- Pricey NYC restaurant settles wage violation complaint Updated: Jul-02-15 4:31 pm
NEW YORK - One of New York City's most expensive restaurants agreed to settle a complaint that it added a 20 percent charge for banquets and did not pass the money on to its waiters, officials said Thursday.
- Outraged over peas in guac? Wait until you try Brocamole! Updated: Jul-02-15 1:13 pm
Thank goodness for Twitter-powered outrage. How else would we know just how horribly offensive the combination of peas and avocados is?
- Travel new and now: Boston, food apps, surf rodeo Updated: Jun-30-15 4:05 pm
NEW YORK - BOSTON
- Greeks struggle with daily grind as foreigners head to beach Updated: Jun-30-15 3:13 pm
ATHENS, Greece - Gamal Takaway has turned up the hustle, to no avail. The popular waiter who goes by the nickname Jimmy often steps out into the pedestrian street in front of the Taverna Plaka restaurant to cajole strollers into taking a table. But even his epic charm has failed since the Greek government shut the nation's banks and imposed strict capital controls over the weekend.
- A cup of coffee with cream and opportunity Updated: Jun-30-15 11:59 am
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A cup of coffee made all the difference to Kristin Mulka.
- Fowl things in fridge shut down south Salt Lake restaurant Updated: Jun-30-15 8:45 am
SALT LAKE CITY - The Salt Lake County Health Department has closed a south Salt Lake City restaurant after inspectors found food contaminated with duck blood.
- SC ice cream shop gets angry messages over Confederate flag Updated: Jun-28-15 5:20 pm
ORANGEBURG, South Carolina - The new owners of a South Carolina ice cream shop say they're bearing the brunt of angry but misdirected messages because of a Confederate battle flag in front of their business.
- Legal fight centers on recipes of 'M-A-S-H' hot dog eatery Updated: Jun-28-15 3:52 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio - Ownership of secret recipes and ingredients from an Ohio restaurant made famous on the TV series "M-A-S-H" is at the center of a legal dispute between a grandson of the original owner and the current ownership group.
- Nixon signs bill to ease tip tax requirements on restaurants Updated: Jun-23-15 6:50 am
FFERSON CITY, Missouri - A Missouri measure set to take effect this year will ensure restaurant owners are responsible only for collecting income taxes on cash tips workers report to them.
- Car2Go's parking privileges could get restricted in Portland Updated: Jun-22-15 3:01 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - City Hall is looking to hear from business owners and residents who have concerns about the car service, Car2Go, so that they can deal with parking issues in Portland's growing retail and restaurant districts.
- Eateries in Chinese town hold dog meat festival amid outcry Updated: Jun-22-15 7:44 am
BEIJING - Restaurateurs in a southern Chinese town held an annual dog meat festival Monday despite international criticism of the event as cruel and unhygienic.
- Egg shortage cutting into restaurant profits, menu items Updated: Jun-21-15 10:43 am
OMAHA, Nebraska - Those who like to indulge in a good omelet or quiche at the local cafe should prepare to pay a little more - if it's even on the menu.
- DC sees more women running restaurants, breweries Updated: Jun-21-15 9:08 am
WASHINGTON - When Amy Brandwein started her culinary career in 2000 as a pastry intern at D.C.'s Galileo, she quickly realized her passion was not in pastry, but rather on the hotline. So she traded in her dough blade for a set of knives and started training as a cook.
- Jeni's 22 ice cream shops reopening Saturday Updated: Jun-20-15 6:53 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams retail shops are reopening after the company's second bout with listeria in its production plant.
- NYC's Carnegie Deli fined for violating building codes Updated: Jun-19-15 8:14 am
NEW YORK - The famed Carnegie Deli in midtown Manhattan will remain closed for at least two more weeks after it was found to be diverting some of its gas before it reached the meter.
- Fond du Lac restaurant apologizes to local firefighters Updated: Jun-18-15 1:11 pm
FOND DU LAC, Wisconsin - A Fond du Lac restaurant apologized to local firefighters after demanding they pay for food they ordered before they were sent to fires that kept them working for a day straight.
- McDonald's to shrink in US, 1st time in decades Updated: Jun-18-15 7:10 am
NEW YORK - The burger chain that put "supersize" into the American vernacular is slimming down: For the first time in more than 40 years, and perhaps ever, McDonald's says the number of U.S. restaurants it has is shrinking.
- Restaurant patio closed for not meeting plants requirement Updated: Jun-17-15 4:46 am
MANKATO, Minnesota - A restaurant in downtown Mankato has had to increase the amount of foliage on its patio after lacking the city's required amount of plants.
- Red foxes becoming common sight on the Ocean City boardwalk Updated: Jun-16-15 7:14 pm
OCEAN CITY, New Jersey - The sightings of red foxes on the Ocean City boardwalk are becoming almost as common as the red sunburnt faces of beachgoers.
- Maryland crabs in short supply, restaurants still waiting Updated: Jun-13-15 2:34 pm
BALTIMORE - Crab season in Maryland is off to a slow start leaving some restaurants still waiting for their local supply.
- Maine lobster marketers look to re-brand 'shedders' as treat Updated: Jun-13-15 11:17 am
KENNEBUNK, Maine - Maine lobster marketers are launching a push to re-brand recently-molted lobsters as a regional treat that deserves more attention from high-end chefs and restaurants.
- Hydroponic garden in Omaha feeding diners Updated: Jun-13-15 11:01 am
OMAHA, Nebraska - What started as a basement experiment is growing - literally - into something more in a downtown Omaha warehouse.
- Restaurant owners scramble to endure rising egg prices Updated: Jun-13-15 10:55 am
DAVENPORT, Iowa - Tom Jones is doing all he can to avoid raising the price of the eggs he serves his loyal customers at Tommy's Cafe in Davenport.
- DC's first cat cafe to open in Georgetown June 20 Updated: Jun-11-15 5:32 am
WASHINGTON - Washington's first "cat cafe" will open its doors this month.
- Columbus lands 2016 rural tourism conference Updated: Jun-10-15 4:14 am
COLUMBUS, Mississippi - The Mississippi-Alabama Rural Tourism Conference is coming to Columbus.