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Citywide Styrofoam-Container Ban Expected to Pass

Citywide Styrofoam-Container Ban Expected to Pass | Urban eating | Scoop.it
I will remember you. Start hoarding those clamshells and supersize cups — if you're into that kind of thing — because the ban on polystyrene containers is all but guaranteed to pass, Crain's reports, despite a last-ditch effort on the part of the...
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Are the Salad Days Over for Single-Item Restaurants Like Crumbs? - Adweek

Are the Salad Days Over for Single-Item Restaurants Like Crumbs? - Adweek | Urban eating | Scoop.it
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Are the Salad Days Over for Single-Item Restaurants Like Crumbs?
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Yesterday, the remaining assets of the once-proud restaurant chain called Crumbs went into a bankruptcy auction.
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Grab Me A Fresh-Brewed Artisanal Coffee—From The Vending Machine? - Fast Company

Grab Me A Fresh-Brewed Artisanal Coffee—From The Vending Machine? - Fast Company | Urban eating | Scoop.it
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Grab Me A Fresh-Brewed Artisanal Coffee—From The Vending Machine?
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Coffee Replacing Crumbs Cupcakes in Chelsea - Commercial Observer

Coffee Replacing Crumbs Cupcakes in Chelsea - Commercial Observer | Urban eating | Scoop.it
Commercial Observer Coffee Replacing Crumbs Cupcakes in Chelsea Commercial Observer A new coffee shop serving Italian-style coffee and in-house, hand-made baked goods, is building out the 950-square-foot space where Crumbs Bake Shop used to be in...
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Kick off The Taste with LA's hottest chefs opening night - Los Angeles Times

Kick off The Taste with LA's hottest chefs opening night - Los Angeles Times | Urban eating | Scoop.it
Kick off The Taste with LA's hottest chefs opening night
Los Angeles Times
This year, the Los Angeles Times' annual food and wine festival The Taste kicks off Friday, Aug. 29, with a full night of festivities.
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No. 7’s Birthday Party; the Cleveland’s New Large-Format Options

No. 7’s Birthday Party; the Cleveland’s New Large-Format Options | Urban eating | Scoop.it
• To celebrate its sixth birthday, No. 7 is bringing on Fung Tu's Jonathan Wu and Brooks Headley for a three-course, $50 family-style supper on Friday, September 5 at 9:30 p.m. Email katherine@no7sub.com for reservations.
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Chefs start to see real cost savings from kitchen gardens - Washington Business Journal (blog)

Chefs start to see real cost savings from kitchen gardens - Washington Business Journal (blog) | Urban eating | Scoop.it
Chefs start to see real cost savings from kitchen gardens
Washington Business Journal (blog)
They say money doesn't grow on trees, but some chefs around D.C. are finding some of it growing on tomato plants.
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Yours Truly on Ossington is closing

Yours Truly on Ossington is closing | Urban eating | Scoop.it
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The restaurant will serve its final meals on September 30, according to an emailed statement from the owners.
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Toronto liquor-license limbo finally ending

Toronto liquor-license limbo finally ending | Urban eating | Scoop.it
(Image: Yves Freypons) Yesterday, the city’s licensing and standards committee voted to quash a rule requiring prospective liquor licensees to bolster their applications with letters of support from their area MPPs—who, as it turned out, weren’t...
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Why are you eating that? (and other questions that came up inside the CNE food pavilion)

Why are you eating that? (and other questions that came up inside the CNE food pavilion) | Urban eating | Scoop.it
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Snacking at the CNE requires a sense of adventure and a stomach of steel.
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Food sanctions hit Russian shoppers' pockets - BBC News

Food sanctions hit Russian shoppers' pockets - BBC News | Urban eating | Scoop.it
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Food sanctions hit Russian shoppers' pockets
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Russia's embargo on imported Western food is hitting its own people, as food prices in Moscow shops have jumped by up to 6% in just a week.
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Chinese drinks firm accused of adding VIAGRA to its spirits after customers ... - Daily Mail

Chinese drinks firm accused of adding VIAGRA to its spirits after customers ... - Daily Mail | Urban eating | Scoop.it
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Chinese drinks firm accused of adding VIAGRA to its spirits after customers ...
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Chinese police have arrested a businessman who is alleged to have added the active ingredient from anti-impotence drug Viagra to bottles of alcohol.
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Decoding wine: How to read a label like a pro - CNBC

Decoding wine: How to read a label like a pro - CNBC | Urban eating | Scoop.it
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Decoding wine: How to read a label like a pro
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Decoding a wine label like a pro.
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Food on Film: Chef Returns to Theaters Nationwide August 29

Food on Film: Chef Returns to Theaters Nationwide August 29 | Urban eating | Scoop.it
[Screenshot: Open Road Films]
Director/actor/producer Jon Favreau is bringing his hit film Chef back to theaters this month. Per a press release, Open Road Films will re-release the film nationwide on August 29.
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Starbucks Coffee Trucks Will Follow Zonked College Students Around Campus - Businessweek

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College-age students love coffee.
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McDonald's to sell packaged McCafe coffee in grocery stores - Los Angeles Times

McDonald's to sell packaged McCafe coffee in grocery stores - Los Angeles Times | Urban eating | Scoop.it
McDonald's to sell packaged McCafe coffee in grocery stores
Los Angeles Times
McDonald's is putting its packaged McCafe coffee in grocery stores next year.
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LoCo Joe Coffee and Vigilante Coffee Company are worth the trip - Washington Post

LoCo Joe Coffee and Vigilante Coffee Company are worth the trip - Washington Post | Urban eating | Scoop.it
LoCo Joe Coffee and Vigilante Coffee Company are worth the trip
Washington Post
The best time to visit this new-ish coffee shop is on Saturday mornings when it hosts the Purcellville Community Market.
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Grand Central Market one of Bon Appetit's 10 best new restaurants in U.S.

Grand Central Market one of Bon Appetit's 10 best new restaurants in U.S. | Urban eating | Scoop.it
Last year it was the experimental restaurant Alma that was honored by Bon Appetit as the best new restaurant in America.
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Sad Cupcakes: Melita Bakery, which supplied the now-shuttered...

Sad Cupcakes: Melita Bakery, which supplied the now-shuttered... | Urban eating | Scoop.it
Melita Bakery, which supplied the now-shuttered Crumbs cupcake stores, has laid off 75 of its bakers. Before the cupcake chain filed for bankruptcy, Melita had a standing order for 225,000 cupcakes per week.
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Once again, the Economist declares Toronto “livable”

Once again, the Economist declares Toronto “livable” | Urban eating | Scoop.it
Although calling a city “livable” is sort of like calling a plate of food “edible,” everyone is really excited that the Economist’s Intelligence Unit has once again named Toronto one of the world’s most livable cities.
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A new Parkdale brewpub is on its way

A new Parkdale brewpub is on its way | Urban eating | Scoop.it
(Image: Duggan’s Brewery/Twitter)
Soon every Toronto neighbourhood will have a resto-retail-brewery complex to call its own.
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Introducing: Mamakas, a homey Greek taverna on the Ossington strip

Introducing: Mamakas, a homey Greek taverna on the Ossington strip | Urban eating | Scoop.it
Click to view gallery (Image: Jackie Pal) Name: Mamakas Contact Info: 80 Ossington Ave., mamakas.ca, @mamakasTO Previously: Fancy design shop Ministry of Interior Neighbourhood: Ossington Owner: Thanos Tripi Chef: Former Trinity Taverna chefs Seb...
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Now You Can Time Travel to a Doctor Who Restaurant in New York

Now You Can Time Travel to a Doctor Who Restaurant in New York | Urban eating | Scoop.it
The British television program Doctor Who used to be something of a niche affair, attracting science fiction enthusiasts only. In recent years, however, it has turned into a global pop culture phenomenon.
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Food trucks: A local guide - Cincinnati.com

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Food trucks: A local guide
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There are at least twice as many food trucks in the Greater Cincinnati streets as there were last summer. Food "truck" is not exactly accurate when it comes to describing these mobile food vendors.
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Restaurants Are Starting to Serve Up the Bill Before the Meal

Restaurants Are Starting to Serve Up the Bill Before the Meal | Urban eating | Scoop.it
No-shows and last-minute cancellations have plagued fine-dining restaurants for as long as there have been reservations. For years, restaurateurs just ate the losses.
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The Critics: Esquire's John Mariani raises his eyebrows...

The Critics: Esquire's John Mariani raises his eyebrows... | Urban eating | Scoop.it
Esquire's John Mariani raises his eyebrows at Bon Appétit magazine's new best restaurant list.
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