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Annoyed chef hits out at fussy diners with 'fake food allergies'

A top Sydney chef has hit out at fussy diners who claim to have food allergies so they can make changes to the menu.<p>Queen Chow restaurant head chef Patrick Friesen told customers with ‘fake allergies’, as one critic put it, to “sort your s--t out”.<p>He shared a photo on Instagram of orders from three …

Google’s Quest To Develop A Plant-Based “Power Dish” More Popular Than Meat

In an attempt to reduce the company’s carbon footprint, Google is making changes to the food it serves its employees: everything from blending burgers with mushrooms to a data-driven quest to create the most delicious vegan taco.<p>If you work at Google’s Sunnyvale campus–like its other offices–lunch …

Every Important Miami Bar, Mapped

Gone are the days of ordering vodka sodas and blue Long Islands when out on the town in Miami. Thanks to talented bartenders around South Florida, high-quality spirits, and innovative ingredients, there's no better time than the present to be a drinker in Magic City.<p>From dives that serve a good, …

Quiet Restaurants Are for the Rich

By the time Downtown restaurateur <b>Alex Stupak</b> had opened his flagship two-story <b>Empellon Midtown</b> in March, he knew he might need to add something more practical than another highly Instagrammable avocado dessert. Instead, it was something most diners don’t even notice: sound absorption panels.<p>Stupak …

Hilarious Twitter thread that pairs fast food chains with zodiac signs is going viral

Twitter user venuschain took to the platform to share some much-needed truths about the connection between astrology and fast food.<p>From Burger King to Panda Express, he theorizes, every chain has its corresponding sign — for better or for worse.<p>For example, Sonic is Aries:<p>Panda Express is …

Taco Bell

The latest SoCal craze? Parasailing over great white sharks

Christopher Turgeon knows when one of his parasailing passengers has seen a great white shark lingering below as the thrill-seekers hover above the …

7 Stunning Natural Cenotes Around the World

Cenotes are the gorgeous sunken swimming holes you’ve probably never heard of. These sinkholes are the result of collapsed rock that reveals …

Play God With this New AI that Predicts Wealth from Space

Rewild whole neighborhoods or go full Robert Moses—the choice is yours with the newly launched Penny platform.<p>Hundreds of miles above our heads, Earth-imaging satellites are hard at work, snapping high-resolution photos of our planet and its inhabitants (say cheese). This abundance of imagery has …

Here's Why Facebook's Smart Speaker Could Beat Amazon Echo

Facebook is planning to launch a smart speaker similar to the Amazon Echo, according to a report published Tuesday. The product would represent …

Should You Automate Your Instagram Marketing?

If<p>you're halfway through the year and your 2017 Instagram goals are starting to feel a bit too ambitious, bots may sound like a good answer.<p>Instagram …

7 Funding Alternatives For Women Entrepreneurs

Until the culture and demographics of the VC industry changes, here are some places that female founders can pitch.<p>More often than not, pitching VC firms means pleading your case to white men. This is no easy feat for women entrepreneurs who, at best, may be easily dismissed or, at worst, may be …

The Ultimate Guide to Content Marketing Channels: Audio & Visual

Good old-fashioned text will always have its place in content marketing, but there’s no denying the allure of content that stimulates our eyes and …

Facebook Live now supports 4K streaming for 360-degree video

You can also watch 4K streams in virtual reality<p>Today, Facebook announced quite a few updates to its 360-degree live video platform to make it more accessible to both creators and viewers. Most notably, you can now view live-streamed 360-degree video on Facebook in up to 4K resolution, helping …

Virtual Reality

HubSpot acquires Kemvi to bring more AI into its sales and marketing platform

HubSpot is announcing that it has acquired Kemvi, a startup applying artificial intelligence and machine learning to help sales teams.<p>A few months ago, Kemvi launched DeepGraph, a product that analyzes public data so that salespeople can identify the best time (say, after a job change or the …

Artificial Intelligence

CPCs Reach All-Time High

Marketers feel the pressure to land their brand's content and search advertisements in the first couple of spots in mobile search queries. The drive …

14 million US businesses are at risk of a hacker threat

Large corporations spend hundreds of thousands, often millions, of dollars oncybersecurity, but when it comes to small businesses, many owners aren't …

Back To The Basics: The Core Marketing Tools You Need In The Travel Industry

When a traveler visits a new destination for the first time, they often don’t know where to look to find out what’s going on, what’s coming up and …

Marketing

Six Easy Steps to Kick-Start Marketing Attribution on Your Marketing Team

Today's marketers are being asked, more than ever before, to tie marketing investments directly to revenue. And although marketing attribution has …

The Crushing Realization That So Many Bosses are Truly Bad

When I was in university I worked part time as an HR assistant and recruiter at a large grocery retail chain. Thanks to the grocery store price wars …

11 Marketing Experts Whose Insights Could Change Your Business

These guys (and gals) help some of the the biggest companies and ad agencies on the planet. Maybe they could help you, too.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Looking for guidance as you build your brand and connect with customers? There’s a lot of marketing wisdom out …

Marketing

Email The Go-To Channel: Retailers Say It's Their Top Moneymaker

TurnTo and WBR Digital conducted a survey designed to show the strength of user-generated content (UGC) in retail. But one detail kept popping up: …

How to Start an Influencer Marketing Program Without a Budget

Influencers can add authenticity and reach to your content that your brand can’t achieve alone.<p>The problem with influencers, though, is you usually …

5 New Facebook Ad Types You Should Be Using (But Probably Aren’t)

If you’re still <i>boosting</i> Facebook posts, you’re doing it wrong.It’s not that those are terrible.It’s just that there are so many other better options …

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