Lahiri hopes for food-inspired boost at Australian Open

Sports 11/15/18, 00:33

Anirban Lahiri says an Indian restaurant in Sydney will help him overcome jet lag as he bids to get his first Australian Open back on track after an opening 1-over 73.Lahiri was six shots behind first-round leader Byeong Hun An at The Lakes on Thursday.Lahiri was one of several players ...

Chick-fil-A partners with DoorDash for home delivery

U.S. 11/14/18, 08:06

Chick-fil-A customers no longer have to go get their chicken because the chicken will come to them.The company is partnering with DoorDash to offer home delivery from more than 1,100 of its restaurants nationwide. Participating restaurants will deliver everything on the menu to customers within a 10-minute radius.In a statement, ...

With Uber Eats’ fast growth comes potential for profit

Business 11/11/18, 08:11

In three years, the Uber Eats restaurant food delivery service has grown from an experiment to serving much of the U.S. and major cities worldwide.By year's end, the ride-hailing company says it will cover 70 percent of the U.S. population and be in 243 metro areas, mainly by expanding into ...

New England pizza, sandwich chain closes dozens of locations

U.S. 11/05/18, 16:04

The company that owns Papa Gino's pizza parlor and D'Angelo sandwich shop chains announced Monday it has closed about 95 locations throughout New England, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and reached an agreement to sell the business.PGHC Holdings Inc.'s announcement came a day after many employees showed up for ...

New Technology Part Of Remodel At Pittston Twp. McDonald’s

Tech 10/31/18, 00:01

PITTSTON TWP. — McDonald’s on Route 315 in Pittston Twp. is the latest restaurant in the fast food chain to be remodeled and to add new technology like digital self-order kiosks. The two new kiosks allow customers to browse the menu and tailor their meal the way they want. As ...

After Barstool bashing, Goodfellas supporters turned out

Sports 10/20/18, 13:16

A harsh review of a Lexington pizza slice went viral last Monday night as thousands of Barstool Sports fans took to Yelp to trash the popular restaurant online.Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy posted a video to Twitter giving Goodfellas Pizzeria in the Distillery District a "0.0" rating after he said ...

New Texas Inn owner keeping with traditions

Texas 10/13/18, 11:02

A local Lynchburg landmark is under new ownership. The Texas Inn, better known as the T-Room, now is owned by Lynchburg native Dave Saunders. Although the 83-year-old business has seen numerous owners over the decades, Saunders plans to remain true to founder I.N. Bullington, a former circus advance man, and his ...

New Tokyo fish market starts traditionally with tuna auction

World 10/10/18, 17:37

Tokyo's famous fish market reopened Thursday at a new location but retained its most famous tradition: the tuna auction.The customary clanging of bells opened the auction for raw and frozen tuna, which crammed the huge warehouse wall-to-wall, at the waterfront Toyosu facility. The rhythmical shouts of the auctioneers and the ...

Actor Richard Gere, new wife eat at diner in his NY hometown

New York 09/24/18, 10:18

Patrons and employees of a diner in the upstate New York village where actor Richard Gere grew up got a surprise over the weekend when he stopped by the restaurant with his new wife and father.The Post-Standard reports the star of "Pretty Woman" and more than 50 other films ate ...

California makes people ask for straws, sodas with kid meals

California 09/20/18, 19:28

If you want a straw with your drink or a soda with your child's meal at a California restaurant, you'll need to ask for them starting next year.A law signed Thursday by Gov. Jerry Brown makes California the first state to bar full-service restaurants from automatically giving out single-use plastic ...

Mexican president elect introduces civilian head of security

World 09/16/18, 22:35

TEPIC, Mexico (AP) — Mexico's president-elect kicked off a nationwide tour Sunday with his new head of security in tow: a restaurant owner named Daniel Asaf who will coordinate a civilian brigade in lieu of the Mexican equivalent of the U.S. Secret Service.

Mexican president elect introduces civilian head of security

World 09/16/18, 20:29

TEPIC, Mexico (AP) — Mexico's president-elect kicked off a nationwide tour Sunday with his new head of security in tow: a restaurant owner named Daniel Asaf who will coordinate a civilian brigade in lieu of the Mexican equivalent of the U.S. Secret Service.

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