- Trump sues celebrity chef over canceled DC restaurant Updated: Aug-01-15 2:29 pm
WASHINGTON - Donald Trump's organization is suing celebrity chef Jose Andres for backing out of a hotel project in Washington.
- Higher wages a surprising success for Seattle restaurant Updated: Jul-31-15 6:39 pm
SEATTLE - Menu prices are up 21 percent and you don't have to tip at Ivar's Salmon House on Seattle's Lake Union after the restaurant decided to institute the city's $15-an-hour minimum wage two years ahead of schedule.
- New Salt Springs Brewery set to open this week in Saline Updated: Jul-30-15 7:20 pm
SALINE, Michigan - When you talk to the people behind Salt Springs Brewery in Saline, one word continuously comes up in conversation: craftsmanship.
- Bleisure: Table for one? Dining alone on a business trip Updated: Jul-30-15 12:56 pm
NEW YORK - A business trip might leave you too tired to venture out for dinner. But if you're up for something beyond room service or hotel restaurants, a good meal out is one way to brighten up long days spent in meetings. Here are some strategies for dining out while traveling for work.
- Naugles opens restaurant in California decades after merger Updated: Jul-30-15 6:16 am
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, California - Years after the last burrito was served, the long-defunct Naugles has opened in Fountain Valley, a resurrection of the brand that merged in the 1990s with Del Taco.
- Move could be in store for Amarillo's Big Texan Steak Ranch Updated: Jul-29-15 6:14 pm
AMARILLO, Texas - The Lee brothers of The Big Texan Steak Ranch are weighing a decision much heavier than the 72-ounce steak for which their family tourism empire has become known.
- From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikes Updated: Jul-28-15 1:00 pm
WASHINGTON - Apartment rents are up. So are prices for restaurant meals, haircuts, gym memberships and a cup of coffee.
- Buckeye Lake businesses' reported losses are step toward aid Updated: Jul-28-15 10:52 am
BUCKEYE LAKE, Ohio - More than a dozen businesses near central Ohio's Buckeye Lake say they've lost significant revenue with the water kept low as plans are made to replace a deteriorated dam.
- Neighborhoods: African-American history and more in Harlem Updated: Jul-28-15 10:30 am
NEW YORK - Decades of African-American history have made Harlem one of America's most famous neighborhoods. It's also an essential destination for visitors to New York, offering art, architecture, restaurants, shopping and more.
- San Francisco's Chinatown clings to roots amid tech boom Updated: Jul-24-15 1:28 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - For a century and a half, San Francisco's Chinatown, the nation's oldest, has sheltered waves of immigrants seeking a new life.
- Etiquette pros break down Maine diner spat over antsy tot Updated: Jul-24-15 10:16 am
NEW YORK - What went down at Marcy's Diner in Portland, Maine, between the vacationing parents of an antsy toddler and the annoyed, profanity-prone restaurant owner is a case of she said-she said.
- EXCHANGE: Farmer markets give restaurants local food source Updated: Jul-24-15 8:55 am
DEKALB, Illinois - Area farmers markets once again have opened for the season, and for local chef Chad Warbort, that means an opportunity to look for new ingredients to sell at his restaurant, Tapa La Luna, at 226 E. Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb.
- Where's the beef? Fast-food franchisees pan NY wage hike Updated: Jul-23-15 8:59 pm
NEW YORK - Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to have it his way with New York's fast-food industry - and restaurant owners aren't loving it.
- West Jordan restaurant ordered to cover up mural Updated: Jul-23-15 2:52 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A large mural depicting Mexican-American icons may have to be removed from the side of a West Jordan restaurant, because city officials say it violates code.
- Union Square Cafe to move to new Manhattan location Updated: Jul-23-15 6:52 am
NEW YORK - New York's popular Union Square Cafe has found a new home in Manhattan.
- Costs from regulations pile up, hurt small business profits Updated: Jul-22-15 12:41 pm
NEW YORK - It's getting more expensive to be an employer and small business owners say that's making it harder for them to make money.
- Vermont restaurant will try to break longest BBQ record Updated: Jul-21-15 12:53 pm
BELLOWS FALLS, Vermont - The owner of a Vermont restaurant and her chefs are attempting to break the Guinness World Record for longest barbecue by grilling for 36 hours straight.
- 'Cat cafe' planned for St. Louis next year Updated: Jul-21-15 5:44 am
ST. LOUIS - St. Louis is about to get its first "cat cafe."
- Diner owner defends yelling at toddler to stop crying Updated: Jul-20-15 4:43 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - The owner of a Maine diner says she's not sorry for yelling at a 21-month-old child for crying in her restaurant because it got the girl to be quiet.
- Green Bay Packers post another year of record revenue Updated: Jul-20-15 4:15 pm
MILWAUKEE - The Green Bay Packers reported another year of record revenue Monday, with the NFL's only publicly-owned team bolstered in part by the windfall from the league's massive broadcasting deals.
- EXCHANGE: Class of 1945 still reuniting 70 years later Updated: Jul-19-15 12:04 pm
SYCAMORE, Illinois - The Sycamore Cafe bustled with its usual breakfast business - but one table in the DeKalb Avenue restaurant resembled a Sycamore High School lunch table - circa the 1940s.
- Flying Beetle food truck takes off in Russellville Updated: Jul-19-15 9:10 am
RUSSELLVILLE, Alabama - Hugh Bui and Andrew Nix stand in their custom-built kitchen and discuss ideas and menu options for the following day.
- Big Green Monster cukes? Rooftop garden thrives at Fenway Updated: Jul-17-15 3:09 pm
BOSTON - There's more green at Fenway Park than the infield or the monster wall.
- Dallas Zoo crew cooks up some wild dishes for finicky eaters Updated: Jul-16-15 6:01 pm
DALLAS - Most restaurants have to contend with finicky eaters, food supply issues and the bottom line.
- Illinois brings back happy hour, but not all saying "cheers" Updated: Jul-16-15 5:42 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - Happy hour is back in Illinois - but while some bars swiftly announced drink specials that would have been illegal a week ago, not all are saying "cheers" to the new law.