Tag: Restaurants

Hands-on: Elegant bucket list app ‘Soon’ launches on Android

In a world that bombards us with things to do, it can be tough to stay on top of everything we think is worth checking out. Movies we want to see, music to listen to, books to read, restaurants to try, and places to go, there’s just so much to do and almost no central […]

Read More

Bites: In Providence, R.I., Bustle Gives Way to Simple Pleasures

ImageBlackback flounder brushed with carrot dashi, sesame and mirin.CreditJames Mark Rhode Island may be the smallest state, but its culinary scene is anything but small. From Cambodia to Cape Verde, Providence, R.I., restaurants span the globe in a big way. Big King is the latest restaurant in that city from […]

Read More

Georgetown eatery starts pay-what-you-can menu to foster accessibility

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Johnny Spero developed the concept for his new Georgetown restaurant, Reverie, a project two-and-a-half years in the making, the 32-year-old chef kept his focus on one word: approachable. He wanted to build a space that could cater to neighbors in search of a weeknight glass of wine and a burger (made […]

Read More

Julian Niccolini, Face of the Four Seasons Restaurant, Is Forced to Resign

Julian Niccolini, the face of the Four Seasons Restaurant in Manhattan who for years had weathered sexual misconduct allegations, was forced to resign on Monday, the restaurant said in a statement. Mr. Niccolini, 65, was told to resign by Alex von Bidder, a co-owner with whom he had operated the […]

Read More

Critic’s Notebook: Saying Goodbye to the Man Who Brought Australia’s Cafe Culture to Life

MELBOURNE, Australia — On Nov. 9, a Somali-born man named Hassan Khalif Shire Ali set his car on fire in the heart Melbourne’s Central Business District, and then began to attack random bystanders with a knife. Before the police shot and killed Mr. Ali, he managed to kill one man […]

Read More

FYI: Google will let you order food right from Search — no visiting third-party order pages

Hunger drives innovation. That can be hunger for change, or hunger for more efficient ways of getting things done, but sometimes it’s really just hunger — like, for food. Over the years, we’ve seen Google bring us a number of convenient ways to connect us with a little sustenance, like back at I/O when it […]

Read More

Australia Fare: What Sydney Can Learn About Dining From Another Sunny City

It is staggering how much has changed for Los Angeles over the past six years. When I moved there in 2012, the city’s reputation was still overwhelmingly based on lazy clichés: that its supposed cultural vapidity carried over into its restaurants; that its Hollywood artifice bled into the lives and […]

Read More

The Yogi Bear Graveyard

The Yogi Bear Graveyard was a short-lived accidental tourist attraction in North Carolina. After Yogi Bear’s Honey-Fried Chicken restaurant chain dwindled to just one location, the owners sold all the fiberglass statues of Yogi, Boo-Boo, Cindy, and Ranger Smith to a local Jellystone Park campground. After that failed, the statues were dumped behind a truckstop. […]

Read More

French McDonald’s Workers Win Court Ruling Against Restaurant’s Sale

PARIS — Employees of a McDonald’s in a troubled Marseille neighborhood fighting to keep their restaurant open won a partial victory in court on Friday, their lawyer said. A court in the port city ruled that the McDonald’s in the Saint-Barthélémy neighborhood, prized by its workers for providing an alternative […]

Read More

Word of Mouth: Drinking + Dining in Detroit

Everyone who visits Detroit wants to tell you about the city’s continued resurgence; perhaps even more so than the residents living through it and making it happen. Much of this fervor comes from the fact that the Motor City houses so many interesting bars and restaurants. And even the more conceptual ones—a macabre speakeasy or […]

Read More

Rethinking Pittsburgh’s Public Space with Bae Bae’s Greenhouse

Nestled into the tree-lined 900 block of Liberty Ave in downtown Pittsburgh, there’s a casual Korean-inspired restaurant called Bae Bae’s Kitchen. Its family-run vibe and consistently fresh, tasty, food became an instant hit. But it’s their community spirit that also attracts locals and visitors. They encourage customers to donate to charitable funds in their name […]

Read More

McDonald’s Investing $390M In California Restaurants

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — McDonald’s is making a super-sized commitment to California. The fast-food chain announced on Monday a $390 million investment through 2019 to modernize more than 550 restaurants across the Golden State. “This is an exciting time for McDonald’s and we’re proud to be making significant investments in our neighborhoods to provide a new experience for […]

Read More

Word of Mouth: Asbury Park

by Caitlin Leonard Lovingly referred to as “the Shore,” New Jersey’s coast is home to some of the most beautiful beaches within driving distance of NYC. From Sandy Hook to Cape May, the Shore is lined with many resort towns worthy of exploration, but none are experiencing a renaissance like Asbury Park—a small, quirky town on […]

Read More

Chicago Chain Kept Other Hawaiian Restaurants From Using ‘Aloha Poke’ Name

Aloha Poke Co., a Chicago-based restaurant chain, has been fighting to protect its trademarked, Hawaiian name for more than a year. It was not until this week, however, that the backlash to its efforts drew a public apology from the company. Though its name is Hawaiian, the company is not. The restaurant, which sells poke, […]

Read More

Google Maps on iOS can now ‘match’ you with restaurants

Disclosure Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. This one looks like a match.Image: Stan Schroeder/Mashable By Stan Schroeder2018-07-31 11:02:12 UTC Figuring out where to eat has never been easier.  Google Maps on iOS has been updated […]

Read More