Former line cook sues Spago, alleging discrimination

A former Spago cook filed a lawsuit against his former employer in Los Angeles Superior Court alleging unfair dismissal, retaliation, a hostile work environment and non-payment of overtime. Kevin Peralta said he was hired in 2013 and worked as a line cook for over six years. In the lawsuit filed …

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Artisanal distilleries aim to make whiskey an experience

When completed next year, Dant Crossing will include a 7,300 square foot restaurant, 22,000 square foot event venue, guesthouse accommodation, 2,000 seat amphitheater, trail around a 12-acre lake and, of course, a 21,000 square foot distillery capable of producing 15,000 barrels of bourbon per year. Rickhouses will stock barrels of …

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Where to eat after lockdown – WWD

PARIS – After being closed for seven months due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Parisian restaurant scene is back in full force. Great chefs took advantage of the confinement period to work on new street food concepts intended to appeal to local customers, in the absence of many of the …

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Loan fraud hurts LI businesses

Small businesses on Long Island were in desperate need of help as the pandemic took hold. For many, such help was difficult to obtain. In some cases, loans and grants were refused, or applications were not processed properly or were received after funds were exhausted. Some restaurants, shops and businesses …

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