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Peter Darrow

Darrow's Farm Fresh Takeout, a new restaurant located in Union Square NYC aims to provide New Yorkers with better alternatives.

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Galician Rendezvous

The Galician Rendezvous is not what you’re thinking, although the circumstances for this decision to write about a cocktail did take many turns.

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The Food & Drug Administration Levels the Playing Field … Maybe

I’m sure by this time you are aware of the recent action by the FDA, whereby chain restaurants with twenty or more units, movie theatres, and pizza places in all fifty states will have to post calories on their menus. That’s just for openers.

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TRIA 2015: Terrorism Insurance Is Vital To Your Restaurant

In January, President Obama signed into law H.R. 26, the "Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (TRIA) of 2015," which extends authorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program through December 31, 2020.

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Cookie Monster said it best in Avenue Q: The Internet is for porn!

Foodservice dealers and sales professionals are all grappling with how the growth in ecommerce is impacting our business.  Luckily for me, my expertise as a tabletop consultant, primarily hired for the ability to specify suitable, distinctive tableware, has positioned me better than other specialists.

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Top 10 Reasons I Don’t Own An Ice Machine

I’ve been a chef for 30 years and one piece of equipment that I’ll never buy is a commercial ice machine.

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Stella 34 Trattoria and the Cucumber Martini

It’s a famous Marlon Brandon exclamation, “Stellaaaaaa!!!!” It carries a lot of weight and it means a lot to those who have read and seen A Streetcar named Desire.  Does Stella drink a cucumber martini?  Who knows? I can’t remember right now because I’m not really talking about her and her drinking a martini.  I am actually speaking about a hidden NYC restaurant.

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Sex Sells

Nutrition doesn’t translate as sexy; as passionate nutritionist, I can’t help but notice this.  On the other hand, food is very sexy, with Chefs serving as the newest sex symbols.

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All Inclusive Eating

At the end of 2014 and I happened to be in Mexico. Isla Mujeres, off the coast of Cancun, to be exact. At one of the best adult-only hotels on the island that offer an all-inclusive plan. All of the food has been wonderful so far.  It is Mexico and it has a twist of Mexico in all of its dishes, but also a twist of the chef behind the dishes because el chef has some great global experience under his belt.

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The Power of Engagement: Educating Employees About Their Benefits Can Maximize Your Bottom Line

Restaurants and food service businesses have traditionally been known for hiring high school and college students. Today, there is a shift in this demographic and restaurants are frequently staffed by adults who join the industry in their late twenties, early thirties, and beyond. This impacts the importance of health care and other benefits, when restaurant candidates are choosing an employer.

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