Restaurants

Top 100 Bay Area Restaurants 2017

An Introduction from Michael Bauer<p>So many high-quality restaurants have opened in recent years that it feels as if we’re in the golden age of dining. …

Food & Dining

World's best job? Michelin is hiring restaurant inspectors

<b>(CNN) —</b> Always wondered what it's like to be a Michelin Guide restaurant inspector?<p>Eating at the world's best dining spots hardly sounds like a tough gig. One can only imagine the mountains of caviar, wine pairings and cheese boards that come with the territory.<p>But there's much more to life as a …

Food & Dining

The state of dining in the Bay Area

Compiling the Top 100 Bay Area Restaurants guide is like laying out a puzzle. I see all the restaurants I’ve reviewed and updated, and as pieces fall …

Food & Dining

Headed Downtown? Here are some new things to eat, drink and do

Downtown is at its best this time of year with a buzz of activity<b>—</b>everyone wants to be outside. So take a long lunch or knock off early to check out …

Food & Dining

New York’s Three and Four Star Restaurants From Ryan Sutton - Eater NY

Here now, a guide to Eater restaurant critic <b>Ryan Sutton</b>’s three- and four-star reviews.<p><i>Note: Restaurants on this map are located geographically, starting with south to north through Manhattan</i><p>“Change is risky. Even the most ambitious culinary establishments, the ones that overhaul half their menu …

Food & Dining

What's inside? Mystery safe discovered during Sask. restaurant demolition

A contractor who found a safe during the demolition of a destroyed restaurant in Saskatoon says he wants to find out what’s inside the mysterious box.<p>…

Canadian News

The chef's catch

<b>NEW RESTAURANT</b><p><b>Kappo Shunsui<br>5 Koek Road<br>#04-02 Cuppage Plaza<br>Tel: 6732-0192<br>Open for dinner only Tues to Sun: 6pm to 1am (2am on Fri and Sat). Closed on</b> …

Food & Dining

Chinese Offer to Eat Denmark’s Oyster Problem to Extinction

BEIJING — Is an alien mollusk species choking your shoreline? Don’t despair. China’s ravenous, inventive internet users have an answer to unwelcome shellfish.<p>They’re ready to devour them.<p>The Danish Embassy in Beijing has been absorbing that lesson since it shared a report online this week about a …

World News

This picture of Beyoncé ordering food at a restaurant has become an incredible meme

Did she order Lemonade, though?<p>Beyoncé went out for dinner the other night – we imagine it was a pretty everyday affair for her.<p>For everyone else, though? Not so much.<p>Because, being Beyoncé, she couldn't even share a photo of her talking to a waitress without getting turned into a ***Flawless meme …

Food

Why Ordering for Your Girl Is Actually a Dick Move

As a man who considers himself a gentleman, I <i>do</i> still believe in chivalry. I hold doors open and pull seats out for my dates. You won’t catch me …

Relationships

Trump SoHo sushi spot to close after post-election slump

Swanky sushi spot Koi announced it will be closing its doors at the Trump SoHo hotel in Manhattan next month, saying business has suffered in the …

Elections

Mi Tocaya review: Diana Davila makes triumphant return with crave-worthy bites

The first time I had Diana Davila's food, she was the chef at an Oak Forest restaurant (owned by her parents) with the uninspiring name Hacienda Jalapenos. Her cooking was polished and sophisticated — indeed, a bit more sophisticated than the market would bear back then — but "cooking down" to her …

Food & Dining

Waffle House Founders Die Less Than 2 Months Apart

In 1949, Thomas Forkner Sr. was in the real estate business when he helped Joe Rogers Sr. buy a house.<p>Rogers was working for the Toddle House restaurant chain and he convinced Forkner to join him in starting their own restaurant.<p>The two opened the first 24-hour Waffle House on Labor Day in 1955 in …

Food

Restaurant of the Year: Locol

There are many factors to consider in choosing a Los Angeles Times Restaurant of the Year. An ideal candidate has delicious food – that’s a given – but also a sense of purpose, a place within its community, and the ability to drive the conversation forward, not just in Los Angeles but around the …

Food

Order guacamole-stuffed onion rings at this Queens restaurant

The food at Queens Comfort in Astoria is a veritable stoner’s delight.<p>A quick scroll through the restaurant’s Instagram reveals cheesy tater tots, …

Food

Justin Bieber Eats Lunch Alone at Beverly Hills Restaurant (PHOTO)

There's an old saying, "No man is an island," but Justin Bieber may have disproved that Thursday during a solo lunch in bustling Bev Hills. The Biebs …

Music

5 of the best restaurants in Salento

Best known as the “Tuscany of the South”, Salento is a region in Puglia steeped in history, surrounded by baroque art, pristine white sandy beaches …

Food & Dining

Nighttime Food Markets Draw Locals and Tourists in Cities Throughout the U.S.

Clouds of white smoke rise into the black sky from outdoor grills. The night air is scented with the fragrances of dozens of cuisines from around the …

Tourism

In Watts, foodie haven Locol cooks up a healthier lifestyle — and a new outlook

It was lunchtime Thursday, and the cooks at Locol had kicked into high gear. They quickly placed beef patties on the grill and scooped fries onto paper plates as the line at the front counter began to grow.<p>Some customers were there for the $5 cheeseburger, while others opted for the $7 garden salad …

Los Angeles

This pop-up restaurant only serves airplane food—But it’s really, really good

This is such a creative concept, it may not even matter that it’s all part of a promotional stunt. (but still, it is.)<p>A pop-up restaurant called This …

Food

Colorado-Based Chain The Lost Cajun Brings Even More Gumbo & Jambalaya To The Houston Area

Can it compete with Houston’s hallowed Cajun eateries<p>Considering that Houston is already home to some pretty excellent Cajun fare, a new eatery from Colorado has a lot to prove as it plans to make its debut in the suburbs.<p>Announced via release, The Lost Cajun will open its first Houston-area …

Food & Dining

Taco Bell Will Offer Free Dinner Reservations At Its Test Kitchen

It’s no Wonka Chocolate Factory, but if you’re into trying stunt food before anyone else, Taco Bell will be inviting a limited number of people …

Food

Beyoncé Just Birthed the Most Hilarious Meme with This Candid Restaurant Photo

A photo of Beyoncé ordering food at a restaurant became an instantly iconic meme overnight.<p>On Wednesday night, took to Instagram to post a mini-photo …

Food & Dining

Pat Pascarella is now executive chef at the Optimist

Get ready for more crudo and a bigger focus on local ingredients<p>Photo by Andrew Thomas Lee<p>Ford Fry’s award-winning Westside seafood spot, the …

Food & Dining

Hockey player turned restaurateur will flip the switch on Campbell’s Socialight this summer

Later this year the lights will go out at the Socialight bar and restaurant in downtown Campbell, but former pro-hockey player turned restaurateur …

Food & Dining

Lian Xiang Zhai Taipei - A Mind-Blowing Culinary Experience

If I had titled this post “Review of a Vegetarian Buffet”, it might have been the most anti-click-bait article to ever appear on Boarding Area.<p>Yes, I …

Food & Dining

Sietsema Gives The Greenbrier a Single Star

What the critics are saying this week<p>The Washington Post’s Tim Carman heads to Dera Restaurant in Springfield, Va., finding it’s the real deal when it comes to Pakistani cuisine.<p>Chef/owner Ghulam Rubani’s buffet is “a generous spread of Pakistani-style stews, salads, curries and tandoori meats, …

Food & Dining

Pret a Manger tries to woo British workers as Brexit looms

Sandwich chain has begun advertising in jobcentres and on social media as it faces up to potential staff shortage<p>Pret a Manger has embarked on a charm offensive to attract more British workers as it faces up to potential staff shortages after Brexit.<p>“Traditionally at Pret we just had our …

Brexit

Mimi Cheng’s takes on NYC’s most famous roast chicken for new dumpling

Hannah and Marian Cheng, the sister team behind popular potsticker outlet Mimi Cheng's Dumplings, have A-plus taste when it comes to their dumpling …

New York City