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Stories with subject: Restaurants
  • Ferrari hometown overwhelmed by roar of test-driving fans 
    Updated: Nov-27-15 7:00 am

    MARANELLO, Italy - In the streets of Maranello, the hometown of Ferrari, the roar of the famed sports car is no longer the occasional bragging right of a proud new owner, but a constant backdrop as a number of test-drive businesses give would-be Schumachers the chance to rev up and peel out.

  • Gov. Ducey helped serve free Thanksgiving breakfast 
    Updated: Nov-26-15 2:42 pm

    PHOENIX - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey helped serve free Thanksgiving breakfast at an annual event at a south Phoenix McDonalds restaurant.

  • Doyenne of New Orleans dining scene turns 90 
    Updated: Nov-26-15 1:03 pm

    NEW ORLEANS - She dropped out of secretarial school and taught herself the restaurant business, mentored chefs who put Louisiana cooking on the culinary map, is the matriarch of a family that owns nearly 20 restaurants and is credited with creating nouvelle Creole cuisine.

  • Wild Divers: Searching for Chesapeake gold 
    Updated: Nov-26-15 9:05 am

    CLAIBORNE, Maryland - There is another hour before the sun rises when Derek Wilson and Nick Hargrove finish fueling up their boat, load up the empty bushel baskets and head out onto the Chesapeake Bay.

  • Costco: FDA tests point toward E. coli in salad vegetables story has photos
    Updated: Nov-25-15 7:47 pm

    SEATTLE - Costco officials say testing has pointed toward a vegetable mix from a California food wholesaler as the source of E. coli in the company's chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states.

  • Plans for alcohol, wine at Utah Starbucks on hold 
    Updated: Nov-24-15 4:10 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - Utah regulators declined to rule Tuesday on whether Starbucks can serve beer and wine at some locations, saying they want lawmakers to determine if the cafes can be considered restaurants eligible for alcohol licenses.

  • Church's Chicken franchisee with unpaid taxes found in Texas 
    Updated: Nov-23-15 7:00 am

    TULSA, Oklahoma - The Church's Chicken franchisee who was reported missing after 15 of his Tulsa- and Oklahoma City-area restaurants closed in early November has been located.

  • The pho empress of Anchorage 
    Updated: Nov-22-15 7:46 am

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Behind any steaming bowl of pho soup or fried rice at Pho Vietnam 8, a new Fireweed Lane restaurant, is Linda La, the mastermind behind the chain of Anchorage's Pho Vietnam restaurants.

  • Williston eatery given extension for new ventilation system 
    Updated: Nov-21-15 6:26 pm

    WILLISTON, North Dakota - A downtown Williston hot spot for Hawaiian-style food has received an extension to put in a new ventilation system after weeks of debate about whether it could remain open.

  • E. coli outbreak linked to Chipotle expands to 6 states story has photos
    Updated: Nov-20-15 7:29 pm

    NEW YORK - An outbreak of E. coli linked to Chipotle that originated in the Pacific Northwest has spread south and east and has now infected people in six states.

  • In America's Little Syria, a divide on accepting refugees story has photos
    Updated: Nov-20-15 10:36 am

    ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania - A few days ago, a pastor asked Syrian-born restaurant owner Marie Jarrah to donate food to a welcoming event for recently arrived Syrian refugees. Jarrah, who said she regularly helps people in need, declined.

  • A win, a new restaurant and McDowell is all smiles 
    Updated: Nov-19-15 2:34 am

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Georgia - Graeme McDowell wasn't even sure he would be eligible for The Players Championship going into his seventh season on the PGA Tour. His biggest concern was making sure he kept his card.

  • House bill would limit some calorie labels 
    Updated: Nov-18-15 5:12 pm

    WASHINGTON - Supermarkets and pizza chains would get some relief from government calorie labeling rules under legislation approved by a House committee Wednesday.

  • Taco Bell on the run: 1st location to be lifted and moved story has photos
    Updated: Nov-18-15 5:07 pm

    NEW YORK - Taco Bell is rescuing its first restaurant by moving it to another city.

  • Deaf business owners overcome obstacles and prejudice story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Nov-18-15 11:51 am

    NEW YORK - Soon after customers arrive at Mozzeria for the first time, they notice something's different about the restaurant: Virtually every staffer is deaf.

  • Engineers examining collapsed parking lot in Mississippi story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Nov-09-15 5:51 pm

    MERIDIAN, Mississippi - Engineers are trying to determine what caused a drainage structure to collapse beneath the parking lot of a new restaurant, opening a gap that swallowed at least 14 vehicles, a mayor in eastern Mississippi said Monday.

  • Restaurant linked to widespread bacterial infection reopens 
    Updated: Nov-05-15 11:45 pm

    SAN JOSE, California - A Northern California restaurant linked to a bacterial infection that sickened nearly 200 people has reopened.

  • Sushi and culture: Dining with locals on a visit to Japan story has photos
    Updated: Nov-04-15 11:06 am

    TOKYO - Some of my most treasured travel memories involve food. Like the time my husband and I went to what was billed as New Delhi's best rumali roti stall, where we turned the hood of a car into a table so that the extravagantly thin and succulent flatbread could be wolfed down before it cooled. Or the time I introduced my in-laws to a Johannesburg street vendor's vetkoeks, slightly sweet, slightly sour dollops of fried dough.

  • Chef Jose Andres focuses on Haitian cuisine in PBS special 
    Updated: Nov-03-15 1:37 pm

    NEW YORK - Chef Jose Andres hopes that by boosting the profile of Haitian cuisine, he can inspire more travelers to visit.

  • No fine on 1st offense for violation of gender equality law 
    Updated: Nov-03-15 7:21 am

    NEW YORK - New York City's Human Rights Commission says restaurant owners who inadvertently violate gender-equality laws by posting ads for waitresses or hostesses will be given warnings instead of fines for the first offense.

  • 5 things to know about Pacific Northwest E.coli outbreak story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Nov-03-15 4:45 am

    SEATTLE - Chipotle has closed 43 of its Pacific Northwest locations in response to an E. coli outbreak health officials have connected to the Mexican food chain.

  • Studies raise questions about impact of menu calorie counts 
    Updated: Nov-02-15 4:16 pm

    WASHINGTON - Tracking calories at chain restaurants is supposed to become easier next year, but new studies raise questions about whether the counts actually make a difference for diners and eateries.

  • Poll: NYC residents back $15 wage for fast-food workers 
    Updated: Nov-02-15 11:41 am

    ALBANY, New York - A poll of New York City voters finds that they support the state's plan to phase in a $15-an-hour minimum wage for fast-food workers - but they're opposed to the idea of replacing restaurant tips with higher menu prices.

  • Canines to celebrate NY's new dining-with-dogs law 
    Updated: Nov-02-15 2:01 am

    SCHENECTADY, New York - Dogs and their human companions are marking New York state's new law allowing dogs into outdoor dining areas at restaurants.

  • Friendship has helped Central City salon thrive for decades 
    Updated: Nov-01-15 10:42 am

    CENTRAL CITY, Kentucky - Friendship and family have contributed to the success of Nancy and Jewell Dean Williams' business venture.