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Edible Rings On Six-Packs Feed Marine Life If They End Up In The Ocean

Raise a beer!<p>A craft beer company has brewed up a brilliant idea.<p>Saltwater Brewery in Delray Beach, Florida, has created edible six-pack rings that feed, rather than kill, marine life if the rings end up in the ocean and an animal happens to eat it. The rings are created from beer by-products …

This Dublin restaurant was voted the best in the country - here's what the grub looks like

This way... #smsluna<p>A photo posted by Ronan Ryan (@ronanryan1) on Jun 12, 2015 at 2:35pm PDT<p>LAST NIGHT, THE All-Ireland Irish Restaurant Awards took …

This chart shows the age when most people feel the least happy

People's levels of happiness vary during their life.<p>In a recent note to clients, a Bank of America Merrill Lynch team led by Beijia Ma shared a chart using data from Nielsen that shows people's self-reported well-being at various ages.<p>The most striking thing from the chart is that people report the …

American restaurants are wasting an incredible amount of food — here's the proof

The American restaurant industry has a big food waste problem. A 2014 study by the Food Waste Reduction Alliance found that 84.3% of unused food in American restaurants ends up being disposed of, while 14.3% is recycled, and only 1.4% is donated.<p>Many restaurants and organizations have adopted the …

Oriole Belongs on Chicago's Restaurant Mt. Rushmore: Chicago Mag Critic

"How often does a brand new restaurant begin at this level?," <i>Chicago</i> magazine critic Jeff Ruby mused when asked about his four-star review of <b>Oriole</b>. "It's so rare. I really believe <b>the place is that special</b>."<p>Oriole, a fine-dining venture between two couples —including Noah Sandoval (Senza)— opened …

How Ordering Domino’s Pizza Daily Saved A Man’s Life

When loyal customer Kirk Alexander stopped ordering food from Domino's, employees at the eatery raised the alarm.<p>Kirk Alexander of Salem, Oregon was a loyal Domino’s Pizza customer. So loyal, in fact, that when he didn’t place an order at the restaurant for almost two weeks, the eatery’s staff got …

President Obama’s brutal assessment of the rise of Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s ascendance is nothing if not surprising.<p>Pundits thought he would flame out early; he has done things that could have ended other campaigns; and his statements are erratic and even sometimes contradictory. Yet, he remains the leading Republican presidential contender.<p>Many have tried …

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Restaurant servers with this quality can make restaurants more money

A recent study found that diners served by overweight waiters (those with estimated BMIs of more than 25) order more food than they would with servers whose weights are under the BMI cut-off, reports the Washington Post.<p>If diners had heavier servers, they were more than four times likelier to …