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2 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Pizza Hut testing 'skinny slice'

Pizza Hut is testing out a lighter pizza in two U.S. markets as it seeks to freshen up its menu and regain its footing against competitors. The tests of the "Skinny Slice" pies began this week at several dozen restaurants in Toledo, Ohio, and West Palm Beach, Florida.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Pizza, Dining, Baked Goods, Dessert, Pies, West Palm Beach, FL

4 hrs ago | The Wave

Little Sparrow goes French as it lands on Bravo food show

Little Sparrow in Santa Ana, named the best new restaurant of 2013 by Register food critic Brad A. Johnson, is putting its regular California bistro menu on hiatus while it has "a little fun" playing with authentic French dishes. Owner Bruce Marsh says his team was inspired to go all French after a recent whirlwind eating tour of New York.


Related Topix: Life, Dining, Santa Ana, CA

7 hrs ago |

Updates continue on Lima

As I wrote in a March column, LongHorn Steakhouse is opening a restaurant at 5050 Value Drive in front of Costco. Construction has been moving along this summer, and the building looks nearly complete.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Fort Wayne, IN, Allen County, IN, Pizza

10 hrs ago | The Day

Saybrook Point Inn celebrates 25 years of delicious dishes

In celebration of its 25th anniversary, the Saybrook Point Inn & Spa has just published a cookbook titled "25 Years on the Point." The book includes recipes for some of the most popular dishes served at the inn's Fresh Salt restaurant, many of which are classic Italian-American dishes handed down through generations of the Tagliatela family - which owns the inn - and reinvented by Leslie Tripp, the restaurant's chef.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Recipes, Old Saybrook, CT

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Burgers and bottomless fries are Red Robin favorites

Hours: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Interiors in chain restaurants often look similarly bland, full of what I call birds-boats-and-barns Americana.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Hamburger, Entertainment

Chico Enterprise-Record

Starving Student: Food truck worth wandering to find

A serving of the Palooka Nacho Pie from the Wander Food Truck during the annual Taste of Chico in downtown Chico on Sunday. I want to explain to you, and in the process perhaps to myself, why I find the offerings of the Wander Food Truck so fascinating.


Related Topix: Chico, CA

The New Zealand Herald

Hot and spicy boost for Restaurant Brands

Restaurant Brands New Zealand, the nation's largest fast-food operator, increased second quarter revenue 5.8 percent as it benefited from increased sales at its largest KFC fried chicken chain and ramped up expansion at its newest Carl's Jr burger chain. Sales rose to $108 million in the 16 weeks ended Sept.


Related Topix: Life, Dining, Fast Food

Capitol Hill Times

FOOD at Cortona Cafe is the must-try restaurant of the fall

I'm admittedly hesitant about liking the pop-up trend in Seattle because it can seem exclusive and a lot of work to track down. I also thought the simple and trendy name, FOOD, might mean I'd be entering a really pretentious environment, where the food is fussy and overpriced.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Seattle, WA

USA Today

10Best: Iconic Southern restaurants

Truly a destination restaurant, the Loveless Cafe sits on the far edge of town, a 30 minute drive from Downtown Nashville. Next to the spacious restaurant sits a proper country store, where visitors can select from a wide range of cheeky memorabilia and foodstuffs.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Nashville, TN, Meat, Chicken, Vegetables

Rugby Advertiser

What's on the menu at the Rugby Food & Drink Festival

A delicious mix of appetising ingredients including a Farmers Market, a two day food fayre, cooking demonstrations, a real ale trail, Kid's Kitchen, special food events and children's entertainment comes to Rugby next week. The Food & Drink Festival runs from Thursday September 25 to Sunday September 28. Up first on the menu is the Farmers Market on Thursday September 25 in Market Place.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Bar-B-Q


7 things you can only get in Indianapolis

For some reason, sports in Indianapolis get all the attention. But instead of focusing on the Indy 500 or the Colts, we should start paying attention to the Midwestern capital city's food scene.


Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Life, Food, Dining, Beer, Drink

Mon Sep 15, 2014

WTVR Richmond

Taco Bell owner opens Asian fast food joint

Yum Brands, the owner of Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut, is testing a new restaurant called the Banh Shop. The first location opened on Friday in Dallas, and a second is scheduled to open later this month at the Dallas/Fort Worth airport.


Related Topix: Life, Dining, Fast Food, Huntington Beach, CA

WNYC-AM New York

'Language Of Food' Reveals Mysteries Of Menu Words And Ketchup

The words we use for everyday foods contain clues to their origins and hint at their ancient travels across the globe as they merge, fuse and sometimes take on different forms altogether. Stanford University linguist Dan Jurafsky unpacked some of the history Friday with All Things Considered's Robert Siegel and in his book, The Language of Food .


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Stanford University, Seafood, Recipes


We Went And Experienced Olive Garden Firsthand - And It's Clear The Brand Needs Help

Olive Garden's business is under scrutiny after a hedge fund published a 294-page takedown of the brand that criticized its breadsticks strategy, inauthentic menu, and "barely edible" food. 12:21 p.m. We arrive at the restaurant, which is mostly empty.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Dining


Menu Porn: Water & Wall Will Get a New Lunch Pop-Up Next Month

Water & Wall clearly had a successful run with its Chinese pop-up lunch menu it launched in August. They extended the menu through September, and the restaurant also announced today it will hold a different pop-up in October , this one with a Chesapeake Watershed theme.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining

Chuys Mexican Food Restaurant Opens Tuesday on Lee Highway

Love Mexican food? Then you'll love Chuy's , serving up tacos, burritos and margaritas beginning Tuesday for lunch and dinner at 11219 Lee Highway near the Wal-Mart store. The chain got its start in 1982 in Austin.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Mexican Cuisine, Texas

USA Today

Photo tour: The stunning SLS Las Vegas

The SLS Las Vegas is the third U.S. incarnation of the luxury hotel chain from sbe, following Beverly Hills and South Beach locations. Starck calls the SLS Vegas a "Christmas gift."


Related Topix: Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games, us Travel, Travel, Life, Food, Meat, California

Hemel Online

Foie gras off the menu: Country pub stops serving controversial dish after animal rights campaign

The controversial dish will be served at The Bricklayers Arms in Flaunden for a few more weeks until its winter menu comes out. He said that whether his pub serves the dish or not should be determined by the laws of supply and demand, not 'blackmail' by Hertfordshire Animal Rights.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Foie Gras

City Pages

Sassy Spoon Food Truck to Transition into Nokomis Brick-and-Mortar

For health-conscious lovers of full-flavored foods, what could be better than a restaurant run by a registered dietician -- especially one who emphasizes the nutritional wonders of lard? Three years ago, Tamara Brown decided to educate the public about nutrition, not through individual office consultations, but with her Sassy Spoon food truck. She's done so well that this winter, she'll be ditching the truck for a brick-and-mortar restaurant in the Nokomis neighborhood.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Dining

The Kingman Daily Miner

Deli joining SHR fast food cluster

The cluster of fast-food restaurants along Stockton Hill Road will grow with the opening of Jimmy John's delicatessen in December, the franchise owners said Friday. It will be the second Jimmy John's location in Mohave County, said Alison Wofford, who opened the first one in Lake Havasu City in April with her husband, Paul.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Fast Food, Mohave County, AZ, Lake Havasu City, AZ, Kingman, AZ