Blinds will soon be serving caprese and wine. The vacant storefront at 3865 Wilson Boulevard, across from Gold’s Gym in the Ballston neighborhood, becomes “Carbonara: Old School Italian & Wine Bar,” a 150-seat restaurant with 4,800 square feet of indoor and outdoor space. The restaurant – …

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Compensation arrives for Chipotle workers after NYC Fair Workweek settlement – People’s World

Jackson Todd/People’s World NEW YORK—Ed Dealecio needed more hours, but his boss decided to hire more employees instead of offering Dealecio and his coworkers more shifts. Dealecio worked for nearly three years at a busy Chipotle burrito restaurant in midtown Manhattan. During the pandemic, he found himself facing increased financial …

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BMO Tower at 320 South Canal unveils restaurant

Every shiny new skyscraper needs at least one restaurant for office workers who will hopefully fill the space. The BMO Tower, which debuted last year with the bank as its anchor tenant, is no exception. The 50-story building, just south of Union Station in West Loop, has already unveiled a …

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Rusty Pelican in Key Biscayne FL celebrates its 50th anniversary

The Rusty Pelican’s outdoor patio, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, offers spectacular views of the Miami skyline. All photos courtesy of Rusty Pelican When it opened its doors 50 years ago, the restaurant with the best view in Miami existed in a different world. The theme was all …

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Comedian Kevin Hart launches vegan fast food spot Hart House in Westchester this week

Actor Kevin Hart’s first plant-based fast food restaurant will be operational this Thursday in Westchester. Located at 8901 S. Sepulveda Boulevard, Hart House is less than a four-minute walk from the LAX-adjacent location of In-N-Out-Burger, which is always incredibly busy. Hart broke the news last week in an exclusive interview …

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The best restaurants in the world with a view

Dining out isn’t just about the food, it’s about the experience, and who doesn’t appreciate a meal accompanied by a great view? Whether you want to dine on top of a mountain, at the bottom of the ocean, or anywhere in between, these are the best restaurants in the world …

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What’s up in Chicago

The Chicago skyline is reflected in Lake Michigan. Getty Chicago is the third largest city in the United States and a major tourist destination for travelers from around the world. Nicknamed the Windy City, Chicago boasts 28 miles of lakefront with 24 beaches; over 8,800 acres of green space and …

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Weld County Retail Food Inspections August 15-19, 2022

Weld County rates restaurants, schools, grocery stores and other facilities that handle food on a scale of three categories: pass, reinspection required and closure. As part of the county’s rating index, officials rate facilities on factors such as cooling, reheating, cooking refrigeration and warm-holding equipment, cross-contamination between raw foods and …

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Federal judge SC sentenced Scot Kohn for pension loan scam

Scott Kohn and four co-conspirators have pleaded guilty to the national scam. Getty Images/iStockphoto The California man behind a $300 million Ponzi scheme targeting veterans and elderly investors has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. U.S. District Court Judge Bruce Hendricks sentenced Scott Kohn on Thursday after pleading …

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The #1 never-to-order order at a seafood restaurant, according to chefs – Eat This Not That

Dining out can often involve eating out in excess of sodium, calories, portions and price tags, especially if you’re eating at a fancy steakhouse or a chain restaurant offering fried chicken or overdone tacos. Seafood, despite the fact that high quality fish and shellfish can command high prices, is generally …

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Restaurant closings in New York, August 2022

More than two years after the first closure of restaurants inside New York, restaurants and bars continue to struggle. More than 1,000 have closed since March 2020 due to the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Due to the difficulty of tracking restaurant and bar closures, experts say that …

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2 people in Florida have died after eating raw Louisiana oysters

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A customer at a restaurant in Fort Lauderdale has died of a bacterial infection after eating raw oysters. A Pensacola, Florida man died in the same way this month. Both cases involved Louisiana oysters. Gary Oreal, who manages the Rustic Inn, told the South Florida SunSentinel …

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Robots to the aid of the restoration

PETALING JAYA: While the temporary freeze on applications for hiring foreign workers will be lifted from today, as Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri M. Saravanan announced on Tuesday, the effect of the earlier decision (to freeze hiring) has come up with a weird solution in the form of a waiter …

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New restaurant fruit of two passions | Local News

A new addition on the corner of Albany and Gloucester streets in downtown Brunswick is the product of two passions meeting. One is Orion Douglass, senior state court judge and now local developer. The other is Jay Green’s love of cooking fish, which is the basis of Jay’s Seafood & …

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Jersey City gets a French bistro restaurant signed Jamie Knott

Acclaimed chef Jamie Knott of gourmet restaurant Saddle River Inn and Saddle River Cafe is set to open a French bistro this fall in Jersey City, just behind Cellar 335, his funky and loud Asian restaurant and tiki bar. “It was a dream for a long time,” said Knott, who …

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K&W Cafeterias sold to a Louisiana company. Restaurants will remain open and no layoffs are expected, an official said. | Local

K&W Cafeteria Inc., a Winston-Salem-based supplier of Southern comfort foods for 85 years, was sold for an undisclosed price to the Louisiana-based Piccadilly restaurant chain. Dax Allred, Chairman of K&W, said in a brief statement Tuesday that “After three generations of the Allred family operating K&W restaurants and serving our …

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BBQ Unlimited owner Sean Green and his family have a new home and brighter prospects

Most of the restaurant industry is slowly recovering from the pandemic. And now BBQ Unlimited chef Sean Green, who lost his family home this spring, can share a glimmer of optimism. Fooda, the company that hires food service providers to serve meals in companies, has started sending BBQ Unlimited to …

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Everyone’s Favorite Airport Restaurant Lives in Chicago O’Hare

Placeholder while loading article actions On February 4, 2011, celebrity chef Rick Bayless was at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago to pose with a pair of giant scissors. The award-winning restaurateur, cookbook author and PBS host attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony for his new Mexican restaurant, Tortas Frontera. A mariachi band …

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A unique feast with the 10 best restaurants in New York is taking place in September

Saffron prawns on herb and tamarind sauce and saffron basmati rice, the Drive-Thru offer … [+] of the Sofreh restaurant Sofreh It’s not usual to experience some of New York’s finest restaurants by being whisked between them in a golf cart set up in an aisle of the theater. But …

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Police: 2 dead after the crash of an SUV in a restaurant in North Carolina | National

AP, WNCN-TV, WRAL-TV WILSON, North Carolina (AP) — A sport utility vehicle crashed into a North Carolina fast food restaurant Sunday, killing two sibling customers, police said. The single-vehicle crash happened around 9:45 a.m. at a Hardee’s restaurant in the town of Wilson, about 40 miles east of the state …

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Pubs and restaurants warn of winter closures as energy bills soar 300%

“On Friday, the government saw fit to declare a drought, in the face of compelling evidence that the weather conditions had posed a threat to the nation. The energy crisis is no less of a threat and deserves similar attention,” said the letter from UK Hospitality, the Night Time Industries …

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Outdoor Chicago: Emily Dickinson and the Snakes, Chicago River Night Heron, Stinkhorn, Kentucky Elk

The notes come from outside Chicago and beyond. WILD OF THE WEEK Dean Pearson photographed this black-crowned night heron on a dock last Saturday on the Chicago River. The growth of these birds on the Chicago River has been one of the region’s best nature stories. WOTW, the celebration of …

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New York restaurants with live jazz music

World-class jazz is taking New York by storm. With the summer season reaching its peak and the days getting longer, there’s no better time to hit up a good restaurant (or cocktail bar) and enjoy a relaxing evening filled with jazz. From the staple NYC Gotham restaurant (for a Michelin …

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Michael Beckman’s Kitchen and Bar Workshop Now Open in LA – Robb Report

Chef Michael Beckman’s Workshop Kitchen & Bar has been a hit in Palm Springs since it opened a decade ago. Now he’s bringing a French-inspired restaurant outpost to his hometown of Los Angeles. The new spot, which opened on Friday in the Fairfax neighborhood of Los Angeles, offers two different …

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How Salt Bae’s London restaurant made £7million in 2021

Salt Bae’s London restaurant started as a myth, opened as a circus and trade on a name. He flavored steaks in gold leaf at £700 a pop, then had to take them off the menu; Salt Bae strutted around the place, knife in hand like a ringmaster, until he was …

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17 Chicago spots to check out for Black-Owned Business Month

August is Black Business Month, a time to recognize, encourage and celebrate Black-owned businesses in our community and across the country. Appreciation Month was founded in 2004 by historian John William Templeton and engineer Frederick E. Jordan, Sr. The purpose was to bring attention to the needs of black entrepreneurs …

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Hunt for Nori: Finding Orange County’s Most Affordable Sushi Dishes

Let’s be clear: sushi has never been and never will be a cheap food. Its quality is inextricably linked to the price – the more you pay, the better the experience. There is, however, a threshold at which your money stops paying for sushi and starts paying for ambiance, location, …

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Women and POC small business owners find relief in RISE grants

For Jessica Graves, having to shut down her small business for Covid in March 2020 was just the start of the challenges she would face. Like many small businesses, the owner of Una Biologicals in Lawrenceville applied for federal Paycheck Protection Program loans and other grants to try to keep …

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Sexual predator groping inner city women speeds off on his e-skateboard, escapes his neighbor chasing him through Sunda

RIVER NORTH – Paige Ruhnke was walking her dog on the lakeside flyover near Navy Pier in May when she said a man on a one-wheeled electronic skateboard reached under her shorts, groped her by behind and ran away laughing. Ruhnke said she did not initially report the assault, but …

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Priyanka Chopras NYC restaurant Sona gets a special visit from Mindy Kaling

Priyanka Chopra’s New York restaurant, Sona, has grown steadily in popularity since its debut in 2021! With rave reviews for the food, we spotted the who’s who of Bollywood enjoying decadent Indian cuisine at Sona New York! Katrina Kaif, Vicky Kaushal, Vishal Bhardwaj and Anupam Kher – all these celebrities …

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Government gifts put budgetary balances under pressure

When making economic judgments, the way things are presented matters a lot. For example, today the buzz revolves around giveaways where state governments have been reprimanded for giving free sewing machines, cycles or electricity to different sections of society, putting fiscal balances under pressure. But when there is something like …

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Party bus sweeps away 13 vehicles, charges pending against driver

After apparently sweeping more than a dozen vehicles on Saturday afternoon, a 45-year-old party bus driver was arrested by Chicago police in another example of the party bus chaos behind the longtime desire of town to call the last call on the party buses – and curb them for good. …

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Fort Worth’s Iconic Ice House Building Gets New Life With Oysters Galore – Get Ready For The City’s First Hudson House Restaurant

PImagine yourself in New York’s West Village, in a cozy neighborhood haunt, happily munching on raw oysters. This is the feel of the Hudson House restaurant and raw bar. The popular Dallas-based restaurant chain is now casting a wider net with three new restaurant openings planned. Including a new Fort …

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The surfer atmosphere of this Montreal restaurant will totally make you feel like dining in LA

Want a little taste of California? Well, Shack Attakk lets you ride the wave straight out to the Pacific at their totally radiant beach-inspired resto located in the Rosemont borough of Montreal. With the pastel-colored decor, surfboards, hanging boats, fish and anchors, and of course Shack Attakk’s bamboo bar, you’re …

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New Data Points on the Growing Debt Crisis for SF Small Businesses

Fiachra O’Shaughnessy, the manager of McTeague’s Saloon on Polk Street, shook her head in disbelief as she recounted the government’s failure to make her business full since its prolonged closure during the Covid emergency. The bar was one of more than 60% of candidates for the $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization …

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Riko’s Pizza opens a restaurant in Florida; Fairfield is coming this fall

August 5, 2022Updated: August 5, 2022 2:18 p.m. This is a carousel. Use the Next and Previous buttons to navigate 1of9Eduardo Sanchez slices a freshly baked chilli and sausage pizza on opening day of Riko’s Pizza in Stamford, Conn. on Tuesday, April 5, 2022. Riko’s Pizza opened a new location …

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Palm Beach’s Taboo, La Goulue offers special summer dishes

M Cloutier Taboo, the Worth Avenue fixture, launched three-course prix-fixe menus for $35 at lunch and $49 at dinner for the summer. Fixed price menus are available Monday through Friday and are offered in addition to regular menus. >> A milestone anniversary: Taboo celebrates 80 years of activity in 2021 …

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