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'Kitchen Nightmares' Restaurant to Close Its Doors

FOOD/DRINK | Jul 13
The owners of a Phoenix-area restaurant who became notorious after yelling at unsatisfied customers and pocketing employees' tips during a volatile appearance on Fox reality show "Kitchen Nightmares" will soon close its doors.

"Mamma Mia!" The Restaurant?

FOOD/DRINK | By Karl Ritter | Apr 16
"Mamma Mia!" may be in its final year on Broadway, but the ABBA musical is getting a rebirth of sorts - this time in a restaurant setting.

No-Tip Restaurant Offers Food for Thought

FOOD/DRINK | By Kathy Matheson | Jan 23
Customers to Girard Brasserie and Bruncherie might be in for a surprise when they read the note attached to their bills: "Tipping is not necessary." Staff at the French-inspired restaurant earn about $13 an hour, and they get sick time, vacation days and

Gordon Ramsay Loses Battle Over $1M Rent on London Pub

FOOD/DRINK | By Jill Lawless | Jan 21
Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is facing a real-life kitchen nightmare after a British judge on Tuesday ruled him personally liable for the 640,000-pound ($1 million) annual rent on a London gastropub.

Go for the Food: Tapas at Jaleo

FOOD/DRINK | By Beth J. Harpaz | Dec 28
Celebrity chef Jose Andres offers innovative and flavor-packed tapas.

Red Lobster Goes Back Into Its Shell

FOOD/DRINK | By Matthew Wexler | Nov 5
It turns out people go to Red Lobster for the seafood. The struggling chain announced another revamped menu that removes dishes including Spicy Tortilla Soup and a Wood-Grilled Pork Chop, while tacking on more dishes featuring lobster.

Chef-Hopping: A Marathon Meal in New York City

FOOD/DRINK | By J.M. Hirsch | Oct 30
So you've landed in a foodie destination - what better way to make the most of your time than by restaurant hopping among your favorite chefs' restaurants?

Can Bad Yelp Reviews Boost Business?

FOOD/DRINK | By Paul Elias | Oct 13
First the chefs of a small Italian restaurant got mad at online review site Yelp. Instead of trying to get better reviews, they decided to take a different approach: get terrible ones.

Olive Garden's Unlimited Pasta Pass

FOOD/DRINK | By Candice Choi | Oct 10
The "Never Ending Pasta Pass" card from Olive Garden not only promised weeks of unlimited pasta, but a look into why the chain is fighting to hold onto customers.

Chicago: Sleep, Eat & Drink Art

FOOD/DRINK | By Matthew Wexler | Sep 30
Chicago's 227 square miles may seem daunting, but when you start to explore the unique neighborhoods block by block, you'll discover that "nice" should never be underestimated.

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