Covid-19 and vaccine news: live updates

A CareCube testing site in Park Slope, Brooklyn, in November 2020.Credit…Dave Sanders for The New York Times A Brooklyn-based group of doctors is facing a class action lawsuit accusing it of charging hundreds of dollars for coronavirus tests to New Yorkers who thought they were getting them for free. The …

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Food delivery is a big mess. Here’s how companies are doing.

But there was a reason many restaurants hadn’t focused on delivery before the pandemic: delivery is a pain. It’s expensive, because restaurants have to hire drivers or outsource to third-party vendors like DoorDash (HYPHEN) Where Grubhub (WORM), who charge fees that cut into their already wafer-thin margins. It’s also stressful …

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Alain Ducasse Vets Open French Bistro Camphor in Los Angeles Arts District

Get ready for some intriguing new flavors from the neighborhood French bistro in the Arts District tomorrow. Camphor, from Lock & Key owner Cyrus Batchan, brings two seasoned chefs who offer extensive pastry experience, classic French training and a passion for reinventing familiar dishes in the former Nightshade space. These …

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FLANIGANS ENTERPRISES INC MANAGEMENT REPORT AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL POSITION AND RESULTS OF OPERATIONS (Form 10-Q)

CAUTION REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS Reported financial results may not be indicative of the financial results of future periods. All non-historical information contained in the following discussion constitutes forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of …

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Dallas-based Korean fried chicken chain brings the hot spice to Frisco

International fried chicken chain bonchon, known for its unique and spicy Korean-style fried chicken, is opening its first Frisco location at 4760 Preston Rd., #228, in a Tom Thumb Mall at Lebanon Road. They take a storefront that used to be a Chinese restaurant called Hong Kong Express. It is …

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Spain’s ingenious water maze – BBC Travel

It’s early. The sun’s rays are just beginning to trickle down the streets of Valencia’s old town, but the stalls of the city’s Mercado Central are already doing a thriving business. There’s a queue at the deli, and the man behind the counter is cutting thin strips of Serrano ham …

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Business News: Restructuring of GF Lyon… Revitalization of Altru & EGF

U.S. jobless claims rose last week but remain near historic lows, reflecting relatively few layoffs across the economy. Unemployment claims rose by 23,000 to 248,000 last week, the Labor Department reported. The four-week average of claims, which offsets weekly volatility, fell from 10,500 to 243,250. Fueled by wage gains, strong …

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Chicago Alderman aims to get tough on crime by introducing tougher liquor license requirements – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Chicago alderman is taking action to crack down on crime in the Wicker Park and Bucktown neighborhoods by introducing an ordinance to make it harder for bad businesses to get liquor licenses. This comes after two shootings at a nightclub called the Point. READ MORE: Concern …

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HORIZONS 2022: 7 Kitchens Buffet will open in April at Turning Stone

VERONA – 7 Kitchens Buffet and its Executive Chef Dustin Tuthill seek to redefine the typical restaurant experience for customers and employees. Born and raised in central New York, Tuthill began his career at Oneida Nation Enterprise 18 years ago, making fudge at Turning Stone Casino’s Opal’s Confectionery. “When I …

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A guide to closings and openings of restaurants and bars on Mill Avenue

Tempe’s Mill Avenue sees a lot of turnover. And not just restaurants and bars. Students who flock to the entertainment district for work and play are usually only Tempe residents when attending Arizona State University. After graduation, students move on and bar and restaurant owners not only have to find …

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‘Chicago Tonight’ in your neighborhood: Ukrainian village | Chicago News

Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne designated the Ukrainian Village as an official neighborhood in 1983. Nestled in Chicago’s West Town community area, it has long been an enclave for Ukrainian Americans and other Europeans. ‘Is. Today, the neighborhood’s main corridor on Chicago Avenue is filled with Ukrainian-owned businesses, shops, and restaurants. …

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Where you should wear a mask (or not) in New York

As the Omicron surge wanes in many parts of the country, state and local authorities, including in New York, have begun to roll back mask mandates. Coronavirus cases in New York have dropped 62% in the past two weeks and hospitalizations have fallen 48%, according to federal data. About 77% …

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The Miami Herald’s Culinary Podcast interviews House of Mac’s Chef Teach

Derrick Turton, known as Chef Teach, is most famous for his restaurants and his House of Mac food truck in South Florida, but few people know that he was Pitbull’s first manager. On the Feb. 17 episode of the Miami Herald’s food podcast, La Ventanita, food writer Carlos Frías and …

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Lakeview four apartments with huge apartments, 1910 interiors for sale

Completed in 1910 with a stately brick and stone exterior, the building was designed by Samuel Crowen, the architect of several industrial buildings in the Loop and West Loop, the Biograph Theater and several apartment buildings on the North Side. Crowen designed the Surf Street building, and a neighbor that …

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The Wrap: New restaurants and food stores, fundraisers, Ninety Nine reasons to love Maine spuds

Yeast-battered fish and hand-cut fries from Fish & Whistle in Biddeford. Photo credit: Andrew Dickinson While many Maine restaurants celebrate seafood, fish and chips are oddly underrated in the local dining scene. But the iconic dish will soon get its due as a team of husband-wife chefs plan to open …

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Panchita’s is a small Mexican restaurant in New Orleans

Posted in New Orleans February 15, 2022 by Melissa Mahoney You don’t always have to wait for Taco Tuesday to feast on mouth-watering tacos at a Mexican restaurant in New Orleans. While there are plenty of places you can go, Panchita’s Criolla Mexican Food on …

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Not so fast: Lightfoot won’t put ‘artificial date’ on lifting mask, vaccination proof warrants

Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Monday she was not ready to ‘put an artificial date’ on Chicago’s mask lifting and proof of vaccination mandates – even though the city is making ‘significant progress’ in coping at the push of Omicron. When Governor Pritzker announced last week that he would lift his …

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New York City debates permanent decision to keep outdoor dining structures despite criticism | News

anchor Big changes to the Big Apple’s outdoor dining scene are on the table — including a plan to get rid of its popular, but controversial, outdoor dining sheds. The head of the city’s transportation department’s open restaurant program told a city council committee on …

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Super Bowl fans pack Gaslamp Quarter bars for watch parties

SAN DIEGO — On Super Bowl Sunday, all that’s needed is good company and a good place to have a good time. Crowds booked their seats in front of flat-screen TVs in Gaslamp Quarter bars and restaurants to watch the Los Angeles Rams take on the Cincinnati Bengals at SoFi …

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Lessons from Black Restaurant Week in our Segregated Food City

CHICAGO — Vanetta Roy refuses to resign. After speaking to the Chicago entrepreneur, I became convinced that this is one of the reasons his self-built restaurant chain, Surf’s Up, is thriving in such dire circumstances. Thursday, we started talking by chance. I scanned the menus online for a Chicago Black …

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15 Best Super Bowl 2022 Special Dishes

Over the years, the Super Bowl has become nothing less than a family celebration. And, with any holiday celebration, tasty food is a must. Luckily, knowing how many people will want to focus all of their attention on the big game (as opposed to, you know, cooking full meals), many …

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3 shot dead outside Los Angeles restaurant frequented by celebrities after Justin Bieber concert

Three people were injured in a shooting Saturday morning outside a West Los Angeles restaurant frequented by celebrities after a Justin Bieber concert, according to authorities. The shooting happened just before 3 a.m. PT outside The Nice Guy, an Italian restaurant that pays “homage to a decadent era of mafia …

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Chim’s Thai Kitchen Brings the Love of Homemade, Authentic Cooking to Albany Park

ALBANY PARK — The owner of a new Thai restaurant developed a love of food from his mother’s cooking and now wants to share that passion with neighbors in Albany Park. Tony Sakmunwong opened Chim Thai Cuisine, 3254 W. Montrose Ave., late last month with a menu focused on traditional …

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6 Best Small Business Loans of 2022 | Personal finance

The SBA guarantees loans for amounts between $30,000 and $5 million, with annual percentage rates ranging from 5.5% to 8%. They are best suited for long-term investments, buying real estate or equipment, buying other businesses, and refinancing existing loans. Types of SBA Loans Here are some common types of SBA …

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Flagship restaurant Sammy’s in La Jolla celebrates grand reopening

Sammy’s Food + Wine in La Jolla, California is celebrating a grand reopening after closing for renovations. This news does not come too soon for lovers of Sammy’s restaurant in La Jolla. The popular restaurant, located at 702 Pearl Street, recently reopened its flagship location in early 2022 after being …

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DoorDash now lends money to restaurants

As part of the company’s ongoing growth and expansion efforts, DoorDash announced that it is moving into the financial services industry with plans to offer cash advances to restaurants that will be automatically repaid via deductions on each DoorDash order executed by the establishment. DoorDash Capital will offer what the …

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City of Chicago mask mandate, evidence of vaccine requirements likely to end when Pritzker lifts Illinois mandate

CHICAGO (WLS) – Chicago health officials said they expect proof of the city’s vaccine requirement and indoor mask mandate to lift around the same time as those in the city. ‘State. Gov. JB Pritzker said he expects the state’s indoor mask mandate for places other than schools, hospitals and public …

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NYC outdoor catering sheds could end as program becomes permanent

NEW YORK CITY — They’ve kept restaurants afloat during the coronavirus pandemic. They pushed into the streets of the five boroughs. They sheltered starving New Yorkers during blizzards and heat waves. But the outdoor sheds may not fit into New York’s planned permanent outdoor dining program, officials said this week. …

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Restaurants to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Miami in 2022

Plan your romantic dinner at one of these Miami restaurants, like the newly renovated Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink in the Design District. Struggling to plan the perfect romantic experience for your loved one on Valentine’s Day? Do not panic, there is still time to make a last minute reservation …

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Calabasas-based Burgerim allegedly cheated franchisees and pocketed millions – Daily News

The Calabasas Burgerim fast food chain and its owner allegedly pocketed tens of millions of dollars from more than 1,500 people tricked into buying franchises with false promises that were mostly doomed to failure, it reported on Tuesday. the Federal Trade Commission. The FTC alleges in a federal lawsuit that …

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10 food trends that will disrupt the way we eat, cook and shop

4 Reading minutes The world of food is changing. Technology has invaded food in a big way, from meal delivery to social media to online shopping, and there’s no turning back. Investors too are in the midst of a huge love affair with all things food. (And long may it …

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Eric Adams, a declared vegan, has a confession to make

For much of his recent public life, Mayor Eric Adams has loudly proclaimed that he loves salads, beets, lentils and green smoothies and that his diet transformation has changed his life. But on Monday, Mr Adams, New York’s first allegedly vegan mayor, was confronted with multiple accounts of his fish …

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Mexican restaurant La Islas gets a new address in Wichita

The Old New Market at 21st and Broadway will house several businesses, including a new location for La Islas restaurant. Denise Neil The Wichita Eagle There’s a new mall on the corner of 21st and Broadway in Wichita, and one of the spaces in the L-shaped development will be occupied …

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Hit hard by the COVID pandemic, New York’s Chinatown hopes for the new year

NEW YORK, Feb 7 (Reuters) – Red lanterns and festive decorations adorn many storefronts along the narrow streets of Manhattan’s Chinatown, where Lunar New Year celebrations are well underway. Longtime resident Karlin Chan, unfazed by the freezing February morning, nods to bundled-up locals carrying bags of groceries and chats with …

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NWI Business Ins and Outs: opening of Nisi Greek Taverna, La Dilla, Dunkin’ Donuts and Five Iron Golf; Casa Blanca closed | Northwest Indiana Commercial Securities

Five Iron Golf, an indoor golf and entertainment center, has just opened in Block37 in downtown Chicago. The new 11,000 square foot “entertainment” site offers interactive golf with high-tech golf simulators, entertainment and events. It features a restaurant with a chef-inspired menu and a full-service bar with craft cocktails and …

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Covington restaurant cooks food for Bengals ahead of first pre-Super Bowl practice

COVINGTON, Ky. (WXIX) – A northern Kentucky restaurant prepared food for the Bengals’ first practice before heading to Los Angeles for the Super Bowl. Libby’s Southern Comfort, located in Covington, Kentucky, prepared a special spread for the team including fried chicken, deviled eggs and their famous Charlie Brown sandwich. According …

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New 2D restaurant now open in Lakeview takes over social media – NBC Chicago

Hand-drawn two-dimensional monochrome images cover a new Lakeview restaurant, which is making its mark on social media. The 2d restaurant, located at 3155 N. Halsted St., gave a soft opening Thursday, whipping up Pon de ring donuts, fried chicken and coffee for Chicagoans. Hundreds of thousands of people watched videos …

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Leopard at Artists New York City Review

Few restaurants have the rich history of New York’s Artists Café. Housed in the Hôtel Des Artistes, one of the city’s illustrious “studio” buildings known for its creative residents, the café was the communal restaurant (the apartments had no kitchen) for tenants such as the dancer Isadora Duncan, playwright Noel …

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Irvine Restaurant Robbery shows employees being held at gunpoint – NBC Los Angeles

A multi-agency investigation has led to the arrest of two masked suspects accused of robbing a restaurant at gunpoint, in a chilling robbery that was caught on camera. Irvine police released chilling video Thursday while announcing the arrests and sharing email snaps of the suspects charged with being behind the …

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Meta Stock Tanks, Wall Street Follows

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Meta is putting a lot of virtual eggs — and billions of dollars — into the metaverse’s basket, and Wall Street is spooked. Shares of the company formerly known as Facebook took a historic tumble on Thursday after reporting a rare drop in profits due to …

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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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