RESTAURANTS: Best Restaurant Meals Of 2009

Where did some of the nation’s top chefs and restaurateurs have their best meals of 2009? Participants in a survey conducted by Opinionated About included Dan Barber (Blue Hill, New York), “No Reservations” host Anthony Bourdain, Sean Brock (McCrady’s Charleston, SC), Michael Carlson (Schwa, Chicago), David Chang (Momofuku, New York), Daniel Humm (Eleven Madison Park,…
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NEWS: Emeril Joins The Gourmet Burger Lineup

  Emeril Lagasse is about to debut a gourmet burger restaurant named Burgers And More, or … BAM! The restaurant, set to open November 22nd in the Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, will specialize in burgers made from a blend of prime and grass-fed beef. Burgers And More will also have an ample nonbeef…
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DISCOUNT: Cheesecake Factory’s Cheesecake Half Price On 7/30

The Cheesecake Factory invites you to celebrate National Cheesecake Day, July 30th. Dine in at any Cheesecake Factory and enjoy a slice of your favorite flavor of cheesecake for half price. There are 30 flavors to choose from, including low-carb options. July 30th is also the debut of the newest cheesecake flavor, Stefanie’s Ultimate Red…
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NEWS: McDonald’s Rolls Out Premium Burger

McDonald’s has rolled out the Angus Third Pounder as its contender in the premium burger war. The new line of three burgers have been in test market in several cities for two years (reported way back when by THE NIBBLE) and are meant to compete with the Original Six Dollar Burger offered by Carl’s Jr.…
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RESTAURANTS: Philadelphia’s City Tavern, Choice Of The Founding Fathers

What did our Founding Fathers eat to celebrate July 4, 1776? Philadelphia’s City Tavern was “the” place where the signers of the Declaration of Independence would gather to dine. The tavern was constructed in 1773 and became the unofficial meeting place for the First Continental Congress, beginning in late summer 1774; they also celebrated the…
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