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"Mamma Mia!" The Restaurant?

FOOD/DRINK | By Karl Ritter | Apr 16
"Mamma Mia!" may be in its final year on Broadway, but the ABBA musical is getting a rebirth of sorts - this time in a restaurant setting.

No-Tip Restaurant Offers Food for Thought

FOOD/DRINK | By Kathy Matheson | Jan 23
Customers to Girard Brasserie and Bruncherie might be in for a surprise when they read the note attached to their bills: "Tipping is not necessary." Staff at the French-inspired restaurant earn about $13 an hour, and they get sick time, vacation days and

Gordon Ramsay Loses Battle Over $1M Rent on London Pub

FOOD/DRINK | By Jill Lawless | Jan 21
Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is facing a real-life kitchen nightmare after a British judge on Tuesday ruled him personally liable for the 640,000-pound ($1 million) annual rent on a London gastropub.

Go for the Food: Tapas at Jaleo

FOOD/DRINK | By Beth J. Harpaz | Dec 28
Celebrity chef Jose Andres offers innovative and flavor-packed tapas.

Red Lobster Goes Back Into Its Shell

FOOD/DRINK | By Matthew Wexler | Nov 5
It turns out people go to Red Lobster for the seafood. The struggling chain announced another revamped menu that removes dishes including Spicy Tortilla Soup and a Wood-Grilled Pork Chop, while tacking on more dishes featuring lobster.

Chef-Hopping: A Marathon Meal in New York City

FOOD/DRINK | By J.M. Hirsch | Oct 30
So you've landed in a foodie destination - what better way to make the most of your time than by restaurant hopping among your favorite chefs' restaurants?

Can Bad Yelp Reviews Boost Business?

FOOD/DRINK | By Paul Elias | Oct 13
First the chefs of a small Italian restaurant got mad at online review site Yelp. Instead of trying to get better reviews, they decided to take a different approach: get terrible ones.

Olive Garden's Unlimited Pasta Pass

FOOD/DRINK | By Candice Choi | Oct 10
The "Never Ending Pasta Pass" card from Olive Garden not only promised weeks of unlimited pasta, but a look into why the chain is fighting to hold onto customers.

Chicago: Sleep, Eat & Drink Art

FOOD/DRINK | By Matthew Wexler | Sep 30
Chicago's 227 square miles may seem daunting, but when you start to explore the unique neighborhoods block by block, you'll discover that "nice" should never be underestimated.

Olive Garden Investor Says Back Off the Breadsticks

FOOD/DRINK | By Candice Choi | Sep 13
In a nearly 300-page treatise on what's wrong with Olive Garden and its management, investor Starboard Value suggests the Italian restaurant chain is being reckless with its unlimited breadsticks.

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