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Does free lunch at tech companies hurt local business?

Aug 1, 2018
A proposed law in San Francisco could keep tech companies from offering free food … will it also help bridge the divide between tech workers and the rest of the city?
An employee sits in the cafeteria of Google's Washington headquarters, Jan. 8, 2015 in Washington, D.C. 
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How to make lunch at your desk less sad

Let Bon Appetit's Adam Rapoport teach you how to eat like you work at a fancy food magazine.
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More schools offer free lunches, but who's paying?

Jul 22, 2014
Schools in Texas are trying a new approach by offering free meals to all students.
Students at Yorkshire Elementary School in Manassas, Virginia, sample new school dishes on a menu created to meet new standards.

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It's lunch time... let's DANCE!

Feb 1, 2013
Lunch is a necessary part of any workday. But often people return to work feeling sleepier than when they left. Well, there's a new way to beat that post-lunch laziness in Berlin -- hit the dance floor!

What to expect in the new school lunches

Your family might still be enjoying a summer diet of backyard barbeques and trips to Dairy Queen, but pretty soon kids will be back in school. And they could be facing a much different school lunch than they used to.
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama joins students for lunch at the cafeteria of Parklawn Elementary School January 25, 2012 in Alexandria, Va.
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Made in N.Y.: How the power lunch was spawned

Jul 9, 2012
Lunch is the meal most associated with the workday -- and work. How the power lunch came to be, and where it might be headed.
The Four Seasons in midtown Manhattan became a well-known spot for the "power lunch" during the '70s and '80s.
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Dine or Desk: Today's 'power lunch'

Jul 6, 2012
How do today's workers take lunch? Does your office encourage eating alone at your desk or going out with colleagues?

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California court rules lunch optional for workers

Apr 13, 2012
The California Supreme Court has ruled that while employers have to offer workers a lunch break, they don't have to make sure employees actually take a lunch break.

Hong Kong stock exchange fights to keep long lunch break

Jan 17, 2012
One of the world's biggest stock exchanges, Hong Kong, is also one of the few in the world that stops trading for an hour and a half long lunch break.