Dining

Holiday gift guide from dining critic Susie Davison Powell

5 days ago   |   Times Union

Times Union dining critic Susie Davidson Powell rounds up her food- and drink-related recommendations for holiday gifts, from coffee, chocolate and cheese to honey, vinegar and...
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Chill In The Air, Chill In The Wine: Red Wine Ideas For Cooler Weather

6 days ago   |   Forbes

From red wine on the Thanksgiving table to knitting the Holy Roman Empire back together, today's post explores red grapes from the Alto Adige region of Italy. They're perfectly...
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When a worker shortage closed her favorite restaurant's dining room, this retiree stepped in to help

When a worker shortage closed her favorite restaurant's dining room, this retiree stepped in to help

7 days ago   |   KSBW

"I know that if there's a way I can help, that's what I'm supposed to do."
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Restaurants, etc.: Submit Christmas, New Year's listings now

7 days ago   |   Times Union

Details are now being accepted for listings of holiday meal options, for dine-in and takeout, for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. The master...
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New BYOB eatery serving breakfast, lunch and dinner at former Paulie's Family Restaurant in Coplay

7 days ago   |   The Morning Call

Pancakes, pasta and other popular eats have made a comeback at a familiar dining locale in Lehigh County.
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Wine Roads Less Traveled, Part Two: Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

7 days ago   |   Forbes

Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr and... a winery? Welcome to Lancaster County, the next in our series of wine roads less traveled.
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How TGI Fridays went from a singles bar to a diner in decline

7 days ago   |   Business Insider

TGI Fridays started as a singles bar in 1965 in New York City but with time became a family favorite. The chain started closing restaurants after the 2008 financial crisis, but...
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Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott take kids to dinner amid divorce rumors

Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott take kids to dinner amid divorce rumors

7 days ago   |   New York Post

The seemingly estranged couple dined with their kids at Ruth's Chris Steak House in on Saturday after they celebrated Thanksgiving separately.
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An 81-year-old retiree took a job at her favorite restaurant after its dining room closed because of a staff shortage

7 days ago   |   Business Insider

The Culver's in Findlay, Ohio switched to drive-thru only because of a worker shortage. Raquel Zaldivar/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images An 81-year-old...
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4 Ways To Experience Wine Differently This Holiday Season

8 days ago   |   Forbes

Wine is not business as usual this year because consumers are not “consumers as usual” in 2021. Here are four ideas for thinking differently about wine this holiday season.
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