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Waffle House gets in the mood for Valentine's Day

Feb 14, 2012
Waffle House and other decidedly downscale eateries are wooing customers with Valentine's Day dinner.

U.K. restaurants get stingy with straws

Feb 3, 2012
Bars and restaurants in London are no longer handing out straws with their drinks, waiting until customers request them.

Restaurant traffic could grow slightly in 2012

Jan 3, 2012
The year 2011 was not a good one for the restaurant industry. Experts predict only a slightly better 2012.

San Francisco minimum wage is first to top $10

Dec 28, 2011
One industry -- restaurants -- feels the city's minimum wage policy especially hard.

Department store restaurants on the rise

Dec 15, 2011
From cafes to high-priced dining, it’s all the about the full shopping experience.
From cafes to high-priced dining, it’s all the about the full shopping experience. Department store restaurants are back in fashion.
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Reservations required, cell phones banned

Aug 16, 2011
Rogue24, a high-end DC eatery, is requiring patrons to sign a no-cell-phone contract when they make reservations. I guess those fancy pictures of...

The S. Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurants

Apr 19, 2011
Many restaurants boast having the greatest "something" in the world -- coffee, pie, meatloaf. But only 50 restaurants are lucky enough to make S....

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