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Photo by Michele Ursino / Flickr

You hear the statistic all the time – 60% of all restaurants fail in the first year, and a whopping 80% don’t make it past five years.

But is the situation even worse in New York?
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Posted by on December 19th, 2016

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Photo by Al / Flickr

The restaurant industry is seeing big changes in the way it pays its workers. I’ve covered the details here, but how are restaurants putting alternative tipping and payments into practice?
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Posted by on July 5th, 2016

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Photo by katie / Flickr

Diner food is a staple in the U.S.A., but where do these iconic dishes come from? Find out the true history of your favorite comfort foods below – and prepare to feel hungry.

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Posted by on April 4th, 2016

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Photo by j_lai/Flickr

We’ve all been there. You’re at a restaurant and finally settle on the perfect entree – and then you see its calorie count is basically a day’s worth of calories. But instead of opting for something healthier, you order it anyway, feeling vaguely bad about yourself the whole time you’re eating.
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Posted by on March 21st, 2016

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With the finale of Season 11 of Top Chef quickly approaching, we at Menuism thought it was the perfect time to check in on all our favorite past cheftestants. This list isn’t exhaustive (Season 11 isn’t here at all, and we skipped a lot of catering companies), but it’s probably the most extensive one out there. Sort by season or city and state. Feel free to report additions or corrections in the comments. And don’t forget to tell us, who’s your favorite Top Chef? (more…)

Posted by on January 29th, 2014

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Seared beef heart with salsa verde and cripsy taro frites. Photo by Lucas Richarz

Wondering if kale is over, standing in line for Cronuts, and rolling our eyes at yet another gastropub opening is so last year. Today, food has gotten even more rustic, nose-to-tail, and responsibly sourced. Where will it go from here? Some predictions: (more…)

Posted by on January 3rd, 2014

Photo by Sean Davis

Photo by Sean Davis

Bill Gates invests in chicken-less eggs, Coca-Cola plans the release of its first warm soda, and a deli robber returns money that he stole 11 years ago. Read below for the full stories:

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Posted by on September 13th, 2013

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Photo by Roving I

Researchers find that whole fruits may lower the risk of diabetes, Chobani recalls moldy Greek yogurt after customers report illnesses, and a new IRS rule may lead to the abolishment of automatic gratuities. Read below for the full stories:

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Posted by on September 6th, 2013

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Photo by nicole j. b.

McDonald’s plans to roll out chicken wings nationwide, an iPhone app makes foodie snapshots a charitable action, and a Starbucks barista gets fired after eating from the trash. Read below for the full stories:

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Posted by on August 30th, 2013

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Photo by manasis_tacbobo

Cronut burgers land people in the hospital, researchers develop hydrating beer, and an angry couple attacks a Dunkin’ Donuts employee. Read below for the full stories:

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Posted by on August 23rd, 2013

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