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Amy Poehler joins fight for better wages in restaurant industry

Before she became a “Saturday Night Live” alum with a bunch of funny films under her belt, Amy Poehler was a waitress juggling low wages and tiny tips. The “Parks and Recreation” star will share her experience with workers, lawmakers ...

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Lunar New Year restaurant specials in New York City

When Lunar New Year kicks off Feb. 16, families across the world will gather over auspicious foods symbolizing luck, fortune and longevity. In New York City, restaurants will usher in the year of the dog with their own interpretation of ...

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Restaurant offers discount for women in response to gender pay gap, man files human rights complaint

A restaurant in Canada is offering a female-friendly discount to reflect the gender pay gap, and someone has already complained. The Morrissey House — located in London, Ontario — is awarding women with 13 percent off all food purchases on ...

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Woman makes a scene, asked to leave restaurant over Sriracha

One woman’s fiery reaction to a lack of condiments ended in handcuffs. A Seattle woman was asked to leave a pizzeria after making a scene over receiving too little Sriracha with her meal. According to the Seattle Police Department Blotter, ...

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Louis C.K. shocks diners at busy downtown restaurant

He’ll have the beef stroganoff. Disgraced comedian Louis C.K. did dinner theater for a West Village audience on Tuesday simply by showing up. Diners at Sevilla restaurant were shocked when C.K. entered the Charles St. eatery with a pal at ...

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Thanksgiving turkey infused with vodka at New York restaurant

That’s one boozy bird. Like your favorite drunk uncle, the Thanksgiving turkey at Selena Rosa restaurant in Manhattan is served under the influence. That’s because this adults-only fowl is infused with 160- and 151-proof vodka before and after roasting. “We ...

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Restaurant ice has a dirty little secret

It’s chilling. When 30 bartenders were asked by Business Insider to share industry inside scoop that they really shouldn’t, one spilled a particularly troubling response. “Almost no restaurants or bars,” the unnamed barkeep revealed, “clean their ice machines as regularly ...

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Restaurant owner allegedly choked customer over cold fries

A restaurant owner named Donald Crump is accused of choking a customer after she complained that her food was cold. Crump, of Crumpy’s Hot Wings in Memphis, Tenn., got into an argument with Rinesha Moore over cold fries last week, ...

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Restaurant caught re-serving Popeyes chicken

Love that chicken from…Sweet Dixie Kitchen. A Long Beach, Calif. restaurant has drawn criticism after allegedly pulling a “Louisiana Fast” one, so to speak, by re-serving Popeyes chicken. Sweet Dixie Kitchen’s Kimberly Sanchez told ABC 7 that she’s been serving ...

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How Tech Companies Disrupted Silicon Valley’s Restaurant Scene

With razor-thin profit margins, restaurateurs find they can increase wages only so much. Paying a livable wage is a struggle in Palo Alto, where the average one-bedroom apartment rents for $ 2,800, the same as in New York City, according ...

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