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An economic iron curtain falls on Russia as companies like McDonald’s cut ties

An elderly Russian woman eats a burger at the then Soviet Union’s first McDonald’s on the day it opened in January 1990.Rudi Blaha | ASSOCIATED PRESS A crucial chapter in recent Russian history is coming to an end as many of the world’s largest and best-known companies abandon russia after …

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Thousands of people are leaving the restaurant industry

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — JR Michael has spent most of his life in the restaurant business. As a teenager, he spent his summers peeling potatoes in his uncle’s deli kitchen. Later he helped open Applebee’s on Clark Road, where he worked 100 hours a week for $8 an hour. Through …

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Best Fish and Chips Restaurants in Austin

Fish and chips at Garbo’s.| At Garbo’s Fish and chips have been a staple of the British diet since the early 1860s, battered in beer, fried and served with malt vinegar. The first known boutiques dedicated to the dynamic culinary duo opened in places like London and Lancashire; in the …

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Celebrate Mardi Gras in Houston

Illustrated by Ndidi Nwosu By Morgan Gage 2/22/22 11:10 PM Mardi Gras is the culmination of the Epiphany celebrations from January 6 to the eve of Ash Wednesday known as Fat Tuesday, which is “Mardi Gras” in French. This reflects the practice of eating rich, fatty foods before the start …

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Applebee Restaurants in Austin, Dallas, Houston, Central and East Texas are Bringing Back DOLLARITA – Margaritas for $1 – for 1 Day Only on Day 2: National Margarita Day, Tuesday, 02/22/2022

Local Applebee franchisee SSCP Management recently made the LARGEST MARGARITA IN TEXAS(Must-watch downloadable video to prove it and see it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axRzBRw7Ok8) Dallas, Texas (RestaurantNews.com) On a day unprecedented in history when number 2 will dominate like it has never done before – Tuesday of the second month of 2022 on …

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Restaurant roundup: robots are invading kitchens

Funds are pouring in for automated solutions that promise to reduce labor requirements at every stage of the restaurant supply chain. On the delivery side, Berkeley, Calif.-based sidewalk delivery robotics startup Kiwibot announced on Thursday (February 17) a contract extension with food service and facilities management company Sodexo to increase …

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HEB monitors Mexico’s avocado ban as restaurants prepare to ‘smell it first’

News of a halt to US imports of avocados from Mexico surprised restaurants and vendors as much as consumers on Super Bowl Sunday. But HEB says it does not foresee any disruption at this time. “HEB is monitoring the situation closely and working with our suppliers,” Dya Campos, director of …

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Main list of McDonald’s locations in Dallas selling the McPlant

McDonald’s has given foodies in Dallas-Fort Worth a great gift: North Texas will be one of the first regions in the United States to have the opportunity to try McPlant, the chain’s new plant-based burger. This follows a smaller test that began at eight restaurants in November 2021. (We did …

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Dickey’s restaurant brands offer big discounts for big game

Heat up your big game watch party with smoked wings and more – exclusively from Wing Boss Core-smoked wings, and more! Wing Boss Exclusive Wing Boss Exclusive Dallas, Feb. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dickey’s Restaurant Brands wants to help you get ready for the big game with an amazing …

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Things to do: Upcoming food events this week in Houston

Here’s a look at this week’s hottest culinary events: The whole week Galveston Restaurant Week The beloved island tradition of Galveston Restaurant Week returns, running now through Sunday, February 13 and offering discounted prix-fixe menus at dozens of the island’s best restaurants. This year’s lineup includes hot spots like BLVD …

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Bars and restaurants lead January recruitment spree

(Stock) The leisure and hospitality industry added 151,000 jobs in January, accounting for nearly a third of all positions added to the U.S. economy, according to government figures released Friday. The robust performance has eased fears that the Omicron variant would prevent people from returning to the labor market and …

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Introducing Restaurant Grease Trap Installation and Repair Services in Dallas-Fort Worth

North Texas Plumbing (817-371-0709), a professional plumbing company serving Dallas Fort Worth, Texas, has announced the launch of its grease trap installation and repair services. Watauga, United States – February 3, 2022 — The newly launched services are designed for operators of catering establishments. Having a grease trap is essential …

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Barbecue At Home Introduces New Date Nightclub

Dallas, 02 Feb. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than by planning a romantic night in from the comfort of your own home — no reservations required! Let Barbecue At Home by Dickey’s help you decide what to have for dinner, so you and your …

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Houston’s Biggest BBQ Festival Returns April 3

The 9th Annual Houston BBQ Festival returns to Houston on April 3 at the Humble Civic Center Arena Complex in Humble. Shown: beef ribs. Photo: Robert J. Lerma After a two-year Covid hiatus, the Houston BBQ Festival returns this year to the Humble Civic Center Arena Complex on Sunday, April …

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Houston’s New Wave of Wine Shops Offer More Than Wine

Gina and Joe Stayshich always knew that the business they were going to open together, the one they had envisioned over the past decade, would be centered around wine. They opened Bodega Bellaire Thanksgiving week with lots more. “Our vision for the store was to bring our favorite things,” Gina …

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The Halal Guys brings its culinary traditions to Pearland

Halal Guys started with two Egyptian brothers, a few food carts in New York, and a dream of success. Three decades later, The Halal Guys is a restaurant chain that continues to grow its brand internationally, with multiple locations in Houston, including a new restaurant in Pearland. The Pearland Restaurant, …

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BCS Restaurants Raises Awareness of Rett Syndrome with New Book Sale

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KBTX) — A Texas A&M professor has a daughter who lives with a rare genetic neurological disorder called Rett syndrome, and a few local restaurants are trying to raise awareness by selling a book that raises money for research. Clifford Fry describes his daughter Ashley as the …

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We’ve got a problem: getting your due: This week’s cover spotlights rapper J Soulja – Chronicles

Cover photo by Jana Birchum / Design by Zeke Barbaro How does a musical artist quantify success? In albums sold? Number of Spotify listeners? Or is it something less tangible? How do you measure the impact you have on a single listener? What about your peer community? In this week’s …

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Restaurants fill staff shortage in Somerset County

Labor shortage: American workers seek more incentives The United States is in the midst of one of the greatest labor shortages in history. Here’s what it will take to get more Americans back to work. Just the FAQ, USA TODAY Many restaurants in Somerset County are being forced to close …

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Automation is the future of food, and the future is now: AI on your plate – Food

The “workshop and backbone” of Iron Ox’s greenhouse automation system, the Grover mobile support robot navigates the greenhouse to get plant growing modules where they need to be and is able to lift over 1000 lbs. (Courtesy of Iron Ox) As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to require endless adaptations in …

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Guy Fieri’s latest Food Network show features 3 fiery Texans

Chances are a resident of Texas will win A man’s chance of a lifetime, a reality TV show by chef-lebrity Guy Fieri on the Food Network. “Guy’s Chance of a Lifetime,” a reality show that aired on Food Network in early 2022, features three Texans: Eboni Henry (front left, from …

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New restaurant in Flower Mound offers fried chicken and donuts combo

A new fast-casual restaurant has just opened in Flower Mound, combining two of the hottest food groups: fried chicken and donuts. Called Honeybird + Donuts Sandwiches, it is located at 801 International Pkwy. (AKA the old Long Prairie Road), near the mixed-use development of Lakeside DFW, where it serves gourmet …

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Soul Food’s “The Greasy Spoon” Makes Nationwide Debut on Food Network

Since opening almost two years ago, The Greasy Spoon has dominated Houston’s soul food scene. But now the restaurant is performing on the national stage after Food Network cameras enter its kitchen. The production of the network’s popular “Food Paradise” followed owner and Houston native Max Bozeman II behind the …

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This app helps prevent food waste by connecting consumers to surplus food at local restaurants in Providence and Boston.

“It blew up a light bulb,” she told The Globe. “This is something that could happen every night at any local food store. “ Basch said she started partnering with like-minded entrepreneurs and quickly co-founded To Good To Go, a new app (available for iOS in the Apple Store and …

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14 unique restaurants to try in Lancaster

Located in the high desert of Southern California, Lancaster isn’t exactly known as a foodie mecca. Yet that is exactly where we are headed. If you know where to look, you’ll find several great places to dine. That said, and in no particular order, here are 14 unique restaurants to …

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COVID variant disrupts vacation travel but not shopping – KXAN Austin

The latest variant of COVID-19 is shaking up the vacation plans of tens of thousands of travelers – but it hasn’t done much harm to vacation shopping. Airlines canceled hundreds of additional flights on Sunday, citing staff issues related to COVID-19, as the country’s travel problems lingered beyond Christmas, with …

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UK gives £ 1bn to businesses affected by omicron

LONDON (AP) – Britain announced £ 1 billion ($ 1.3 billion) in grants and loans to help the hospitality industry survive the onslaught of the omicron variant of COVID-19, relinquishing in the days of pressure from pubs, restaurants and other businesses that have seen their revenues plunge following public health …

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Can he force more citizens to work? – KXAN Austin

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Even in normal times, Nebraska has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country, with less than two million people and plenty of jobs. But with some workers delaying returning to work after COVID-19 shutdowns, the state has reached new highs, recording the nation’s lowest …

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Anxious restaurants like omicron, high food costs take their toll

DETROIT (AP) – As restaurants in the US and UK are open unrestricted and often bustling, they enter their second winter of the coronavirus pandemic worried about what to come: They are pressed by shortages labor and soaring food prices and the omicron variant is looming. “I am extremely worried. …

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Australia’s Favorite Ice Cream Shop Nets Place in Houston on US Debut

One of Australia’s favorite ice cream shops will soon be shopping in Houston. Gelatissimo will debut in the United States with an outpost at Baybrook Mall this month with a grand opening to follow in early 2022. Established in Sydney in 2002, Gelatissimo grew to 40 stores across Australia and …

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East River takes center stage with new restaurants, stores and office tenants – Houston’s next big development is no longer just a concept

ERiver’s official opening turned into a sort of celebration. Despite the generally oppressive heat, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and many city council members attended. Reverend Harry Clemons Jr., Founder of the Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation, delivered an enthusiastic address. All taking place on a large open lot with a …

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Vicente Fernández, symbol of Mexican ranchera music, dies at 81

MEXICO CITY— Vicente Fernández, the beloved Mexican singer who has become the symbol of Mexican ranchera music around the world, passed away on Sunday. He was 81 years old. “It was an honor and a great pride to share with everyone a great musical career and to give everything for …

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Weslaco’s national franchise restaurants are among the busiest in the United States

WESLACO, Texas – Restaurants in Weslaco are crowded much more often than expected. In fact, on a pro rata basis, some of the city’s national franchise restaurants are among the busiest in all of the United States. One explanation could be that there aren’t enough restaurants in the city, forcing …

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New Marfa Distillery Chihuahuan Desert Sotol Now Available in San Antonio | Flavor | San Antonio

click on the picture Instagram / themarfaspiritco Texas-based Marfa Spirit Co. has launched its first product, Chihuahuan Desert Sotol, now available in San Antonio. Tequila is Mexico’s most famous spirit, but it’s not the only one worth exploring. In an effort to raise awareness in the United States about sotol, …

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Vacation shopping? Check out some of the Dallas area’s most exciting new stores

The long holiday weekend has proven that stores are always important to shoppers, at least this time of year. Optimistic retailers have banked on consumers returning to stores as pandemic restrictions eased. From pop-ups to permanent locations and offshoring, local entrepreneurs and national chains have engaged in new stores in …

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Frenzy of limited-edition articles in this Fort Worth Restaurant News

This Fort Worth restaurant news roundup has a countdown. Most of the items featured here – whether they’re special menus or winter-themed drinks – are only available for a limited time. Run if you have to before you run out. Here’s what’s happening in the restaurant news in Fort Worth: …

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Watch robotic waiters bring food to diners, clear tables: the job crisis

Under-staffed restaurants are increasingly turning to technology and automation, including robot waiters. American Robotech sells four models at a price of up to $ 17,800. Videos show how her robots deliver food, clear tables and escort diners to their seats. Loading Something is loading. Restaurants in the United States are …

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As tourism clears, Times Square hopes to regain luster

NEW YORK – David Cohen longs to return to the days when business was booming in his family’s Times Square gift shop. As tourists have started to return, the foot traffic in Grand Slam memories is still not what it was before the coronavirus pandemic, when hordes of visitors from …

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U.S. jobless claims drop for seventh consecutive week to 268,000 – Austin Daily Herald

WASHINGTON – The number of Americans claiming unemployment benefits fell for the seventh week in a row to a pandemic low of 268,000. Unemployment claims in the United States fell by 1,000 last week from the previous week, the Labor Department reported Thursday. Unemployment assistance claims are a proxy for …

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Sun Holdings acquires 131 Applebee stores

Photography: Shutterstock Sun Holdings, just weeks after announcing a deal to enter Papa John’s system, is now dabbling in casual dining. The Dallas-based mega-franchisee, which owns Burger King, Arby’s, Popeyes and Taco Bueno, has acquired 131 Applebee locations from Acon Investments. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the …

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Various restaurants in Waco to explore

Located on La Salle Ave. At Route 77 Food Park & ​​Bar, Taquisa Waco has been serving authentic Mexican cuisine for six years now. Olivia Martin | Photo editor By Lexi Masarweh | Editor-in-chief From food trucks to niche restaurants, Waco offers a diverse range of establishments. The Taquisa Waco …

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Florida investor buys Heights apartment portfolio

A billionaire Florida buyer bought a pair of recently built mid-size apartments in the heights. Cardone Capital, an Aventura, Florida-based investment firm headed by Grant Cardone, purchased 15th Street Flats, at 1414 N. Shepherd Drive, and Heights Waterworks, at 515 W. 20th St. The seller was the developer. Alliance Residential. …

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NELA restaurants affected by oyster shortage

MONROE, Louisiana (KNOE) – The Louisiana Department of Health announced on September 27 that the state’s 28 oyster beds are safe for harvest. This comes nearly a month after Hurricane Ida devastated the Louisiana coast. For some restaurants in northeast Louisiana, the announcement is good news. “We were able to …

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Dallas Culinary Nonprofit Has Dough For Catering Professionals

A nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting culinary innovation in Dallas distributes grants. According to a statement, the Dallas Food and Wine Alliance will award $ 16,000 to eligible applicants, which could include farmers, chefs, artisans, wine / beer / spirits makers, non-profit culinary organizations, businesses and food and beverage professionals …

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DoorDash will soon deliver alcohol to customers

A DoorDash Inc. delivery guy has a thermal bag at Chef Geoff’s restaurant in Washington, DC, United States on Thursday, March 26, 2020. Jeff Tracy’s restaurant, a coronavirus pandemic package, uses GoFundMe to fund 150 workers every hour at American Eve Comfort Foods Chef Jeff and other restaurants. I get …

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