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techcrunch.com - Christine Hall - Yo! Egg cracks into U.S. restaurants with plant-based sunny-side-up, poached eggs
Yo! Egg cracks into U.S. restaurants with plant-based sunny-side-up, poached eggs
TechCrunch

Plant-based food options are increasingly becoming more of a fixture in the grocery aisles and restaurants, and Yo! Egg is getting in on the action, poised to launch in U.S. restaurants this year with what CEO Eran Groner says is “the…

sfchronicle.com - Elena Kadvany - How the latest COVID surge is wreaking havoc on Bay Area restaurants - again
How the latest COVID surge is wreaking havoc on Bay Area restaurants - again
San Francisco Chronicle

The buzz was starting to build around Handroll Project, a new San Francisco sushi restaurant with an impressive pedigree, when everything came to a grinding halt last week. A chef tested positive for COVID-19, then two staff members started feeling…

usatoday.com - Wyatte Grantham-Philips - Texas restaurant owner gives out free baby formula to families in need amid shortage
Texas restaurant owner gives out free baby formula to families in need amid shortage
USA TODAY

Amid the ongoing baby formula shortage, nearly 40% of popular brands are sold out across the country. Benji Arslanovski, who owns Our Place Restaurant in Texas, has worked to distribute baby formula to local families in need, free of charge. So…

eater.com - Farley Elliott - Hollywood Director McG to Open a Splashy New Sunset Strip Restaurant
Hollywood Director McG to Open a Splashy New Sunset Strip Restaurant
Eater

While the Orange County restaurant scene has been coming on strong over the past few years, it's still rare that a restaurant group from behind the Orange Curtain makes its way up to Los Angeles — let alone on such a splashy stretch as the…

oregonlive.com - The Los Angeles Times - At these restaurant chains, halal foods have become a key part of the menu
At these restaurant chains, halal foods have become a key part of the menu
oregonlive

Mohammad Ashraf, owner of an IHOP franchise in Fullerton, California, watched with amazement what happened during Ramadan this year. Cars often double-parked in front of the chain restaurant before dawn, as members of the Muslim community…

washingtonian.com - Anna Spiegel - Kwame Onwuachi on His First Cookbook, DC Restaurants, and Chef-Friendly Nail Polish Line
Kwame Onwuachi on His First Cookbook, DC Restaurants, and Chef-Friendly Nail Polish Line
Washingtonian

Chef Kwame Onwuachi wears a lot of hats these days—more than your average celebrity toque. The 32 year-old, who started his DC restaurant career with the short-lived Shaw Bijou and Wharf hit Kith and Kin, now lives in Los Angeles. His lauded…

irishtimes.com - Olivia Kelleher - Cork inmates run pop-up restaurant after culinary course
Cork inmates run pop-up restaurant after culinary course
The Irish Times

A chef is hopeful that a group of prisoners who ran a pop-up restaurant event on Tuesday evening can secure jobs in the food industry on their release. The Open Door Restaurant at Cork Prison was being staffed by six inmates in a first for the…

eater.com - Brittany Britto Garley - Find Lake Views and Themed Cocktails at Cypress's New Italian Restaurant
Find Lake Views and Themed Cocktails at Cypress's New Italian Restaurant
Eater

Gr8 Plate Hospitality — the team behind the Houston area's Union Kitchen and Jax Grill locations — opens its latest Italian restaurant Passerella Tuesday, May 17, in Cypress at the Boardwalk Towne Lake. The property, which overlooks…

reuters.com - Russians line up for final Big Mac ahead of McDonald's exit
Russians line up for final Big Mac ahead of McDonald's exit
Reuters

May 17 (Reuters) - Russians lined up in a Moscow train station on Tuesday for what may be their last Big Mac from one of the few McDonald's (MCD.N) restaurants still open in the country. The world's largest burger chain is rolling down the shutters…

roanoke.com - Alison Graham - No public threat from hepatitis A case at Roanoke restaurant
No public threat from hepatitis A case at Roanoke restaurant
Roanoke Times

The Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts identified a hepatitis A case last week at Luigi's Gourmet Italian Restaurant. The employee who tested positive does not handle food, so there is no public threat or outbreak, health district director…

9news.com - Raising Cane's newest Colorado restaurant opens Tuesday
Raising Cane's newest Colorado restaurant opens Tuesday
KUSA.com

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Fast-growing chicken finger chain Raising Cane's is preparing to open its newest Colorado restaurant this week. Raising Cane's will make its Lakewood debut at 5060 S. Wadsworth Blvd. on Tuesday, May 17 near South Wadsworth…

nbcdfw.com - Katy Blakey - Dallas Restaurant Reopens Two Years After Pandemic Closure
Dallas Restaurant Reopens Two Years After Pandemic Closure
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A Dallas restaurant that vowed to reopen after being shut down during the pandemic is finally doing just that – more than 800 days after it closed. Nestled in the Harwood District, Dolce Riviera hopes to offer an escape to the Italian coast.

clickorlando.com - Thomas Mates - Thai pop-up restaurant opening up inside Orlando supermarket
Thai pop-up restaurant opening up inside Orlando supermarket
WKMG

ORLANDO, Fla. – A pop-up Thai restaurant is planning to set up shop inside of an Orlando supermarket. Meng's Kitchen is opening up inside the iFresh Market, 2415 E Colonial Drive, in mid-June, according to a Facebook post. The space was…

buzzfeednews.com - Kelsey Weekman - GrubFlub: The Promise Of Free Lunch Sent NYC Into Absolute Chaos
GrubFlub: The Promise Of Free Lunch Sent NYC Into Absolute Chaos
BuzzFeed News

A delivery app marketing campaign offering a 'free lunch' — aka a $15 promo code valid for three hours — sent customers and restaurant workers alike into a spiral on Tuesday as thousands of orders jammed the system and disgruntled New…

courant.com - Susan Dunne - Bistro on Main, a French restaurant with a social purpose, to close permanently
Bistro on Main, a French restaurant with a social purpose, to close permanently
Hartford Courant

Bistro on Main, a casual gourmet French restaurant run by the Manchester Area Conference on Churches as part of its culinary jobs training program, will close, according to an email sent to its mailing list on Tuesday. “The objective of the…

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