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  • 5 things to know about NYC's Tavern on the Green 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 4:45 pm
  • NEW YORK - New York City's Tavern on the Green, closed since the previous operators lost their lease and declared bankruptcy in 2009, reopens Thursday under new management. Here are five things to know about the once-grand restaurant in Central Park:

  • 5 things to know about NYC's Tavern on the Green 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 4:43 pm
  • NEW YORK - New York City's Tavern on the Green, closed since the previous operators lost their lease and declared bankruptcy in 2009, reopens Thursday under new management. Here are five things to know about the once-grand restaurant in Central Park:

  • Amsterdam may ban pot shops in Red Light district 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 4:38 pm
  • AMSTERDAM - Amsterdam has won court permission to ban marijuana cafes in its famous Red Light district, stepping up a crackdown on the city's freewheeling lifestyle.

  • New social networks connect cooks and diners 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 3:23 pm
  • BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - If the latest development in culinary social media catches on, the trendiest restaurants may no longer be restaurants.

  • Amsterdam may ban pot shops in Red Light district 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 1:26 pm
  • AMSTERDAM - Amsterdam has won court permission to ban marijuana cafes in its famous Red Light district, stepping up a crackdown on the city's freewheeling lifestyle.

  • Food Network star Guy Fieri's eatery open in Vegas 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 9:01 am
  • LAS VEGAS - Food Network star Guy Fieri's restaurant is now open for business on the Las Vegas Strip.

  • Food Network star Guy Fieri's eatery open in Vegas 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 6:14 am
  • LAS VEGAS - Food Network star Guy Fieri's restaurant is now open for business on the Las Vegas Strip.

  • Culinary Institute of Michigan opens restaurant 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 4:13 am
  • PORT HURON, Michigan - Baker College of Port Huron's culinary students are putting their skills to the test.

  • Port Huron riverside restaurant set to reopen 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 2:27 pm
  • PORT HURON, Michigan - A landmark will reopen on the St. Clair River in Port Huron this summer.

  • Profiles of some of SKorean ferry's dead, missing 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 9:02 am
  • JINDO, South Korea - A bicycle, never ridden. A lipstick prank pulled off by old friends. Mother-daughter conversations that now burn in the memory, laden with regret.

  • Literary Dublin offers much more than Bloomsday 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 12:21 pm
  • DUBLIN - James Joyce immortalized this misty port city in his literary epic "Ulysses," though many Dubliners freely admit they haven't read a word of the stream-of-consciousness novel. That doesn't stop them from throwing a huge celebration every June 16, honoring the day in 1904 when the fictional Leopold Bloom perambulated through the streets of the author's hometown.

  • EXCHANGE: Couple starts online food order website 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 1:22 pm
  • GALESBURG, Illinois - Meals with a few mouse clicks - the ability to get local restaurant food online is forthcoming as a Galesburg couple recently launched their new food ordering and delivery service.

  • Mayor's menu filled up: 1 day, 24 restaurants 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 12:26 am
  • JENKINTOWN, Pennsylvania - The mayor of a small town in the Philadelphia suburbs can offer a guarantee to his constituents: He won't be going to bed hungry.

  • Oklahoma-based Sonic plans expansion over 10 years 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 11:23 am
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma-based Sonic Corp. plans to open 1,000 new drive-in restaurants nationwide over the next 10 years, expanding the chain by about 30 percent, the company said.

  • Brewers seek to rekindle Belgium's love of beer 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 5:43 am
  • DWORP, Belgium - The ruby lettering on the front of the old corner pub "In de Welkom" has peeled almost beyond recognition. Owner Leza Wauters, a tough 87-year-old, is holding on to her business but can't say how much longer. Sooner or later, yet another bar with a warm "Welcome" will be gone.

  • Construction ends at Biloxi's Golden Nugget 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 8:15 am
  • BILOXI, Mississippi - Construction that transformed the Golden Nugget Casino Biloxi over the past 16 months is coming to an end and a three-day party to celebrate its completion is about to begin.

  • Landmark Peru eatery coming back from tornado 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 10:40 am
  • PERU, Indiana - B-K West is more than just a drive-in restaurant to its owner, J.D. Hann. It's a piece of his childhood, a historic Peru landmark, and it's his baby.

  • Take a stroll in these Istanbul neighborhoods 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 10:08 am
  • ISTANBUL - Istanbul, the noisy metropolis on the Bosporus Strait lauded by many a travel ranking, has much more to offer than grand mosques and bazaars. Away from the din of typical tourist haunts, a walk around the neighborhoods of Karakoy, Balat and Kuzguncuk will peel back the surface to reveal the city's multilayered history, and the lifestyles of those who've lived it.

  • Ag officials push Florida grapefruit overseas 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 3:04 am
  • TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida grapefruit will be featured on Outback Steakhouse menus in South Korea, underscoring the fruit's popularity in that country.

  • Tapas chain Firefly closes Henderson restaurant 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 5:23 pm
  • HENDERSON, Nevada - Owners of a popular tapas chain with three locations in the Las Vegas area announced Tuesday they would close a branch that recently received a bad evaluation from health inspectors.

  • Philly's 13th St. brings good luck to great food 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 3:59 pm
  • PHILADELPHIA - Tourism officials will tell you the restaurant-rich area at the heart of downtown is called Midtown Village, but that moniker hasn't entirely caught on with the locals.

  • Opening date pushed back for Brennan restaurant 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 11:53 am
  • NEW ORLEANS - Ralph Brennan's new and as-yet unnamed French Quarter restaurant will open around Labor Day rather than in the spring as originally planned.

  • Beef prices reach highest level since 1987 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 11:22 am
  • LUBBOCK, Texas - The highest beef prices in almost three decades have arrived just before the start of grilling season, causing sticker shock for both consumers and restaurant owners - and relief isn't likely anytime soon.

  • EXCHANGE: Putting new faces on old churches 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 6:28 am
  • PLAINFIELD, Illinois - The dilapidated St. Mary's Catholic church on Lockport Street is a relic of Plainfield history.

  • Abner's chain files Chapter 11 bankruptcy 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 8:01 pm
  • OXFORD, Mississippi - The Abner's Famous Fried Chicken Tenders chain is seeking reorganization of two of its restaurants in Oxford under Chapter 11 of federal bankruptcy law.