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Birmingham's upscale restaurants cook up high ratings on Yelp - Birmingham Business Journal (blog)

Birmingham's upscale restaurants cook up high ratings on Yelp - Birmingham Business Journal (blog) | Urban eating | Scoop.it
Birmingham's upscale restaurants cook up high ratings on Yelp Birmingham Business Journal (blog) The National Restaurant Association estimates industry sales are expected to hit a record high of $683.4 billion in 2014, representing the fifth...
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The Word On The Street At Tales Of The Cocktail

The Word On The Street At Tales Of The Cocktail | Urban eating | Scoop.it
Photographer Gabi Porter spent a week in the New Orleans heat and humidity, attending events and plenty of late-night parties at the year’s biggest (professional) party, and shooting portraits of these colorful personalities.
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Whose Restaurant Was a Bigger Fail? Flavor Flav or Stephen Spielberg?

Whose Restaurant Was a Bigger Fail? Flavor Flav or Stephen Spielberg? | Urban eating | Scoop.it
Some celebrities invest in their nobler passions, like the ill-fated JFK Jr‘s ill-fated George magazine, others just want to marry a Kennedy and make Terminator money off your hunger for Cap’n Crunch-crusted chicken fingers.
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15 Luxurious Lobster Dishes - From Overstuffed Gluttonous Burgers to Lavish Cheese Sandwiches (TOPLIST)

15 Luxurious Lobster Dishes - From Overstuffed Gluttonous Burgers to Lavish Cheese Sandwiches (TOPLIST) | Urban eating | Scoop.it
(TrendHunter.com) These luxurious lobster dishes combine fresh ocean ingredients with flavorful and familiar ingredients. While this classic seafood dish has generally been associated with fine dining and gourmet...
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Andreas Caminada Announces a Second Restaurant

Andreas Caminada Announces a Second Restaurant | Urban eating | Scoop.it
Andreas Caminada has announced plans to open a second restaurant at the end of the year. Find out more.
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Introducing: WindUp Restaurant, a Caribbean spot on College from Barque alumni

Introducing: WindUp Restaurant, a Caribbean spot on College from Barque alumni | Urban eating | Scoop.it
(Image: Caroline Aksich) Name: WindUp Restaurant Neighbourhood: University Contact: 382 College St., 647-349-6373, winduprestaurant.ca, @eatdrinkwindup Previously: Wind Up Bird Owner: Whitney Knowles and Bryan Birch (both Barque alumni) Chefs:...
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The Postmodern Tiki Movement Is Upon Us

The Postmodern Tiki Movement Is Upon Us | Urban eating | Scoop.it
At New York City bar Mother of Pearl, and around the United States in New Orleans, Chicago and Los Angeles, tiki is back.
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Deep-fried tequila shots are real, and they're spectacular

Deep-fried tequila shots are real, and they're spectacular | Urban eating | Scoop.it
Forget the lime and salt. Here's how you take the edge off tequila shots.
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More Than Margaritas: 5 New Tequila Cocktails

More Than Margaritas: 5 New Tequila Cocktails | Urban eating | Scoop.it
Tequila: It's not just for Cinco de Mayo anymore. The agave spirit is now one of the most widely used by bartenders all over town, and its uses go way beyond a typical margarita (spicy or otherwise). Check out some of the refreshing tequila cocktails being served in Los Angeles this ...
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$2 Tequila! Here Are the Best Drink Deals on National Tequila Day

$2 Tequila! Here Are the Best Drink Deals on National Tequila Day | Urban eating | Scoop.it
Uh-oh. Tequila Day 2015 is on a Friday. Could be trouble.
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Campbell's Soup Will Nix Artificial Colors and Flavors by End of 2018

The company plans to cut down on its use of high fructose corn syrup, too.
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If These Menus Could Talk: The History of L.A. Power Dining Revealed - Hollywood Reporter

If These Menus Could Talk: The History of L.A. Power Dining Revealed - Hollywood Reporter | Urban eating | Scoop.it
The first time chef Roy Choi visited the Los Angeles Public Library's 9,000-item vintage menu collection, he felt like Christopher Reeve's character in the 1980 movie Somewhere in Time, a playwright who travels back decades.
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The company behind the coffee with butter craze just raised $9 million to open up its first coffee shop

The company behind the coffee with butter craze just raised $9 million to open up its first coffee shop | Urban eating | Scoop.it
Bulletproof's coffee with butter isn't just a crazy diet fad — it's now a venture-backed business.
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America’s Longest-Operating Pizza Hut Will Close This Weekend

America’s Longest-Operating Pizza Hut Will Close This Weekend | Urban eating | Scoop.it
The owner of the 55-year-old Manhattan, Kansas, location says he can't keep up with the times.
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Zagat Releases New York City’s 30 Under 30

Zagat Releases New York City’s 30 Under 30 | Urban eating | Scoop.it
What do a mozzarella maker, a hot-sauce sommelier and assorted pastry chefs and bartenders have in common besides coming from New York City?
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People Really Want Butter In Their Coffee

People Really Want Butter In Their Coffee | Urban eating | Scoop.it
Whether or not you’re on the buttered-coffee train, it seems like Bulletproof, the company that started it all, is leaving the station and heading for bigger things.
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Processed Food: Not All Are Unhealthy, Experts Say; See List Of Healthy And Unhealthy Processed Foods

Processed Food: Not All Are Unhealthy, Experts Say; See List Of Healthy And Unhealthy Processed Foods | Urban eating | Scoop.it
Processed Foods – When people hear the word “processed food” there is immediately the notion that it is bad for the health. However, a new report claims that the term “processed” varies widely and that some processed food are actually good for us.
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Bulletproof Coffee Café Raises $9 Million to Serve Butter Coffee to the Masses

The café is set to open in Los Angeles.
Is butter coffee here to stay? One venture capital firm certainly thinks so and is willing to bet millions of dollars on it.
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10 New Restaurants To Visit In Chicago

10 New Restaurants To Visit In Chicago | Urban eating | Scoop.it
This past year has graced Chicago with a wealth of new restaurants and bars, proving that the Second City only continues to gain culinary steam. A Portuguese chicken emporium from South Africa, a l...
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Now the Times Wants You to Put Peas in Your Tequila, Too

Now the Times Wants You to Put Peas in Your Tequila, Too | Urban eating | Scoop.it
To pair with your pea guacamole, of course.
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10 Places to Sip Tequila on National Tequila Day

10 Places to Sip Tequila on National Tequila Day | Urban eating | Scoop.it
Tequila used to be associated with all that was bad with drinking: drunken frat orgies, saloon brawls, and biker bars. It was bottom shelf and only used to make margaritas or get blasted.
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Butcher Pat LaFrieda’s Secret Custom Burger Blends for Celebrity Chefs - The New Yorker

Butcher Pat LaFrieda’s Secret Custom Burger Blends for Celebrity Chefs - The New Yorker | Urban eating | Scoop.it
Guy Fieri: fifty per cent fried mac and cheese, fifty per cent still-beating heart of Pete Wells
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Japan's Luxury Fruit Collection Now Includes Banana With Two Peels

The banana is sold exclusively in Japan.
Japan loves luxury fruit — $6 bananas, square watermelon, $8,200 bunch of grapes — but a new banana takes the concept to a new level.
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Shitty Beer Is the Best Beer, and Miller High Life Is Best of All

Shitty Beer Is the Best Beer, and Miller High Life Is Best of All | Urban eating | Scoop.it
It’s the end of the day and I’m craving a brewskie. IPA? More like I.P.-NO WAY. Brooklyn Lager? Throw it in the garbage bag-ger. That’s right, baby. Mama wants to live the High Life.
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