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No-Tipping Trend Now At More Restaurants, With Mixed Results

CORPORATE | By Sarah Skidmore Sell | Sep 3
A small but growing number of restaurants are doing away with the tipping model that's long been the norm in the United States. It's an effort to even disparate pay among restaurant staff.

And Then There Was One: Last Howard Johnson's Remains

FOOD/DRINK | By David Sharp | Aug 24
The closing of one of the last two Howard Johnson's restaurants will mark the end of its fried clam strips, ice cream and other menu staples that nourished baby boomers and leave the once-proud restaurant chain teetering on the brink of extinction.

Wine Spectator Announces 2016 Restaurant Award Winners

For this year's awards, Wine Spectator launched two entities - the official Restaurant Awards app and the newly minted - which together provide patrons the best guides to restaurants that deliver exceptional wine experiences.

Big Boy's New Look

FOOD/DRINK | By Dan Sewell | Jul 5
Menu additions; a revamped, brighter restaurant with a kids' zone, and experimentation with "brupper" are among changes underway at Frisch's Restaurants Inc. as its new leadership tries to competitively beef up the regional chain.

Trapped! Vegan Restaurants Struggle With Humane Pest Control

FOOD/DRINK | By Kelli Kennedy | Apr 27
Even the wellbeing of rats, roaches and spiders are a concern for animal activists. But they also pose ethical dilemmas for owners of vegan restaurants who need to keep those pests out of their kitchens while trying to abide by no-kill values.

Namesake of Ruby's Diner Dies at 93

Ruby Cavanaugh, the woman whose love for 1940s music and culture inspired her son to create a chain of diners in her name, has died. She was 93.

'The Chew' Host Michael Symon Opens Italian Eatery at AC's Borgata

FOOD/DRINK | By Wayne Parry | Dec 10
Celebrity chef Michael Symon, co-host of ABC's "The Chew" TV show, will open an Italian restaurant at Atlantic City's Borgata casino next fall.

Copenhagen's Noma Relocates in 2017

FOOD/DRINK | By Jan M. Olsen | Nov 11
One of Europe's most famous restaurants, Noma, is set to close at the end of next year and reopen as an eatery with its own vegetable farm on the edge of Copenhagen's edgy Christiania neighborhood.

Dumpling Drama at Mass. Restaurant

The owner of a Massachusetts dumpling restaurant has sued three people she says stole her secret family recipe and opened a nearly identical eatery.

New Orleans Restaurants: 10 Years After Hurricane Katrina

This is the first in the series of videos showcasing the improved aspects of New Orleans and how far the city has come in the past ten years since Hurricane Katrina.

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