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Jamie Oliver to Shut 6 UK Restaurants in Tough Brexit Market

Jan 6
Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is shutting six of his 42 Jamie's Italian restaurants in Britain amid tough trading conditions and a lower pound following Britain's vote to leave the European Union.

Thanks for the Calories: NYC's Carnegie Deli Says Goodbye

By MIchael Balsamo | Dec 30
After 79 years of serving up heaps of cured meat to tourists, theater patrons and workaday New Yorkers, the Carnegie Delicatessen will slice its last ridiculously oversized sandwich on Friday.

'Super Size Me' Filmmaker Brings Restaurant Concept to Columbus

Nov 16
The maker of the documentary film "Super Size Me" is preparing to test out a new fast-food restaurant concept in Columbus.

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

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

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

Jul 13
For this year's awards, Wine Spectator launched two entities - the official Restaurant Awards app and the newly minted Restaurants.WineSpectator.com - which together provide patrons the best guides to restaurants that deliver exceptional wine experiences.

Big Boy's New Look

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

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

Dec 30
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

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.

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