You can get married at Brooklyn pizzeria L’Industrie this Valentine’s Day

Now that would make a very memorable wedding. Popular Brooklyn pizzeria L’Industrie is transforming into a pop-up chapel this Valentine’s Day and New Yorkers with a flair for creation can get married there by booking their nuptials through OpenTable. Fair warning: There are only 14 spots available, so you’re going …

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A small portion of the Paycheck Protection Program’s $800 billion in paychecks protected

Most notably, they removed the requirement that borrowers who wanted their loans canceled maintain their pre-pandemic tally. And they reduced the percentage of the loan borrowers seeking forgiveness had to spend on payroll, to 60% from 75%. This allowed business owners to spend more money on rent, utilities, and other …

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Uno Pizzeria uses Chicago’s heritage to build a new prototype

It wasn’t the biggest cookie-cutter casual dining concept that Uno has transformed along the Northeast, hundreds of miles from the heart of Chicago. After being called Pizzeria Uno for several decades, the brand had undergone a menu expansion, implemented new designs, changed its name to Uno Chicago Grill and moved …

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California eyes empower 500,000 fast food workers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California’s more than half a million fast-food workers would benefit from increased power and protections as part of the country’s first measure approved by the state Assembly on Monday. Workers would be included alongside employers and state agencies in a new Fast Food Industry Council to establish …

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Kenny & Ziggy’s new location opens this week with new amenities and a Broadway theme

Ziggy Gruber holding a giant pickle at the new Kenny & Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen restaurant, 1743 Post Oak, in Luby’s former location. It opens to the public on Wednesday, February 2. Photo: Karen Warren/Staff Photographer Ziggy Gruber holds a 3-foot-long pickle, one of his favorite accessories from his life …

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Lawmakers and law enforcement focus on rising violent crime |

COVID-19 in numbers New Mexico health officials on Friday reported 5,291 new cases of COVID-19, a decline of nearly 7.5% from the previous day, bringing the state total to 470,513; The DOH has designated 336,396 of those cases as recovered. the state test positivity rate increased slightly from 29.9% to …

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Marquis Ford, 24, arrested in connection with shooting outside Bossa Nova restaurant in November – KCAL9 and CBS2 News, Sports, and Weather

NFC Championship and Super Bowl get small businesses surrounding SoFi Stadium excited for the futureWith two of the biggest games of the season set to take place at SoFi Stadium over the next three weeks, area business owners are thrilled with paydays and plenty of customers they haven’t seen since …

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Potential Growth of $2.95 in Restaurant Management Software Market | More than 17,000 Technavio reports

NEW YORK, January 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The latest market outlook report titled “Restaurant Management Software Market by Deployment and Geography – Forecast and Analysis 2021-2025has been added to Technavio’s catalog. This recent market analysis report identifies the market as witnessing a potential growth difference of $2.95 billion from 2002 …

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Judge allows Minneapolis vaccine or test mandate to represent restaurants and bars

A Hennepin County judge has denied a request from a group of Minneapolis restaurant and bar owners asking the court to temporarily suspend enforcement of the city’s new requirement that customers show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination or a recent negative test. In a ruling filed Friday, Judge Laurie Miller …

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[COLUMN] Are PPPs and other federal pandemic loans dischargeable in bankruptcy? —

MANY self-employed people have relied on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and other federal pandemic loans to save their businesses from bankruptcy. If you notice, many restaurants we go to before the pandemic closed permanently despite using PPP and other loans. Sure, PPP loans have gone a long way in …

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Chicago-based supplier for QC stores completes key expansion

Chicagoland Equipment & Supply (CES), a portfolio company of Cooper Management and a leading provider of equipment, supplies and services for the food industry, has acquired United Fast Food & Beverage Service (UFFB), a leading supplier of equipment and services for convenience stores and fast food restaurants. CES and UFFB …

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7 On Your Side: Astoria Restaurant Loses Weekend of Business Due to Untimely Gas Inspection

ASTORIA, Queens (WABC) — A New York restaurant owner was left confused and frustrated after a spurious gas inspection cost her an entire weekend of business. 7 On Your Side’s Nina Pineda stepped in to help after a Friday afternoon gas inspection left Telly’s Taverna owner Dianna Loiselle in tears. …

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An Austin restaurant has been robbed again, the third time in three months due to a police shortage

A Texas restaurant has been robbed again, the third time in three months, its owners said. An East Austin barbecue, La Barbecue, co-owned by LeAnn Mueller and Alison Clem, was robbed Wednesday night by a suspect who “opened our gate and stole a few empty kegs,” the duo wrote in …

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Financial support for minority-owned businesses during the pandemic – KION546

CENTRAL COAST, Calif. (KION-TV) Since March 2020 with shutdowns and mask mandates, businesses have been struggling to survive. Jonathan Seguil, owner of the “Flying Artichoke” restaurant in Salinas, said if it weren’t for the federal loans he received that year, he would have had to close completely. “I had enough …

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McDonald’s falls after profits hit by labor and commodity costs

McDonald’s said pandemic restrictions caused dining room closures in the quarter, and the company was seeing “increased pressure on labor availability and supply chain management” . Some locations have switched to take-out or drive-thru only, and comparable Chinese sales have been negative due to Covid outbreaks there. Get 4 weeks …

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Segmentation by Service (Food Service, Take-out Service, Drive-Thru, and Home Delivery Service) and Geography (North America, APAC, Europe, South America, and MEA) — Forecast to 2025 | Technavio

NEW YORK, January 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The fast food market is segmented into two categories based on the service (home care and design, repair and maintenance, health, wellness and beauty, and others) and geographic (APAC, North America, Europe, South Americaand MEA). Market share is expected to grow by $119.20 …

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2 Tulsa Restaurants in Yelp’s Top 100 Restaurants List

Two Tulsa restaurants are on Yelp’s 2022 list of America’s Top 100 Restaurants. La Tertulia and East Village Bohemian Pizzeria both made the final ranking. Bohemian has been serving success for seven years, known for its Neapolitan-style wood-fired pizzas and homemade pastas. Owners Amy Johnson McMillin and Patrick Johnson say …

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Restoration company Corbin & King forced into administration

The catering company behind celebrity hotspots The Wolseley and The Delauney has been forced into administration by its largest shareholder. Global hospitality giant Minor International said it has appointed insolvency specialists for Corbin & King, which also owns Zedel’s Brewery and other London restaurants. The move comes after a long …

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Chicago’s Douglas Kim is an MGM sommelier and oversees 350,000 bottles of wine at Las Vegas resorts

LAS VEGAS – When he started at the Culinary Institute of America in 2004, Douglas Kim had every intention of becoming a chef. That was before he discovered how fascinating the study of wine could be thanks to a compulsory three-week course that put his career on a new trajectory. …

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Covid News: China lifts lockdown on Xi’an residents

PictureSubway passengers wearing masks in Lower Manhattan in December.Credit…Gabby Jones for The New York Times A New York state judge ruled on Monday that the state’s mask mandate was illegally enacted and is now void, according to court documents. Governor Kathy Hochul had renewed a rule requiring masks or proof …

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The increased presence of food trucks supports restaurateurs and the CNY community

Get the latest news from Syracuse delivered straight to your inbox. Subscribe to our newsletter here. Between A La Mode in Syracuse and The Deli Downtown in Cortland, restaurant owner Jeanne Catalfano had plenty of events to plan. But every time she went to an event, she had to go …

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Celebrities moving to Nashville include Kathie Lee Gifford, Maneet Chauhan

From celebrity chef Maneet Chauhan and Olympian Scott Hamilton to reality stars Kristin Cavallari and the Chrisleys, a brief look at the stars who have moved here recently Nationally known celebrities — who aren’t even country singers — are among recent waves of people flocking to Music City and the …

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🌱 Huntington Daily: LI Restaurant Week in Town + 5 Homes For Sale

Happy Monday, Huntington! Let’s start this day. Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in town today. First, today’s weather forecast: Partly cloudy and sunny. High: 32 Low: 26. Here are the top 3 stories from today in Huntington: Browse 5 new homes on the market in the …

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New restaurants in Glendale serve hot pots, barbecues, Indian dishes, tacos and more

Glendale is experiencing a new restaurant boom, particularly in the Westgate Entertainment District. Over the past year, the West Valley suburb, home to more than 247,000 Arizona residents, has welcomed a diverse range of new dining options, from trendy Taiwanese hot pot to St. Louis-style barbecue in passing by a …

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The day – Business briefs

PEOPLE Kevin O’Leary was named vice president of business development and marketing at Mystical seaport. This newly created position reports to the Senior Vice President of Curatorial Affairs and provides leadership and oversight of the Museum’s business development, sales, marketing, communications and digital content teams in support of revenue objectives. …

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Where you must show proof of COVID vaccination in Chicago, Cook County – NBC Chicago

Although top health officials are advising continued diligence around the pandemic, Chicago has likely passed the peak of the omicron variant COVID-19 and more people may be looking to get out in the city and surrounding suburbs this weekend. In Chicago and Cook County, a vaccination mandate remains in place, …

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Five Dishes to Try in Long Beach Black Restaurant’s First Week, Starting This Weekend

It’s a great weekend to kick off a quick mission to La Playa Larga and support black-owned food and beverage businesses. Long Beach Black Restaurant Week starts this Sunday and continues until the end of this month (January 30). On the association’s website. Hosted by Long Beach Food & Beverage, …

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METCO board approves $200,000 in small business loans

The Metropolitan Business Development Corporation (METCO) Board of Directors today approved $200,000 in low-interest small business loans. METCO’s Boards of Directors meet monthly to review, discuss and vote on applications for small business loans available through the Louisville Metropolitan Government. The city’s small business loan programs are administered by Louisville …

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2022 Chicago Auto Show Dates: First Look for Charity Gala to help raise funds ahead of annual event at McCormick Place

PRESS RELEASE (WLS) — The 2022 Chicago Auto Show is less than a month away and after a pandemic hiatus last year, this year’s First Look for Charity Gala is back. Here’s a look at what you can see and eat at this event that raises millions for charity. The …

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Soul Island cooking with New Orleans flair ignites this tiny Mid-City restaurant | Where NOLA eats

The opening menu for Lisa “Queen Trini” Nelson’s new Mid-City restaurant is short, but it deserves special attention from diners. Even people familiar with the cuisine of Nelson’s native Trinidad and Tobago will find unfamiliar and singular dishes here. Lisa Nelson (left) and her daughter Jamila at Queen Trini Lisa, …

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Ascension restaurant opens its doors to employees with special needs

PRAIRIEVILLE, La. (WAFB) – A restaurant owner is opening its doors to people with special needs seeking employment. Staff shortages have been a major problem for businesses, especially restaurants. So, to help get his new restaurant off the ground, Urian Clements is giving people with special needs a chance. And …

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Government faces skeptical bench to defend campaign finance law challenged by Ted Cruz

ARGUMENT ANALYSIS By Amy Howe January 19, 2022 at 7:35 p.m. Charles Cooper, representing Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, responds to a question from Judge Stephen Breyer. (Art Link) Senator Ted Cruz is no stranger to the Supreme Court. In the 1990s he served as a law clerk to the late …

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Next Chicago Bars and Restaurants You Need to Know

January 18 Bronzeville: The highly anticipated wine bar and restaurant Bronzeville Winery, co-owned by Eric Williams (Silver Room), has applied for a liquor license at 4420 S. Cottage Grove Avenue. Pandemic delays have pushed back an opening, but residents are eagerly awaiting a rare wine-focused spot south of Madison Street. …

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The Surge: how to help local restaurants

Everyone is exhausted. I hardly feel like writing this, because I too am exhausted. Not just because of the omicron I currently house in my vaxed and boosted body, but because of fear, worry, confusion, and just: all of it. And yet, how not to do it? Tomorrow marks the …

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Menu Pricing: How an LA Restaurant Balances Low Prices with Profits

We often assume we understand restaurant economics because we know what a chicken breast costs at the supermarket. “I could make this dish at home for $5,” the refrain goes. Could we? Here, Eater takes a look at all the costs of a popular restaurant dish to see what’s in …

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Disbursing over 38,000 loans, how Indifi leverages technology to help small businesses grow and improve

“If we were a country of farmers 50 years ago, today we are a country of small businesses,” said Alok Mittal, MD and CEO of Indifi. Filling a critical gap in India’s lending landscape, Indifi has become a tool for startups and small businesses to seek seamless access to funding. …

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Companies cited for vaccination mandate, new CDC guidelines – NBC Chicago

Several Chicago businesses have received citations under the city’s new vaccination proof ordinance. Plus, from masking guidelines to travel advice, many are looking for the latest recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic in Illinois today: Do you …

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Covid News: Cases in New York continue to drop

People line up to be tested for the coronavirus at a testing site in Miami earlier this month.Credit…Scott McIntyre for The New York Times Dr. Vivek Murthy, the U.S. surgeon general, warned on Sunday that the spike in Omicron coronavirus cases had yet to peak nationwide, saying the next few …

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Atmore family relieved after 16-year-old suspect arrested in shooting death of young father

ATMORE, Alabama (WKRG) – Members of an Atmore family say they are ready for what could be a long road to justice. This week, Prichard police arrested a 16-year-old for allegedly killing a young father in the parking lot of a popular restaurant in September. For La’Craig Brown’s family, the …

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Vaccine requirement imposes itself in Boston bars and restaurants | Pennsylvania News

BOSTON (AP) — Patrons of restaurants, gyms and sports arenas in Boston had to prove on Saturday that they were at least partially inoculated against COVID-19 as the city rolls out a new policy to curb the spread of the virus. The vaccine requirement, announced last month, follows similar orders …

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Navigating pandemic-era financing options

Image by Capri23Auto / Pixabay Covid-19 has wreaked havoc on all of us and many business owners are wondering how to navigate future variants and lockdowns. Due to the severe impact on the economy, you may be wondering how to generate cash for your small business and stay strong during …

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Restaurant closings in New York, January 2022

Nearly two years after restaurants inside New York were first closed, restaurants and bars continue to close. At least 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 number could …

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Boston restaurants prepare for new COVID vaccine requirement – ​​CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) — Boston’s vaccination mandate begins Saturday, and anyone entering a Boston restaurant, bar or entertainment venue will need to present proof of at least a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. This proof can be a CDC card, photo of the card, or the state’s new digital vaccine …

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Modesto CA restaurants say what would help amid COVID surge

Owner Kathy Monday takes lunch order from the Mendez family at Squeeze In restaurant in Modesto, Calif., on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022. Andy Alfaro [email protected] As restaurants in the area struggle to stay open during the latest wave of COVID-19 cases, they’re asking one simple thing of their customers. “I …

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Smoque BBQ celebrates 15 years with a sandwich for a special occasion

Smoque BBQ, the Eater 38-rated barbecue spot that opened in December 2006 in Old Irving Park, has never been very good at celebrating birthdays. Years passed, the two smokers continued to produce ribs, pulled pork and brisket, and Smoque’s reputation spread beyond Chicago – barbecue maven Steven Raichlen said his …

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10 Best Places for Vegan Ethiopian Food in NYC

Ethiopian cuisine is one of the most flavorful and intimate cuisines in the world. Not only do spices appeal to the senses, but they are meant to be shared and consumed with your hands, scooped up in handfuls of injera (fermented Ethiopian flatbread). Now that restaurants in New York are …

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Inside Hall 109, Secret Seafood Dinners at Koreatown’s Kobawoo

For the past few months, chef Brian Baik has been hosting quiet Monday night tasting menus at Kobawoo House in Koreatown, a dinner series he calls Corridor 109. The name refers to the now-closed Parisian restaurant Passage 53, and Kobawoo’s sequel number in the bustling Vermont Avenue strip is small, …

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Covid-ravaged restaurant industry calls for tax holiday

NEW DELHI : Restaurants are asking for tax simplification, tax exemptions or reduced fees for excise services, among others, from the government as they struggle amid the coronavirus pandemic. According to the National Restaurant Association of India, the representative body for restaurants, the industry has seen its business halve to …

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Family meals took a hit during the pandemic

December is often a busy time for bars and restaurants. But the omicron variant, the latest wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, has undermined those hopes in 2021. The holiday season has been canceled. Instead of going out to party, people stayed at home. But some restaurants have lost income from …

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ItsaCheckmate and Grubhub further simplify CNC and menu management for restaurateurs

Menus and orders through Grubhub can now be streamlined by ItsaCheckmate, simplifying menu management and removing the need for multiple tablets New York, New York (RestaurantNews.com) It’s a checkmate, the global leader in digital menu and control streamlining technologies, today announced a [expanded] partnership with Grubhub, one of the leading …

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Nicky Whelan and Frank Grillo spark reconciliation rumors as they kiss at restaurant in LA

Go back on? Nicky Whelan and Frank Grillo spark reconciliation rumors as they share a kiss outside an LA restaurant after declaring their relationship ‘over’ By Alisha Buaya For Daily Mail Australia Posted: 05:49 GMT, January 11, 2022 | Update: 05:51 GMT, January 11, 2022 Nicky Whelan’s relationship with Frank …

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3650 REIT Launches $ 95 Million Loan for California Retail Center – Business Watcher

Real estate venture capital and DJM Capital Partners have Raised $ 95 million to refinance a 375,000 square foot mall in La Habra, Calif., Commercial Observer can first report. 3650 FPI is at the origin of the loan. The sponsors sought to refinance the existing bridging loan on the asset, …

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Bob Chinn’s Crabhouse Closes Temporarily Due to Proof of Vaccination Requirements – NBC Chicago

Bob Chinn’s Crabhouse restaurant in Wheeling announced a temporary closure on Saturday, citing the reason as “unforeseen business circumstances” caused by proof of vaccination requirements in suburban Cook County. In a social media post, the popular suburban establishment announced it was suspending all activities from Sunday to Monday, February 7. …

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🌱 Fewer thefts until March + Restaurants with fireplaces

Hello, Miller Place-Rocky Point! Here’s everything you need to know to get a good start on Monday. First of all, the weather forecast for the day: Partly sunny; windy, colder. High: 29 Low: 16. Here are the top three stories today at Miller Place-Rocky Point: A shortage of healthy flight …

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The day – Local businesses face challenges with recent wave of COVID-19

Many local businesses are facing challenges with the recent wave of COVID-19. Some juggle schedules or are forced to close temporarily as staff members fall ill, and see sales decline as more customers stay home because they are sick or are concerned about the coronavirus that is causing disease. Others …

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COVID put a damper on New Year’s festivities? Here is a reprieve for restaurants and customers.

STATEN ISLAND, NY – Restaurants across the island have reported an impressive number of cancellations for New Years Eve reservations. In one of his administration’s first initiatives, Borough President Vito J. Fossella aims to mitigate the latest financial blow to the food industry with the announcement of ‘New Years Eve …

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COVID vaccine requirement: Some Chicago restaurants report drop in business after mandate takes effect

CHICAGO (WLS) – Some Chicago restaurants say an already slow January is even slower now that evidence of the city’s COVID vaccine mandate is in effect. Customers often spend less after the holidays, and the cold and fear of the omicron variant keeps them indoors. Now some companies say the …

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Everything at the Bronx’s New Restaurant Chocobar Cortes Has Chocolate

Chocoholics, rejoice! You no longer have to limit your cocoa consumption to dessert. You can enjoy chocolatey elements on cheeseburgers, grilled chicken, and roast pork. Chocobar Cortés, a new Caribbean-inspired café located in a not-too-tropical corner of Mott Haven off the Major Deegan Expressway, infuses fine cocoa elements – many …

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🌱 Pasta Plus Restaurant closed + Win tickets to the Super Bowl in LA

Hello, Laurel! Here’s everything you need to know to get a good start this Friday. First of all, the weather forecast for the day: Become sunny; windy, colder. High: 30 Low: 15. Here are the five best Laurel stories today: the American Red Cross and NFL team up for National …

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COVID-19 outbreak leaves small businesses on edge

Small businesses in Oklahoma appear to have weathered the pandemic better than many other parts of the country. (Photo by Arturo Rey via Unsplash) The further increase in COVID-19 cases nationwide raises concerns about the survival of small businesses. As the omicron variant skyrockets infections and hospitalizations, President Joe Biden …

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Covid News: CDC advises Pfizer boosters for children 12 and older

PictureA teenager after receiving a first dose of Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine in Nashville last year.Credit…Brett Carlsen for The New York Times The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday approved booster shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for children ages 12 to 17, citing an increase in infections among …

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New York’s ‘Hotel Week’ promises COVID cuts and security – CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNew York) – You’ve probably heard of Restaurant Week to celebrate the culinary scene. Today, for the very first time, City Hotel Week is underway. The aim is to provide a much needed boost to the hospitality industry. READ MORE: New York City launches its first hotel week …

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An infamous heist revisited: how the crew got caught

Hello and welcome to Essential California bulletin. It’s Wednesday, January 5. My name is Justin Ray. This is the third story in a series about the theft of Dunbar Armored 25 years ago. Here are the first and second installments. The men behind the flight did not slip. They keep …

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Bowlski’s will continue to operate in El Jebel until bankruptcy

Bowlski owner Craig Spivey takes a hiatus from renovations in 2016 to play some frames in El Jebel’s driveway.Anna Stonehouse / The Aspen Times File Photo Bowlski’s in El Jebel declared bankruptcy on Sunday, but will keep its lanes open and the beer is flowing as it struggles to reorganize …

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Chicago Media’s Busiest Restaurants in 2021

ChicagoRestaurant writers showcase their most visited places in 2021 as part of Eater’s continuing tradition of surveying city experts for their year-end catch. Amy Cavanaugh, Chicago magazine: Sepia. This place has long been one of my favorites, but in the post-vaccination world it has become a beacon of common sense. …

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She wants to take the upscale kosher restaurant UN Plaza Grill to the next level

New York Jewish Week via JTA – Four years ago, businessman Albert Gad opened UN Plaza Grill, an elegant kosher restaurant, in the Midtown East skyscraper he lived in. The space was beautiful – high ceilings, tall windows, starched white sheets covering well-spaced tables, with a view of the United …

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Ontario Closes Schools, Indoor Restaurants and Gyms

through: ROB GILLIES, Associated Press Posted: January 3, 2022 / 10:32 CST / Update: January 3, 2022 / 11:13 CST TORONTO (AP) – All schools in Canada’s most populous province will be closed and switch to online learning due to a record number of coronavirus infections fueled by the ultra-contagious …

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Business files | News, Sports, Jobs

CHAMBER DRIVE-IN SET: The fifth annual Youngstown / Warren Regional Chamber Columbus Drive-In will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on February 9 at the Ohio Theater in Columbus. The cost is $ 250 for chamber members and $ 500 for non-members. Participants can drive alone or register …

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Covid vaccine requirement begins Monday in Chicago, Cook County

CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago will require proof of a COVID-19 vaccine for indoor sites and the offices of the Illinois Secretary of State will be closed from Monday due to an upsurge in infections. The proof of vaccination rules will apply to all persons aged 5 years and over and …

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WNY restaurants to raise food prices after statewide styrofoam ban takes effect

BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) – New York State has officially closed the lid on Styrofoam products. A statewide ban on styrofoam went into effect on January 1, forcing restaurants, like Mooney’s on Military Road, to invest more in its take-out containers. Owner Christopher McCann says they’ve gone from 13 cents per …

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Even though many remain open, small businesses are feeling the impact of omicron

Small businesses across the country are feeling the impact of the increase in new cases of COVID-19, mainly due to the omicron variant. The spread of the virus is causing staff problems, higher costs and fewer customers, they say. Some companies have said they have been forced to shut down …

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Did the real estate predictions prevail? – Whittier Daily News

Good year! If you’re reading this, 2021 is now a footnote, Amazon boxes are being broken down awaiting delayed pickup, and many of your resolutions have already been broken. Wow, that didn’t take long! I went back to my forecast for 2021. My column was published after Thanksgiving and before …

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Old Chicago will return to downtown Denver in 2022

Eight years after closing its iconic 14th and Market Street location, Old Chicago Pizza + Taproom will finally make its long-awaited return to downtown Denver with a new restaurant in the former Fadó Irish Pub space at 1735 19th Street, a short walk from Coors Domaine. With a large indoor …

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Could COVID ruin New Years Eve for New York restaurants?

As New Years Eve revelers prepare for the countdown, restaurateurs at Big Apple are also nervously watching the time – hoping the surprisingly full reservation books aren’t wiped out by a wave of late-breaking cancellations. minute. Ignoring Omicron fears and severe staff shortages, most places plan to be open on …

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Omicron marks a difficult year for restaurateurs

ARTESIA, Calif .– As 2021 draws to a close, Rishi Patel is back to square one. “We are in the same place as last year – closed,” said Patel, co-owner of Dip Shabu Shabu, a restaurant in Artesia. “I was closed at the start of the year. Now I’m temporarily …

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23 new Texas laws come into effect Jan. 1. Here is what you need to know.

Twenty-three new Texas laws come into effect this Saturday. Enacted in the 87th Texas Legislative Session, the new laws affect property appraisals, third-party delivery services, law enforcement funding cuts, tax breaks for religious organizations and more. Here’s a look at the new Texas laws that come into effect on January …

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Spotlight Politics: CDC Director Explains Amended Isolation Guidelines | Chicago News

In this week’s edition of Spotlight Politics: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Dr Rochelle Walensky said the latest change in COVID guidelines was meant to make it easier to follow recommendations and focus isolation on when people are most contagious. The CDC has updated the recommended isolation period …

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Reviews | How much more can the restaurant industry take?

And then came Omicron. The week before Christmas, a member of our 41-person team tested positive for Covid, forcing us to close for the weekend. In two days, our restaurant lost more than $ 38,000 in revenue. Inspecting our walk-in refrigerator, I saw thousands of dollars worth of foie gras, …

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Italian restaurants ask for help as COVID bites into New Year’s bookings | World news

ROME (Reuters) – Italian restaurant and club owners are seeking urgent government support amid increased cancellations caused by an upsurge in coronavirus infections, they said in a statement on Wednesday. The Fipe-Confcommercio group of companies said the growing number of cases and the quarantine rules imposed on close contacts of …

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Seafood chains disappearing across the country

Depending on your age, you may have fond memories of the incredibly popular seafood chain known as Arthur Treacher’s Fish & Chips, or you may never have even heard of it before. According to RSR Magazine, the restaurant, founded in 1969 and named after a english actor known for his …

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Some Chicago restaurants say city’s vaccination mandate deadline unreasonable

CHICAGO – In a week, restaurants in Chicago will have to verify proof of vaccination. But members of the Chicago Restaurant Coalition spoke out on Monday and said the deadline was too tight and too vague. In a press conference on Zoom, Roger Romanelli of the Coalition and the Fulton …

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Los Angeles food writers share their favorite restaurants in 2021

Welcome to the Year in Eater 2021 – an annual tradition that looks back on the ups, downs and intermediates of the Los Angeles restaurant scene. Today, LA’s top food writers, editors, and food journalists share their most visited restaurants of the year. Caroline Pardilla, freelance writer and contributor to …

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Omicron sparks commercial uproar over Washington lifeline

“If Congress finds it can’t focus on the Build Back Better Act, it gives them an opening to look a little more locally at their districts,” said Sean Kennedy, executive vice president for business of the National Restaurant Association. The outcry poses a new challenge for the Biden administration and …

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Omicron, this year’s unwanted SoCal Christmas guest

The past year has been a lonely Christmas for Michi Chang and her family. The coronavirus has prevented them from celebrating the holidays with their family and friends. But COVID-19 vaccines have brought a sense of normalcy to their lives this year. They celebrated Christmas with family and friends and …

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How Covid-19 changed the finances of these eight people

Americans spent 2020 hoping the Covid-19 pandemic would be within the next year. They spent 2021 settling into a new life where Covid is never far from their minds. We learned from some of the people who shared their stories of trying to get through a pandemic that turned their …

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A Reference Guide to Chicago Restaurants and Bars in HBO’s “South Side”

From remarkable food at community events all year round to bucket boys beating white buckets every turn of the freeway Dan Ryan, HBO Max’s South side focuses on neglected parts of the city with a depth that showcases its influence and grandeur. South side – created by Chicago natives and …

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The 5 New York restaurants we loved the most in 2021

Since the start of the pandemic, restaurants around New York City have faced a seemingly endless onslaught of challenges outside of those they already face (the city’s competitive culinary landscape, sky-high rental prices). , etc.). But the best restaurants in town rolled with the punches through it all, figuring out …

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BizHawk: Opening of the Mr. B restaurant at La Cumbre Plaza in Santa Barbara | Business

BizHawk is published weekly and includes material of interest to the business community. Share your company’s news, including employee announcements and staff movements, via email [email protected]. Wait to try the orange juice. Baha Shehab, otherwise known as “Monsieur B”, has opened a restaurant specializing in Middle Eastern cuisine on the …

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Deadline Detroit | Branch County Restaurant Owner Who Defied Michigan Closures Dies of Covid

In a story of multi-angle unease, the owner of a southern Michigan restaurant, who kept his restaurant open in defiance of closing orders last year, has died of, yes, Covid-19. John Parney father. (Photo: GoFundMe) At the time, John Parney Sr. said he had a good reason to stay open: …

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10 Tips for Your Meal at The X Pot Fondue Restaurant in Chicago

Ready for an extraordinary dining experience? If you’re a fan of dipping meat in hot broth and hyperstimulating, you’re probably the target audience for The X Pot, an Asian-American restaurant that opened its first location inside the Venetian Hotel. in Las Vegas. The Chicago outpost officially opened earlier this month, …

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Police remove man in wheelchair from burning Solvay building; plus, Armory Square restaurant move (Good Morning CNY for December 22)

Subscribe to receive the Good Morning newsletter, CNY delivered to your email inbox on weekday mornings. Weather High: 37; Moo: 24. Showers possible. See the five-day forecast. Photo of the day Blue margarita made with tequila and blue curacao. At 32 ounces, it’s a medium-sized drink. at the San Miguel …

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Los Angeles restaurants and nightlife gearing up for Omicron Surge – The Hollywood Reporter

Just as the LA hotel industry began to recover from the latest wave of the COVID-19 virus, restaurants and nightlife venues are bracing for the effects of the burgeoning omicron variant and considering the possibility of further restrictions. Almost two years after the start of the pandemic, closed doors and …

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Suffering New York City restaurants ask for more help as Omicron variant delivers ‘another punch’

For so many New York City restaurants, surviving the shock of the COVID-19 pandemic was tough enough. The winter push powered by Omicron makes things even more difficult. Andrew Rigie, executive director of the New York City Hospitality Alliance, said Omicron delivered “another punch” to the entire restaurant and nightlife …

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Illinois COVID case: Surge leaves Chicago restaurants, bars struggle to find common ground

CHICAGO (WLS) – COVID cases in Illinois are on the rise again, leaving restaurants and bars struggling with staff and security while trying to keep afloat during the winter. In Lakeview East, there are reports of voluntary closings of restaurants and nightclubs for a period of time during the holidays …

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Not marketed for take-out, Brooklyn restaurant turns to social media to take orders in latest wave of COVID-19 – CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNew York) – A Brooklyn restaurant that has had to deal with delays and problems in addition to increasing COVID-19 cases is pivoting to allow for its survival. After months of setbacks, the owner has decided to take a new approach, CBS2’s Leah Mishkin reported Monday. READ MORE: …

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5 tech trends that will shake up the mortgage and housing markets in 2022

In the Amazon era, consumers are more pampered – and less patient – than ever. Tap your phone and voila: hot food from your favorite restaurant arrives in minutes. High-end electronics appear at your doorstep within hours. However, the mortgage industry has yet to offer this level of instant gratification. …

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3 killed, 14-year-old boy among 15 gunshot wounds in Chicago since Friday night – NBC Chicago

Three people have been killed, and a 14-year-old boy among 15 others shot and wounded in Chicago since 5 p.m. Friday. One person was killed and a 14-year-old boy was injured in a shootout in Pullman on the Far South Side on Friday night. A 14-year-old boy arrested two police …

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