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UnReal Actor Genry White and Chef Bruce Kalman

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 08.24.2016 | Entertainment
Elysabeth Alfano

I often bring together celebs who don't know each other; but, it is rare that they get on as well as young actor, Gentry White, (Lifetime's UnReal and AMC's Turn: Washington's Spies) and James Beard nominated Chef Bruce Kalman of Union in Pasadena and Knead Pasta Co. in L.A.'s Grand Central Market.

Right Next Door: Kelly Kelleher, Farm-to-Table Restaurateur

Ian Spanier | Posted 07.13.2016 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

For Kelly Kelleher, deciding to organize a "farm network" was simply a way to support local farmers and ensure that her town of Point Lookout, in Long Island's Nassau County, would have access to plenty of fresh food.

Why You Should Never Ask For Salad Dressing On The Side

PureWow | Posted 07.11.2016 | Taste

They roll your eyes when you order the chicken. They hang their head when you ask for dressing on the side. Self-proclaimed foodies might be an insuff...

Bon Jovi Surprises Fan Who Has Cancer, Proving Rock Star Status

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 06.27.2016 | Good News

Jon Bon Jovi helped a fan who has cancer realize a lifetime dream when he joined her for a surprise meal at his restaurant. Carol Cesario, who has sta...

8 Fancy Restaurants And Other Establishments That Used To Be Raunchy Sex Clubs

Papermag | James Nichols | Posted 06.05.2016 | Queer Voices

"Beware of the cream sauce!" is my familiar cry when it comes to NYC's fancier restaurants. After all, a whole bunch of these chi-chi eateries happen ...

Thanks to the New IKEA Restaurant in Paris, We'll Soon Be Able to Eat Chest of Drawers and Bookshelves.

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 05.15.2016 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Yes, the giant IKEA is opening a restaurant of the pop-up kind, but rest assure that real food will be served, and you won't even have to put it together yourself!

How Passion Can Make You Happy and Effective in Your Business

Jamil Bouchareb | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business
Jamil Bouchareb

Following your passion, no matter what it may be, can make you both more successful and happier all-around. The more excited you are about your job will also reflect in your effectiveness.

Secrets Only Restaurant Servers Know

Thrillist | Posted 04.01.2016 | Taste

By: Dan Gentile Credit: Jason Hoffman/Thrillist A great restaurant is like a finely tuned machine: customers don't notice the gears until they brea...

Restaurants to Watch: Part 2 (KYU and Grato)

Rozanne Gold | Posted 03.29.2016 | Taste
Rozanne Gold

Chef Conley has two other places in tonier Palm Beach: Buccan with its intensely flavored American small plates and equally noisy, and Imoto, right next door, serving pan-Asian small plates -- suggesting that Chef Conley has a curiously restless palate.

My Surreal Experience Eating In A North Korean Restaurant

Kyle Le | Posted 03.21.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Kyle Le

Outside of North Korea, it's next to impossible to try a sampling of Pyongyang's culinary classics, unless you're in Vietnam of course. Vietnam has everything these days. With all the political issues surrounding North Korea, nobody really talks about their cuisine. But the question remains, is it good? I went to find out.

Teen Lands Restaurant Job After Catching Robber During Interview

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.21.2016 | Good News

A New Orleans teen landed a new job after he helped stop a robbery during his interview. Last Saturday afternoon, Devin Washington was interviewing fo...

Restaurant Reacts Perfectly To Diners Who Were Rude To Employee With Autism

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 03.07.2016 | Good News

When customers disrespected an employee with autism, restaurant owners clapped back in the best way. Andy Foster, a 45-year-old who has autism, works...

Hilarious Video Nails What It's Like To Go To A Restaurant With A Toddler

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 02.16.2016 | Parents

Toddlers manage to complicate the most ordinary activities ... like going to a restaurant. In his latest "New Father Chronicles" video, dad La Guardia...

This Cafe In Queens Is Every Dog and Coffee Lover's Dream

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 02.09.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

A chocolate Chihuahua, leading a leash-holding woman, prances into Chateau le Woof. Rocky, for that is his name, is a regular. He's coming to meet his girlfriend, Lola, who's sitting pretty in a sweet sweater on the sofa.

Applebee's Waiter Turns Over $32,000 In Cash Left Inside Restaurant

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 12.21.2015 | Good News

LOS ANGELES, Dec 18 (Reuters) - An Applebee's waiter in central California turned over $32,000 in cash that a family forgot at a table, an amount that...

Are Menu Prices Too Far Ahead of Inflation?

BurgerBusiness | Posted 12.16.2015 | Business

Supermarket prices for key items such as ground beef and cheese are down--both declining by 3.3% over the past year--while restaurant prices for cheeseburgers may be up. Consumers can't help but notice.

Restaurant In Smog-Choked China Charges People For Clean Air

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.14.2015 | Weird News

Clean air comes at a price in smog-filled China. A restaurant in Zhangjiagang city, Jiangsu province, had been charging diners extra to cover the cost...

Father And Son Cooks Accused Of Stealing $40,000 Chicken Wings

Associated Press | Lee Moran | Posted 12.08.2015 | Crime

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a father and son stole more than $40,000 worth of chicken wings from a New York restaurant where they worked a...

Why I Can Never Order From Chipotle Again

Quiet Revolution | Alice Bradley | Posted 11.18.2015 | Healthy Living

This article first appeared on I am terrified of failing the Chipotle guy. Or any person in the service industry. I want to please them a...

BIG STINK Over Toilet Themed Cafe

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 11.11.2015 | Weird News

Bet you never thought you'd ever eat something out of a toilet bowl, let alone want to. But this "Crazy Toilet" cafe in Russia will flush away your do...

Astoria Characters: The Guys Who Grow Glass Gardens

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 10.27.2015 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Onesis Castillo arrives carefully carrying a cactus, and Gilberto Gonzalez holds open the plate-glass door of Crystal Gardens to let him in.

Austin's Most Innovative Executive Chefs

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 10.23.2015 | Taste
Deborah Stachelski

Not only is it a place of abundant creativity, but the Austinite culture itself encourages and embraces innovation, challenging chefs to stay ahead of the curve by putting out dishes that feature ingredients in a new way.

Retail Chatter #10

June Haynes | Posted 10.21.2015 | Business
June Haynes

The common thread for a retailer, hotelier or restaurant is great service and experience; therefore, in the Caribbean, the challenge is keeping the core values consistent with its international counterparts.

The Art Of Dining Solo

Linda DeMers Hummel | Posted 10.21.2015 | Fifty
Linda DeMers Hummel

It's silly, and I know it. But I equate eating alone in a restaurant with being dateless for the prom, passed over for the job, or walking out of the ladies' room with toilet paper coming out of your panty hose.

David Baldacci's Never-Ending Love of Writing

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 10.15.2015 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

David Baldacci has to be one of the most prolific writers writing today. He published his first novel, Absolute Power, in 1996. A major motion pictu...