Tag: Restaurants

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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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Road Trip: Manhattan to Montauk: Lobster rolls, sunset parties and other classics along the way to NY’s easternmost point

by Mike Tommasiello Each summer, when the heat and humidity in the city reaches unbearable levels, many New Yorkers set their sights on an escape. A particular favorite is easternmost point of the state: Montauk. Beaches, surfing, clams, beer, lobster rolls, and more—Montauk used to be known as the anti-Hamptons, though has certainly been gaining […]

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Word of Mouth: Pittsburgh: A city changing from industrial icon to a culinary and cultural hub, much to the delight of locals and visitors alike

Pittsburgh, moated off from its suburbs by the ribboning of three rivers (the Allegheny and Monongahela and Ohio) finds itself in the midst of a revolution. On the banks lie—vacant and, in many people’s eyes, obtrusive—the remnants of a fruitful industrial economy. Steel mills, smog and successful, sinful businesspeople make up the foundation of Pittsburgh […]

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Restaurant Review: The David Chang Restaurant Almost Nobody’s Heard Of

There isn’t another bar in the city like the one that opened in February as part of the redesign of David Chang’s Momofuku Ko. One thing that sets it apart is that it doesn’t have a name. Credit-card receipts call it “Momofuku Ko,” even though it operates in its own little room with its own […]

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Annoyed by Restaurant Playlists, a Master Musician Made His Own

Well-known tracks, he suggested, can be useful. But some feeling of lift or transcendence is essential. (He cited the jazz-harp music of Alice Coltrane and Dorothy Ashby as examples of music that does not go wrong.) Also, a great playlist for your customers is not equal to the music you listen to for own purposes. […]

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Jonathan Gold, Food Critic Who Celebrated L.A.’s Cornucopia, Dies at 57

He made a subspecialty of one street in particular. Ms. Reichl, who hired him at The Times and Gourmet, recalls his telling her in the 1980s that he had eaten every taco on Pico Boulevard. It was not just tacos. Eventually he wrote about his fascination with the street in a 1998 article that began, […]

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Beloved LA Times Restaurant Critic Jonathan Gold Dies At Age 57

STUDIO CITY (CBSLA) — The City of Angels’ preeminent gourmand has died. The Los Angeles Times said their famed restaurant critic Jonathan Gold has died at age 57. The paper reported Gold died at St. Vincent Medical Center in Westlake on Saturday. He had been battling pancreatic cancer. The L.A. Native was the subject of the 2015 […]

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