Treating myself to a two pound salad at Whole Foods once a month is now a long lost legend of the Gods. I truly do and always have found comfort in home cooked meals, but there's something... risky, I miss about a sneeze guard buffet.
When you are in the hospitality business, everything that your guests’ wishes become your command! Say, the warmer months are here, and your customers may enjoy the idea of basking in the beautiful view of the city while enjoying their meal in a nice terrace or garden or deck set-up. So, isn’t this idea enough to motivate you to start designing the outdoor section of your restaurant and create a brand new curb appeal?
Not every café is the same. On Chester-le-Street High Street, REfUSE has established itself as a hub in this County Durham market town. The café has a special ethos – combating food waste by rescuing ingredients rejected by retail and creating a vibrant community space in the town centre. That usually makes it a bustling hub, with live music and open mic nights adding to a winning recipe, and all on a ‘pay-as-you-feel’ basis.
I have seen the Riverwalk café grow from one little room tucked away in the corner of Railroad Square, to a nightlife scene that isn't an all too TO BE seen in little New Hampshire. The scene that I am talking about is a café by day, to restaurant and music bar by night… At least Wednesday through Sunday. This is a place where artists dwell, giving them a brief escape from the hum drums of their city, and giving them the sense of San Francisco in the summertime… Or a backdrop that looks like it could be the set of an HBO'S Girls episode. (Rest in Peace)
Having your parents buy you a Happy Meal at McDonald’s was easily one of the best things when you were a kid. Being able to open that box and see what toy was inside was just like Christmas morning. Happy Meals have existed at the iconic fast food joint since 1979 and have been making kids happy ever since. The Happy Meal toys are sometimes a collaboration with another industry (movie based toys for example), or sometimes just an original McDonald’s creation. The selection of toys is always changing and some are a hit among kids while others are well, not so great. Here are the top 10 saddest McDonald’s Happy Meal toys ever sold.
As Noma, Copenhagen’s world class locavore restaurant opens its doors this month for a casual outdoor picnic- experience, founder and executive chef Rene Redzepi has replaced his signature sea urchins in slivers of hazelnut and lobster and nasturtium with soft custard of egg yolk in a nest of potatoes with essence of rose petals with a $15 burger. But as former New York Times journalist and Redzepi disciple Jeff Gordinier tells me in my Cooking the Books podcast, he will bring a realm of flavour most of us have never tasted.
Churrascarias are one of the best places in the world except if you are a vegetarian. Even so, there is usually a nice salad bar to enjoy but that is not the main reason why you come to a churrascaria. The beauty of a churrascaria does not just lie in the meats available and how they are grilled to a tender and juicy conclusion, but it is also the fact that you can eat these meats to your heart’s content. As much as you want, you can choose how full you can get and how much you want.
There is not a single human being on the earth, who doesn't like to eat pizza, especially if we talk about Gen-Z, then they all have grown up with eating pizza. The word itself is yummy and tempting.
Milk + T is anything but your ordinary boba shop. From giving back to the community with free lunches to their innovative style of DIY Boba Lockdown Kits they are challenging how we enjoy a notable treat with Covid-19.
The Broken Crust is a small pizzeria, deli and cafe located in "The Quiet Corner" of Putnam, Connecticut, a rural town where community always supports each other. The owners spent many months (and their life savings!) gutting out an old donut shop and totally renovating the inside. It boasts of rich brick facades, a brand-new kitchen, new walls, new countertops, and a gorgeous coffee station and tables made by one owner with handcrafted wood. They adorned this quaint little place with beautiful pendant lights and chalkboard menus. With a great view of the famous Cargill Waterfall, it was a dream come true for the Cozza and Martin families. They worked hard building the menu, testing every single item on it during Sunday football games, choosing the perfect wines and beers, and they just knew it would be a great place. They spent months hiring the most cheerful staff and best cooks.