Restaurants

The 5 Best Burger Franchises You Can Buy (and How Much They Cost)

Associate Editor, Contributed Content<p>My family used to own a Dairy Queen, and though they sold it before I was born, I've always wondered what that would have been like. Would I have grown up working behind the counters? In the drive-thru? More importantly, could I slip behind the counter and grab …

Food & Dining

The Wharf: A Guide to All the Restaurants, Bars, and Clubs

Everything you need to know about the waterfront wonderland<p>This fall, local diners will finally get to step foot inside the completed Wharf complex, a three-year, $2-billion overhaul of D.C.’s southwest waterfront. The new development will unleash nearly two dozen new restaurants, bars, and clubs …

Food & Dining

The Falcons new stadium reportedly has a fast food chain that will be impossible for Sunday football fans to enjoy — Chick-fil-A

Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the new home of the Atlanta Falcons, has a ton of new features for sports fans to enjoy, including an amazing circular Jumbotron the likes of which NFL viewers have never seen.<p>But included in all of the perks of the new stadium is one addition that seems glaringly unfit: a …

Food & Dining

San Francisco's top-rated cheap eats, according to Yelp

By most standards, San Francisco is considerably pricey across the board, but when it comes to dining, you don't necessarily have to break the bank to grab a decent meal.<p>We asked Yelp to narrow down their list of the the best cheap restaurants in SF by first locating businesses that had a low-price …

San Francisco

These 14 Restaurants Are Worth a Drive From New Orleans

When it comes to Louisiana restaurants, conversation usually centers around the metropolitan New Orleans, often considered the country’s gold star for restaurants and cuisine. It’s best not to forget the restaurants that glitter outside the the Crescent City, many worth a day trip of their own. …

Food & Dining

The secrets of a maitre d’: what it’s really like feeding the 1%

The headwaiter at a top London restaurant reveals which guests are likely to be blacklisted, how to get a table without booking – and why you will never be seated next to Adele<p>A great restaurant experience relies on four things: the food, the service, the company (that’s your job) and the …

Food & Dining

We went to the swanky Cheetos restaurant where there's a 1,000-person waitlist for a reservation — here's the verdict

The Spotted Cheetah opened yesterday in New York City's Tribeca neighborhood.<p>The first-ever restaurant "devoted to all things Cheetos," The Spotted Cheetah is a collaboration between celebrity chef Anne Burrell and the Cheetos brand.<p>The restaurant's three-course menu features appetizers, entrees, …

Food

The 1 Sign Showing Shake Shack Is in Real Trouble -- The Motley Fool

The better burger chain is stumbling because it's missing this one ingredient.<p>It's deja vu all over again for <b>Shake Shack</b> (NYSE:SHAK). For the second …

Stocks

Watch Eddie Huang Eat Dinner With a White Nationalist

And other food news to know today<p>An untold part of the history of liquor brand Jack Daniel’s is that a slave — now said to be the first black master distiller in the United States— taught Jack Daniel how to make whiskey. He’s finally being recognized for his role and accomplishments.<br>• In this episode …

Green Flash Opening Midwest Brewery and Restaurant

The new facility will land in Lincoln, Nebraska<p>In 2016, Green Flash Brewing Co. opened a brewery and tasting room on the East Coast in Virginia Beach, VA; this year, the Mira Mesa-based company is heading to the Midwest, where Green Flash will launch a production facility, tasting room and …

San Diego

People Are Actually Taking This Cheetos Restaurant Seriously

It was packed on opening night<p>New York City currently has to suffer through a restaurant dedicated entirely to <b>Cheetos</b> that’s — of course — funded by the synthetic snack brand. The cheese crisp company signed on TV chef <b>Anne Burrell</b> to create an “elevated” menu at <b>The Spotted Cheetah</b> that employs …

New York City

The Michelin Guide introduces a new designation – but it’s no big prize

The vaunted Michelin Guide is all about stars: Get three of them, the guide’s top rating, and your career as a chef is set for life. Reservations at your restaurant will be impossible to get, and people will be willing to pay even more for your probably-expensive tasting menu.<p>In 1955, the guide …

Lifestyle

The Best Comedy Spots in Phoenix and Scottsdale

Within the sprawling metropolis that is the Valley of the Sun, several locales exist with the sole purpose of providing an evening of laughs.<p>The …

Travel

Deep Fried Froot Loops & Tamale Doughnuts Are Among This Year’s State Fair Finalists

With the start of the State Fair of Texas just a few short weeks away, the <b>deep-fried finalists</b> for this year’s Big Tex Choice Awards have officially been announced.<p>This year, the over-the-top fair offerings were whittled down from nearly 50 original contenders to ten finalists. Dishes will be …

Dallas

20 Essential Indian Restaurants in Los Angeles, Summer 2017

With the outstanding restaurant communities of Koreatown, Thai Town, and Japantown located near the heart of LA County, it is easy to overlook the cluster of authentic Indian restaurants all the way out in Artesia, known as Little India. Thankfully, there’s a wealth of outstanding eateries that …

Food & Dining

10 Best Dog-Friendly Restaurants With Patios in L.A.

Dogs are beloved in Los Angeles, and more and more restaurants are making efforts to make them and their humans feel welcome at their establishments. …

Los Angeles

We Tried It: The Cheetos Pop-Up Restaurant with an All-Cheetos Menu

<b>What Is It:</b> A pop-up restaurant with a Cheetos-inspired menu<p><b>Who Tried It:</b> Mark Marino, PEOPLE contributing writer<p><b>Level of Difficulty:</b> 1 (unless …

Food

Airport Dining Rooms So Fancy Not Even Business Class Can Get a Table

“You’ve got to try the burger.”<p>That was the counsel of Kurt Stache, a veteran of airport dining and airline marketing, while briefing me on the …

Airlines

Bourdain-Approved Bonci Pizzeria Opens in Chicago | Food & Wine

Gabriele Bonci is an international pizza celebrity thanks to his elevated take on pizza <i>al taglio</i> (cut pizza) that—coupled with the proximity of his …

Food & Dining

13 Instagrammable Dishes in Chicago That Are Actually Delicious

The perfect bite deserves the perfect photo. Chicago restaurants are full of amazing dishes but these following spots go beyond taste and leave folks drooling on their screens thanks to visually-arresting presentations. From colorful dumplings to decadent seafood towers, there are no prettier …

Food & Dining

Prodigious Young Chef Working At Michelin-Starred Restaurant Could Be Deported By Government

A fundraising page for Ali, described as a 'star', has been set up by his mentors imploring the Home Office to accept his asylum<p>Two years ago, Ali escaped what had been a traumatic and dangerous upbringing in Albania, where he was often locked in a hut by family members, and unable to attend …

Food & Dining

Five New Houston Food Trucks To Get Excited About

Italian sodas, frozen treats and more delicious roving eateries<p>Houston has no shortage of great food trucks, and a crop of exciting newcomers is set to take the city’s roving eatery scene by storm. In addition to local favorites and late-night stand-bys, these currently or soon-to-open food trucks …

Texas

Sorry to break your heart, but you probably can’t eat at the Cheetos restaurant

It is easier to get into the Spotted Pig, a restaurant that has won multiple James Beard Awards, than the Spotted Cheetah, a restaurant that incorporates Cheetos into all of its dishes, including the desserts. The snack food brand’s pop-up restaurant, helmed by Food Network star Anne Burrell, has …

Lifestyle

Pizzeria Vetri and Shake Shack are trading food

Pizzeria Vetri and Shake Shack are mashing menu items from Sept 1 to Sept. 10 at their locations in Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.<p>Shake Shack is …

Food & Dining

Where to Eat and Drink in Old Town

Victorian architecture, Second City comedy, and brick alleyways are some of the traits of Old Town, one of Chicago’s most-affluent North Side neighborhoods. Wells Street tends to get packed during fall weekends, with college football fans, shoppers, and tourists crowding the neighborhood’s main …

Food & Dining

Pala's first-class food & wine fest back for second year

Some food and wine events take a few years to catch on, with organizers, chefs, wineries and festival-goers feeling out what works and what …

Food & Dining

Michelin-Starred Chef Wants to Build a Manhattan Pasta Bar Empire

Massimo Sola’s first Sola Pasta Bar opened today in Soho<p>Chef <b>Massimo Sola</b> — who once earned a Michelin star for a restaurant in Italy — opened a casual pasta bar in Soho today, a type of restaurant that he wants to expand across Manhattan.<p><b>Sola Pasta Bar</b>, located at 330 West Broadway near Grand …

Food & Dining

Mile End Gets Two New Japanese Restaurants in One Week

Double the ramen<p>Mile End’s Japanese dining options just got a whole lot bigger, as two new restaurants opened within recent days — <b>Tsukuyomi</b> on St-Laurent, and <b>Cocoro</b> on Parc.<p>Tsukuyomi is above all a ramen spot — likely a welcome addition, given the sparse availability of the noodles and broth in the …

Food & Dining

An Eater's Guide to Dining in Las Vegas

Unofficial, highly opinionated information about eating and drinking in Sin City<p>Las Vegas started as a cowboy town. When the Hoover Dam was built, it became a gambling destination. Not long after, the general tourist crowds followed. The dining scene too has grown from afterthought coffee shops and …

Las Vegas

Watch: How the King of Mozzarella Makes His Cheese

‘Dining on a Dime’ heads to the Bronx to learn about the process<p>“I’m like the court jester of mozzarella,” says <i>Dining on a Dime</i> host Lucas Peterson — in this episode, he’s in the presence of the “king and prince” of the cheese, intruding on the family affair in the Belmont neighborhood of the …

Mozzarella